How to Install WordPress Through cPanel

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In today’s scenario, you don’t necessarily have to know computing languages to create your website. All you have to do is purchase Domain and  Hosting and Install WordPress through cPanel.

In this article, I will run you through a stepwise guide on how to install WordPress through cPanel. But first, we will learn more about WordPress and cPanel.

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What is WordPress?

WordPress is the easiest website and blog creation tool and a content management system (CMS). It is a tool based on PHP and MySQL. It has features such as plugins and themes and various different templates through which a user can develop and design his own website. WordPress is suitable for creation of all kinds of sites including blogging sites, websites, e-commerce sites, etc. you can add posts or edit an existing post, create pages and bespoke them as per your requirements.


What is cPanel?

cPanel is a web-based hosting control panel provided by many hosting providers to website owners allowing them to manage their websites from a web-based interface. This program gives users a graphical interface from which they can control their portion of the UNIX server. The tools provided are designed to simplify running and controlling a website.


With WordPress installed, a user can use cPanel to manage the features offered by their WordPress hosting plan. Some of these popular features are the ability to manage databases, domain names, mail accounts, and backups. Software like cPanel makes it extremely easy for users to manage their hosting with little or no technical knowledge of web hosting on their own without breaking anything.

Now, let’s see how to Install WordPress through cPanel?

Step 1. Login to your hosting control panel. And click on the services provided by the host and then click on the cPanel.

Step 2.  As you login to the cPanel you will see there are multiple options that cPanel provides. Select the WordPress option from the script.

Step 3. The WordPress script opens and then clicks on “Install Now”.

Step 4. Select the type of the protocol and your domain name in which you want to install the WordPress.

Make sure you enter the correct protocol (Http://, https://, Http://www., https://www.) and choose the right domain name.

Step 5. After you’ve chosen your domain name to enter your username and password and click on install at the bottom.

  • Admin username: this will be the name that you will be used for login into WordPress
  • Admin Password: this is the password you use to enter in WordPress, installed under your Domain name.
  • Admin Email: you would receive any notifications regarding your website’s update on the provided website.
  • Plugins: here you choose how your website would be viewed. You would get multiple options related to plugins in the WordPress admin account. 

Step 6. And Done! WordPress is installed to your domain.

  •  You can check by clicking on the URL which would show you what your website looks like or,
  • Edit by clicking on administrative URL which would redirect you to log in to WordPress admin. 

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