Installing WordPress through cPanel is a straightforward process that can be completed in just a few steps. WordPress is a popular content management system (CMS) that allows you to easily create and manage a website. cPanel provides a built-in tool called "Softaculous" that makes it easy to install WordPress and other popular scripts.
Here's a step-by-step guide on how to install WordPress through cPanel:
Step 1: Log in to cPanel
The first step is to log in to your cPanel account. If you are not sure how to log in, contact us for assistance.
Step 2: Navigate to the Softaculous menu
Once you are logged in, navigate to the "Softaculous" menu in the "Software" section of cPanel.
Step 3: Find the WordPress script
In the Softaculous menu, you will find a list of scripts that can be installed. Find the WordPress script and click on it.
Step 4: Choose the installation details
On the next screen, you will be prompted to choose the installation details, such as the version of WordPress, the protocol (http or https), the domain name, and the directory to install WordPress. Fill in the required information and click on the "Install" button.
Step 5: Create the database
Before installing WordPress, you need to create a database, you can do that by going to the "MySQL Database" section of cPanel and create a new database, then assign a user to that database and give that user all the privileges.
Step 6: Configure WordPress
Once the installation is complete, you will be prompted to configure WordPress. Fill in the required information, such as the site title, admin username and password, and email address.
Step 7: Complete the installation
After configuring WordPress, click the "Install" button to complete the installation process.