There are two methods to install wordpress in your domain
- Install wordpress using softaculous app
- Install wordpress manually
First method is of course very simple but it depends on that if your hosting provider provides softaculous app in your cpanel or not.
Here I am assuming that your hosting provider provides softaculous wordpress app for easy installation.
Step 1 : – Click on wordpress Icon .
Step 2 : Now Click Install Now Button to open setting page.
Step 3 : – Here is most common setting for your setting page.
|Choose domain||Type your domain name here|
|In directory||Type your director name where you want to install wordpress and leave empty if you want to install in your domain|
|Site Name||Main heading or caption of your site|
|Site description||Describe your site in few sentences.|
|Enable Multisite (WPMU)||Do not check this checkbox|
|Admin user name||Please do not use admin or superadmin|
|Password||User difficult password|
|Admin email||Type your email address|
|Select language||Choose language of your site|
Limit login attempts
|Do not check this checkbox|
|Database name||Type database name to be created|
|Table prefix||Use only two or three characters and do not use wp|
|Disable update notification||Do not check this checkbox|
|Auto Upgrade||Do not check this checkbox|
|Auto Update wordpress plugins||Do not check this checkbox|
|Auto Upgrade wordpress Theme||Do not check this checkbox|
|Automatic Backup||Select Don’t backup|
|Select any theme from available themes||Don’t worry you can change theme later also.|
|Email installation detail||Type your email to get all installation detail.|
Click on Install button.
Now install wordpress manually in your domain.
Step 1 :- Download latest wordpress.zip from wordpress.org
Step 2 :- Open your domain’s cpanel or admin panel
Step 3 :- Click on File Manager Icon
to open file manager option
Step 4 :- Now click on Upload to Upload your wordpress.zip file in public_html or www folder.
Step 5 :- For unzipping your wordpress.zip file just right click on wordpress.zip and select option Extract from menu.
Step 6 :- Open your unzipped wordpress folder and select all file and then click Move to move all file to desired folder.
Step 7 :- Go to then cpanel main page and click on Mysql Database Wizard to create database for wordpress.
Step 8 :- In create database page type desired database name in textbox. And click next step button.
Step 9 :- In create user for database page type desired user name and password in text fields and press next step button to create database.
One thing i want to mention here that please copy the password in safe place for later use.
Step 10 :- In add user to database page you are adding user ( created in step 9 ) to the database ( created in Step 8) and click on ALL PRIVILEGES checkbox and press next button.
Step 11 :- Copy the database detail in separate file for later use. like
Database Name —–
Database user name —
Database password —-
Host name —— localhost ( default in 90% cases )
Step 12 :- Now open your domain with folder where your moved your wordpress file like http://www.my_domain_name.com/folder_name
In my case I am installing wordpress in blog folder
So in my case url will be or http://www.my_domain_name/blog
Step 13 :- Select language for your installation.
Step 14 :- Just information page click on Let’s Go button.
Step 16 :- Click on Run the install button.
Step 17 :-Provide the information of your site like Site Title, Admin user name , password , and email please type information carefully and choose tough password for your admin account and do not use admin or super admin as user name here because it is very easy for hackers.
Step 18 :- Leave checkbox named Discourage search engines from indexing this site uncheck and press button Install wordpress.
Yeah …. You have installed wordpress on your domain without any help. I have tried to type all steps here but if you need anything in more detail ask me please.