How Do I Install WordPress Within cPanel?

1.       Log-in To Your Client Area.

2.       Select the option “Products and Services”.

3.       Select the Hosting Plan that you wish to install WordPress to.

4.       The product dashboard will appear. On the left side there is a tab called Actions. Within this tab select the first option “Login To cPanel”.

5.       Within cPanel. Scroll down till you see the category “Software”. 

cpanel  navigation

6.       Within this category select “Softaculous App Installer”

cPanel  softaculous

7.       WordPress should appear within the Top Scripts Category Within Softaculous. 

Top script category

7 a.       Alternatively, you can navigate to the search bar and enter “WordPress”

Find WordPress

8.       Select the option “Install” 

Install WordPress

9.       Select the version of WordPress you require and fill out all relevant information. 

Select WordPress Version

10.   Select a Theme and include your Email Address to receive installation instructions. (Please note: You add the admin email, no installation instructions will be sent there and Softaculous is designed to assist with the installation process.)

Choose theme and add email

11.   Select the option “Install”


12.   WordPress will start to install. This will only take a couple seconds

start installation

13.   Well Done! WordPress has now been successfully installed.

confirm installation

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