WordPress – Installation – Quick

To Install WordPress on Godaddy Hosting Account

  1. Log in to your GoDaddy account.
  2. Click Web Hosting.
  3. Next to the hosting account you want to use, click Manage.
  4. In the Popular Apps section, click WordPress.
  5. Click Install Now.
  6. Complete the on-screen fields, and then click OKwordpress-installation-quick-screen-1wordpress-installation-quick-screen-2
    • Domain — Select the domain on your account you want to use.
    • Directory — Enter the directory after the domain name where you want to install WordPress. If you want the domain name itself to use WordPress, the directory field should only have “/” entered.
    • Enter a Username, a Password (and its confirmation), and an Email Address.

WordPress will be installed to your hosting account with the options you selected within 24 hours. When it is complete, you will receive a confirmation email.

To Install WordPress on Hostgator Hosting Account

We’ll cover the Quick-Install route for a WordPress self-hosted installation. It’s a bit easier than a manual installation, and it only takes a click or two!

  1. Log into your cPanel.
  2. In the Software/Services section, click on the Quick Install icon:

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3. In the left menu, under Popular Installs, click WordPress, then click Install WordPress:

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4. Complete the form that appears with the following details:

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    1. The Base Domain for your installation.
    2. The sub directory you would like the site to load from, if desired.Example: Should you wish your WordPress URL to be mydomain.com/site instead of just mydomain.com. Your site will always display this extension if you enter one.
    3. For Admin Email, enter an email address where you want the admin password emailed to. Make sure this is a working email address.
    4. For Blog Title, enter the name of the website. This is what will appear in the header as the name of your site.
    5. For Admin Username, enter your preferred user name.
    6. Your first name.
    7. Your last name.
    8. Click Install WordPress when you’re ready to proceed.

A progress bar at the top of the page will let you know when installation is complete. Once complete, you will be able to start working on your WordPress site. Check your email for your WordPress username and password as well as a link to your WordPress dashboard.

You may also find your credentials by clicking View Credentials in the bar at the top of the page:

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