How to install WordPress on hosting?

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by lia , in category: Installation & Upgrades , 5 months ago

How to install WordPress on hosting?

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by georgiana.senger , 5 months ago

@lia 

To install WordPress on a hosting server, follow these steps:

  1. Choose a Hosting Provider: Select a reliable hosting provider that supports WordPress installation. Some popular options include Bluehost, SiteGround, and DreamHost.
  2. Register a Domain: If you don't already have a domain, register one through your hosting provider or a separate domain registrar.
  3. Access Your Hosting Account: Log in to your hosting account using the provided credentials. Usually, you can access it through the hosting provider's website or a control panel like cPanel.
  4. Install WordPress: Look for an option or icon labeled "WordPress" or "Website" in your hosting account's dashboard. Click on it to start the installation process.
  5. Choose Installation Options: Provide necessary details for your WordPress installation, such as your domain name, directory (if installing in a subfolder), and admin login information. Follow the prompts or fill out the required fields accordingly.
  6. Run the Installation: Once all information is provided, click on the "Install" or "Submit" button to begin the installation process. The hosting server will configure the necessary files and set up the WordPress software.
  7. Complete the Installation: After the installation is complete, you will be provided with a URL for accessing your WordPress site and a login page for the admin panel. Make a note of these details for future reference.
  8. Login and Customize: Visit the WordPress admin login page using the URL provided. Log in using the admin credentials you set during installation. Once logged in, you can customize your website's appearance, install themes and plugins, create content, and manage your site's settings.


It's worth mentioning that the exact process may vary slightly depending on your hosting provider. However, the above steps provide a general guideline for installing WordPress on most hosting platforms.