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How to Install WordPress using Softaculous

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There are so many types of CMS content management system software you can be found on online.CMS software like as WordPress, Drupal, Acquia, Squarespace, HubSpot, Joomla, Sitecore, Pantheon.io, Contentful, KenticoCMS, PyroCMS, Pulse .

In compare to all those CMS software, WordPress is most talk over and popular among them. People who are connected to the internet might have known about WordPress.Matt Mullenweg is the inventor of WordPress that is administered by Automattic, Inc.

which is also founded by Mullenweg.Automattic didn’t just get stopped there. it gifted us many new platform and plugins majority of them are for free. Jetpack, Akismet, VideoPress, Gravatar, BuddyPress, bbPress, etc.After the Deadline are few example to mention.

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WordPress is a content management system that allows creating any type of website even e-commerce website.WordPress’s popularity is growing day by day.There are two versions of WordPress wordpress.com and  wordpress.org .The main differences between these two are given below.

In today’s tutorial I will look at how to install WordPress using Softaculous. There are two ways to install WordPress.

How to Install WordPress

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How to Install WordPress using Softaculous

Softaculous is popular software that can be used to complete the install procedure at glimpse.Another method is to manually install wordpress.

In the tutorial both of ways will be shown. For my method its will take some time.I will show  how to install WordPress using softwaculous in the fastest and easiest way by thinking about your time.

You may visit the official WordPress website for more details about WordPress.If you like video tutorial you can see the WordPress Auto Installer tutorial. if you don’t want to see video tutorial, then you can follow the text version below.

You Need Before Installing WordPress

  • First of all, need a good web hosting company such as Bluehost, siteground, InMotion, Godaddy, namcheap, ipage etc.The proposed host company will make your WordPress related work easy.
  • secondly In order to edit your files with Notepad and a browser such as Chrome, , Safari etc.
  • Thirdly, WordPress software needs to download from wordpress.org

if you have already selected hosting, then we can start installing WordPress directly without make a fuss of the time.To install WordPress using softaculous Auto you need to login to the cPanel.

Not to mention that the cPanel interface may be different. but these days all the hosting companies are trying to keep the interface almost similar. and you can change the setting options if you want.

Apart from Softaculous there are also some other auto installers can be found in online. Other auto installers software such as fantastico, quickinstall, mojo marketplace.

Step: 01

Scroll down the cPanel dashboard and you will see the Softaculous link below. the ‘Quick Search’ Options also allow you to select the Softaculous link.so let’s click on Softaculous.

Step: 02

At this instant there will be a screen where you will see some overviews of WordPress.

wordpress install with softaculous

Now we have to do just click on the ‘Install Now’ option. we will have to complete the installation with some of our information on this screen.

Two protocols can be seen in  Software Setup options one is choose protocol . another is choose domain.If you have an SSL certificate in the protocol then select the HTTPS in choose protocol option.If not, then you have to use the choose domain option from that select the HTTP.

If you need any directory you can give the directory name in Directory options otherwise keep default.

Next site settings and site name fill out site name and site description for now keeps those empty.You can change this from the WordPress interface at any time.

In the admin account option you will need to login to the WordPress interface. Confirm username and password as you like and add an email for passwords recovery and different sort of notifications.

Step: 03

Then select any of the themes below and wait for a few minutes by clicking  Install Now option.

As soon as the installation is complete, you will be notified via e-mail notification and you will see a screen where WordPress Interface login details will be displayed.

Now Click to http://yourdomainname/wp-admin and login with your WordPress interface username & password.

How to Install WordPress manually on cpanel

These days more than everyone likes to work easier and faster for getting their job done. I think you want to do just
that. I am actually thinking you like my tutorial above. since the auto installer is much easier and takes less time to
complete the task.

I don’t think this next process will be necessary. however it is important to be familiar with the process whether it’s required or not yet.Let’s begin by downloading the software from wordpress.org and log in to the cPanel. ok, so let start

Step: 01

Find out the file manager option from the cPanel dashboard and click it.and then a new window will open after that public_ html.

Step: 02

Upload the downloaded WordPress file and upload the file from the upload option.Click on the upload option to open a new window.Now select ‘file’ option by clicking on the WordPress file on your desktop.

Wait for a moment until the file completely done uploading.Reload directory option and you will see the file you uploaded.

Step: 03

Now you need to extract the uploaded file.Select the zip file, by clicking the Extract option you have shown the directory to public_ html and click extract.

Step: 04

Your file is unzipped. now you have to move public_html files from the WordPress directory file.Select the WordPress folder and click move and select public _html press OK.

Step: 05

All files public _html directory is came out.Now rename wp-config-sample .php file to wp-config.php To configure wp-config.php file. you now have to create a database.

To create database you need to go to the cPanel dashboard. click on the database wizard At this time a new window will open.From here first select the name of the database and then click ‘Next Step’then Select the desired username

and click the ‘Next’ button and select all previlize and press ‘OK’. Here your mysql database will create.

/** The name of the database for WordPress */
define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘database_name_here’);

/** MySQL database username */
define(‘DB_USER’, ‘username_here’);

/** MySQL database password */
define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘password_here’);

/** MySQL hostname */
define(‘DB_HOST’, ‘localhost’);

Step: 06

Save your chosen database name and username to a Notepad.Now we will configure wp-config.php file. to do that open wp-config.php file.Now add the database name and database username wp -config.php file to the notepad.

Browse using your browser with the latest yourdomainname.WordPress setup will come up with an interface. select your desired language and put necessary information to create all your admin accounts by ‘Install WordPress’ option. and your WordPress will be installed and you can see the WordPress interface.

Conclusion

Personally i would recommend you to use Autoinstaller to install WordPress.It’s easy and fast you can also choose a host pre-installed WordPress.As always, if you have any questions about installing WordPress, do not hesitate to let us know.We will try to solve all your problems.You can e-mail us directly or comment in our support forum.

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