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How to install WordPress on cPanel

WordPress is a handy piece of software to quickly create stunning websites. It is a free and open-source content management system written in PHP Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes.

Enough talk. Let’s install WordPress!

How to install WordPress on cPanel

Login to the cPanel dashboard. You are able to log in using the button on the web hosting package.

Once logged in, Head down over to the “Softaculous App Installer” category and select “WordPress”.

Click the blue “Install” button. A Dropdown window will open. You are able to edit the forms. A recommended form to change is the Admin Account username and password. You are also able to edit your site name and site description.

Once all the information has been filled out, click “Install” at the very bottom of the page. You are able to make the installer send emails about the installation process.

If the installation was successful, you should receive a page congratulating you that the software that has been installed

You are now able to access the website. In this example, we installed it to the /wp of our domain. We would go to

To access the admin dashboard, simply add /wp-admin on the domain. In this case, It would be

Login with the credentials that you provided in the setup process

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Created By: Greg K.

Updated on: 22/12/2022

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