How Do I Install WordPress in My Hosting or Local Host?

WordPress is a free open source CMS (Content Management System) that helps non-technical people to develop any kind of website, specially blog websites. WordPress is the number one CMS for it's ease of use and simple user-interface.

You don't need any coding knowledge to start your website in WordPress CMS. You can just drag-drop & update all of your website data. If you are completely beginner & don't have any idea how to install WordPress!.

You are in the perfect place to learn How to install WordPress on many different platforms including cPanel, xampp, wamp, ubuntu, centos 7 & azure.

You will learn everything from the scratch following our step by step guide & able to customize your own website as well. We also help people developing their website avoiding all the hassles & most importantly saving your time.

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How Do I Install WordPress on cPanel or Hosting Account?

SiteGround WordPress Installation Process

SiteGround is a popular cPanel Hosting that allows you installing WordPress effortlessly. You can just use softaculous or one click installation service to install WordPress. It will take less than 3 minutes to setup the WordPress CMS on your Website.

Below tutorial will help you installing WordPress on any type of cPanel hosting. If you did not purchased any hosting yet!. You can check SiteGround Hosting Packages to pick perfect hosting plan for you.

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How Do I Install WordPress in NameCheap Hosting?

NameCheap is also an affordable price cPanel hosting that has softaculous service. Using the Softaculous option, you can easily install WordPress. This is similar to SiteGround WordPress Installation. People use NameCheap for its affordable price hosting packages.

You can check NameCheap Hosting Packages Here.

How To Install WordPress in Localhost Manually?

If you are using Xampp or Wamp ( a free open source cross-platform web server solution) then you can follow below listed video tutorials to install WordPress. This tutorial will help you learning everything effectively.

In this type of server platform, you will not able to use any WordPress Installer. So, you have to setup everything manually & the process will be much effective for you to understand.

You have to create all the databases, users and have to connect them yourself. Later you can transfer your local WordPress website to online server or hosting account.

How To Install WordPress in LocalHost - Xampp or Wamp?

How Do I Install WordPress in a Sub-Domain or Sub-Directory?

Depending on client requirement, we often need to install WordPress in the subdomain or subdirectory sometimes. A subdomain is basically the directory name that you put under your root domain.

Ex. blog.wppathfinder.com

And the other type of directory that you put after your root domain in called subdirectory. 

Ex. wppathfinder.com/blog

You can create both type of directory on your website and install WordPress on those. If you don't know how to Install WordPress in the Sub Domain or Sub Directory, you must watch the tutorial listed below.

How To Install WordPress Using Mojo Marketplace?

A large number of hosting providers uses Mozo Marketplace for its amazing one-click installation service. You can easily setup WordPress using their one-click installation service. We will discuss step by step process below. We will use BlueHost hosting to setup WordPress.

From your Bluehost cPanel, scroll down a bit, and you will find “One Click Install/WordPress Install”. Click on that option to start WordPress installation.

Now, you will find two option, “Install” and “Import”. You just click on “Install” button and move forward.

In this stage, from the drop-down option select your domain name. To finalize your WordPress installation, fill up site name, username, password, email and a demo theme. Then click to install button and wait for few moment to complete your WordPress installation process.

How To Install WordPress Using Softaculous?

All the popular hosting provider including SiteGround, Namecheap, Bluehost, Hostgator, and few similar hosting provider use softaculous service. Softaculous is an auto WordPress Installation Script that provides an opportunity to set up WordPress easily.

When you log in to your cPanel and scroll down, you will notice the name “WordPress Installer/Softaculous”. You will get these in the auto-installer section. When you click on any of the two, you will be taken to the installation page.

Softaculos WordPress Setup

When you click on install option, a drop-down will appear with http:// or http://www. You can choose anyone from these two. If you want to use SSL, then you have to select, https:// or https://www. You can choose either protocol.

Then from the drop-down menu, you have to select the domain name. If you want to setup WordPress in the root directory, then you have to keep the directory section blank. Just a little below you will notice the site settings.

In site setup section, you have to fill up all the information properly. You can change any data later, but you must stay careful to provide a correct email address and secure login data.

After completing everything, click on install, WordPress will be installed in a little while and you will able to access on it. Save the login details for future use.

How To Install WordPress Using FTP Service?

Manually WordPress installation does not take much time, but there have some complex steps that you can mistake. Steps are given below:

To install WordPress manually, you need FTP client and the latest version of WordPress file.

At the initial stage, you have to upload the WordPress Installation file to the domain directory using the FTP client. I use FileZilla as my best FTP(File Transfer Protocol) software.

Watch the video to learn step by step WordPress installation using FTP client.

How To Install WordPress In Ubuntu Linux Platform

If you are using open source operating system like Ubuntu, then the installation process is quite different. You need to know few basic commands of Ubuntu to install WordPress on Ubuntu platform. Both you can setup on GUI (Graphical User Interface) mode or Command mode as well.

If you are trying to setup WordPress on your Linux platfrom, then you need to follow below tutorial to install WordPress in Ubuntu Platform. This tutorial will work on Redhat Linux, Ubuntu and all other similar platform.

How to Install WordPress in Centos , Redhat , Fedora?

If you want to setup WordPress on a cloud server, you need to follow this tutorial. This tutorial will help you installing WordPress on Linux Server Centos 7. Everything you will learn from the scratch and help you increasing your skill about server management.

If you are using Linux Server, then you can easily install WordPress applying few simple command. This WordPress Installation on Linux video is really short & effective to setup WordPress. This topic will also cover Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1: WordPress Site Configuration.


How To Install WordPress In Microsoft Azure or Windows Environment?

If you are using Microsoft Azure platform & thinking to website using WordPress CMS, you can just follow this tutorial. Following some sample steps, you can easily setup WordPress on Microsoft Azure Platform. You don't need to use any command line or script to setup WordPress in Azure. Everything is manual and easy to follow.

What Is WordPress CMS?

In case you don’t know what WordPress is! Let’s review few point and feature of WordPress before we start talking WordPress installation process. WordPress is most common and vastly used CMS (Content Management System ) that helps you creating a website from scratch. 

More than 25% website owner use WordPress platform to build their website, because of it’s convenient content management system. If I compare the management system, it’s kinda like similar to Facebook account management.

You can write your thoughts, upload image or video from your Facebook wall section. Alike Facebook, if you develop your website using WordPress, this will help you manage every single element just doing drag and drop. No coding knowledge is required to operate a WordPress website.

Understanding the basic feature always impact positively on your WordPress learning process. WordPress has all necessary feature and functionality available to build a dynamic website from scratch. You can create business website, personal portfolio Website, e-commerce website, Project management website or any website that exists on the web.

Few Terms You Should Know Before You Learn WordPress Installation

CMS ( Content Management System ): You will often hear the word CMS or Content Management System. Any kind of web elements like text, audio, video, and images are considered as content. 

When you share an article or post an image on your website, basically you post text or image content on your website. People think – he needs huge programming knowledge to post content on a website.

But the fact is a CMS like WordPress give you the opportunity to manage your website just doing drag and drop.

Control Panel Or Dashboard: When you register a website from a company, they provide you a control panel. Using a login ID and Password, you can access that control panel to setup and manage your website. You can decorate your website from this control panel.

And dashboard is another term that also kind of like the control panel. When you install WordPress CMS from your control panel, this helps you manage your website from WordPress dashboard. You can Install WordPress from Cpanel one-click install.

Theme or Template: Theme or Template is a style or layout for a website. You will notice every single website is different from others. Few website has a full-width image, where few other websites are using moving image or slider in the header section. 

This happens because of different type of WordPress themes. When a developer develops a WordPress theme, he designs a layout and code for his layout design. When you install a WordPress theme, you get that layout installed on your WordPress website.

WordPress Plugins Installation: Plugins are the most interesting element of WordPress that saves your valuable time of coding. You don’t need to write codes for hours to add a specific feature on your website. Just install a plugin, and this will activate the feature in a minute.

For Example: To get visitors on your website, you need proper ON Page SEO. But doing ON Page SEO manually is so confusing & need huge time as well.Additionally, you have to write a massive number of code using different programming language. Using WordPress SEO plugins reduce 99% work of writing code for ON Page SEO.

You just need to install an SEO plugin to add SEO feature on your website. Widgets also add extra advantage on your website. Doing drag-drop, you can easily add any widget on your website, and it’s a matter of moment. 

To install any plugins, just go to Plugins section from WordPress dashboard. From this section, you can easily add your favorite plugin, or you can upload a custom plugin as well.

Manage Design: You can decorate your WordPress website design as like you want. After installing the theme, you can customize your WordPress theme easily. Using appearance option from WordPress dashboard, you can easily decorate your website.

From appearance, you can change everything like theme, font, color and more. Using CSS code, you can get expected design easily.

Widget Management: Using widget option you can easily maintain the surroundings of your website. What you want to see beside your main content, you can set from widget section.

Even you can set the widget for header and footers as well. You don’t need to learn any extra coding. If you want to display relevant articles in the right sidebar, just drag-drop “relevant article” widget on that place.

Navigation Setup: You can easily change and update your WordPress website navigation. It’s just a matter of click that where you want to place the menu and what elements you want to add on it.

Post and Page Management: From the WordPress dashboard you can easily post anything using the post options. You can modify anything of a post and update a page as well. For posts and pages, you can easily add meta tags, meta descriptions, and select specific categories.

Page or post, everything you can update just like Microsoft Word files and it's totally hassling free.

If you experience any negative issue on your WordPress installation process, you can contact us. We provide WordPress Installation, Customization & WordPress Website Development Service to help people establish their online identity.