Install WordPress in cPanel

How to install wordpress in cpanel?


Wordpress is a free and open source blogging script which is used to create a website or blog. Proceed with the steps to install wordpress in cPanel.
Step 1: Login to Control Panel.
Step 2: Enter as wordpress in the search box and hit enter. Select Wordpress under Scripts.
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Step 3: Click on Install tab and fill all the fields.
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Software Setup
Choose Protocol:
Click the drop down and choose the protocol.
Choose Domain:
Select the required Domain by clicking the drop down.
In Directory:
If you want the main site to use wordpress then, leave this field empty.
If you want the wordpress to install inside a directory/folder, then provide the name of the folder.
Database Name:
Enter the name of the database to create for the wordpress tables. Database of wordpress will be created in the name you provide.
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Database Settings
Table Prefix
Wordpress tables will be provided with the default prefix.
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Site Settings
Site Name:
Enter the site name, which will be added as the title.
Site Description:
Give the description for the site.
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Admin Account
Admin Username:
Enter the username of the admin.
Admin Password:
Provide strong password for the admin. Strength of the password will be displayed by the password strength checker.
Admin Email:
Enter the admin email address.
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Choose Language
Select Language:
Click on the drop down and choose the required language.
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Step 5:
Select the theme you want to provide for the website. Click on the right/left arrow to view the list of available themes. If not selected any theme, wordpress wil be created with the default theme. Click Install.
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Wordpress homepage will be created as shown in the below image.
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