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Wordpress Installaltion Step by Step

WordPress Installation!

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October 10, 2019 1 Comment

Step 1: Download WordPress

  • Download the WordPress installer zip file to your computer from WordPress.
  • Extract the downloaded WordPress file to a folder on your system.

Step 2: Upload WordPress via Hosting File Manager

  • Login to Hosting cpanel.
  • Go to Files and Click on File Manager.
  • Select Web Root, Click on Show Hidden Dots Files and then click on Go.
  • Click the folder to upload files.
  • Click Upload from the ribbon toolbar.
  • Click Choose file and then select all the files for upload.

Step 3: Create User in MySQL Database

WordPress keeps the information in the database as records so Database creation is essential

  • Go back to Hosting cPanel menu.
  • Go to Databases section and click MySQL Database icon to start database creation Wizard.
  • Create the Database, provide a database name and then Click Next.
  • Create Database Users as per the need.
  • Give user names and password to the database and then Click on Create User.
  • Add Users to Database and Check All Privileges checkbox then Click Next.

Step 4: WP-CONFIG.PHP system file configuration

WP-CONFIG.PHP file provides the information about what database need to be assigned to the user. This step is most important to associate database to the WordPress installation.

WP-CONFIG.PHP file will be found in the WordPress installation folder. To perform changes in the file follow the steps

  • Go to cPanel
  • Click on File Manager
  • Locate and select Public_html, Click to expand the folder.
  • Select the folder in which you have done WordPress Installation
  • On the right hand side pane, locate and select wp-config.php file
  • Right Click to select Code Edit.
  • Open the file and locate the text “database_name_here
  • Replace with the name of database you have created.
  • Locate the text “username_here” and replace it with the username created in database
  • Locate the text “Password_here” and replace it with the Password you created for user in database
  • Click on Save to save changes.

Step 5: WP Installation

Go to the Browser Window and then type the following URL

“http://doman_name.com/wp-admin”

Ensure to replace “domain_name.com” with actual domain.

Now you will see the welcome page that says “Welcome to the famous five minute WordPress installation process!”

  • Complete the Installation
  • Fill in the information fields for:
  • Site Name
  • Username
  • Password and Retype Password
  • Email address (all login credentials will be provided to this email address)
  • Find whether or not to have the search engines index the website
  • Click on Install Now

You should be taken to the final screen, showing the message:

Success! WordPress has been installed.

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