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Install WordPress using Softaculous

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1. Go to your cPanel.

2. Now look for Softaculous icon in the control panel as shown in the screenshot below. Click on the Softaculous icon which will take you to the Softaculous enduser panel.

 

3. Access Softaculous from your control panel

4. Once you are on the Softaculous enduser panel, you will need to search for WordPress as shown in the screenshot below.

5. Select WordPress. This will take you to the WordPress page, click on the Install button here which will display the install form.

6. After clicking on the Install button, you need to fill in the form displayed as shown in the screenshot below. The form asks lots of details (which are prefilled by default), you can change it if you need or leave it as it is and proceed with the installation with default values.

Choose Installation URL : Choose the domain and the folder where you want to install WordPress.

Note : If you want to install WordPress in document root i.e. example.com and NOT in a sub directory i.e. example.com/wp then leave the In Directory field as blank.

Admin Username : Choose the username to be used for WordPress admin account

Admin Password : Choose the password to be used for WordPress admin account

Admin Email : Choose the email to be used for WordPress admin account

Select Language : Select the language in which you want to install WordPress

 

7. After filling the form click on the Install button to start the installation process.

8. You will see the success message as shown in the screenshot below when the installation is completed.

 

9. You can then access the WordPress admin panel and/or WordPress site.

Note : You can not only install WordPress using Softaculous but you can also manage the complete life cycle of your WordPress installation which includes upgrading, backup, restore, clone, staging and much more.

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