install wordpress cpanel

WordPress is most popular CMS (Content Management Service) in the world. WordPress is very easy to use, you don’t need to know any coding language with WordPress. Here we will show you, how to install wordpress cpanel.

Installing WordPress is very easy with our control panel. Just follow the steps below to install WordPress with our one click WordPress installer.

Step by Step guide to install WordPress cPanel

Step-1: Login to cPanel.

Step-2: Type app in the top search bar in cPanel.

You will find there is two type of app installer, one is Softaculous and another is Installatron. Both installer is fine but we recommend to use Installatron, because it offers more options like auto backup to your google drive.

Step-3: Click on Installatron.

Step-4: Scroll down to Content Management section and click on WordPress.

Step-5: Now WordPress installer page will open. Click on Install this application.

Step-6: After Click the install button, you will see a new page with some settings.

  • 1. Domain: Selct your domain by click this option. You can choose the protocol http or https. If you already installed our free SSL certificate select https instead of http.
  • 2. Directory (Optional): If you want to install WordPress to your main domain like yourdomain.com make this field empty. If you type blog in here, your WordPress will show in yourdomain.com/blog/
  • 3. Version: Make sure you are using recommended version. Don’t install old versions.
  • 4. Language: Choose your website language. You can change it later.
  • 5. WordPress EULA: EULA stands for End User license Agreement. Accept this to install WordPress.
  • 6. Automatic Update: We recommend do not enable automatic updates because, if anything goes wrong, if update failed, your website may unavailable or down. Leave it as it is. We recommend update WordPress manually by login to your dashboard.
  • 7. WordPress Plugin Automatic Update: Do not enable this also. Leave it as it disabled.
  • 8. WordPress Theme Automatic Update: Do not enable this. You can manually update themes later.
  • 9. Automatic Updates Backup: Leave as default settings. If any update fails it will automatically create backup before update and restored.
  • 10. Administrator Username: Type your admin username. This username cannot be changed later and it will use for main administrator username. Do not use admin as your username. It will expose your administrator usernames to hacker.
  • 11. Administrator Password: Always use a strong password. Use combination of uppercase, lowercase, number and special character. Using strong password always protect your website from hackers.
  • 12. Administrator Email: Type your email address. This email is your administrator email which will be use for login and ‘forgot password’ purpose. By default it will use your account email address, but if you want to change, change it here.
  • 13. Website Title: Enter your website title here. You can change it later from WordPress Dashboard.
  • 14. Website Tagline: Website Tagline is a short description for your website. You can change it later from dashboard.
  • 15.  Two-Factor Authentication: It is extra layer security for your WordPress website. While you are going to login it will ask a code which will show on your smart phone by Authy App. This is very important security layer for everyone to protect your website. There is plenty of Available plugins like Google Authenticator. You can easily install later through plugin installer.
  • 16. Limit Login Attempts: This is for login security. If a user failed to login three times repeatedly, this plugin block that user for a certain time.
  • 17. Enable Multi-Site: WordPress multi-site is different type of service which allows to create multiple websites into same installation. It requires higher knowledge to maintain a multi-site. We do not recommend to enable this option if you are unaware about this. However, you can enable this option later.
  • 18. Advance Setting Management: Advance settings for advanced function like database name, database user and password and setting up table prefix for your database. This section helps you to set up automatic WordPress backup to your google drive and many more options. We will show this steps later on this article. If you don’t want to enter advance settings, just click on ‘Install’ button and complete your WordPress installation.

Step-7: After Clicking the install button, please wait few minutes to complete the installation process. If everything goes fine, you will see a success message after completing.

Step-8: Well, WordPress installation is successfully completed. To check your website clear your browser cache memory and type your domain name to the browser and hit enter.

You can login to WordPress using /wp-admin after your domain name.

Example: yourdomain.com/wp-admin

Advance Settings Management

We already discussed about WordPress installation. This Advance Settings Management required little more advanced knowledge to setup. Don’t worry, we explained everything with screenshot. Check below:

When you click ‘Let me manage these settings’ in Advance Settings Management section, the below options will be open for you.

Part-1: Database Management: In these database management section you can setup your existing database. If you already create a database where you want to install WordPress use this settings.

  • Database Name: Here is a drop down option to choose an existing database from your cpanel. If you already created a database select it from the drop down.
  • Database Username: Type your database username which has all permission with the database you selected before.
  • Database password: Type your database password for the database username you typed before.
  • Table Prefix: Type the table prefix for your existing database. Table Prefix require for multiple websites run on same database.

Part-2: Email Notification: Installatron will notify you through emails when a job complete or failed such as Backup complete or failed, restore complete or failed, plugins/themes update available etc. You can manage your email preferences by managing this settings.

To show the settings simply check ‘Let me choose which notification are sent’. Now you will see several option as check box available. If you don’t want to receive any email unchecked all.

Setup WordPress Backup

Part-3: Default Backup Location: This is very important part for every WordPress user. This section will help you to setup your whole WordPress backup to your personal Google Drive, Amazon S3, Dropbox etc. We also recommend to setup your own personal backup through this tutorial.

To start backup setup for WordPress just check ‘Add a new backup location’ and it will show you several backup destinations

The First three option FTP, FTP with TLS/SSL and SFTP setup is same. If you want to backup your website in a different server use on of these option as per your server configuration.

Setup WordPress Google Drive Backup

Google Drive is most used backup space as it offers 15GB free space for every user. In these days, everyone has google account as well as google drive. Us the free drive space to store your WordPress backup.

To do so, simply select Google Drive option.

When you hit install option (after setting up automatic backup on the next part), a popup will show and ask you to login to google account and give authorization to google drive.

Simply login your google account and allow access. Done!

Last Part- Automatic Backup: Now select how your backup process will be done. Our recommendation is 1 Daily + 1 Weekly + 1 Monthly is very good option.

Now everything is setup. Hit the Install button and complete the installation process.

If you have any issue regarding this, please submit a support ticket here.

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