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How to Install WordPress in your new hosting account

Awesome! You got your Website up in running! but Your website shows a Placeholder page. Let's fix that. For this tutorial we will be using a Content Management system (CMS) Known as WordPress.

What is WordPress

What is WordPress? At its core, WordPress is the simplest, most popular way to create your own website or blog. In fact, WordPress powers over 40.0% of all the websites on the Internet. Yes – more than one in four websites that you visit are likely powered by WordPress. A content management system is basically a tool that makes it easy to manage important aspects of your website – like content – without needing to know anything about programming.For example, not only does WordPress power a huge number of business sites and blogs, it’s also the most popular way to create an eCommerce store as well! With WordPress, you can create:

Business websites, E-Commerce stores, Blogs, Portfolios And Much more!

In this tutorial, we focus on how to install wordpress via the softaculous installer.

Step 1 : Log into DirectAdmin & search for SOFTACULOUS AUTO INSTALLER.

Step 2 : Click on the install button beneth to WordPress. That should be the first item in the list called Top Scripts.

Step 3 : Select your domain and the optional site directory. Leave it blank if you want to install to the root Directory.

Step 4 : Fill In your Site Name, Site Directory, Admin Username, Admin Password & Admin email.

Step 5 : Click install

and Voila! Your WordPress site is now live!

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Optional things

  1. You can set a theme directly from Softaculous although we heavily suggest installing a popular theme like Astra or OceanWP.
  2. You can email the installation details to you via the form below the install button