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How to install Wordpess using Softaculous in cPanel?

1. Log into your cPanel account. The link to your ChristianWebHoster.com cPanel account was provided in your Hosting Welcome Email. Once the domain is pointing to our nameservers the link to your cPanel account would be yourdomain.com/cpanel (where "yourdomain.com" is replaced with your domain name).

2. In the "Softaculous Apps Installer" section, click on the "Softaculous" icon.

How to install Wordpess using Softaculous in cPanel?


3. cPanel will redirect you to the Softaculous Panel.

4. On the left side of your screen you should locate the "Blogs" category. Click on it and then click on the "WordPress" link that will appear.

How to install Wordpess using Softaculous in cPanel?

5. Click on the "Install" button.

How to install Wordpess using Softaculous in cPanel?


6. Fill the necessary field under the "Software Setup" section:

  • Choose Domain: If you don't have multiple domains, leave this as it is.
  • In Directory: If you want to install this in a directory, for example example.com/directory, enter the directory name. Otherwise, leave this blank to install in your main domain example.com
  • Database Name: You can leave this as it is.

7. Under the "Database Settings" field:

  • Table Prefix:Leave this as it is, unless you are installing multiple blogs using the same database.

8. Under the "Site Settings" field:

  • Site Name: Enter the name of your website, such as "My Wordpress Blog."
  • Enable Multisite (WPMU): Leave this as it is.

How to install Wordpess using Softaculous in cPanel?

9. Under the "Admin Account" field enter the following information:

  • Admin Username: Your new WordPress username (for security reason do not use the "Administrator" or the "Admin" username.
  • Admin Password: Use a strong password.
  • Admin Email: Your email address.

Note: Copy the admin username and password to a safe place because you will need these login details to access the admin area of your WordPress blog.

10. Choose Language: You can chose the language of your WordPress blog. The default language of WordPress is English.

How to install Wordpess using Softaculous in cPanel?

11. Finally, scroll down to the end of page and click on the "Install" button.

How to install Wordpess using Softaculous in cPanel?

You have installed your Wordpress website!

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