WordPress CMS Market share 70% of the Websites in the world and WordPress is the best self-hosting blogging platform and very easy to use as MS-Word. Learn to install WordPress Hostgator.
I have a couple of Niche sites on Hostgator. I love them their customer service is excellent(Avg wait time five mins but worth to wait). If you are just starting WordPress with Hostgator is fantastic for beginners.
The very first step you need to do is SignUP for Hostgator hosting account. (40% discount included).
Hostgator offers three different shared hosting packages, and I suggest you choose Hostgator Baby Plan. Which is offers Unlimited space/storage and let you host unlimited Websites/Blogs?
- Learn how to purchase a hosting account from Hostgator.(I created this post!! 🙂 ). Click to open
If done that just follow the below popular 1-click installation in 5 minutes to install WordPress on Hostgator account.
Most of the popular shared hosting providers provide a Quick script to install WordPress for non-technical users. Which you don’t have to take the manual installation to create your WordPress Website.
Here, in this Step by step tutorial you need to follow to install WordPress on Hostgator hosting.
Step-By-Step Guide to Install WordPress Hostgator:
Hostgator offers different ways to install WordPress on their servers
- QuickInstall (Beginner friendly)
- Manual Install
For this step-by-step WordPress installation tutorial, you are going to use the Quick install method on Hostgator to install WordPress.
Quick install method to install WordPress is the easiest way to get started with WordPress blog, and within five mins your WordPress blog will be live.
Go and Log in to your Hostgator web panel(yourdomain.com/cpanel). Scroll down and look for SOFTWARE section and click on QuickInstall under software. See below screenshot for better understand.
On the next screen, click on WordPress under Site Builders & CMS.
Hostgator Marketplace offers paid services, like set up a theme and Install which will cost you a lot. Just skip this paid services. And just follow this guide to setup everything of your own. Click on WordPress.
On the next page select the domain on which you want to install WordPress from the drop-down menu.
Here you can decide where you want to install WordPress. Example
- At the root of the Directory: http://www.erebor.in
- Or under the subdomain: http://www.erebor.in/blog
- Click on Next button. Fill the domain details as directed screenshot.
- Blog Title: Type your domain name.(mine is Erebor).
- Admin User: Make sure you don’t use “admin” as your username, as this is a security risk. You can use your email address or your nickname.
Don’t forget to check two boxes as shown in the screenshot and hit the Install Now button.
While Hostgator Quick Install is setting up your WordPress blog, again here Hostgator offers paid services and products like Premium Themes & Plugins, just ignore them
It will take less than a minute, and your WordPress Website will be installed, and you will receive an email with your Dashboard link, username & password. Or you can go by “yourdomain.com/wp-admin.”(Remove yourdomain.com with your actual domain name). Use your login details to go your WordPress dashboard.
Your final screen will be.
That’s it you just installed WordPress on your domain by yourself.
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