You didn’t think you could do it. But now, you couldn’t be more confident about yourself after learning how to create a MySQL database in cPanel. Now it’s time to install WordPress in cPanel!
We’ll show you how to install WordPress in cPanel by:
- Downloading the latest version of WordPress.
- Installing WordPress by using a MySQL database in your web hosting environment.
You’re super excited about getting your new home based business off the ground. If you plan to unlock cell phones as a business, then this is one of the many important steps in getting you on your way.
WordPress is a widely used content management system that has opened the door for many to enter into their own online business, showcasing their talents or just experimenting with technology.
How to Install WordPress in cPanel
Step 1: Download the latest version of WordPress
Download WordPress from here: https://wordpress.org/download/
Remember where you downloaded the .zip file. It needs to be uploaded to your web hosting server.
Step 2: Upload WordPress using the File Manager in cPanel
When logged into cPanel, click on the “Home” icon in the top right corner.
Substitute demo6 with the actual location on your server.
Wait for the upload to finish. You will know this when the following “complete” message appears:
Step 3: Extract and Move the WordPress Installation Files
Since you may want to keep this window active, open another browser tab and type the domain name of your website in the address bar to begin the WordPress installation.
Click all the WordPress installation prompts. However, pause when you arrive at the screen that requires you to input the Database Name, Username, Password, Database Host, and Table Prefix.
Note: Do not change the default value “localhost” that appears after “Database Host”, since this may cause errors during the installation. The “Table Prefix” value can be whatever you like.
Click “Run the Installation”.
However, if there were errors or any unexpected screens, please let us know about them in the comment section below.
Closely follow the on-screen instructions to fill in the appropriate information for your WordPress website.
Click “Install WordPress”.
As a result, you will see the “Success!” screen displaying your chosen WordPress website admin username.
Click “Log In” to enter your website to further customize it.
From here, you can update WordPress to the latest version, install themes, plugins, etc.
Click “Visit Site” to view your future cell phone/mobile device unlock website.
Congragutalations – You’ve just completed how to install WordPress in cPanel!
Now you know what it takes to install WordPress in cPanel:
- Download the latest version of WordPress.
- Install and configure WordPress to use a MySQL database in your web hosting environment.
The WordPress ecosystem is a nice place for many theme designers and plugin developers to create beautiful environments and useful tools in which your online business can thrive.
How do you plan to make WordPress work for you? If you aren’t doing so already, why not look into building your own mobile or cell phone unlocking website? If that sounds interesting to you, take a look at How to Unlock Cell Phones with WordPress. (available: Oct. 3rd)