How to Install WordPress – 2020 Updated Guide for Beginners

The most popular website builder in the world as we all know is WordPress. Powering over 35% of all websites on the internet. From discovery, some of the many reasons is because it is very easy to install and create by a complete newbie.

 

Also, almost all WordPress web hosting companies allow you to install WordPress with just few clicks, Whogohost hosting company is not left out. In most circumstances, installing WordPress is a simple process that takes less than 5 minutes to set up.

 

In this tutorial, the goal is to offer a complete WordPress installation tutorial for complete beginners. I will show you how to install WordPress on Whogohost by using 1-click install scripts called Softaculous.

 

How to Install WordPress on Whogohost

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From the details sent to your registered email address in the tutorial guide i wrote on how to buy a domain and hosting plan, you will see your cPanel URL, Username and Password.

 

 

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Your cPanel URL should be something like https://yourdomainname.com/cpanel.

 

Enter this link on another tab of your web browser.

 

A page as shown in the image below should pop out:

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Therein, you will fill the username and password details sent to your email address in previous step.

 

After you must have logged in, scroll down within the section and click on the WordPress icon under the SOFTACULOUS APPS INSTALLER section as indicated in the image guide below:

 

 

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Thereafter, click on INSTALL NOW

 

 

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This will take you to the software setup page

In your Choose installation URL, make sure IN DIRECTORY field is left empty.

 

 

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Under your ‘SITE SETTINGS’ fields:

 

Fill in your site name, your site description (this should be in just one sentence format, as it will stand as your site tagline). You can however choose to skip and get this done later when the blog is fully set up; as you wish.

 

 

Under ADMIN ACCOUNT

Fill in your preferred WordPress dashboard login details, (please note that this is quite different from your earlier set WHOGOHOST login details.

 

Admin Email: Please use your personal or business email address, as the necessary login details will be sent here.

 

Ensure all details are written somewhere safe and could be easily remembered when the need to use them arise.

 

Leave every other fields, then scroll down to “Email Installation Details To:”  write down your email address here, the login details for your WordPress dashboard will be sent here, thereafter click on INSTALL button.

 

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After installation is successful, you will receive a mail from WordPress stating your login details which you stated above.

 

The URL to your WordPress dashboard will be something like http://mydomainname.com/wp-admin.

 

Congratulation you just created your website/blog.

 

Conclusion

We hope this WordPress installation tutorial helped you learn how to easily install WordPress.

 

Do not forget to use the comment box below, I will love to hear from you how this guide helped you.