Installing WordPress can be difficult and tiresome if you are not a developer or system integrator. This process has been made very easy such that in few mins or secs (If you can type fast 🙂 ), you can install WordPress and begin to create or blog almost immediately.
Let’s get started with the process, this one click WordPress installation process is made available to all CloudHost Web Hosting customers for free when they buy any web hosting plan. After you register on CloudHost , to access this one click install functionality follow the below steps.
Below are the simple steps to get WordPress installed immediately:
- Login to your CloudHost Client Area.
- By the left click on Login to cPanel:
- In your cPanel account scroll down and click on Softaculous Apps Installer.
- Click on the WordPress app/Logo.
i. Setup your software by choosing a preferred protocol to secure your website, a domain name to install the software and provide a directory that is relative to your domain(E.g. To install at http://mydomain/dir/ just type dir). To install only http://mydomain/ leave the space empty:
ii. Configure your site setting by updating your site name and site description, the Enable Multisite option is optional, leave it unchecked if you do not know what it does:
iv. Choose your preferred language:
v. Install Loginizer (Plugin) to protect your site against brute-force attacks by limiting the number of login attempts for your wordpress installation(This is also optional but recommended to prevent hackers from attacking your wordpress website easily)
vi. In the advanced section, select your preferred choice for your site: like automated backup, backup location, auto-upgrade of themes and plugins (NOTE: You must have a backup or child theme if you are to check “Auto Upgrade” to prevent automatic upgrade from causing compatibility issue. 🙁
vii. Select your preferred theme (Optional): You can select your theme now or upload your personal and favorite theme after installation :
- And lastly provide the email in which your installation details will be sent to and click install. And…. That it!!
You can see that with just one click, your WordPress is setup and you can start blogging or creating your WordPress based website/application.
You can login to your WordPress admin by clicking the admin link shown after installation for more configurations. A very simple process to install WordPress without being a geek or needing the help a developer. You can do this yourself easily following this above guide.
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WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP & MySQL. Uses plugin architecture to enhance functionalities and a template system. It is most associated with blogging but supports other types of web content including more a Professional website, traditional mailing lists and forums, media galleries, and online stores. It is used by more than 60 million websites, including a large part of the top 10 million websites as of April 2018,WordPress is the most popular website management system in use.