install wordpress

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asked Jun 20 in Shared Hosting by duchi (140 points)

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Good Day, 

To install WordPress, please follow the steps below:

  1. You will be required to set up the software and fill in the WordPress installation details.

    The following details are necessary, the rest of the details you can fill in at your discretion:
     

    Choose Protocol - If your site is using an SSL certificate or not. It is recommended that you have an SSL.

    Choose Domain - Select the Domain you want to install your WordPress on from the drop-down menu. This should already be added in your cPanel.

    In Directory - Leave this blank to install on the domain directly.

    If you are installing a subfolder to your site, eg: a blog, you type the folder name in here. This will make the page load like this: yourdomain.co.za/blogname

    Admin Username - Enter your username for your WordPress Dashboard login.

    Admin Password - Enter your password for the Dashboard Login.

    Admin email - Enter a valid email here. The system will place an invalid email here. You will need to enter a valid one.

     

  2. Click install.
  3. Softaculous will check the info and install the files to your server for WordPress. 
    You will be notified that is has been installed successfully. 

    Take note of your administrative URL so that you can edit your site. (yourdomain.co.za/wp-admin)

     

  4. Select Return to Overview. 

    Here you will find your installations details, please note these important details.

     

  5. Congratulations, you have successfully installed WordPress using Softaculous.

Select “Publish” to make the website live.

For further more information on how to install WordPress, please follow the link below to our Help Centre:

https://help.afrihost.com/topic/domains-and-hosting/how-to-install-wordpress

If you require further assistance, please 
send a message to our WhatsApp helpline: https://whatsapp.afrihost.com
or visit our Help Centre: https://help.afrihost.com/
or see our FAQ page: http://faq.afrihost.com

Thank you

answered Jun 24 by AfriClaire (21,190 points)
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