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WordPress

WordPress is a content management system (CMS) with a focus on ease of use, speed and a great user experience. If you want to know more though you can head over here

Requirements

If you currently don’t have a hosting package with us, we recommend looking at our Webhosting options. These plans support one click Wordpress installs and a range over other CMS's.

Depending on your plan, the method to installing Wordpress will vary slightly. Please refer to the instructions below that correspond to your plan.

Linux

After logging your Hosting Dashboard, navigate to Applications tab on the left hand side of your control panel.

Wordpress

After selecting Applications, you'll see a list of of available applications. Towards the bottom of the page you'll see the Wordpress option. Simply click install to begin your Wordpress install.

Please Note: You'll notice the text field on the right hand side is pre-filled with Wordpress. If you the field is installed it will install Wordpress to the subdirectory /wordpress. If you wish to install Wordpress to the root directory please leave the field blank.

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cPanel

After logging into cPanel. Please scroll down to the Software/Services category. Next click on Simple scripts.

Simple Scripts

This will then load into Simple Scripts. Here you can select the Webserver script of your choosing. Wordpress is listed in the top left hand side.

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Please be aware you will manually need to create a database inside of cPanel before you can complete the Wordpress install. This can be accomplished under the Database tab on the cPanel main page.

 

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