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How to install word press via Softaculous in cPanel?

  • Sign in to your cPanel account.
  • Click ‘Softaculous app installer’ present under ‘Software’ menu


  • You will see a softaculous interface
  • Now on the left area of your screen, you will simply locate the “Blogs” category. Click on this, and then click on “WordPress” that will appear.


  • Click on the ‘Install’ button


  • Fill out all the essential fields under ‘software setup’
  • Choose Protocol: Leave the field as it is.
  • Choose Domain: If you are not using domains, leave it also
  • In Directory: If you need to install this in the directory, for instance, example.com/directory, enter the name of your directory. Otherwise, leave it blank as well, and then install this in the main domain example.com
  • Check under the ‘site settings’ area
  • Site Name: Enter your site name, like “my website“.
  • Site Description: Add description
  • Enable Multisite (WPMU): Leave is like this



  • Check for “Admin Account” and enter the below details:
  • Admin name: Add new WordPress username ( do not use admin for security purposes)
  • Admin Password: Create a strong password.
  • Admin Email: Enter email address

Note: Copy the admin username and password on a notepad because you will need these login details to access the admin area of your WordPress blog.

  • Choose the language of your blog, the default language of WordPress blog in English


  • Leave it like that, unless you are looking to change the name of your database, or taking an automated backup. Also, please note that taking plenty of backups can utilize a lot of space.
  • Choose Theme: you can select any theme available on the site. If you are not willing to do this, leave it blank and then WordPress would use the default theme.Finally, get to the bottom of page and click on ‘Install’ button


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