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Installing WordPress on your cPanel

Posted by Alex on 13 03 2017.

For web-hosting providers and website owners, cPanel is a means that allow these entities to provide web-hosting to a worldwide audience. Web-hosting consists of many programs that individuals and organizations utilize in order to inform the online world about their products and services. One of the more utilized programs for better online marketing is WordPress as it allows organizations and existing businesses to advertise their products and services through blogs, reviews, journals, and other types of content management. If you are a startup company and you need to get your products and services out there immediately, you can install WordPress via cPanel. Here is an easy guide that will help.


Access Your cPanel Account


Depending on your web post or website, your cPanel account may come with various script installers that it utilizes to customize your blogs, articles, and reviews among others. When you sign up for your cPanel account, you automatically receive an email containing your cPanel access link. Click on the accompanying link to get started.


  • When inside your cPanel account, you will need to switch the theme of your page to an x3 theme.


  • Next scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the WordPress icon. This will immediately take you to your WordPress account.


Customizing Your WordPress Account


Once inside your WordPress program, you will arrive at an Overview screen that presents you with many options. One of those options is the “Install” button. Click on the button to get started.


The first step is to click on the “Choose protocol Button”. This will allow you to create your website address complete with http:// or “http://www.


Next, click on the “Choose Domain” section. This will allow you to enter the name of your website.


Other text fields that will require filling out are:


  • In Directory
  • Database Name
  • Table Prefix
  • Site Settings
  • Site Names


Admin Username and Password


Next, you will need to click on the “Admin Username” and “Admin Password” fields to be able to control the account efficiently.


You will also need to specify an “Admin Email Address” to receive regular notifications.

Some other “Advanced Options” you will need to fill out are:


  • Disable Notifications Update
  • Auto Upgrade
  • Auto Upgrade WordPress Plugins
  • Automated Backup


Choosing a Theme


One of the best ways to customize your WordPress documents management is to select a theme found below the “Advanced Options” panel. The “Select Theme” option offers numerous themes that you can customize your documents. Choose a theme that appeal to your tastes and preferences.


Completing Installation


Once you have chosen a theme for your WordPress, click on the “Install” button found at the bottom of the page. The installation process should take a few seconds depending on the speed of your network. After the installation is complete, you can now access the document on WordPress by entering your “Username” and “Password”.