Install WordPress using Softaculous offered with your cPanel control panel
The below description will help you with installing WordPress from your cPanel control panel using Softaculous.
1 : You must first login to your website’s admin panel to initiate the
WordPress installation on your website. Usually, you can locate it at
yourwebsite.com/cpanel or yourwebsite.com:2082.
Step 2 : You must
now scroll-down until you find Software/Services where you can see
Softaculous. There are multiple scripts offered by Softaculous, but here
we are interested in installing WordPress, if you intend to install
some other web application, the process would be more or less similar.
3 : Scroll-down to Blogs. Look for the WordPress link and Click it. You
should find link on the left-hand sidebar in Softaculous.
: Once in, you can view a brief information regarding WordPress. Look
for the Install link placed above the header to initiate the
installation. Click Install
Step 5 : Softaculous will automatically fill in default settings, but you may want to customize them.
the top of the page, you will have to select the domain where you wish
to install WordPress. Select the directory to install WordPress on. It
will fill the box with the default install destination to
You would be required to populate the empty
boxes. For In Directory type the name of a new directory you would like
created. The box would be left blank to install the software into your
main directory by default. Once you are done, click Install.
6 : Add a name and description for your website, type in your desired
administrator username, password, and email address. If you wish to have
a secure key (password), you must click the key logo and get a randomly
generated password. Then click Install.
Step 7 : You will now see a confirmation page of your installation
8 : You may access the link to go to your WordPress admin-page or type
“yourwebsite.com/wp-admin” in the browser. You must now use the login
name (username) and password that you had set during the installation.
9 : At the first login, you would be prompted to change your password.
You can ignore this by clicking the link that says “No Thanks, Do not
remind me again”.
This concludes the installation.