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Installing WordPress within Your Hosting Account with cPanel on Linux

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This guide will walk you through installing WordPress with your hosting account with cPanel.

  1. Login to your hosting control panel using the access details you have received from Batoi Support as shown below.
  2. Figure One

  3. Enter your cPanel 'Username' and 'Password' received from 'Batoi Support' for login. After successful log in you will find the cPanel dashboard.
  4. From the dashboard, go to category 'Software and Services' and click 'Site Software' to install WordPress as shown below.
  5. Figure Two

  6. Clicking on this link will lead you to a page. Click the 'WordPress' link which is located on the left side under 'Blog' category as shown below.
  7. Figure Three

  8. Enter the respective details in the fields and press 'Install'. The system will install WordPress for you.
    Note:Leave the Installation URL: blank so that WordPress will install in the root directory of your hosting.
  9. Fill the 'Admin Access Details'. The 'Username' and 'Password' must be the cPanel/hosting 'Username' and 'Password'.
  10. After installation you can always change the Password for WordPress login as shown below.
  11. Figure Four

  12. To login to your WordPress admin panel, type your domain name followed by 'forward slash' and 'wp-admin' in the browser. Example 'http://your domain name/wp-admin'
  13. When you get the login screen enter the 'Username' and 'Password' that you had provided at the time of installing WordPress. After successful login you will get the below screen. To change the Password, click the link on the top right side marked red and then click 'Your Profile'.
  14. Figure Five

  15. On the bottom of your profile page, you will find the section called 'About Yourself' under which you can find the 'New Password' field. Enter the New Password and retype the 'New Password' and then click the 'Update Profile' button to set the new Password for logging in to WordPress as shown below.
  16. Figure Six

You are done with.



Updated on Nov 11, 2015

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