How to install a new WordPress Blog
You could refer my previous article on how to select a good web hosting company to set up your blog or website. Once you have your web hosting account active, you could install WordPress CMS right from your hosting control panel in a matter of few clicks.
Most of the best web hosting companies like Inmotion or Hostgator has one click install scripts already configured within your hosting control panel. Today I would quickly walk you through the procedure to set up or install a WordPress blog right from the hosting control panel.
Login in to your web hosting control panel and navigate to the one click install scripts section. If you are on the Cpanel or Plesk control panel, you would have icons like Softaculous or Fantastico that contains loads of quick install scripts ready to be installed automatically.
- Step1: Click on the Softaculous icon and proceed to the next page.
- Step2: Select WordPress from the available software list.
- Step3: Key in your preferences and choose location to install.
- Step4: Installation complete, proceed to admin control panel of WordPress.
The Installation of WordPress blog through the webhosting control panel is very simple, all you need to do is follow the installation wizard and complete the installation in 2 – 3 clicks.
Once installation is completed, proceed to the WordPress Blog admin dashboard to configure the basic WordPress settings. You have just learned how to install a WordPress blog.