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How to install WordPress using Softaculous in cPanel

Here are the steps to install WordPress using Softaculous in cPanel at
Log into your cPanel account.
In the "Software" section, click on the "Softaculous Apps Installer" icon.
Once Softaculous opens, click on the "WordPress" icon under the "Blogs" category.
On the next page, you will be prompted to choose the protocol (http:// or https://), domain name, install directory, and other settings for your WordPress installation.
Select the protocol and domain name where you want to install WordPress. You can install it in the root directory or create a subdirectory.
Choose the username and password for the WordPress admin account. recommends using a strong and unique password.
Configure any additional settings as needed, such as enabling or disabling plugins, selecting a theme, and setting up automatic upgrades.
Click the "Install" button to begin the WordPress installation process.
Once the installation is complete, Softaculous will provide you with the administrative login URL and the database access details.
Bookmark the admin URL and keep the database details safe for future reference.
That's it! You have successfully installed WordPress on your hosting account using Softaculous. You can now access your new WordPress site and start creating content, installing themes and plugins, and customizing your website.

Updated on: 08/05/2024

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