Install WordPress from cPanel

Steps to install WordPress from cPanel

Download the WordPress package from here. And unzip the downloaded file to a folder on your local computer.

Upload WordPress via File Manager

Login to cPanel, and select File Manager under file. Select Web Root and Show Hidden Files, then click Go. Click to open the folder to which you’d like to upload files . Upload from the top toolbar and Browse  the file on your computer that you want to upload. Once the file has been selected, it will automatically upload.

Create database and user in cPanel

In cPanel, select MySQL Database Wizard icon.

For creating database, provide a database name. For creating database users, provide database user name and password. After user creation, Add User to the Database, click the All Privileges checkbox and go for next step.

Configure wp-config.php

In cPanel, go to File Manager icon. In the pop-up box, select Web Root. 

From the left navigation menu in File Manager, click public_html to expand the folder and select  wp-config-sample.php file. Then rename  wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php. Now right click on wp-config.php and go to code edit option.

/** MySQL Database Name*/
define('DB_NAME', 'database_name_here');

/** MySQL Database Username */
define('DB_USER', 'username_here');

/** MySQL Database Password */
define('DB_PASSWORD', 'password_here');

Here, you have to  provide the database name (Name of database you created) , database username ( Username of database you created) and Database Password( Password of Database you created). After made changes, go to save changes button.


In order to run the installation script, open a new browser and choose URL. This URL is depending on where you installed the script.

Here, provide the details such as Site Name, Username, Password and Email Addresss for installation process. After the details are provided, go to Install Now option.


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