How to install WordPress using Softaculous

Using Softaculous automatic app installer you can install WordPress in a few clicks.

Below you can find step-by-step guidelines covering the process:

1. Log into your cPanel.
2. Now look for Softaculous icon in the control panel as shown in the screenshot below. Click on the Softaculous icon which will take you to the Softaculous enduser panel.

3.Once you are on the Softaculous enduser panel, you will need to search for WordPress as shown in the screenshot below.

4. Now click on the tab Install and then…

Fill the installation form

After clicking on the Install button, you need to fill in the form displayed as shown in the screenshot below. The form asks lots of details (which are prefilled by default), you can change it if you need or leave it as it is and proceed with the installation with default values.

Choose Installation URL : Choose the domain and the folder where you want to install WordPress.

Note : If you want to install WordPress in document root i.e. example.com and NOT in a sub directory i.e. example.com/wp then leave the In Directory field as blank.

Admin Username : Choose the username to be used for WordPress admin account

Admin Password : Choose the password to be used for WordPress admin account

Admin Email : Choose the email to be used for WordPress admin account

Select Language : Select the language in which you want to install WordPress

Fill in the install form

After filling the form click on the Install button to start the installation process.

Sit back and relax, let Softaculous handle the installation process for you.

Access WordPress admin panel

You can then access the WordPress admin panel and/or WordPress site.

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