How to Install WordPress Using Softaculous

You can immediately start creating your own website after you have ordered your hosting package. You can install WordPress in a few clicks using Softaculous automatic app installer.

Following is the step-by-step guideline covering the whole process:

1. First of all you need to log into your cPanel

2. Navigate to Exclusive for Sky Host customers section

3. Navigate to Softaculous Apps Installer menu

4. Click on the WordPress icon on the homepage

5. You need to switch to the Install tab to proceed

6. Next you need to fill out the details of your WordPress installation

  • Choose your desired domain name to install WordPress
  • In the In Directory field you can specify the root folder for WordPress installation. This field is empty by default and it permits installing WordPress on yourdomain.com directly. If you want to install it to a subfolder, like yourdomain.com/blog, simply type "blog" in this field.
  • Database Name can be left default
  • Table Prefix can also be left default wp. However, due to the security reasons it is better to change it, e.g., to ncwpsite.
  • The Site Settings section should be filled out accordingly to your needs. You can change it anytime later if you need.

Make sure that you set up safe and hard-to guess details in the Admin Account section:

7. Scroll down and press Install

Shortly you will see the message that WordPress has been successfully installed:

You can now proceed further and log into your WordPress Dashboard. Now you can start working on your website. Get your hosting package from Sky Host to put your site live.

For your confort we have created a category dedicated to the commonly asked WordPress-related questions – cPanel: WordPress

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