Web Design: Learning WordPress

How to Install WordPress – Complete WordPress Installation Tutorial

How to Install WordPress on Your Website

WordPress is known as the most popular blogging platform and content management system. New users are often surprised when we tell them that WordPress is also well known for its ease of installation. All best WordPress web hosting companies allow you to install WordPress within few clicks. In most circumstances, installing WordPress is a simple process that takes less than five minutes to complete. In this WordPress installation tutorial, our goal is to offer a comprehensive WordPress installation tutorial for beginners and advanced users alike. We will show you how to install WordPress using Fantastico, Softaculous, and SimpleScripts for beginners. We will explain how to install WordPress manually for our intermediate users. Lastly for our beginner developer and designers, we will show you how to install WordPress on a local computer (Windows, Mac, and Linux).

How to Install WordPress for Beginners

Things You Need Before Installing WordPress

Before you install WordPress, first you will need a domain name and a good web hosting company that knows WordPress.

We highly recommend that you use BlueHost because they will give you a free domain and 50% off their hosting plan (special for WPBeginner users). Bluehost is also an officially recommended hosting provider of WordPress.

Since this is a very long and detailed tutorial, please use the navigation below to get to the appropriate section.

to the appropriate section.

Below are ways you can install WordPress

  • How to Install WordPress Using MOJO Marketplace
  • How to Install WordPress using Softaculous
  • How to Install WordPress using QuickInstall
  • How to Install WordPress using Fantastico
  • How to Install WordPress using FTP
  • How to Install WordPress in your Computer
  • How to Install WordPress in your Language
  • How to Install a WordPress Multisite Network
  • Things to do After Installing WordPress

How to Install WordPress using MOJO Marketplace

MOJO Marketplace provides a simple WordPress installer tool. Several hosting companies use this to provide a 1-click WordPress install experience. This installer is integrated into their cPanel dashboard.

For this tutorial, we will be showing you the BlueHost cPanel. Simply login to your hosting account and then on your cPanel dashboard scroll down to the website section.

Install WordPress icon in Bluehost's cPanel dashboard

Click on Install WordPress icon or 1-click Install. They will both take you to the MOJO Marketplace where you will see an overview about WordPress with a Install button. You need to click on the install button to continue.

Begin WordPress Installation using MOJO Marketplace

MOJO Marketplace will now ask you where you want to install WordPress. Simply select your domain name from the dropdown menu and click on the check domain button.

Choose the domain where you want to install WordPress

The installer will now check that everything is in order and will show the final step. You can check the box next to Show Advanced Options to expand it.

WordPress installation settings in MOJO Marketplace

You will notice that MOJO Marketplace has already given your site a title ‘My Site’. It will be using your email address as the username and entered a random strong password. You can change all these settings. You also need to check the terms and conditions checkbox.

Once you are done, you can click on the Install Now button.

Your installation will begin, and you will be able to see a progress bar. It will take only a few minutes. You need to wait on this page for it to finish.

WordPress installation progress in MOJO Marketplace

Once the installation is finished, you will see a success message with a view credentials button.

WordPress Installation finished

You have successfully installed WordPress. Click on the View Credentials button to go to MOJO Marketplace dashboard and scroll down to the notification center.

There you will see the status of your WordPress install with a link to view credentials.

Notification center

For more on WordPress installation process visit: https://wp.me/pam2gA-N

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37 Comments on “Web Design: Learning WordPress”

  1. Great guide on WordPress. I used Youtube a lot when setting up my WordPress account. It’s all foreign language to a no tech person like myself.

  2. Thank you so much for this informative post. I am a beginner and still learning how to use WordPress effectively. Saving it to refer again. Learnt a lot from your post.

  3. Great post. At first I have a hard time to understand and how to use a wordpress. and this post will help other how to use it properly. I will save this and share with my friends.

  4. This is a very good tutorial. I remember when I first installed wordpress and thought it will be a complicated process. It was not.

    1. you are always welcome to seek help from us, the live chat is 24hrs functional, thanks for sharing your thoughts.

    1. doing a migration will not make you loose your trafic, i advice you do it and do a redirection from the old url to the new one then put a pop-up message telling all visitor to bookmark the new url that u had to migrate for a faster and reliable service. thanks for stopping by

  5. As usual, another informative post. Anything I am learning technical related to websites, I owe the credit to you.

  6. I know a little bit of wordpress, as in optimizing the blog and all… havent tried other ads on and web designing on wordpress, I am sure it requires coding knowledge.

  7. I’m using WordPress as my platform for my blog and bluehost for my domain. I don’t have any complains so far – it’s simple and easy to understand’ ..wordpress pretty manageable!

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