How To Install WordPress Using cPanel

This guide will explain how to easily install WordPress in cPanel using WordPress Toolkit. This will create all the parts required for a WordPress site to run, it requires no coding abilities. This guide will install WordPress on the primary domain in the cPanel account. To create it on a second domain in the cPanel follow the guide How To Add A Domain Into cPanel

TL;DR A WordPress site can be created in cPanel via cPanel > WordPress Toolkit > Install > Select Domain > Install


To complete this guide will require having a cPanel account and no website files in public_html

How To Install WordPress In CPanel

Step-by-Step Guide

1/ Search for WordPress Toolkit

In cPanel search for ‘WordPress Toolkit’ in the top right search bar and click on WordPress Toolkit from the search results

2/ Click Install

Click the Install button from the list of options

3/ Select Domain

Select the domain from the dropdown Menu, remove the directory for a clean URL and then click Install

4/ Extra Plugins

WordPress will offer to install additional plugins, click No, thanks as these can be installed later

5/ Confirm Installation

WordPress Toolkit will now confirm in the bottom right corner of the screen and the newly created WordPress site will appear on the list of available WordPress Sites

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