How to install wordpress on cpanel

How to install wordpress on cpanel

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This series will show you how to “Migrate WordPress to New Server“, we use these guidelines to deploy new websites from our development systems through to production installations for professional services such as an Accounting firm, Medical Practice or Finance Broker.

In this example I will be working with

The third step in the process will be to install wordpress on cpanel and test basic login and ftp connections.

This is part of the “Migrate WordPress to New Server” professional series, this includes best practices that and processes that we follow to “transfer wordpress site to new host” for building out the IdeasMen – Content Constellation system which allows niche markets such as Financial Broker Networks, Accounting Groups and Medical Practices to dominate SERP’s (Search Engine Ranking Positions) within their local & geographic regions.

“Migrate wordpres site” is a process which, our team follows when moving a new website from development to production.

Access WHM and Go to Account or Site CPanel


Access CPanal

  • You can access CPANEL via WHM but there will be a warning letting you know your are logged in as the Reseller – Port: 2087
  • You can also access CPANEL directly – Port: 2083

Go to Addon Domains


Fill in Addon Domain Details

  1. Domain Name
  2. User name (Part of) for the FTP account, please note that in this case, the user name will be firsthomebuyers@[CPANELACCOUNT]
  3. Leave the default location for document Root
  4. FTP Password

Test FTP with FileZillar

  1. Host for the website, Note: there is no www or ftp
  2. Make the same as Host
  3. User name is the name from previous step @ cpanel account domain name

Install WordPress using Softaculous


Install WordPress


Basic WordPress Installation Settings

  1. Select www Protocol
  2. Select domain from dropdown list
  3. Create a Database Name, limited to 7 characters
  4. Create a strong password
  5. Set you or the web administrator’s email address
  6. Click Install

Test your Login


Login Success


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