How To Install WordPress Manually In C-Panel [2020]

How To Install WordPress Manually In C-Panel #

Creating A MySQL Database Using The Wizard

  1. Log in to the client area
  2. Click Services
  3. Select the service you require. We will be using our Hosting
  4. In the side menu, Click Login To C-Panel

searching for MySQL database wizard in C Panel Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. Search for MySQL in the C-panel search bar
  2. Click on the MySQL Database Wizard as this will be the easiest way to set up the database with user accounts

typing in a creating a database name in MySQL Database Wizard Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. Type in your desired Database name make sure you write it down as we’ll need this later.

Creating database users by entering a username and password in MySQL database wizard Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. Type in a username and password make sure you write it down as we’ll need this later.
  2. press create user

Selecting all privileges for the new user in MySQL Database Wizard Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. tick the all privileges box to select all the fields
  2. press next step
  3. your database and user account have now been created.

Please follow the next part of the tutorial to install WordPress.

Installing WordPress Manually #

Now you have created your database and users. You need to download WordPress, You can do this by clicking here. Make sure the download stays as a .ZIP file. Now Head back over to your Hosting service or log in via C-Panel.
  1. In the Quick Shortcuts menu, click File Manager. You can also do this by clicking C-Panel on the left sidebar.

Clicking on file manager in C Panel Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. Click on the File manager
  2. Click on public_html
  3. In the top menu, click Upload
  4. You can either drag the zip file into the window or press select file
  5. When the file has uploaded (the bar will turn green), Press Back
  6. Right-click the file and press extract
  7. Press OK

extracting the wordpress installation into public html Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. This is what your public_html folder should look like
  2. Right-click on wp-config-sample.php
  3. Press Edit

showing the wp config sample.php file before making any changes Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. Fill in the following MySQL Settings we created earlier
  2. Database Name – make sure you include before the _. Use the image below for reference.
  3. Database Username – make sure you include before the _. Use the image below for reference.
  4. Database Password
  5. Press save changes

showing the wp config sample.php after adding the database name username and password Conor Bradley Digital Agency

Showing WP Config.php changed from wp config sample.php in file manager Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. Right-click on wp-config-sample.php
  2. Click Rename
  3. Rename the file to “wp-config.php”

selecting the wordpress language before installing Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. Head over to your URL http://example.com/wp-admin
  2. Click your language then press continue

Typing in the wordpress site titleadmin usernamepassword and email then pressing install wordpress Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. enter the following
  2. site title
  3. admin username, this will to be to log in as admin on the site
  4. password
  5. an email address to receive notifications
  6. press install WordPress
  7. Click login
  8. enter the username and password you created
  9. congratulations you have created a working WordPress site

wordpress dashboard after a fresh installation Conor Bradley Digital Agency

MORE INFORMATION #

For more information about WordPress, please visit http://wordpress.org.

 

 

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