How do i install wordpress on godaddy

Last Updated: Jan 25, 2024 by

If you’re looking to create a website or blog, WordPress is a popular and user-friendly platform to use. And if you have a hosting plan with GoDaddy, you can easily install WordPress on your website. In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps of installing WordPress on GoDaddy.

Step 1: Log in to your GoDaddy account

The first step is to log in to your GoDaddy account. Once you’re logged in, you’ll see a list of your products and services. Find the hosting plan you want to install WordPress on and click on the “Manage” button.

Step 2: Go to the cPanel

Once you’re in the hosting plan’s dashboard, scroll down until you see the “Web Hosting” section. Click on the “cPanel” button to access your cPanel.

Step 3: Find the WordPress installer

In your cPanel, scroll down until you see the “Web Applications” section. Click on the “WordPress” icon to access the WordPress installer.

Step 4: Install WordPress

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In the WordPress installer, click on the “Install this application” button to start the installation process. You’ll be asked to choose the domain you want to install WordPress on, as well as the directory you want to install it in. If you want WordPress to be the main website for your domain, leave the directory field blank. Then, click on the “Install” button.

Step 5: Configure your WordPress installation

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Once the installation is complete, you’ll be taken to a page where you can configure your WordPress installation. Here, you can choose your website’s title, username, and password. You can also choose to have a pre-made theme installed or install your own theme later. Once you’re done configuring, click on the “Install” button.

Step 6: Access your WordPress dashboard

Congratulations, you have successfully installed WordPress on your GoDaddy hosting plan! You can now access your WordPress dashboard by going to your domain name followed by “/wp-admin” (e.g. www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin). Log in with the username and password you set up in the previous step.

Conclusion

Installing WordPress on GoDaddy is a simple and straightforward process. With these six easy steps, you can have your website or blog up and running in no time. If you encounter any issues during the installation process, GoDaddy’s customer support team is always available to help. Happy website building!

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