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How to install WordPress with Softaculous in Cpanel

To install Wordpress with Softaculous in cPanel, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your cPanel account.
  2. In the Software section, click Softaculous Apps Installer.
  3. In the Search Scripts field, type Wordpress and click the Search button.
  4. Click the Wordpress logo.
  5. Click the Install button.
  6. In the Choose Installation URL section, select the domain and directory where you want to install Wordpress.
  7. In the Site Settings section, enter the following information:
    • Site Name: The name of your Wordpress website.
    • Site Description: A brief description of your Wordpress website.
    • Admin Username: The username for your Wordpress administrator account.
    • Admin Password: The password for your Wordpress administrator account.
    • Admin Email: The email address for your Wordpress administrator account.
  8. In the Advanced Options section, you can configure additional settings for your Wordpress installation.
  9. Click the Install button.

Softaculous will install Wordpress on your Server. Once the installation is complete, you will be able to access your Wordpress dashboard by going to https://yourdomain.co.za/wp-admin.

Here are some additional tips for installing Wordpress with Softaculous in cPanel:

  • If you are unsure of which domain or directory to install Wordpress in, you can leave the default settings.
  • If you want to install Wordpress in a subdirectory, such as /Wordpress, you will need to create the subdirectory first. You can do this using the File Manager in cPanel.
  • Make sure to choose a strong password for your Wordpress administrator account.
  • You can change the site name and description of your Wordpress website later on.
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