Lesson 4 : How to install wordpress on cpanel manually

How to Install WordPress ?

In this tutorial we provided detailed instructions on how to install WordPress on ur cpanel.Follow these guidelines if you want to perform a new, manual installation of the latest WordPress version.


how to install wordpress
how to install wordpress on cpanel

Step 1: Download WordPress

  1. Download the WordPress package to your local computer from http://wordpress.org/download/.
  2. Login into your c-panel with Username n password

Step 2: Upload WordPress to Hosting Account

  1. Under Files, click File Manager.
  2. Select Web Root and Show Hidden Files, then click Go.
  3. Click on Public_html/
  4. Click Upload option from the top toolbar.
  5. Click Browse (some web browsers will have Choose File instead).
  6. Select the wordpress package file on your computer and upload it.
  7. Now unzip the wordpress package and Select all the Files move it under Public_html/ ( from Public_html/wordpress to Public_html/ )
  8. Now go back to Cpanel Home

Step 3: Create MySQL Database and User

WordPress stores its information in a database. Therefore, a database will need to be created.

  1. In the Databases section, click the MySQL Database Wizard icon.
  2. For Step 1: Create A Database, enter the database name and click Next Step.
  3. For Step 2: Create Database Users, enter the database user name and password and click Create User.
  4. For Step 3: Add User to the Database, click the All Privileges checkbox and clickNext Step.
  5. For Step 4: Complete the task, make note of the database name, username and password, as you will need them for Step 4 below.
  6. Go back to C-panel home.

Step 4: Configure wp-config.php

The wp-config-sample.php file can be found in File Manager in the folder where WordPress is installed. To modify the file:

  1. In the Files section, click the File Manager icon.
  2. In the pop-up box, select Web Root and check the box  for Show Hidden Files (dotfiles), then click Go.
  3. From the left navigation menu in File Manager, click public_html to expand the folder.
  4. On the right side of the File Manager screen, locate the wp-config-sample.php file.
  5. Right click on the file, select Rename and change the name of the file to wp-config.php. Click the Rename File button.
  6. Right-click on the wp-config.php file and select Code Edit. When the file opens, look for the following information:
    define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘database_name_here’);/** MySQL database username */
    define(‘DB_USER’, ‘username_here’);/** MySQL database password */
    define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘password_here’);
    1. Replace database_name_here with the name of the database you created.
    2. Replace username_here with the username of the database you created.
    3. Replace password_here with the password of the database that you created.
  7. When done editing, click the Save Changes button, then close the file.

Step 5: Run the Installation

Open a new browser window and Open your domain url address.

  1. Select the language.
  2. Click on Next.

Step 6: Complete the Installation

On this page, fill in the fields for:

  • Site Name
  • Username
  • Password (needs to be entered twice)
  • Email address (login information will be sent to this email address)
  • Select whether or not to have the search engines index the site

Click Install Now, and its will shows you the following message:

  • Success! WordPress has been installed.


– Watch the Below Video for clear reference

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