WordPress one of the most loved Content Management System, which is used by many people to run their websites and blogs. I think WordPress is the best CMS for you if you are planning to open a blog for you. And I have many reasons why you should go with WordPress, and they are it is SEO friendly. You can use any theme of your wish you can get 1000’s of theme which are developed by many theme developers like Theme Forest, Genesis, MyThemeShop etc.
And another main reason is plugins, there are many plugins which are developed for WordPress with which you can do many tasks within clicks, which you can’t do in other blogging platforms. In this guide on BloggingChamps.Com I will tell you the procedure which you need follow in order to install WordPress on Godaddy Hosting.
How to Install WordPress on Godaddy Hosting?
So let us now get started with this guide and install WordPress on the hosting account which you have purchased from Godaddy. And to do first of all you need to login into your account, by entering your username and password by visiting their website.
When you login into your account click on your username which is displayed at the upper right corner of your window. You will get one menu from that click on Manage Your Hosting, you can refer the image embedded below.
All the hosting plans which you have purchased from them and are active will be displayed to you on your screen. Choose the one among them on which you want to install WordPress on. And click on Manage.
You will be taken to the cPanel of your hosting account now, scroll down and look for Web applications and click on WordPress from that group. You can refer the image which is embedded below.
Installatron Applications page will be opened in front of you in which you can find all the information about WordPress. Now you need to click on Install this Application, you can refer the image embedded below.
Now you will be asked various information about the WordPress installation on your Godaddy server. I have marked the information in the image below which you need to provide to Installatron Application installer.
Select the domain name from the list on which you are willing to install WordPress.
After that if you wish to install that on any directory of your domain you can do that by entering it in the space provided in front of Directory.
Select the version of WorPress which you would like to install on your Godaddy server.
Read the WordPress license agreement carefully and click on I accept the license agreement.
Now enter your Administrator Username and Password.
Enter your Administrator Email Address.
Give a title for your WordPress installation along with a tagline. Other settings which are showed to you are optional, you can choose them as you wish. Scroll down and click on Install
Once you click on Install, the installation process will start and will be completed within 2 minutes. Sometimes it may take a while so don’t be in hurry.
So this was how you can install WordPress on Godaddy Hosting, I hope you are clear with all the steps which I have mentioned in this article. If you have anykind of doubts you can comment below. I will respond to you as soon as possible.
Further Godaddy Reading Suggestions.
Now you have installed WordPress on your server, you should always keep an practice of taking backup of your website. I have two articles which will teach you how to backup and restore your website.
- How to backup website through cPanel in Godaddy?
- And How to restore website through cPanel in Godaddy?
Do you know how you can take backup and restore MySQL database? If you don’t know then I have articles which will teach you about the process of backing up and restoring your MySQL Database and they are.
Happy Blogging !!