How To Manually Install WordPress Website/Blog on any Web Hosting

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  • #1788 Reply

    Nav Singh

    Hi, Warriors ..Here’s a tutorial that will help you installing wordpress manually on any web hosting account ..

    How To Manually Install WordPress Website/Blog on any Web Hosting

    Things required to Manually install WordPress Blog:

    We need a couple of things handy before we start with the process. So, here is the list of things, which you should be prepared with.

    WordPress software: Download latest version of WordPress from official download page.
    FTP Access of your hosting account
    cPanel access to create Database and DB user and password

  • #1789 Reply

    Nav Singh

    Create Database and Database User:

    Login to your cPanel of your Hosting Account and click on MySQL database wizard under database, and create a database.

    And create a User and assign that user to the Database you recently created.. and grant all permissions to the user. .Its very easy in the MySQL database wizard to make a database and assign user..

    NOW, you would be thinking whats next ..

  • #1790 Reply

    Nav Singh

    Uploading WordPress to your cPanel

    Now, under your cPanel, go to file manager and upload the WordPress zip file which you have downloaded. Once you have uploaded the file, click on extract and extract everything to public_html directory. (Note: it should be first WordPress installation on your cPanel).


  • #1791 Reply

    Nav Singh

    Since we are doing installation on main domain, ( and not (www.YourDomainName.comWordPress), we will move all files to directly under /public_html director by using move command. Browse to /public_html/WordPress using file manager again, select all files and click on move at the top, and move all files to public_html.

  • #1792 Reply

    Nav Singh

    Now, the Next Step Is very Important..Editing wp-config.php file

  • #1793 Reply

    Nav Singh

    In this file, here are couple of things which you have to change:

    // ** MySQL settings - You can get this info from your web host ** //
    /** The name of the database for WordPress */
    define('DB_NAME', 'database_name_here');
    /** MySQL database username */
    define('DB_USER', 'username_here');
    /** MySQL database password */
    define('DB_PASSWORD', 'password_here');
    /** MySQL hostname */
    define('DB_HOST', 'localhost');
  • #1794 Reply

    Nav Singh

    Now, replace database_name_here, username_here, password_here with the details which we created in very beginning ..

  • #1795 Reply

    Nav Singh

    Executing WordPress Manual installer script

    Till now, we have done all the basic settings which we need to install WordPress manually. Now, all we need to do is run the WordPress install script, give a user and password to your wp-admin and do some basic settings. Here is last thing which you need to do to have your WordPress blog up and running:

    Go to this URL: (replace with your actual domain name here). First select the language of WordPress installation

  • #1796 Reply

    Nav Singh

    On the next screen, give a username and password to your WordPress installation. Try avoiding giving admin as username and use a complex password. Once everything is set, you can login to your admin dashboard by going to following link. Replace with actual domain name

  • #1797 Reply

    Nav Singh

    Thats’s All lads..Congrats

  • #1819 Reply


    Best tutorial i have came across

  • #1862 Reply

    Mani Arora

    very nice explanation thanks

  • #1948 Reply


    Is it efficient to install manually ..thanks

  • #2117 Reply

    Nav Singh

    Hi, Guys If anyone is Looking for Affordable and easy to setup hosting, then try Bluehost as they provide Unlimited Web Hosting i.e (Unlimited space,bandwidth,transfers,domains) and 24/7 Support to help you out of any trouble.

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