How To Install WordPress Manually

Want to learn how to install WordPress manually ?

If yes, then you are at the right place in this article. I will tell you step by step how to install WordPress manually.

There are two ways to install WordPress on your website first one is automatic (WordPress installation using Softaculous app installer). Second is manual installation.

If you want to learn automatic method then read this post (how to install WordPress Using Softaculous app installer).

Let’s begin,

Steps to install WordPress manually

Step 1: Upload WordPress Files to your Cpanel

Note:- Make sure you follow all steps carefully. If you skip any step or perform the wrong step then you will get errors in the installation process.

  • First of all go to WordPres.org and download the WordPress file.
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  • Now login to your Cpanel and go to file manager section
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  • Go to public_html folder (this is also called root folder)
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  • Now upload that WordPress File Here
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  • Extract WordPress file to the root folder (public_htm)
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  • Rename the file (wp-config-sample.php to wp-config.php)
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Step 2: Create My SQL Database and User

  • Login to Cpanel and Go to my SQL databases section
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  • Enter database name click on create database
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  • Scroll down and create user by entering user and password and click on create
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Now Add user to database

  • Select the user and database that you created and click on add
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  • Tick mark all privileges and click on make changes
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Step 3: Configure wp-config.php

  • Go to file manager section > open public_html folder
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  • Here edit wp-config.php file
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  • Enter database name, Username, and Password here and click on save
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Step 4: Run Installation Process

  • Open your domain name and you will be redirected to the installation page
  • Choose your language and click on continue
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  • On this page enter your website information like ( Site title, Your Email, WordPress Login Username and Password )
  • After entering all details click on install WordPress button
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  • WordPress Installation is complete
  • Now you can access admin area by using below urls
Your Domain/wp-admin

Your Domain/login
  • Here enter the login Username and Password that you created in the installation process.

Now It’s Your Turn

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