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How to Install WordPress in 2017 – Step by Step Complete Tutorial

how to install wordpress

WordPress is known as the most popular blogging platform and a CMS which is content management system.

Digital Marketers who are starting new in this world are often surprised when they read somewhere that WordPress is also well known for its ease of installation. (Don’t worry I was in that same exact position a couple of years ago)

All best WordPress web hosting companies allow you to install WordPress within few clicks.

Even wpbeginner.com is recommending Bluehost in their list of recommended hosting providers.

In most circumstances, installing WordPress is a simple process that takes less than five minutes to complete.

5 minutes? Is it? Really?

Yes indeed. I am not at all kidding. You can see it for yourself in the video below with step by step guide showing how to install WordPress from #1 Web Hosting Company – Bluehost.

things you need before you install wordpress

Here is the list of things you need before you start installing WordPress:

  1. You need to have a domain.
  2. You need to have a hosting account.
  3. You need to have your domain and hosting pointing to the same name servers.

If you have all the above 3 things in place, you may proceed with the installation of WordPress by watching this video:

Here is the transcript of the above video:

Login to your Bluehost account and click on cpanel.

Once you are there, click on “Install WordPress” under website section.

how to install wordpress

On the next page you will see a Welcome message where you have to click on “Get Started” button at the bottom.

how to install wordpress

On the next page you will have to select the domain on which you want to install WordPress.

how to install wordpress

how to install wordpress

Click next to continue as shown below:

how to install wordpress

After that, on the next page enter the Site Name, Admin Username, Admin Email, Admin Password which you wish to have for accessing your WordPress dashboard. Agree to all the terms and conditions mentioned below and click on “Install.”

how to install wordpress

It will start to install WordPress on your domain and in a few minutes (depending on your internet connection speed) it will be done.

how to install wordpress

how to install wordpress

Once you get the above message you can click on “here” in the blue color and it will show you your WordPress credentials on the next screen.

how to install wordpress

And that’s it. Voila 🙂

You have successfully installed WordPress on your domain.

Related article: How do I Start a Blog and Make Money Online in 2017?

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