Guide to Install WordPress on BlueHost in 5 Simple Steps
How to Install WordPress on Bluehost in 5 Simple Steps. Tutorial on Wordpress installation on Bluehost explained with photos and video.
Bluehost is one of the best reliable web hosting company to host WordPress blog. Most beginners wonder how to install WordPress and create their first WordPress Blog. Bluehost make hits job super easy. They offer one-click WordPress installation. There is no need to be an expert to do this. Even dummies can do it. Let us now learn how to install WordPress on Bluehost in this step by step guide.
Step by Step Guide to Install WordPress on Bluehost
WordPress is undoubtly the leading blogging platform available till date. Bluehost is a reliable web hosting company to host your WordPress blog. The best way to start a blogging career to to have a self hosted WordPress blog. Just register a domain on Bluehost and install WordPress and kick start your blogging adventure.
Step-1: Visit the Bluehost website and login using your domain or username and password. Look at the screenshot below.
Step-2: You will be taken directly to the cPanel page of your account as shown in the screenshot below. Scroll down to the section where it says “Software / Services” and select “WordPress Icon”.
Step-3: As soon as you select the WordPress Icon, you will be taken to the next screen to Install WordPress. Look at the screenshot below.
Step-4: Click “Install” and follow the instructions carefully. You will be provided with following options:
- URL Preference: www.guidebaba.com or just guidebaba.com – What are your preferences? I will personally suggest to install WordPress without “www”. This is good for SEO. By removing the the “www” from the domain name, you get three extra characters to add to your post or page URL (slug).
- WordPress Username and Password: Here you can select your WordPress username and password to login to your Blog Admin. The default username is “admin”. Do not select this. Use some random username and a complex password that you can remember and others can’t guess. Select the option to automatically create a database for the installation. Provide your e-mail address. Details of the installation including the username and password will be mailed to this address.
- License and Service Agreements: Read through the license and service agreements and check the box and select “Install Now”.
Step-5: Now the WordPress installation process on ON. Do not close the page unless it shows “Processing complete”. It will take and 1-2 minutes for Bluehost WordPress script to install WordPress blog on your Bluehost server.
Once the process is complete, an Email with all the details on the installation including the username and password will be sent to the registered Email address. Now visit your WordPress dashboard. In order to login, go to “yourwebsite.com/wp-admin” and enter your username and password. Now you are into your WordPress dashbord. That’s All!
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