How to Install WordPress at cPanel without Softaculous

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Mathias Amodu

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Mathias Amodu, a passionate blogger with full interest in making the world a better place for upcoming webmasters in the society at large
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WordPress as you all know is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL but over the years we have pass through different platform that are either better or similar to wordpress and we all knew how long it took us to setup some site even if we had some knowledge about programing.

WordPress is much more easier than most platform like wapka, wapact, joomla and many more but has being so expensive for most upcoming bloggers in the society but for you to scale through this you must spend to earn

This tutorial is not meant for those who want to use the Softaculous to Install WordPress, this method is used by proffesional and is a little bit technical than using the Softaculous to Install WordPress.

Below are steps on how to install without using softaculous

Step 1
Download the latest version of WordPress from the official WordPress Here site then login to your CPanel.

 How to Install WordPress at cPanel without Softaculous

Step 2
Scroll down to Files section and click on “File Manager” Click on public_html folder then upload your zip file here which you have downloaded in your PC.







Step 3
Now you need to Extract WordPress.zip file here for your WordPress site After that create new database and add user to database with full permission.

 How to Install WordPress at cPanel without Softaculous

Step 4
Now search and select wp-config-sample.php file then click on rename located at top navigation bar and write wp-config.ph.

Step 5
Edit wp-config.php file and scroll down select the link from your config.php file as shown in the screenshot and open it in the new tab where you will get the authentication keys for your domain just copy the authentication keys and paste into config.php file as shown.



Step 6
Now you need to open yourdomain.com in a separate tab. A page will shown on your screen Select your default language and click on Continue button.

Step 7
Now fill all the fields as follow:

 How to Install WordPress at cPanel without Softaculous



Database Name: The name which you have entered while creating database.

Username: The username which you have entered while creating database user.

Password: The password which you have entered while creating database.

Database Host: Here you need to enter “localhost”.



Table Prefix: Table prefix always set to “wp_”.

Step 8
Click on the Submit button at the bottom left side a New page will open is just the confirmation from you for starting the
WordPress installation. You need to click on the Run install.

Step 9
Now fill the fields with your Site title, username , password and email. Also you have check box for search engine visibility that you can use to discourage search engines from indexing the site.



Step10
Click on the Install WordPress after filling all the fields.

Finally Your WordPress is successfully installed in your hosting account. just open your WordPress dashboard by filling up the username and password that you was set while installing the WordPress then click on Log in Enjoy.

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