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How to Install WordPress in DirectAdmin

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How to install WordPress in DirectAdmin?

It is very easy and straightforward and easy to install using DirectAdmin control panel and Softaculous apps installer.

Step-1: Login to DirectAdmin control panel

Login to DirectAdmin control panel. If you are not sure how to login to DirectAdmin control panel then refer to below tutorial.

 

Step-2 Install SSL certificate on your domain

Install SSL certificate on your website. It is not compulsory but required if you are going to use https protocol. If you are not sure how to install SSL certificate using DirectAdmin control panel and Let’s Encrypt then refer to below tutorial. We highly recommend using https

 

 

Step-3: Click on Extra Features -> Softaculous Auto Installer

Once you are logged in and installed SSL certificate then click on Extra Features -> Softaculous Auto Installer

 

Step-4: Click on WordPress

Once you will click on Softaculous Auto Installer then usually you will see WordPress on the top. click on WordPress

 

Step-5: Click on Install

 

Step-6: Select protocol, choose domain , set directory

Select protocol: We highly recommend using https protocol

Choose domain: It will show you list of domains and sub domains that you have in your account select domain on which you want to install WordPress

In Directory: it will be blank if you want to install on main site not in any directory like crazydns.online/blog or crazydns.online/wp

Here is my configuration that I selected

 

Step-7: Set site name, decsription, username, password and admin email

Site Name: name of your website (You can change it lately using WP admin)

Site Description: description of your website (You can change it lately using WP admin)

Username: We highly recommend you to change it from admin to something else for security reasons

Password: Select strong password for security reasons

Admin Email: Website administrator email

 

Here is my configuration that I selected

 

 

Step-8: scroll to the bottom and click on install

 

Step-8 Installation completed

You should below message “Congratulations, the software was installed successfully

 

 

I hope now you are able to install WordPress using DirectAdmin and Softaculous App Installer. Please feel free to contact support if you have any question or need any help.

Thank you,

 

Best regards,

HostingSpell Team

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