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in this video we're going to be taking a look at how to install WordPress using quick install let's begin by first logging into your cPanel to do this simply type in your domain name into your browser's address bar followed by a forward slash and the word cPanel note if your domain name is not yet configured to work with your hosting account you may refer to the welcome email that you received when setting up your hosting account which will provide a temporary URL and an IP address to your server you may use those details to log in to your cPanel however it is highly recommended that you first configure your domain so as to make the process much more streamlined and user friendly if I've been your username and password on to the cPanel login screen and when you are ready to proceed click the login button once inside of your cPanel look for the quick install icon which should be located within the software slash of services icon group and click on it once inside of the quick install screen you will see a listing of various software products available for installation locate WordPress and click on it click on the continue button if you have multiple domain names configured with your hosting account be sure to select the right one from the pulldown menu also if you'd like to install WordPress into a subdirectory be sure to type in the name of that directory in this field for the purpose of this demonstration we're making the assumption that you will be using WordPress as your main website so we'll just leave this field blank quick install will ask you to provide a few key details before you can proceed so type in your email address a blog title or the title of your website you will also need to create a username lastly type in your first and last name when you are ready to install WordPress click the Install Now button the entire process will take a few seconds to complete and once the installation is completed you will receive an email with your username and temporary password but you can also see those details displayed within this page I recommend selecting the password from this page and copying it to your clipboard now assuming that your domain name is configured to work with your hosting account you may now view your newly installed wordpress powered website simply by typing in your domain name enter the address bar of your browser and pressing the enter key on your keyboard the backend area of your WordPress website is accessed by adding a forward slash to your domain name followed by the word WP dash admin press the Enter key to continue login to your wordpress dashboard using the username you created and the temporary password that was provided to you by quick install as a final step I recommend going into the users section and clicking on your profile here you can change your password into something that's a little bit more user friendly and more meaningful to you congratulations you are now ready to begin customizing and configuring your newly installed copy of WordPress and forging the website of your dreams .

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How to Install WordPress with HostGator Cpanel

Installing WordPress is a simple matter these days, but you still need to go through the steps correctly, and there are also other steps after the WordPress installation to make sure that your website is sound and secure.

The first step to install WordPress in your HostGator cpanel, is to login to your cPanel account of course, then scroll down until you see the Quick Install icon. Then it's just a matter of following the steps in the video.

A WordPress installation is made so easy using Quick Install, it's literally 2 steps and you are done. Make sure that you save your user name and password (WordPress login Information) when you install WordPress in Cpanel!

HostGator has made using Fantastico for my WordPress installations a thing of the past– Quick Install seems to be a better option. So far, it is always up-to-date with the latest WordPress version, while Fantastico is usually a version or so behind. And it has installed WordPress smoothly every time for me, so no problems. And since Quick Install lets you choose your WP-admin user name now, there is no reason to use Fantastico.

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