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How to Install Wordpress in Hostgator Cpanel - How to Install WordPress Blog on Hostgator

Many people believe that creating a site is very difficult, they assume that they need to understand some coding language to build sites. The fact is you don’t even required to write a single line of code to create a WordPress site.

WordPress is one of the best Open source CMS platform, if you are a newbie I recommend you to start with WordPress because it’s free and quite easy to use.

I am one of the happy customer of Hostgator and highly recommend them. You can read my Hostgator Review here. So today i am going to show you how to Install WordPress on Hostgator Web Hosting.

Let’s Start on How to Install WordPress on Hostgator . . .



How to Install WordPress on Hostgator Web Hosting

Basically there are three ways to install WordPress on Hostgator Hosting; QuickInstall, Fantastico DeLuxe and Manually. In following tutorial, i will cover the QuickInstall method because it is easy and barely takes 10 minutes to Install WordPress.

Once you buy a hosting from Hostgator, you will receive an email with cPanel Login credentials and instructions.

Step 1: Login to your cPanel. Basically the login URL link will be like; http://example.com/cpanel. you can find it on the email that Hostgator sent.

Step 2: Once you’re logged in, scroll down and you will see the Software/Services section. Click on the QuickInstall icon. You can see in my below image.




Step 3: A new page will open, on the left, under blog software, Click on WordPress.




Click on WordPress

Step 5: Now you need to fill out the Application URL, this is the path where you want to install WordPress.

If you want to use blog in this field, WordPress will be installed to your sub directory like; http://example.com/blog. Leave this field blank if you want to install WordPress in your Root directory.

Below I am showing my personal domain as an example.



Fill out necessary fields and Click Install Now!

Fill out the necessary fields; your Admin Email, Blog Title, First Name and Last Name. You can change this later.

Now Click Install Now! Your WordPress will be installed within a minute. That’s it, your WordPress Installation is complete.

After your WordPress installation is finished, you will receive an email like the one below.

After your WordPress installation is finished, you will receive an email about Login path and ID, Password.


Now you can login to your WordPress using the login credentials that you received in email. The login URL will be like; http://example.com/wp-admin.

Note: Your WordPress site might not be accessible if you’ve just changed your Name servers or DNS records, it might take some hours to propagate.

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