In this tutorial I will show you How To Install WordPress On A2 Hosting.If you have’nt bought your A2 hosting account you can read my step by step tutorial on how to buy A2 web hosting for your blog or website.
So let’s start the process of How To Install WordPress On A2 Hosting
Before we begin I want you to keep your Cpanel username and password handy.Also I want you to follow these steps side by side as you read.
So that you dont face any issues while installing. 🙂
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How to Install WordPress On A2 Hosting
Login to your A2 Hosting cpanel by entering the details which you got when you purchased the hosting account.
You can access your domain name with – yourdomain.com/cpanel
After you login you will be redirected to Dashboard and can see a screen something like this as shown below –
Click on Blogs icon as shown in the screenshot above.After clicking you will be redirected to another page where you can find WordPress installer.
This is Softaculous WordPress Installer.
Now click on WordPress icon which will take you to WordPress installation page as shown below :-
Here you need to select the protocol whether you want http:// or https://
I would advice you to select https:// because recently Google has confirmed that SSL websites will be having more SEO benefit over http:// websites.
Choose your domain name in which you want to install WordPress.Keep the directory as blank.Furthermore move to Site Settings section where you need to enter your Site Name and Site Description.
Now you need to enter your admin username,admin password and your admin email where you will receive WordPress related emails for your account.
Next,choose your site language as English
Furthermore you can select additional options like Limit Login Attempts which can prevent hacking attempts on your WordPress admin dashboard.
It’s upto if u want to use you can use else there are many other WordPress security plugins to prevent your WordPress site from being hacked.
Click on Install button as shown below –
How To Install WordPress On A2 Hosting
Once you click on the button you will be redirected to Installation page where you need to keep your page open and check for errors if any.
Note – As this your first installation of brand new hosting account there will be few files such as index.php.So you need to click on overwrite existing files checkbox.
Once done you can now proceed with installation
After successful installation of WordPress you shall see a screen like below –
If you click on URL above as shown in the screenshot you will be navigated to your WordPress Admin Dashboard.
Note – You can login to your Admin Dashboard using the following URL
So now you know the exact step by step process on How To Install WordPress On A2 Hosting.If you have any queries or doubts you can ask in comment section I will be happy to help you.