Bluehost is one of the top recommended hosts by WordPress. It is has various types of plans to choose from, depending on your needs and suitability. One thing I liked about them is that their support, storage, bandwidth, server response and much more are unlimited. Shared Hosting is one of the best to have when you are just starting up your online business and are about to expand your venture. So here in this blog post, I will be sharing ways for installing WordPress on Bluehost.
If you have purchased your Bluehost web-hosting then now it’s time to make your website live on the internet. Below is a step by step guide on how to install WordPress on Bluehost and the various ways you can do that.
Install WordPress Through Softaculous.
When you have purchased your hosting, you would have received a welcome email from Bluehost India, regarding Control panel’s username and password.
Visit your site’s cPanel, just by typing mysite.com/cpanel in the address bar and you will be prompted to enter you username and password. (Make sure to clear all caches and cookies)
This is the homepage of control panel. So, now scroll down to Softaculous Apps Installer and under the scripts section.
Click on WordPress Icon and then Install now.
Now WordPress settings will be displayed and In the Choose Protocol section select:
- http:// : if you want your site to be http://mysite.com
- http://www : if you want your site to be http://www.mysite.com
- https:// : if you want your site to be https://mysite.com
- https://www : if you want your site to be https://www.mysite.com
Note: Only use HTTPS protocol when you are having a SSL certificate else Go for http:// or http://www.
Choose your domain as mysite.com and Leave the In directory option blank. In the next part below, give your blog a name and a description. Under the admin section, choose a username and a strong password.
Scroll down and under the advanced options: choose once a day in automate backups and fill out your email details.
Hit Install and you’re done.
Install WordPress Through Fantastico
Fantastico is one of the easiest ways to install WordPress. It comes with standard c Panel hosting offered by Bluehost US.
To install WordPress in just a single click and also to ease your installation process, I would be recommending Fantastico.
- Sign up for Bluehost $2.95/month (Free Domain + 1 Click WordPress Install)
So, Check out the easy tutorial below to know the processes involved in installation.
Now, Login to your Bluehost US account and click on hosting to get inside the c Panel.
Now just scroll down to website builders and here you need to select Install wordpress from the list.
On the next page, you have to select the domain on which you want to install WordPress and also you can decide your domain to include or exclude www.
For example: You can choose www.cab.com or simply cab.com
- Read: How To Install WordPress Theme?
- Read: How To Create Columns In WordPress?
- Read: How To Add Seo To WordPress Site?
In the advanced option, you need to give your site a name and a just a description, username and password and click Install now.
Once it is installed, an email will be sent to your email address regarding username and passwords.
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