This is a guide for the newbies blogger to learn how to install WordPress on Bluehost Hosting. In case you don’t know, Bluehost is one of the officially recommended hosts by WordPress. One thing I would like about Bluehost is that they have scaled their server for optimum performance when running with WordPress. They also offers unlimited storage, unlimited bandwidth, and premium support you could easily avail to run a successful WordPress Blog.
This post is a part of a series post named “Start A Blog“, which contains following parts:
- WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org: Which Platform is used to Blog
- How to buy hosting for WordPress Blog
- How to create a WordPress blog
- Essential settings after installing WordPress
- How to install WordPress plugin
- How to install WordPress theme
Guide on How to Install WordPress Blog on BlueHost:
The one of the best platform for start blogging and money making is self-hosted WordPress Platform. I have already shared a complete guide on how to start a new blog and you can refer to that guide to get started.
First thing come in mind that why Bluehost? Because Bluehost offers a standard cPanel hosting, which comes with Fantastico. It is a easiest and effective way to install WordPress. If you are struggling to decide if Bluehost is right for you, I suggest you to go for it. It meets all WordPress web host certain technical requirements and Bluehost perfectly handle any tpye of low or high or medium traffic site with ease.
Login into your Bluehost account and click on “Hosting” at the top left side to get inside the cPanel:
Now Scroll down to “website” and click on “Install WordPress” from the list:
On the screen , click on “Install“
After sometime it will ask for domain name, then select the domain on which you want to install WordPress:
Now a days everyone want things to be shorter. so I suggest you not to use “www” and direct go for you URL. But its totally on you if you want to you “www” you should go for that also.
Check that your domain name is available and click “Next” then click on ” Show advance options“:
In the above step, you have to select Username and Password for your WordPress Login. Please make a username f your choice instead of using it as Admin and select a strong password and never disclose this to anyone.
Click on “Install Now” and After 1-2 minutes it get installed and don’t close until it shows the word “Installation Complete“.
After completion of the installation, an email will be send automatically to your registerd email about WordPress cpanel login and password information.
That’s all guys, your WordPress is installed successfully. Now set up your WordPress and Start writing. Thanks for visiting and stay connected for more updates.