Installing WordPress on Bluehost

By Pamela J. Wells

Tutorial #1

In this tutorial, I will show you how to install WordPress on your Bluehost website. To install WordPress in your root directory or a sub-directory follow the instructions below.

to Bluehost.

On your Hosting cPanel, click on WordPress.

Click on Install a Brand New Instance:

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Select the domain you want to install WP on. If you want to install your WP site into a subdirectory of your root domain, choose your domain and type the subdirectory name (such as “blog”) after the forward slash ( / ). You must have a subfolder with that name already created in your file manager.

Root Directory Example:

Click on Check Domain.

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Sub-Directory Example:

Click on Check Domain.

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Check that you have read the terms and conditions:

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Your install is underway.

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Your install is complete. Click on View Credentials in the top right corner.

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Under Action, click on view.

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Write your Access Information down or print it. You will need it to login to your new WP site.

Right-click and copy your Admin URL and paste it into a new browser window. Click enter.

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Enter your username, which is your email address.
Enter your password.
Check Remember Me.

You will see your WordPress Dashboard.

(Tutorial #2 Coming Soon)

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