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Installing WordPress with Softaculous

Step 1: Log in to your Hosting Account

  1. Open your web browser and go to your hosting accounts login URL. cPanel is typically found at and DirectAdmin is typically found at

    One-Click Login for Asura Hosting Customers

    We also allow one-click login through the Client Area

  2. Log in to your hosting account using your username and password.

Step 2: Access Softaculous Apps Installer

  1. In your hosting accounts dashboard, scroll down to the Software section (cPanel) or Extra Features section (DirectAdmin)

  2. Click on Softaculous Apps Installer to access the Softaculous application installer.

Step 3: Locate WordPress

In the Softaculous dashboard, you'll see a list of popular applications. Click on the WordPress icon to begin the installation process.

Wordpress is also located under the Blog section.

Step 4: Start the Installation

In the WordPress installation page, click on the Install button to start the installation. You will then be presented with a range of options you can configure as detailed below.

Configure Wordpress Settings

Fill in the following details for your WordPress installation:

  • Choose Protocol: Select "http://" or "https://" based on your site's SSL status.
  • Choose Domain: Select the domain where you want to install WordPress.
  • In Directory: Leave this blank to install WordPress in the root directory. To install in a subdirectory, enter the subdirectory name (e.g., "blog").

Site Settings

  • Site Name: Enter the name of your WordPress site.
  • Site Description: Add a brief description of your site.

Admin Account Settings

  • Admin Username: Choose a username for your WordPress admin.
  • Admin Password: Set a secure password for the admin account.
  • Admin Email: Provide the email address associated with the admin account.

Optional Settings

  • Choose Language: Select the language for your WordPress installation.
  • Select Plugins and Themes (optional): You can choose to install popular plugins and themes during the installation process.
  • Advanced Options (optional): You can configure advanced settings like database name, table prefix, and more if needed.

Once configured, click the Install button to start the installation.

Installation Completed

Once the installation is complete, you will notice a success message with the Wordpress login URL and admin details. Do store these details somewhere safe for future use.

You should now be able to access your WordPress site using the provided URL. You can also log in with the admin credentials your configured to start customizing your site.