How To Install WordPress: Today, every business needs a website to market its brand and products, widen its reach, and attract more customers and sales. Among various website-building platforms available nowadays, WordPress has become quite popular among businesses. It is because of the various advantages offered by this platform. These include self hosting-facility, hassle-free hosting, a wide variety of themes, fast and simple website content addition, easy updates, plugins, and support.

You may also want to use WordPress to build a custom website for your business but need help figuring out where to start. Here is an easy and useful step-by-step guide that makes your manual WordPress installation a breeze.

How To Install WordPress Manually in “Subdomain” | A Useful Step-By-Step Guide for WordPress Installation

Follow these steps to install WordPress manually:

 


          
         
STEP 1. Create your Hostinger account

First, create your account on Hostinger or GoDaddy, whichever web hosting platform you prefer. You can create it by using your email address. Then log into your account. On logging in, you will come across the Home Page/Dashboard of your Hostinger account.

On the dashboard, you need to choose your website’s name from various available website name options present on its top right side. Choosing the name will show various details associated with your website. These include cloud professional hosting, domain, shared premium email, daily backups, file manager, databases, and visitors.

Create your Hostinger account

          
         

STEP 2. Visit Domains section

Now you need to visit the Domains section on the dashboard’s downward right side. On clicking the domain, the subdomain option opens, where you can create a new subdomains for your business website.

Visit Domains section

          
         

STEP 3. Enter Subdomain name

To create the new subdomain for your site, enter your preferred subdomain’s name in the space provided. For example, you can enter “Blog” as your New Subdomain Name.

Enter Subdomain name

          
         

STEP 4. Select the Custom folder for the subdomain option

Now click on the Custom folder for the subdomain option provided below the Enter Subdomain option. It will create a custom folder for your website’s subdomain.

Select the Custom folder for the subdomain option

          
         

STEP 5. Enter the subdomain name in the Directory 

In this step, fill in your website’s subdomain name, which can be “Blog” as an example, in the Directory section. Also, click on the Use public_html directory option followed by clicking on the Create option below, highlighted in green color. It will create a directory of your site’s subdomain. Here we have kept Blog as name of the directory. You can keep any other name of the directory.

Enter the subdomain name in the Directory

 


          
         
STEP 6. View your subdomain and directory

You will see various subdomains and their corresponding directories. The subdomain “blog.vcanaglobal.com” you just created for your website will become visible at the bottom of the list of subdomains and directories.

View your subdomain and directory

 


          
         
STEP 7. Press the WordPress option

Now on the right side of your account, there is a Dashboard option below the WordPress; click on it. It will show your website’s subdomain “blog.vcanaglobal.com” adjacent to the dashboard. Below the dashboard, you will find information related to WordPress Installations in terms of Detect and Install WordPress.

Press the WordPress option

 


          
         
STEP 8. Install WordPress

Now click on the Install option to install the recent version of WordPress to your business website.

Install WordPress

 


          
         
STEP 9. Open the website’s credentials pop-up window

Clicking the Install option will open a pop-up window where you will get to see various website credentials’ related sections. These include your Website’s title, Administrator email (Filled), Administrator username, and Administrator password.

Open the website's credentials pop-up window

 


          
         
STEP 10. Fill in the website credentials sections

In the various website credential sections, fill in “Blog” (your website subdomain’s name), ______ (your Administrator username), and ______ (your Administrator password). After Filling Them Click on “Next” Option.

Fill in the website credentials sections

 


          
         
STEP 11. Install WordPress

When you click on the Next option after filling in the required credential details, a new pop-up window of Install WordPress will appear. Here, you can choose among various options available under the Select application version and the Select language. Version 6.11 is recommended for you. Among the languages, choose English. Below the requirements, you will see the three Choose update schedule options. Our experts recommend you opt for the “Update only to a minor version.”

You can also go back to the previous step through the pointed arrow before the Enter administrator credentials text.

Install WordPress

 


          
         
STEP 12. Edit the Website

Here you can also edit your website through the Edit Website option.

Edit the Website

 


          
         
STEP 13. Go to Block Editor

When you press the Edit Website option, a new Window pops up with the “Welcome to the block editor” text written on it. Here you have to close the window by clicking on the “Close Dialog” option on the window’s top left side.

Go to Block Editor

 


          
         
STEP 14. Go to View Posts

On the right side, you will come across the logo of WordPress.

Go to View Posts

 


          
         
STEP 15. Posts page appears by default

Clicking on the Home Page takes you to the Posts page.

Posts page appears by default

 

It completes your WordPress Installation guide. By following it, you can easily create a new custom website for your business on the WordPress platform.

Conclusion:

If you experience difficulty installing WordPress yourself, reach out to the web professionals of Vcana Global for help. We are a reputed and established website development company in Delaware, US. You can also approach us to seek expert advice about your custom website-building project.

For any website-related help or advice, you can call us at +1 (302) 394-6830 (for U.S. location) and +91 172-5026778 (for India location). Alternatively, you can drop in your message at info@vcanaglobal.com

We are eager to make your business website a reality and a huge success. We are only waiting for your go-ahead.