How to Install WordPress with Namecheap hosting

How to Install WordPress with Namecheap hosting
Jan Zavrel
Jan Zavrel Follow August 19, 2019

Here’s my quick step-by-step tutorial on how to install WordPress blog with Namecheap web hosting.

Namecheap hosting comes with cPanel and Softaculous, so installing WordPress is literally a matter of few clicks.

Step 1

Login to your cPanel and run Softaculous Apps Installer:

Installing WordPress with Softaculous on Namecheap

Step 2

Choose WordPress from the list of apps:

Choosing WordPress installator Once you locate WordPress, click the Install button.

Step 3

Make sure to select https protocol:

Choosing https as a default protocol

Step 4

Select Automated backups:

Selecting the frequency of automatic backups Once a week with 2 rotations is fine.

Step 5

Click the install button:

Hitting the Install button

Step 6

The installation should start:

Demonstrating the installation in progress

Step 7

After a few seconds, you should see a similar page with your website and administrative URL:

WordPress has been installed

Step 8

When you click the first link, you’ll see the default WordPress website:

Default WordPress homepage

Step 9

When you click the administrative URL and log in to the dashboard, you should see something similar:

WordPress Dashboard

Great job! You’ve got your own WordPress ready!

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