Starting With WordPress: How To Install WordPress?
Well, in our previous article, we explained what is WordPress, and how you can use it to your advantage? If you haven't read this article yet, click here.
Now, that you know WordPress is a content management system (CMS) and you can use it for free to create stunning websites (E-Commerce, Blog, Portfolio, etc.) it's time to learn how to start using it. So, keep reading.
The Simple Way
This is the very first step to get going with WordPress. Nowadays a lot of host providers like SiteGround provide you with "1-Click WordPress installation" to make things easier for you. In that case, you can get WordPress installed for you completely automatic and without the need of changing anything.
But, if your host provider doesn't provide you this feature, then you need to get WordPress installed your self. Don't worry! It's EASY!
You need to navigate to www.WordPress.org, click on the blue button on the top-right corner of the screen "Get WordPress".
A ZIP file will be downloaded on your system. Then, you'll need to navigate to the "File Manager" of your host and upload the "WordPress.ZIP" on the root folder of your website.
Extract the zip file and navigate to WP_CONFIG_Sample" file. Click on it and customize the information with your data.
You will need to change the following data:
/** MySQL database username */
/** MySQL database password */
Save the PHP file, and rename it to "WP_Config".
Now you can navigate to https://example.com/wp-admin/install.php and follow the installation process. It takes you only a few clicks!
That's all you need to do!
Congratulations! Your fresh WordPress is installed now!
If you have any questions concerning the installation of WordPress, don't hesitate to comment below your question and we'll get in touch to help you!
Now, that you have your WordPress installed, you need to learn how to maintain it to create a stunning website for yourself and your friends! :)
Don't worry, we'lol explain everything about WordPress in the next articles on Creatify Design. So, stay tuned!
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