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WordPress Installation For Media Temple Webserver

In this tutorial we are going to see how WordPress is installed on a Media Temple Domain. It is a pretty simple task, and can be completed by following a few easy steps.

Follow these steps for installation :

  1. Login to your Media Temple account.
  2. Go to your primary domain and select domain.com (gs) Grid-Service from top menu.
  3. Next, click on 1-Click Applications as shown in the screenshot.
  4. Now Click on the Add New Application button.
  5. Click on the Start button, which is located in front of the WordPress application.
  6. Enter all the details of your WordPress blog in the fields shown in the screenshots below. You can select a database name for WordPress, by selecting New from the drop-down menu. You can also change the table prefix of the database.
  7. Finally, click on the Install button and you are almost done.
  8. WordPress will now get installed on your domain. Setup your new WordPress installed domain by accessing the domain from your browser.

If at some point you face difficulties in installing WordPress, do let us know through your comments. We will try our best to resolve your query. 🙂

Link: Signup with Mediatemple

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Install WordPress On Bluehost Web Server

Like all other web hosting servers we can install WordPress on BlueHost in few easy steps. It will also install a database for the blog.

Follow these steps to install WordPress :

  1. Login to BlueHost Cpanel.
  2. Then go to the menus, where you will find Software / Services.
  3. Click on the WordPress icon.
  4. After that it will redirect you to the next page to get installation process of WordPress.
  5. Click on the Install Button (as shown in image) .
  6. In the final step of WordPress installation, select the domain from drop-down and also if you want to install WordPress in sub-directory then write the name of directory.
  7. Click on the Advance Options link, where you can add blog title, user-name and password. Follow all the steps as shown in screen-shot and at last click on Complete button.

Now you are good to go with the WordPress blog on your Bluehost hosting server 🙂

For a comprehensive WordPress tutorial read our WordPress user guide.

Link: Signup with Bluehost

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WordPress Installation on Linux System

Steps to install WordPress on Linux system:

  1. You first need to download the Xampp Server in Linux system.
  2. Extract it into /opt folder in your system files. The best way is to use Terminal to do the same. Type the command in terminal : –
    sudo tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.7.3a.tar.gz -C /opt
  3. After succesful installation of Xampp in your local system, you need to start a server that works in the local system. Type the command in terminal : –
    sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start
  4. Then, just to cross check that everything is working fine, type the URL in browser http://localhost/ , if you will get welcome message of Xampp then your done with Xampp installation process. (see screen-shot below).
  5. Now download WordPress from WordPress.org.
  6. Extract it into /opt/lampp/htdocs/ folder.
  7. Create a Database for your WordPress site. Go to http://localhost/phpmyadmin

  8. One more thing you can do to avoid extra work is to change permission of wp-config.php file and also avoid to add the database info in the same. Just type the command below in teminal to give read-write permission to the WordPress folder inside /htdocs.
    sudo chmod a+rw /opt/lampp/htdocs/wordpress/ -R
  9. Now go to the WordPress site http://localhost/wordpress/ and add all the information there like WordPress database name that you just created  in step 8. (Note: username should be root and no need to write the password) see the image below.

You are now done with the manual work. Next, enter the info required in the further steps such as the WordPress username and other information.

Hope you will love to work on WordPress with your Linux system. You can also find some useful plugins and WordPress User Guide on our wpVeda blog, keep checking wpveda.com for regular updates by subscribing to us.

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How to Install WordPress on Dreamhost Webserver

WordPress installation on DreamHost is very easy. You just need to select One Click installation Apps and you will get the WordPress blog ready for your selected domain.

Follow the steps below to install WordPress:

  1. Login to DreamHost control panel.
  2. It will take you to the next screen, click on the One-Click Installs menu on the left sidebar. Or you can use Free Website Software menu under the Let’s Get Started! screen.
  3. Next, click on WordPress, it will pop-up one screen that will show you two ways to install WordPress. (See the image below)
  4. As per the below screen shot, you can select the Simple Installation or Custom Installation of WordPress. In Custom Installation DreamHost gives you a facility to select database for WordPress or it will automatically create for you.  In Simple Installation you can install WordPress in sub-domain by selecting your domain also.

    Example : For custom installation  http://mydomain.com/blog/
    For simple installation http://blog.mydomain.com

  5. After that selecting either custom or simple installation process and then click on Install it for me now! . It will install WordPress for your selected domain. Note: Before clicking on install, cross check the things that you mentioned in the fields 🙂
  6. You can find the further process of accessing WordPress and other information in Support History menu under the Support option. (See the image below).

This way you can install WordPress for your selected domain. Check out  more user guides on How to use WordPress.

Link : Signup With Dreamhost

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How to Install WordPress on Godaddy.com

To Install WordPress on your Godaddy hosting account follow the steps below :

  1. Login to your Godaddy Account Manger .
  2. Click on the Hosting menu in left sidebar under the My Product menu.
  3. After that it will take you to the next level in where you need to click on Launch menu for the particular domain where you want to install WordPress.
  4. Now click on Install Apps and select WordPress and then click on the Install Now button.
  5. After that follow the steps shown below to install WordPress and then select domain name. (see the screen shot below)
  6. After completing all the steps of WordPress installation, you will get a notification by email.

You can find more about WordPress installation on Godaddy’s official site. If you are new to WordPress check out more articles on how to use WordPress in this User Guide.

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How to Install WordPress on Hostgator

WordPress installation is not a big deal with any hosting server. If you have a hosting with hostgator then you can install WordPress in few easy steps.

Follow the steps below :

  1. Login to your Hostgator c-panel. If your Domain name is example.com, then your hostgator cpanel can be  accessed at www.example.com/cpanel
  2. Scroll down with more menus, you will find Software/Services. Under that click on Fantastico De Luxe.
  3. After that you will move to next page, select WordPress from the left side menu.
  4. Then click on the New Installation link.(see image below)
  5. After that select the domain on which you want to install WordPress. You can also install WordPress into sub-folder. Read all the information of that page.
  6. Click on the Install WordPress button, before that cross check all the fields carefully.
  7. It will automatically create a database for WordPress and you will get all the info about WordPress installation.
  8. Add your email id on which you will receive all the information about the installation of WordPress.

That’s all about WordPress installation. Hope you find this article useful. Read more about WordPress on the How to use WordPress user guide.

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How to install WordPress with ILoveThisDomain Hosting Server

With a few clicks you can install WordPress in ILoveThisDomain (ILTD) host server.

Follow the below steps for WordPress Installation :

  1. Login to your ILTD account.
  2. Scroll down the page, you will find Software/Services. Under that click on Fantastico De Luxe icon.
  3. You will move to the next page, then select WordPress from the left side menu.
  4. Click on the New Installation link.
  5. Select the domain on which you want to install WordPress.
  6. If you want to install WordPress in sub-directory then write the name in text box just below the domain drop-down menu. (Ex : mydomain.com/blog/) .
  7. Click on the Install WordPress button, before that cross check whether all the fields are correct.
  8. It will create database for WordPress and you will get all the information about WordPress installation. 
  9. Add your Email, it will send you all information about the installation of WordPress.

Thats all about the WordPress installation process. For a complete WordPress tutorial, read the  How to use WordPress User Guide.

Link : Signup with ILoveThisDomain

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WordPress Installation Tutorial [Series]

In this series, we are going to deal with the installation procedure of WordPress for a number of hosting websites. Installing WordPress on your domain is a pretty easy task and does not take much of your time.

In this series we are going to learn installation of WordPress on the following web hosts:

  • Godaddy
  • Hostgator
  • Bluehost
  • I Love This Domain
  • Dreamhost

Do subscribe to WpVeda to get regular updates of this series.

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How to install WordPress on your PC?

When I started with WordPress I found that it is better to experiment on a local server. The following tutorial will help you installing WordPress on a local server or your home PC.

Steps to install WordPress on local server:

  • Install a local server xampp.
  • Download latest WordPress from WordPress.org.
  • Extract the files to a new folder in C:xampp htdocs folder and rename it.
  • Run localhost in your browser window.
  • Create new database (http:localhost/phpmyadmin).

Database

  • Run the installation, give path in your browser (http:localhost/demo).

configuration File

  • Follow steps as shown in the image below (click “Let’s go!” button).

Lets Go

  • Fill in the database details. Db name must be similar to one which we have created, no need for password to a local database.

DB details

  • Click “Run the install“ button.

Run Install

  • Fill in the details.

Admin details

  • Installation is complete. Now click “Log In” Button to enter admin dashboard.

Login success

  • Enter your User name and Password to open admin dashboard.

Admin login

  • Click on the top-right link and Preview Your Website.

Admin Panel

  • A default twenty-ten theme is activated.

Wp-install

This way you can you start playing around with WordPress software, test plugins and themes on your computer itself without the need to set up test servers. Installing WordPress locally is a starting point for most people who are new to WordPress.

Links: WordPress | xampp