How to Install WordPress on HostGator Cpanel

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In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to install WordPress on HostGator CPanel. It’s an easy to follow, step-by-step guide to help you get started with WordPress blog or website today in no time. This tutorial features the X3 HostGator Theme.

If you prefer the Paper Lantern Theme, then you just need to find “Build a New WordPress site” instead of “Get Started with WordPress Today” or “QuickInstall”.

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How to Install WordPress on HostGator Cpanel (Video Transcription):

Hi, Guys, this is Roel and today we’ll be installing WordPress on HostGator.

Step 1: Log In to your HostGator CPanel

So first, you need to login to your HostGator Control Panel. The Control Panel design style you see on this video is the X3 HostGator Theme. If you are using the Paper Lantern Theme and want to switch on this version, just find change style under the preferences. Now, let’s install WordPress.

Step 2: Getting Started with WordPress Installation

First, find “Get Started with WordPress Today” or “QuickInstall”. For the purpose of this demo, we’ll choose “Get Started with WordPress Today”.

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Step 3: Installing WordPress

After clicking it, you should redirect to this page. To proceed with installing WordPress for free, click the “Install WordPress” button.

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Step 4: Fill out the form

Next, select your domain from the drop-down menu and fill up the form. Put your admin e-mail, blog title, admin username, first name, and last name. Once you’re done, click “Install WordPress”.

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Step 5: Get Your Login Information

Skip some advertising promotions, and wait for the installation to finish. Once it’s finished, you’ll be able to get your login credentials which include a login link, username, and a temporary password.

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