When I was in my early in this blogging arena, install wordpess site is a really tough things to do. Normally, I will receive a lot of error on the php script and all that. Sometimes it drive me nuts when my wordpress site installations is failed. So, for the newbies out there that still thinking of ways to create wordpress site easily, here’s the tutorial for you.
All you have to do is using Fanstastico script Installations that come with your hosting in your cPanel. Install a wordpress blog using fanstastico might not be really safe & secure, but I will cover about how to secure your Fantastico wordpress installations in the next post. But, for the newbies out there here is the quick way for you to create wordpress blog using Fantastico plugin.
First, login to your hosting cPanel. Scroll down to the bottom and search for the software/services panel. The panel look may vary depends on your cPanel type. But, just try to search for this grey smiley icon in that panel. Click on it.
After that, on the left sidebar choose WordPress from the BLOGS list. Click on it and select the New Installation.
And then, on the Installation Location select the domain name that you want the wordpress blog to be created. If you wish to create the wordpress blog in domain sub-directory you can type the directory name that you want the wordpress site to be installed in the Install in Directory section. If you wish to install the wordpress site in sub-domain using Fantastico, just create a sub-domain in your cPanel and select to sub-domain that you have created in Install on Domain.
After that, on the Admin Access data enter the desired username and password that you want to use to login into your wordpress site dashboard. For Base Configuration, enter your nickname and a valid email address. After that, enter your site name & it’s description. For this one, you also can change it later. After settle with everything, click on that Install WordPress button.
And then, click the Finish Installation button to finish the wordpress installation. After that, you will receive information about your new blog installation. You can login to your new wordpress blog at: http://your-domain-name.com/wp-admin/. Enter the username and password that you have choose before and you can begin to post.
But remember, this installations is not secure enough. On the next post I will show you how to make your Fantastico WordPress Blog secure from hackers !! You doesn’t want this thing happen to your site right?