How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous

How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous

Don’t work Softaculous on your cPanel. That’s because you can not install WordPress on your server. In this article, we will show, How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous.

Sometimes the cPanel default WordPress installer doesn’t work. We will install WordPress in a manual way. You try to install WordPress so you already know what WordPress is. WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems. Up to 1.3 billion means that around 455,000,000 websites are using WordPress today. Let’s know about cPanel. 

What is cPanel:

cPanel is a web hosting control panel software developed by cPanel, LLC. It provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of hosting a website to the website owner or the “end-user”. It enables administration through a standard web browser using a three-tier structure.

cPanel is not free. However, test licenses are available for new users. Stable release on December 21, 2020. Initial in the release: March 21, 1996. cPanel is the most common and popular hosting control panel software. Let’s install WordPress manually.

Install WordPress manually in cPanel:

Are you installing WordPress in localhost? It’s the same to install wordPress in cPanel manually. The Difference is that cPanel needs to create a database user. We can install WordPress in cPanel using the cPanel file manager. 

Just follow the step:

Download the WordPress file from here

Log in to your cPanel. And click “File Manager” in the file section.

How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous

Go to your domain folder. 

How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous

Upload WordPress zip file.

How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous

When completed you uploaded. Now extract the ZIP file.

How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous

Then delete your ZIP file.

How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous

You can see a folder was created named “WordPress”. Go to the folder and click select all and click move on top on this page.  Then open a popup box, give your location (Just remove WordPress name) and click the move button.

How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous

When completed WordPress file moving. Then delete the empty WordPress folder. Now visit your domain. You can see the WordPress installer in the open.

How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous

Go ahead and click Continue.

How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous

Now you need to create a database from cPanel. Click “MySQL® Databases” in the database section. Create your new database. And create new users or You can add existing users. 

And fill the form.  Remember the database name must be with the prefix. 

How to install WordPress in cPanel without Softaculous

Click submit. If your information was right the WordPress was installed on your server.

Conclusion: 

Sometimes we need to install WordPress manually, But beginners do not know how to do it. If you like this article please share and If you have any problem with it please comment below.

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