Web Hosting: How to Install WordPress

All UK Cheapest Web Hosting and Website Builder packages come with one-click WordPress installation support. The installation process is not as complex as you might think!

To install WordPress as a client using Plesk Obsidian for Linux, follow these steps:

Log In to Plesk:

  • Open your web browser and navigate to your Plesk control panel URL provided in your Web Hosting Settings email (usually https://your-domain-or-IP:8443).
  • Log in with your client or administrator credentials.

Access Your Domain:

  • Once logged in, click on the “Websites & Domains” tab.

Select the Domain:

  • Choose the domain where you want to install WordPress.

Install WordPress:

  • Scroll down to the “Web Applications” section.
  • Click on “View” under the “WordPress” option.

Install WordPress:

  • On the WordPress page, click the “Install” button.

Configure WordPress Installation:

  • You will be prompted to configure your WordPress installation:
    • Choose the version of WordPress you want to install.
    • Select the domain where you want to install WordPress.
    • Set the directory where WordPress will be installed (usually leave it empty to install in the root directory).
    • Enter a name for your WordPress website.
    • Create an administrator username and password.
    • Provide an administrator email address.
    • Configure additional settings like language and database prefix if needed.

Install WordPress:

  • Click the “Install” button to begin the installation process.

Completion and Access:

  • Once the installation is complete, you will see a confirmation message.
  • You can now access your WordPress site by going to your domain URL (e.g., https://your-domain.co.uk).

Login to WordPress Admin:

  • To access the WordPress admin dashboard, go to https://your-domain.co.uk/wp-admin.
  • Log in using the administrator username and password you created during installation.

Start Building Your Website:

You can now start customising your WordPress website, installing themes, plugins, and creating content through the WordPress admin dashboard.

That’s it! You have successfully installed WordPress using Plesk Obsidian for Linux. You can now build and manage your website with ease.

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