How do I install WordPress to my Hosting package?
This article will help you to install WordPress or another one-click app
The step-by-step instructions will help you to install an app such as WordPress onto your Web Hosting package.
cPanel powered Hosting packages
Please note: the following steps apply to Web Hosting plans purchased after July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased after August 2020 (cPanel).
Select Installation under the Applications section of your account dashboard.
You’ll be taken to the Applications Browser page. From there, select WordPress Blog under the Apps for Content Management section.
Select the + install this application option that appears to the right.
Enter the domain name you want to use into the Location – Domain field. Make a note of the Administrator Username and Password as you’ll need these details to log in to your WordPress site.
Once done, select Install at the bottom of the page.
Other Hosting packages
Start by logging in to your 123 Reg Control Panel.
From there, select Web Hosting within the ‘Manage active products’ section and then select Manage opposite ‘Manage Web Hosting (bought before 09/07/20)’.
This will show you an overview of your current hosting packages. Click Manage for the account you wish to use.
On the next page, select Manage for the domain you wish to update.
This will open your Web hosting control panel. Scroll down the page to the Web Tools section and click theWordPress Blog icon, or the icon for the app you would like to install, such as Joomla or Drupal.
You can now choose whether or not you wish to install your app onto an alternative directory folder on your web hosting package. Leave the Installation directory blank if you wish for your app to be installed straight onto your domain name.
For more help on this, have a look at the tutorial video at the top of this FAQ.
Click on the link which contains your full URL.
The following instructions apply only to WordPress, if you have installed a different app, follow your app’s onscreen instructions.
If you’re asked by WordPress about single or multiple installation, choose Single.
You will need to give your website a Title, you can then create a username and password.
Enter in your email address and tick the Privacy box if you wish for your website to be indexed in search engines likeGoogle. You can then click on Install Now.
You will now see a message stating that your WordPress account has been set up. Click on Log In to access your account.
You will just need to re-enter your username and password and then click on Log In.
You will now see your WordPress Dashboard. Click on the Customise Your Site button to begin designing your WordPress website.