How do I install WordPress to my Hosting package?
This FAQ 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
The following steps apply to Web Hosting plans purchased after July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased after August 2020:
Start by logging in to your Control Panel and scroll down to ‘Web Hosting’. From there, select Manage.
On the next page, select Manage for the account you wish to use.
Select the three-dot icon for the package you want to edit. From there, choose Settings from the drop-down menu that appears.
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
Log in to your 123 Reg control panel
Scroll down to the Web hosting section.
Select your domain name using the drop-down menu and then click on the Manage button.
If you have multiple websites on the same Hosting package, you will be taken to the Manage Shared Hosting page. In this case, scroll down to the bottom of the page to the Website Management section. Now select the website you wish to add WordPress for by clicking on the Manage button.
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.