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WordPress Installation

Begin Install WordPress


This is short walkthrough of WordPress installation. This part is usefull if you install WordPress theme for the first time. Before start, you must have a server that support PHP and enable access to MySQL databases.

Download WordPress

If you don’t have WordPress, you can download it from http://wordpress.org/download/

After download wordpress, extract the file. And you will get folder named wordpress. Upload all file from those folder to your hosting server. You will need FTP credential and FTP Client for uploading wordpress. Contact your hosting for your site FTP credential and If you don’t have ftp client, you can download it here.

Wordpress Requirement

Before you buy any hosting server, you need to make sure that your hosting able to host wordpress. We recommended you to check PHP & MySQL version where you host your website. The latest version they have will be better.


After finish uploading wordpress, now try to access yor website URL from your browser.  You will see WordPress ask language you will use for your site.

Install Language Selector


After clicking continue, WordPress will ask you to prepare your database detail.

WordPress Prepare Installation


Now you will need to input every detail WordPress ask about your database detail. If you still don’t know what is this, you can ask your server / hosting administrator about this detail.

WordPress Database Detail Input


Once you provide detail that WordPress understand, you will see this screen.

Run Installation


Click Run the Install, you will need to fill your site information (Site title, username, password, etc), this detail can be changed latter.

Detail Information

 

Login into admin panel


After you finish installation, you can login to admin page with username and password that you enter before. Point your browser url to http://yourdomain.com/wp-admin/

WordPress Login Form

 

Further Reading


This is only short guide for installing wordpress. You can find more complete installation guide from wordpress itself by following this link.