WordPress Installation

How to Install WordPress

This is a short walkthrough of the WordPress installation process. This section is useful if this is your first time installing WordPress. Before starting, you must have a server that supports PHP and allows access to the MySQL databases.

Download WordPress

If you don’t have WordPress, you can download it from

After downloading WordPress, extract the file. You will see now see a folder named wordpress. Upload all files from that folder to your hosting server. You will need FTP credentials and an FTP Client (like FileZilla) to upload WordPress. Contact your hosting for your site FTP credentials. If you don’t have ftp client, you can download it here.

Wordpress Requirement

Before you buy a server hosting plan, you need to make sure that your hosting company is able to host WordPress. We recommended you check which PHP & MySQL versions the host offers. Choosing a host with up to date versions will ensure your site will operate correctly, load faster, and most of all, you will have less chances of running into conflicts and problems.

Once the uploading process is finished, please now try to access your website URL from your browser. WordPress should ask you which 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

You now need to input all details about your database. If you don’t know what they are, you can ask your server / hosting administrator for them.

WordPress Database Detail Input

Once you have provided the database details, you will see this screen.

Run Installation

Click Run the Install, you will need to fill out your site information (Site title, username, password, etc), these details can be changed later if needed.

Detail Information


Login into admin panel

After you finish installation, you can log in to the admin page with your username and password which you entered before. Point your browser url to

WordPress Login Form


Further Reading

This is only a short guide on how to install WordPress. You can find a more complete installation guide fromWordPress by following this link