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 +====== How to install WordPress in cPanel ======
  
 +WordPress is the most popular content management system on the web, with over 40% of all websites using it. This tutorial will describe two ways to install WordPress on your cPanel server.
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 +===== Install using Site Script =====
 +
 +<note warning>​When installing using the Site Scripts, you will be unable to update WordPress outside of the Site Script.</​note>​
 +
 +==== Enabling the Site Script ====
 +
 +Log into WHM as Root
 +
 +Click on **cPanel**.
 +
 +Click on **Install cPAddons Site Software**.
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 +Check the box next to **WordPress** and click **Update cPAddon Config**.
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 +==== Using the Site Script ====
 +
 +Log into **cPanel**.
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 +Under **Software** click on **Site Software**.
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 +Under **Blogs** Click on **WordPress**.
 +
 +Fill out the fields with your information.
 +
 +<note tip> Remove the /wordpress in the installation URL to install WordPress into your document root.</​note>​
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 +Once everything is filled out, click install.
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 +===== Manual Installation =====
 +
 +This method is a little bit more complex, but gives you a typical WordPress install.
 +
 +==== Install the WordPress files ====
 +
 +Download the WordPress installation here **[[http://​wordpress.org/​download/​|Download]]**
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 +Upload them through the **cPanel file manager**, **FTP** or you can download it through SSH by running the following command:
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 +<​code>​wget http://​wordpress.org/​latest.tar.gz</​code>​
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 +Once the file is uploaded, unzip it. By default it will unzip to a new wordpress directory. Copy the contents of the new wordpress folder wherever you want the wordpress installation to be.
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 +==== Create Database ====
 +
 +Log in to your **cPanel**.
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 +Click **MySQL Database Wizard** under the **Databases** section.
 +
 +<note important>​As you are creating the database, be sure to write down the database name, user name, and password. You will need these to complete the setup</​note>​
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 +Enter the database name and click Next Step.
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 +Enter the database user name and the password. Make sure to use the password generator to get a secure password. Click Create User.
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 +Next, you will be able to set the permissions. Click the All Privileges checkbox and click Next Step.
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 +==== Install WordPress ====
 +
 +Now that you have the database ready and the files ready. Open a web browser and go to your new website. You will be presented with the WordPress installation screen. Fill out the fields that are presented with the information you copied earlier.
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