How to install WordPress using Softaculous

Log into your control panel (cPanel or DirectAdmin)

Click on the Softaculous icon

Under Blogs click on WordPress

Click on the Install button

After clicking on the Install button, you need to fill in the form displayed as shown in the screenshot below. The form asks lots of details (which are prefilled by default), you can change it if you need or leave it as it is and proceed with the installation with default values.

Choose Installation URL : Choose the domain and the folder where you want to install WordPress.

Note : If you want to install WordPress in document root i.e. example.com and NOT in a sub directory i.e. example.com/wp then leave the In Directory field as blank.

Admin Username : Choose the username to be used for WordPress admin account

Admin Password : Choose the password to be used for WordPress admin account

Admin Email : Choose the email to be used for WordPress admin account

Select Language : Select the language in which you want to install WordPress

After filling the form click on the Install button to start the installation process.

Sit back and relax, let Softaculous handle the installation process for you.

You will see the success message as shown in the screenshot below when the installation is completed.

Click on the URL to access your WordPress admin dashboard.