There are so many cheap hosting services for WordPress online, and one of the best ones is Bluehost.
I made this guide specially for newbie bloggers to learn how to install WordPress on Bluehost hosting.
I use Bluehost for over 15+ of my websites. They are cheap, good and easy to use. And many other bloggers like them too.
Did you know that Bluehost is personally recommended by WordPress? I thought to share that with you.
Bluehost has amazing servers that have optimum performance so wordpress runs very well on it. Bluehost offers unlimited storage, unlimited bandwidth, premium customer service support and all the important things you need to create a successful WordPress website or blog for yourself.
Step by Step Guide To Install WordPress Blog On BlueHost:
WordPress self-hosted platform is one of my favorite platforms to start blogging and earning & making money online.
So why should you use Bluehost?
Well, Bluehost offers amazing cpanel hosting that comes with Fantastico. You can use Fantastico to install WordPress easily on your blog or website. This way its fast and easy for you. Doing it manually is the hard way. Fantastico makes it so simple and easy for you!
Your nor not sure if you want to use Bluehost, I suggest to just use it. The reason I say this, is because Bluehost meets all the WordPress web host technical requirements. It can handle both low and medium traffic very easily.
I know you probably already have a Bluehost account, but if you don’t have one yet. You can get one here. If you have Bluehost just move ahead.
What you will first need to do is Login to your Bluehost account. Click on hosting at the very top left to go into your cPanel.
Now you will need to scroll all the way down to the box that says website and then click on “Install WordPress”
Now you will be taken to a new page. You will need to click on Install
On the following page, you need to choose the domain you want to install WordPress on.
After you have selected the domain, click on Next
Now you will need to click on Show Advanced Options
During this step you will need to pick your WordPress username and password for your login information.
Important: Do not choose admin as your username. Use your first name and use a very difficult long password. And make sure to save these for future reference on your computer. I know they will be emailed to you, but its good to have them saved on your computer too.
Make sure to keep “Automatically create a new database” for this installation check marked.
Now you need to click on Install Now. WordPress will start to install. And will take one minute to complete the installation.
Important: Do not close the page until the installation is complete. You will know its complete when you see “Installation Complete” message.
Now an important email will be sent to the email address you provided with all your login and password details.
Congrats, you did it! Yay…
Create your WordPress blog on Bluehost (free domain name included)
How to Login to your website: Add this to your browser:
Now add your Login details on this page. You will need your user name and password that was emailed to you.
After you login you will see your dashboard on your left. Put your mouse on Appearance (to hover over it) and click on Themes.
This is where you can install or find WordPress themes for you new site.
Next Step: Find a Theme & Install it on your site.
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