How to install WordPress to your server

Starting your own website using WordPress involves 8 steps.

Steps to install WordPress (if using Hostgator)

  1. Login, browse to Fantastico
  2. Click WordPress
  3. New Installation
  4. Browse to domain (usually keep the directory blank), use a different name than “admin”
  5. Finish installation
  6. Open dashboard
  7. Login
  8. View finished site

Courtney Engle Robertson

From high school business education to the WordPress Training team, Courtney helps people of all skill levels get their message out. She lives in south-central Pennsylvania, loves coffee, plays the mandolin, and has a very large vegetable garden.

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