Hi, yesterday we have discussed about best web hosting for small business and enterprise and at the end I have shared best web hosting company with you that is Hostgator. Today I come up with another awesome post for HostgatorBlackFriday.com readers. You will love reading this and it will also going to help you to install wordpress on Hostgator web hosting. So, before going further let’s have a look at some key facts about wordpress.
Facts about WordPress
is an open source Content Management System which you can use to create stunning websites, blogs, or even apps. You will be surprised to know around 27% of the Internet is Powered by WordPress and it is a vailable in over 50 languages. Over 409 million people from all over the world view more than 22.5 billion pages published using WP CMS each month. Have a look at live activity
to see it in action. TechCrunch
, CNN are some of the popular WordPress.com users.
So why not give it a try for your business website? I personally use wordpress for almost all of my websites because of the best of features it provides. Search Engine Optimized, User friendly, Fast, Secure, Open source are few of its specs. Convinced? you must be! If so then let’s have a look on 5 easy easy steps to install wordpress on Hostgator Web Hosting.
Install WordPress on Hostgator Hosting
Hostgator comes with Cpanel which provides famous one click install. In this tutorial we will be using it to install wp on hosting.
- Login to Control Panel
- Create Database and User by clicking on Database on Cpanel
- Add user to Database and assign all privileges.
- Click on WordPress from one click install menu.
- Enter DB Name, Localhost on host, DB Username and Password. Click next and fill WordPress Configuration details.
Bingo! You have successfully installed WordPress on Hostgator web hosting. Now you can login to wordpress by going to yourdomain.com/wp-admin. Enter username or email and password and login to WP dashboard. Now you can install new theme from appearance > Themes or use pre-installed themes from admin panel. Create pages, posts and do whatever you want with ease.
What should do after installing wordpress?
After fresh wordpress install, you should install basic wordpress plugin according to the requirement. For basic I recommend to install Yoast SEO plugin for making your website Search Engine friendly. Then you can install autoptimize, wp fastest cache, contact form 7 and much more according to needs. Please note installing too much of plugins can cause slow website speed so install plugins wisely. Use fast wordpress theme. You can use free themes, there are over 3,000+ free GPL-licensed wordpress themes available for install over internet. You can also buy from Themeforest
, Mythemeshop, Studiopress and there are many more markets available online for wordpress stuffs. You can even hire freelancers from Upwork
, Freelancer.com or other market places for any type of customization for as low as $50.
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