I believe you have already bought Hostgator webhosting account, if you are planning to buy then you can read my following posts –
1) How to setup web hosting account with hostgator
2) Before going through the above registration process, have a look at hostgator coupon codes to get discount during web hosting account setup.
Lets start with main topic “installation of WordPress on Hostgator”-
Step 1: Go to cpanel, it would be at www.yourdomainname.com/cpanel, Login with your credentials.
Step 2: In the welcome cpanel screen, you would find a screen with various categories. Go to “Software/Services” and click on “Fantastico De Luxe” as shown in the below screenshot.
Step 3: In the next screen, click on “WordPress” on the left sidebar as shown below-
Step 4: Go ahead and click on “New installation”. It will further ask you for email-id, user-name, Password, Blog URL etc. Enter all the details and click on “Finish installation”. Whatever user-name and password,you would enter here will be your username and passowrd for wordpress login.
Step 5: Go to WordPress at www.yourdomainname.com/wp-admin and enter your credentials,which you would have got in Step 4 during WordPress installation. That’s it, now you are in WordPress Dashboard. You can now install WordPress themes or even build a theme by yourself. Don’t forget to check out WordPress plugins it can save lot of time and efforts and can do wonders for your website or blog.
If you have any questions regarding the WordPress installation, feel free to drop a comment below and I would answer as soon as possible. Also if you have any suggestions OR ideas to make this tutorial more better, you can let me know.
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