WordPress.org is a complete solution for people who want total control on their blog and to make money with their blog. Hosting your own WordPress site requires some technical knowledge. The user must download the software for free at www.wordpress.org and installed on their web hosting server to start working. Since wordpress.org is the most used platform, all hosting companies offer one-click install on their web servers. In this article, I’ll share How to Install WordPress on Godaddy Webhosting.
So many web hosting service providers offering great services for web hosting and domain name. In that Godaddy is also one of the cheapest service providers. Godaddy powers the world’s largest domain registrar and web hosting provider. Go daddy’s largest cloud platform dedicated to small and independent ventures with more than 14 million customers worldwide and 63 million domain names under management. Godaddy provides round the clock customer service and support that helps people to make good quality websites. An excellent bonus from Godaddy is that you’ll receive a free domain name that saves your money.
All you need to have 1 domain and Webhosting in order to install the WordPress.
How To Install WordPress On Godaddy Webhosting:
I think you’ve purchased the Webhosting and domain name from Godaddy. So let’s start installing WordPress on Godaddy Webhosting. Installing the WordPress is the first step after buying the Webhosting in order to publish your website.
Step 1: Go to Godaddy website and login into your Godaddy account.
Step 2: After successful login, click on manage button in Webhosting. Now in the next screen again click on the manage button.
Step 3: Now you’ll be redirected to the CPanel. In that Cpanel, click on WordPress under web applications.
Step 4: Now you’ll be redirected to WordPress installation page. Now click on install the application.
Step 5: Now choose the domain and directory where you want to install the WordPress.
Step 6: Now the most important part is settings. These settings allow you to personalize the installation. Now choose the username, password and add email id, website title and website tagline.
Step 7: After adding all required fields, click on install button in order to install the WordPress on hosting server.
Now WordPress installed on Godaddy web hosting. You need to login to your WordPress account in order to change the settings and start posting.
Essential Settings after Installing the WordPress:
Delete the default posts:
By default, some demo posts and pages will be published on your WordPress account after installing the WordPress. Now you need to delete that demo posts and pages.
Change General Settings:
Now you need to change the general settings of your WordPress blog. Go to settings and click on general settings and change the site title, tagline, time zone, date format, time format and click on save to save the settings.
Change The Permalink Structure:
A permanent static hyperlink of a web page is called permalink. Generally, it’s a link to your blog post. Default permalinks settings are not SEO friendly. So you need to change the permalink settings.
Go to settings, permalinks and select the post name as permalink structure or you can use custom structure.
Now change the theme, add widgets and customize your WordPress blog and install the plugins and start posting.
That’s it. You’ve successfully installed on configured WordPress on Godaddy web hosting.
I hope this article helped you in installing the WordPress on Godaddy web hosting.
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