How to install WordPress application manually?

How to install WordPress application manually?

Today, you can learn how to install wordpress application manually. WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system. Let’s start install wordpress manually.

Step 1:-

Download the installation archive from the WordPress Download . There are two file formats available 1 is .zip and 2 is .tar.gz so just click on which you want. This way you will get the latest stable release of the WordPress application.

Step 2 :-

Upload it to the public_html folder or directory which you want in your hosting account. You can do that via FTP with a client like Filezilla or via cPanel -> File Manager -> Upload file(s). After Upload the archive you need to extract it. Navigate to the uploaded file and extract it by clicking on “Extract”. The second option is to extract the file on your computer and then to upload the content in the desired folder via FTP. Once it will done(extracted).

Step 3 :-

You should create a MySQL database for WordPress. You can do that from cPanel -> MySQL Databases.

You can access the MySQL management screen by clicking on the MySQL Databases button. In order to create a new database you need to enter the desired name for the database in the New Database field and click on the Create Database button after that click on the Go Back button to return to the database management screen.

You can continue with same screen for creation of a user who should be able to connect to the newly created database. To create a user you just need to fill in the desired user name and password. Click Submit to save your MySQL username.

Once the database and the username are created then you can add certain privileges for the user to the database. In order to do so you should select them both from the corresponding drop-down menus under Add User to Database label and click on the Submit button. You will be redirected to a screen where you will be prompted to choose the desired privileges. It is advisable to select All Privileges and click on the Make Changes button:

Step 4 :-

Once MySQL database create just come to the file manager and Rename wp-config-sample.php to wp-config.php and edit it. Fill in your database connection details in the following lines:

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define(‘DB_NAME’, ”);                  // The name of the database

define(‘DB_USER’, ”);                     // Your MySQL username

define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ”);        // …and password

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Please note that you should type the full name of the database and the MySQL user. For example your cPanel username is “yoursite” and your domain name is yoursite.com. If the name of your database is “wordps”, the user is “wordur” and the password for the MySQL user is “QwA@sZx” you should update the lines in the wp-config.php file to:

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define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘yoursite_ wordps’);

define(‘DB_USER’, ‘yoursite_ wordur ‘);

define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘QwA@sZx’);

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Step 5 :-

Once this it’s done then open in your browser and access the link http://yoursite.com/wp-config.php or http://yoursite.com/wordpress-extracted-directory/wp-config.php the WordPress configuration page will open.

Enter a name for your site, and account information for the site administrator.  Enter your email address as well so the site information can be emailed to you.  When everything’s entered, click Install WordPress. After a moment, you’ll see the Success screen letting you know that WordPress is fully installed on your site.

Click Log In to access your new WordPress site’s admin page. Enter the username and password you just created, and click Log In.

 

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