In this tutorial you will know how to install WordPress manually using FTP. For this you will need:
- Webhost with php and MySQL support
- Ability to create databases
- Sort of FTP software like FileZilla
- Webhosting user name and password
- WordPress files
So, here you know the use of this stuff to install WordPress manually on your website. First of all you need to know about FileZilla FTP program which is one of the most used software that allows you to upload files to your website.
If you don’t have install it yet, go to google.com and search for “FileZilla” and go to “filezilla-project.org”
Step 1. Download and install the software by clicking FileZilla Client, the single version of this software is compatible with Linux, Mac and Windows, so there’re no worries to install the software.
Now you need WordPress files for this go to wordpress.org and download WordPress to your commuter.
Step 2. Now it’s time to login to your hosting panel, and then find “MySQL Databases Wizard” or “MySQL Databases.” Now locate your WordPress file that we download from wordpress.org and unzip it by right clicking and choose “Open with Windows Explorer” or use unzipping software.
Step 3. To login to FileZilla Program you simply need to enter your host which is usually ftp.yourdomainanme.com and a password which is usually same as your cpanal password.
Step 4. Now locate the folder that holds your site name, and find “public_html” file or “http.docs”. So if you don’t know, you’re going to need to see your webhosting company about that.
Step 5. At this point, select all files into your WordPress unzipped Folder and drag & drop it into this empty folder in FileZilla Program.
Step 6. Until the files got upload go to cPanel and create the MySQL databases. For this go to MySQL Databases or Wizard, here we use wizard because it has easy options to create MySQL databases and name it whatever you want.
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Step 7. Now create an ftp user and to create password click on “Password Generator” then save it to a safe memorable place because you might need it several times.
Step 8. Here we created a database named “profits_db” and user named “profits_user” now follows the given steps: Use Password >> Create User >> All Privileges >> Next Step, and there we go and make that information in a safe location to use again.
Step 9. Now open “domain.com/WordPress-admin/install.php” and start the installation process by creating a configuration file.
Enter the database name, which is “profits_db” in this case, the user name, which is “profits_user” and then the password.
Step 10. Use a table prefix to locate database host though Local Host. Here leave all things and click on Submit.
Step 11. Copy the information in configuration file, back to your PC, and locate the “WordPress-config-thesample” here simply rename the file to “WordPress-config.php” right click on it >> Open With Notepad >> Select All >> Delete it then pate the content from your configuration file and save it now to upload files click on “Run Install”.
Here you need to enter the title of your website then user name, password, email and click on Install.
Congratulations WordPress Installed to your Website.