How to use Wordpress with cPanel
Many cPanel users prefer website design software with which they are familiar. WordPress is web-based software that you can use to create a website or blog, and it works well with cPanel.
WordPress 3.8 is available as a cPAddon. If your host has enabled WordPress, you can install it through the Site Software
interface in cPanel (Home >> Software/Services >> Site Software)
If your host has not enabled WordPress as a cPAddon, you can still download and install WordPress from the WordPress website
. For more information, read the installation instructions on the WordPress website
WordPress Installation Issues
Due to potential conflicts in the
file, WordPress should never
share a document root with another WordPress instance.
If you experience difficulties with WordPress, check the following requirements:
- Each cPanel account user can have only one installation of WordPress in the document root directory.
- Only one domain or subdomain can have a WordPress install on any
- Additional installations of WordPress can be located in subdirectories under the domain's
home/example/public_html directory, provided that they are not a document root.
- Under the document root for the main domain:
- Under a subdomain:
- Under an addon domain:
For more information, visit the WordPress website
Topic revision: r7 - 17 Dec 2013 - 22:52:42 - Main.SarahHaney