How to Install WordPress through cPanel

Watch the video below to see how I do install WordPress through cPanel in HostGator with one click.

  1. Login to your cPanel at
  2. Under “Popular Links”, click on “WordPress – 1 Click Installation”, alternatively, Website Essentials / One-Click Installs.
  3. Select “Select Domain For Installation” and choose your domain.
  4. Under the /directory, leave this blank. This will install WordPress in the root directory.
  5. Click “Next”, then fill out all of the information and then click “Install Now”.
  6. Go back to your site and the WordPress splash page should show up.
  7. Login to the admin area of your WordPress by going to