Bluehost is an officially recommended WordPress hosting provider and one of the largest hosting companies in the world. They know WordPress pretty well and have the most beginner friendly WordPress installation process. If you haven’t heard of Bluehost, check out 5 Reasons to Choose Bluehost.
Today’s we’ll show you how to Install WordPress on Bluehost Hosting Service Providers.
Bluehost automatically installs WordPress on your domain name when you sign up. Once you login to your Bluehost account, you’ll find your WordPress site under ‘My Sites’ tab.
You can simply click on ‘Log into WordPress’ button, and it will take you directly to the WordPress admin area.
Except for their ‘Basic’ plan, Bluehost also allows you to install WordPress on unlimited sites with all their hosting plans.
STEP 2: CREATE A SITE IN YOUR BLUEHOST HOSTING
Simply click on the ‘Create Site’ button under ‘My Sites’ tab to get started.
once you click the Create Site button, Bluehost will ask if you want to use the Bluehost Website Builder to Build the Site, or Directly create a WordPress site.
You can choose the latter, and click on “No Thanks. go to WordPress”.
STEP 3: START WORDPRESS INSTALLATION WIZARD
This will launch the Bluehost guided WordPress installation wizard. First, it will ask you to provide a site title and optionally a tagline.
Click on the ‘Next’ button to continue.
After which, you will be asked to select a domain name and path for your website. If you have already purchased a domain name, then you can select it from the dropdown menu. You can always purchase and add new domain names to your account by visiting the ‘Domains’ page from the hosting dashboard.
After selecting your domain name, you can leave the directory path blank and let Bluehost choose it for you. The installer will also show a few essential plugins that you can install.
You can now click on the ‘Next’ button to continue.
The installer will set up your WordPress site, which may take a few moments. After that, you will see a success message with your WordPress site details.
You will also receive these details via email. You can now click on the Login to WordPress button to enter your new site’s admin area.
Congratulations, you have installed WordPress on your Bluehost hosting account. That was quite simple… yes!
STEP 4: INSTALL ADDITIONAL PLUGINS FOR WORDPRESS
For a better Web Design experience, we also recommend you to install these Best 5 Plugins For WordPress. A detailed review of these plugins is available on our site too.