How to install WordPress with Softaculous

You can easily install WordPress on mixhost by using Softaculous.
Please note that the operation method differs depending on your use of a server.

Install WordPress

*If you are using the us1 server, please scroll down to [for us1 server].

STEP 1: Log in to cPanel.

log in to cPanel.

STEP 2: Set the domain.

How to add a new domain.

If you are using a standard free subdomain or have already set one, please proceed to the next step.
*If you use the default domain, you do not need to set the addon domain.

STEP 3: Click "WordPress" from SOFTACULOUS APPS INSTALLER at the bottom of the cPanel menu.

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*If you cannot find WordPress, please contact support.

STEP 4: Click "Install Now" displayed at the bottom of the WordPress screen.

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STEP 5: Make settings according to the following on the setup screen.

Here are the minimum required settings.

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In the software setup items, set the following.

  • Protocol selection
    Select a protocol. Please select a site starting with http:// or a site starting with https:// (SSL site).
    You can also set whether or not to include www.
  • Domain selection
    Select the domain where WordPress will be installed. If your domain is not on the list, please set up your own domain first.
  • Directory [Required]
    Select the directory where WordPress will be installed.
    For example, if you want to access with a URL like http://example.com/, set it to blank.
    If you want to access with a URL like http://example.com/wp/, set wp.

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In the site setting items, set the following.

  • Site name
    Set your WordPress site name. This setting can be changed later from the WordPress admin panel.
  • site description
    Set your WordPress tagline. This setting can be changed later from the WordPress admin panel.
  • Enable Multisite (WPMU)
    Check this box if you want to use the multisite function. There is no need to check if you are not sure.

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In the item of the administrator account, set the following.

  • Admin Username
    Enter your WordPress admin username. For security reasons, do not use common names such as admin.
  • Admin Password
    Enter your WordPress admin password. To ensure security, we recommend setting a complex password that includes letters, numbers, symbols, etc.
  • admin email
    Enter your WordPress admin email address. Various notifications related to WordPress will be sent to this email address.

STEP 6: After completing the above settings, click the "Install" button at the bottom of the screen.

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STEP 7: Wait until the installation is complete.

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STEP 8: Installation completed.

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for us1 server

The us1 server is currently closed to new contracts.

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