How to Install WordPress on SiteGround Hosting?

SiteGround is one of the best web hosting provider for WordPress lovers and also recommended by WordPress.org. They offers various features at a very reasonable cost $3.95/month. After you signup for SiteGround WordPress hosting plan, next step is to install WordPress on SiteGround Hosting.

In this article, you will learn two different methods to install WordPress on SiteGround. Let’s discuss in detail.

How to Install WordPress on SiteGround?

Method #1: Using Website Setup Wizard

If you have just created your SiteGround account, you can use this method to install WordPress. This is one-click automatic WordPress installation. You just need to follow below steps and screenshots.

STEP-1: Visit SiteGround website and login to your hosting account with your email id and password. This is the same email id and password which you have given during signup of WordPress hosting plan.

SiteGround Hosting Login

STEP-2: Once you login to your Customer Area for the first time, you will see a popup asking you if you want to have WordPress preinstalled on your account. Select that option “Get WordPress preinstalled on this account”and click on the “Proceed” button.

SiteGround WordPress Installation Setup Wizard

STEP-3: The next page consists of two parts. In the first one, you have to enter the login information for your WordPress application.

Note: In Admin email, make sure you type the correct and working email address. Also, note down your username and password for login to your website dashboard. Do not forget to change the admin name to something else.

SiteGround WordPress Installation Account Setup

STEP-4: On the next page, you have to pick one of the free WordPress themes available in the SiteGround Wizard and click on the “Submit”.

SiteGround WordPress Installation Theme Selection

STEP-5: Finally, you will see a quick summary of your WordPress installation, including from where to access your admin area, your username and password.

SiteGround WordPress Installation Final Setup

By this way you can easily install WordPress on SiteGround hosting. Another method is very popular and highly recommended by many pro-bloggers and web masters.

Personally I also like Softaculous Autoinstallers to install WordPress on SiteGround.

Method #2: Using Softaculous Autoinstallers

STEP-1: Visit SiteGround website and login to your hosting account with your email id and password. This is the same email id and password which you have given during signup of WordPress hosting plan.

SiteGround Hosting Login

STEP-2: Click on My Accounts. It will display all the information about your web hosting account. You can easily manage your hosting account from here. Now go to cPanel.

SiteGround cPanel

STEP-3: In your Siteground cPanel, look for Autoinstallers and click on WordPress. This is a direct link to Softaculous WordPress installer.

You can even click on Softaculous then WordPress to install the application.

SiteGround cPanel Dashboard

STEP-4: On the next page, you will see WordPress installer powered by Softaculous. Click on Install to start configuring your WordPress installation.

WordPress Installation using Softaculous

STEP-5: The details on this page are self-explanatory. Fill all the details carefully and click on Install button. It will take around 1-2 minutes to install WordPress.

Note: Under admin account section, make sure you type correct and working email address. Also, note down your username and password for login to your website dashboard. Do not forget to change the admin name to something else.

SiteGround WordPress Installation Details

Once the installation is completed, you will see a success screen “Congratulations, the software was installed successfully”

SiteGround WordPress Installation - Successful

That’s it! You can now go to the front page of your website and check out the newly installed WordPress application.

Subscribe to get free blogging advice, tips and in-depth articles to Make Money Blogging


Convertkit - The Best Email Marketing Software

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

shares