On our previous tutorial on How to add new addon domain to hostgator cpanel, now we are making this tutorial for installing wordperss in one click using quick installation service in addon domain. Before we get into quick tutorial, make sure your domain nameservers pointed to your hostgator hosting account. If you purchased a domain in godaddy, then read this : How to update nameservers in godaddy? So after updating your nameservers in godaddy, make sure updating process is totally complete.
Now login hostgator cpanel, scroll down to Services. Find for “Quick Install” option. Click it
In the next window, click on WordPress in left navigation.
Now, in next windows, make sure the version of wordpress is latest and click on Continue. Now you get a form of installation directory where wordpress blog to be installed.
A) Choose your domain name, may be addon or subdomain or other where you want to install wordpress.
B) If you want your wordpress site to be installed in www.yoursite.com/blog then add “blog” there. Make a note that your wordpress site will be installed in www.yoursite.com/blog not in www.yoursite.com if you add “blog”
C ) Remember admin user name and password will be set to given admin email.
Now make sure you have filled up, all details correctly and click on Install Now!. Now you wordpress installation process beings and your after few minutes/seconds you find similar image as shown below. Showing that installing wordpress site is finished.
Now, log in to your email account, check for wordpress email with username and password or you can find in same installation complete page. The same username and password would be listed there. Tip: Immediately login to your wordpress dashboard, click on your profile settings, enter your new password and hit Save Changes. If you gave username as admin, then you should must change it for wordpress security. So immediately change your wordpress admin username from “admin” to other.
Now you are done in installing wordpress in addon domain hosgator cpanel. Hope this wordpress installation in addon domain cpanel is useful for you. Let me know what you think. Drop a comment.