Website on WordPress from Scratches
WordPress is one of the latest and most popular technology nowadays. It’s famous CMS(Content Management System) of PHP scripting language. According to the standard definition “WordPress is a free and open-source content management system written in hypertext preprocessor language and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database with supported HTTPS. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as “Themes”.”. If you are a beginner and want to become a web developer then you are in right place. Because here we will show you the complete procedure of WordPress installation, activation, deployment, and WordPress development. It’s very easy to create Website on WordPress just read this blog carefully.
There are some of main requirements for WordPress development and WordPress web designing. The first thing you need to do is to purchase a dedicated web hosting and registered your desire domain like this www.yourdomainname.com. It’s not important to buy the domain with .com extension you can buy .pk, .org, .online etc. Once you get the domain and hosting then you will entered into second phase of WordPress website development project.
Once you login to your cPanel directories then you have 2 methods to install WordPress in your hosting. we will discuss both of the methods in details. Which are as under.
1. WordPress Installation through Softaculous!
Inside your cPanel dashboard there are a section named as “Application”. This section contains all the technologies of web application platforms that includes Laravel, prestashop, opencart, shopify, WordPress etc… Once you enters in the application section inside your hosting dashboard then you will see WordPress application with official logo inside applications. Just click on the WordPress Logo and enters into the Softaculous dashboard where you will get the basic information’s that includes installed WordPress applications on your hosting. The another important thing is backup which is the core function of Softaculous.
Why Installed WordPress application conformation is important?
If you are a beginner and you are associated with any company or organization. You are responsible for managing the official website and developing the new WordPress website under a subdomain. Then you just need to conform to the installed WordPress application. Because the installing application is overriding the previous applications. You can save the important files and important data of your developed website through confirmation.
WordPress Installation Form
In this phase, you need to fill in the following steps on the WordPress installation form. These steps are important for your website setup. The first thing you need to do is chose a protocol that includes HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol). It is the set of rules for transferring files, including text, images, sound, video, and other multimedia files & HTTPS is a secure protocol. If you activated the SSL certificate with your HTTP protocol then it’s becoming a secure HTTP protocol. In the first step of the installation, the form is selecting protocol you need to select HTTPS:// if you have an SSL certificate with hosting otherwise you can select HTTP://. after that you can select your domain name then in the directory, you keep it empty. Keep the WordPress version by default.
Setting up Website on WordPress
In this section, you will see two fields that include the site name and site description. You can write the site name the same as a domain name (optional). The description fields will be filled with a mini description of your website. Mostly it contains the tag line like “Spreading love through arts”. The site name will appear with your website URL and the Description/ tagline will be visible after indexing your website in search engines including Google, Yandex, Bing, etc.
WordPress Admin Account
This section consists of three main fields that include “the Admin username, admin password, and admin email address”. Details are important to remember because you need these details to log in to the WordPress dashboard. The email address must be the official email address on your website because this email address is used to make a google my business profile and index connectivity. you can get help from the following picture.
2. Install WordPress Manually
This method of WordPress installation is a little bit less easy compared to the first one. Here you need to download the WordPress setup zip file from the official website www.wordpress.org. After downloading the zip file you can upload it to your hosting cPanel under the file manager then the public-HTML directory & extract it.
Creating Database & user in Website on WordPress
In this step, you have to open MySQL® Databases inside your hosting panel. Where you have to create a database for your website and create a user for managing that database. For this purpose, you need to understand the layout of the MySQL® Databases dashboard. Which contains 2 spread groups of fields the first one is for database development and the other is for creating a user. Just fill up the database field first and then create a database user. After creating both you need to Add a User To the Database by selecting both and clicking on the add button inside the dashboard. look at the following picture you will understand easily.
Installation and setting up Website on WordPress
Live Website on WordPress
Now you have done all the requirements and it’s time to run the installation process. Just search your domain in the browser and click on the install button. Then you will get the WordPress installation form that contains 4 main fields which you have to fill up carefully otherwise you are unable to proceed with the installation process of the WordPress website. The following 5 requirements are more important because these are the basic building blocks of WordPress website development.
- Database name
- Database username
- Database password
- Database host
- Table prefix (if you want to run more than one WordPress in a single database)
By completing the form by putting the above requirements click on submit button at the bottom of the WordPress installation form. Then you will get the website setting page where you have to fill up with required information. That includes the website title, website description, website logo, etc. Press the install button to process and finish the installation of WordPress on your domain.
Your WordPress website is live now on your domain you can check it by searching your website URL in the browser. Like www.YourDomainName.com and you will see the default layout by WordPress. Admin dashboard will be open by adding /wp-admin slug to your website domain. Search www.YourDomainName.com/wp-admin in your browser to access the admin dashboard of your WordPress website. The following image will clear your confusion.
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