How to install WordPress – Start with the basics…

For any website to exist online, you need to have hosting. Website hosting allows for your files to be accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are many different types of web host to choose from depending on your level of experience online.

With there being so many different types of hosting, there are different ways to setup WordPress. For more information, check the official WordPress website and view their setup guide. Click here for the guide

WordPress setup options

The automated online installation process gives a graphical setup screen (as above). If you are looking to manually install WordPress on your host, you’ll need to edit the wp-config PHP file (like below).

WP Config PHP file

Which ever way you decide to setup your website, make sure you set it up with speed and security in mind. No one wants an insecure website and no one wants to spend half a day waiting for your page to load.