WordPress is a popular free and open-source content management system (CMS) known for its versatility and ease of use. There are several methods for installing WordPress, from using an installer offered by a website hosting service to manually.
We’ll go over how to install WordPress in Control Web Panel (CWP), formerly known as CentOS Web Panel, in the sections below.
The simplicity with which WordPress may be installed is well-known. In most cases, installing WordPress is a quick and painless procedure that takes less than five minutes. Many web providers now include solutions (such as Fantastico) that will install WordPress for you automatically. However, if you want to install WordPress on your own, the following instructions will assist you.
Step 1: Log into Control Web Panel.
Step 2: On the left select “New Account.”
Step 3: Add the WordPress domain name along with a CWP username, password, and email address.
Step 4: Choose the “default” package if you’ve not created others.
Step 5: Select “Create” at the bottom. This will also create a MySQL user for the account linked with the user’s password.
Step 6: On the left select “MySQL Manager.”
Step 7: At the top select “Add new database.”
Step 8: Select the new CWP user account, specify a database name, and select “Save.”
Step 9: At the top select “Terminal” and “Simple Terminal” to open a new window.
Step 10: Navigate to the new user’s public root directory, replacing “USER” with the CWP username:
Step 11: Download the latest version of WordPress:
Step 12: Extract the tar file:
tar -xvzf latest.tar.gz
Step 13: Remove the default CWP index file:
Step 14: Move all the files from the new “/wordpress” directory to the current directory:
mv wordpress/* ./
Step 15: Remove the now empty “/wordpress” directory and tar file:
rm -rf wordpress latest.tar.gz
Step 16: Change the owner of the website files from root to the CWP user, replacing “USER” with the CWP username:
chown -R USER:USER *
Step 1: Visit your WordPress domain in a web browser. You’ll be redirected to the setup wizard.
Step 2: Select your primary language and continue.
Step 3: The following page explains what information you’ll need from the database you built before. Choose “Let’s go!”
Step 4: Add the database name, owner/user, and CWP user password. Select “Submit“
Step 5: A short successful message will appear if there are no issues. Start the installation process.
Step 6: Add a title for your WordPress site, as well as an admin username, password, and email address. You should install a maintenance mode plugin later to better prevent unwanted access and dissuade search engines from crawling this site. Install WordPress on your computer.
Step 7: Your admin user will be displayed on the success page. Log in to your WordPress account.
This tutorial has showcased how to install WordPress in Control Web Panel (CWP), Configure WordPress.
WordPress is simple to use, even for beginners. Because of its extensive library of plugins and themes, it is highly customizable, scalable, and search engine friendly. Furthermore, because it is an open-source platform, it is free to use, share, and modify for a variety of purposes.
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