If you are going to start a blog or even planning to launch a website then we would suggest you to do take a look on WordPress, its an open source platform which is being used by millions of users across the globe. Its free, it has very large community and it comes with lots of customization’s which you can do on your website or blog. If you too planning to start a blog or website then Hostgator is one of the best hosting provider which you can use, Hostgator provides different plans like Shared Hosting, Reseller, VPS and even Dedicated server hosting.
One thing which we liked about Hostgator is that they have very good support staff and its very easy to use as well. Today we are going to show you how you can install WordPress on your Hostgator hosting within just 5 minutes.
WordPress has some basic requirements which you must check before using any web hosting program, and Hostgator fulfills all these requirements of WordPress and makes your blog to run very smoothly without any issue and it can easily handle your traffic.
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So lets get started, Hostgator comes with a nice option of Quick Install, which you can find on your cPanel, Once you login to your cPanel just look for it, you will find it under Software/Services section.
On next screen you will find lots of CMS tools, on the left side of the screen, which you can install on you blog, just click on WordPress and on next screen click on continue.
Now you will be served with some basic option like select the domain on which you wants to install WordPress, then you have to provide an email address for the admin, select your Blog Title (show your creativity here), select a admin username, provide your first and last name and at last click on Install Now button.
Within a minute QuickInstall will download WordPress package, unpack it, create a new database for your blog and setup for you. Don’t close that window till you get congratulation message, you can straightaway check your blog to see whether WordPress is installed or not.
Now you have to check your eMail account as your admin password will be sent you in email which you can use to login to your newly WordPress dashboard.
That’s it, you have a new blog running WordPress and we have setup this in just 3-4 minutes.