In this article I am going to show you how to install WordPress using Namecheap on your domain in Cpanel which is a excellent platform for creating a stunning websites with premium looks.
Here is complete step by step guide with images, just follows as it is to create a perfect and fully functional WordPress website.
You can start creating a blog by free options of wordpress and eblogger but, they are not that much effective and fully functional. It’s my advice you to have own website to make money with full control.
Anyone easily build a website just by following steps below and its very effective in generating passive income just by few hours daily work. It just cost you around Rs1200 – 1400 per year and few skills which can be learned easily. And, it makes you earn life long as passive income.
Namecheap offer you a great platform at reasonable cost with excellent support for any issues after. Namecheap server performance is also good it never created me any problems till now its always a better option for me.
Things to Consider before choosing Domain Name:
If you all ready purchased domain name then its OK but you haven’t yet then you need to consider few things before choosing the Domain
Domain play a vital role in SEO as a keyword when someone search it, so it must be simple, brand-able, related to niche you willing to work with.
Mostly like .com or .in which is easy to spell not like .fun, .online, faith, .site or any other.
It must not be lengthy or hard to spell.
Click here to choose you Domain with a Namecheap which is going allow you to have your favorite word as domain
By clicking the given link your going to visit the Namecheap here. Now just you search for the right word as your domain for example(example.com) click search button it will show you a availability and cost to you. It will going to show like this.
Just choose basic .com don’t spend much just go to 600 – 700 range if it is showing not available or Make Offer kind thing then move to other word search and add to cart. It will going ask you the details and you need to fill those and go to purchase it.
Purchase with PayPal or card and download the receipt. The Namecheap will going to send confirmation details by mail which you have given to them.
Now you need to go to Shared Hosting to get a purchase hosting with Namecheap you host 3 websites with single hosting plan this is one of reason why I prefer Namecheap with payment of 700 it host three sites it awesome. No other hosting provider will give this offer.
Select the basic plan in Shared Hosting or its up to you. Similarly add to cart and proceed to payment options and as soon as your payment confirm they will send you as mail with Cpanel login and password details.
While Purchasing you select to Domain which you purchased earlier now that will be you primary domain with which the hosting plan will associated. You can add two more domain after purchasing them in Cpanel to make separate websites for them also.
Your purchased hosting will show at the side of as show below click on it to show manage and get in to it. From here you can go to Cpanel or by web address send to by mail with details. Use your details to login in Cpanel from where we are going to operate rest of WordPress website installation.
Now you have a Domain and Hosting with Namecheap we would like to make a simple setting to run your domain on hosting as below.
From Namecheap Dashboard you will see domain list and a manage button a side click it and change the Nameserver setting to web hosting DNS as you buy it comes with basic DNS setting. It must be look like that after changing.
It will take around 24 – 48 hrs of time to get set with it in mean while you can open Cpanel and install WordPress but you cant see the website please don’t panic if you try to see and it don;t redirect you to that page.
For more details just visit to Namecheap Knowledgebase here.
After login to Cpanel you can find the symbol of WordPress in as shown in above Cpanel image. Just click it and go for installation by submitting details of your website.
Just select http:// in first row and domain on second, leave blank as third and fill site name and description and add login id and password and select any theme as default simply click ok button it will give you success message.
If any problem try to do it again and if done you can login from http://example.com/wp-admin in future with you login and password.
It is advisable to purchase SSl certificate from products of Namecheap to for secure login and to make it ranked in google and for SEO purpose. It just cost you around 600 per year but it give your website a secure way and rank in google search.
If you have it then, in installation you must have https:// and remaining same. Now you address becomes https:// example.com/wp-admin for login.
After installation just you click on link shown as example.com/wp-admin you will be directed to Dashboard as shown below. This the area from where we are going to create the rest of our website by using the tool given on left hand side.
This completes your WordPress installation and now till 48 hrs it may be redirect properly depending on you server and your area till then you can create a Email account for your blog or website in Cpanel and Autoresponder for email.
For more details just visit to Namecheap Knowledgebase here.
Create a Email account for blog/website in Cpanel:
Just go to Cpanel and you can find the Email accounts option click on it and it open like shown below fill details like info or admin in first bar and choose domain and set password to create account.
When the account created on right hand-side you will find a more button click on it. It will give a Access Webmail option click it and choose any default mail viewer given.
You webmail address will be example.com/webmail for future use. Just run the test mail to any other account and check it, if any problem consult to you Namecheap support by Live chart from Hosting manage part.
You can also create Autoresponder to create a to send mails on your behalf such as thank you page or any other.