Installing Wordpress

Wordpress management is made significantly easier when using Softaculous. Softaculous is a cPanel application that allows you to install, backup and update Wordpress, Wordpress themes and Wordpress plugins. Softaculous is available for free for all Chillidog Hosting users.

Installing Wordpress

To install Wordpress, simply open the Softaculous Apps Installer inside your cPanel. Wordpress is typically found on the home page but may also be found by using the search field in the upper left corner of the screen.


Clicking Install will bring you to the Wordpress installer. You will choose the domain and sub-directory (folder) you wish to install Wordpress.

NOTE if you wish to install Wordpress on the main part of your site (e.g.,, you should leave the In Directory option blank/empty!


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