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How to install WordPress in your Bluehost Cpanel

How to install WordPress in your Bluehost Cpanel. In your Cpanel, there is an option to install WordPress. Before your installation starts, you need to complete a few details about your website. After that, your installation starts and is complete after a few moments.

When you purchase Bluehost hosting, the first time you log in to your Cpanel, Bluehost will help you set up WordPress on your site.

If you decide to have a subdomain on your website, this tutorial will help you install WordPress on the subdomain site.

Let’s get WordPress installed.

Log into your Bluehost Cpanel

Go to your Bluehost Cpanel login page and enter your details.

Here is my Bluehost Cpanel login page.

Bluehost Cpanel login page

After you log in, you come to your dashboard.

Like this.

Bluehost Cpanel

Creating a new site and installing WordPress

From here, we have a list of helpful links on the bottom right. One of those lists is for WordPress, in that list we have ‘Create New Site’, select that option.

Now we have this.

Create a new website in Cpanel

Here you have to complete details about what your website is called and the tagline of the website.

Once completed, select the blue ‘Next’ link.

We then come to this option page.

On this page, you select the domain you want to install WordPress, from the drop- down list.

Bluehost also recommends three plugins for your new site. If you wish to install any of the listed plugins, tick the box in the top-right corner.

When you are ready, click on the ‘Next’ link, to start your installation.

Your WordPress installation is complete

As Bluehost is installing WordPress, you will see this page.

WordPress is being installed on your site

After a few moments, your WordPress installation will complete, and you will see the details of your new site.

Like this.

WordPress installed successfully on Bluehost

I would recommend you open both the site URL and the admin URL in new browser tabs, and bookmark them. Bluehost will also send your login details to your email.

This is my site URL.

New site URL

This is my admin URL.

Site admin URL

I have WordPress installed. Now I am ready to build my site.


The first time you log into your Bluehost Cpanel, Bluehost will help you install WordPress step by step.

If you decide to create a sub-domain, you have to install WordPress yourself.

It is easy to do, you find the helpful links on your Cpanel dashboard, type your website name with a tagline, choose the domain you want, select the plugins you would like installed, and after a few seconds, you have your new site with WordPress.

I use Bluehost hosting for one of my sites and they are excellent. Their online chat support is prompt and courteous. If you are starting out with a new blog, I recommend their shared-hosting package.

You can find Bluehost’s latest hosting packages on their homepage at

If you have hosting with Hostgator, and would like to install WordPress on your Cpanel. Check out my ‘how to install WordPress in Cpanel on Hostgator‘ post.


How do you install WordPress?

Do you use installation software, or do you install WordPress manually?

I look forward to reading your comments.

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