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Things to Know Before Installing WordPress

Before you begin the install, there are few things you need to have and do.

You need access to your site and its directory and software to proceed with the installation. These are:

  • Access to your web server (via shell or FTP)
  • A text editor
  • An FTP Client
  • Your web browser of choice

Things You Need to Do to Install WordPress

Begin your installation by:

  1. Checking to ensure that you and your web host have the minimum requirements to run WordPress : check Here
  2. Download the latest release of WordPress.
  3. Unzip the downloaded file to a folder on your hard drive.
  4. Be prepared with a secure password for your Secret Key
  5. Print this page out so you have it handy during the installation.

The Famous 5-Minute Install

Here's the quick version of the instructions, for those that are already comfortable with performing such installations.

If you are not comfortable with renaming files, Steps 3 and 4 are optional and you can skip them as the install program will create wp-config.php file.

  1. Download and unzip the WordPress package if you haven't already.
  2. Create a database for WordPress on your web server, as well as a MySQL user who has all privileges for accessing and modifying it.
  3. Rename the wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php.
  4. Open wp-config.php in a text editor and fill in your database details as explained in Editing wp-config.php to generate and use your secret key password.
  5. Upload the WordPress files in the desired location on your web server:
    • If you want to integrate WordPress into the root of your domain (e.g., move or upload all contents of the unzipped WordPress directory (but excluding the directory itself) into the root directory of your web server.
    • If you want to have your WordPress installation in its own subdirectory on your web site (e.g., create the blog directory on your server and upload WordPress to the directory via FTP.
  6. Run the WordPress installation script by accessing wp-admin/install.php in a web browser.
    • If you installed WordPress in the root directory, you should visit:
    • If you installed WordPress in its own subdirectory called blog, for example, you should visit:

That's it! WordPress should now be installed.

How To Install Wordpress Theme Manually Via Admin Panel :

After You download a Free Wordpress Themes from our Website :

Log into the back-end of your site (

Click on: Appearance -> Themes

On the Top, Click on Install Themes -> Upload

Upload the .Zip File of The Theme You downloaded from our Website

Then Click To : Install

That's all ;)

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