Installing WordPress on your hosting Account

To install WordPress from the application vault:

Select the domain you want to install WordPress on 
  1. Login to your Irish Domains web Control Panel
  2. Select “Websites” on the Top Menu (If this is not visible, select your hosting subscription from the Subscription dropdown box at the top of the page)
  3. Click onto the domain you wish to install WordPress on
  4. Select “Site Applications”
  5. Click on the “Install” button & Select WordPress from the available applications
  6. The Installation page should confirm that both PHP and Database are enabled on the hosting package. Press “Next” to proceed.
  7. You will now be asked for some basic settings for Wordpress:
    • (username, password, blog title etc: note: these settings can be changed later if required. See below re URL Path**)
    • Click “Next” and “Finish” to complete installation
  8. The URL for your WordPress installations and Administrative login will be shown on the final page:
    • This will normally be 
    • Administrative login  (Login using the username & password you set in step 4. above  

**URL Path : This will display  “/wordpress” by default. This means WordPress will be installed in a subfolder called wordpress (i.e. This is ideal if you wish to run Wordpress as an additional blog on your main website or if you are testing or developing a WordPress site. Folder name can be changed as required.

You can install directly to the domain root folder by removing the folder name “wordpress” and just leaving a forward slash “/”.

You can change this URL  path a a later time if required.

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