Installing WordPress with Freeola
Welcome to the Freeola Internet customer support pages. This guide is designed to help with installing using Wordpress software with Freeola Hosting. For more Internet help topics please visit our main Support Page.
WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time. More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it.
Freeola's One Click Install service allows the installation and use of Wordpress without any manual installation. Our One Click Installers are available to all subscribers of Freeola MySQL Web Hosting at no additional cost and can be accessed from the One-Click Installs link found under the Web Sites & Hosting heading within MyFreeola.
Once on this page select your Web Hosting Package from the drop-down menu, then Manage One-Click Installs.
While on the Install Software tab (selected by default) select Wordpress.
- The Installation Path field should already be pre-filled with your primary web address and should be left as default. Should you so wish, you can install your software into sub-folders.
- An Admin Username should also be created. We would advise something memorable as this will be used to log you into the software management.
Click Install to add the software.
You will now be presented with a confirmation box, click OK to proceed. The software will now be installed.
After being taken back to the One Click Install page take note of the Important Information box as this will confirm your Admin Username and Password, this will be required to log into and administer your software.
To start using Wordpress on your website you will now need to visit the admin page and log in. If you left the installation directory as default, this will simply be your website address followed by '/admin' (e.g. https://freeola.com/admin) although you can also navigate to this page from the Manage Installations tab on the One Click Install page within MyFreeola.
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