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How to install Wordpress

If you would like to get started but don't have an account you can sign up for one at BlueHost.com.

We provide a program which makes it very easy to install third party scripts to your hosting account. If you want your website to have a WordPress blog, you can use Marketplace to install WordPress to the root of your site or to a subdirectory.

Installing WordPress with Marketplace

  1. Log in to your Bluehost cPanel account.
  2. Find the Website section and select Install WordPress.
  3. Click the Install button.
  4. Choose the domain name to install it to. In the field next to the domain, you can enter a subfolder such as 'blog' or leave it blank if you want the site's main page to be the blog.
  5. If necessary, you can edit the email address, username and password for the new Wordpress installation. Click "advanced options" and you can change those settings.
  6. Read through the license and service agreements and check the boxes.
  7. Select the Install Now button.
If you would like to get started but don't have an account you can sign for one at BlueHost.com.
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