How to Install WordPress on Bluehost – Step by Step Guide

You have already registered your FREE domain name with BlueHost hosting provider, next step is to install WordPress on your website. This is just a 1-click WordPress installation and detailed guide with screenshots is mentioned below.

Step-1: Login to your BlueHost cPanel Account. and click on “hosting” tab at the top of the cPanel. Now scroll down and look for the “Website” section click on “Install WordPress” icon.

BlueHost cPanel Account

Step-2: Click on “Install” button under Do it yourself (FREE) option.

BlueHost WordPress Install Page

Step-3: Next option is to select your domain name for installation and enter a folder name in directory option or leave it blank if you are installing your first main website. Click on “Next” button to proceed for installation.

BlueHost Marketplace

Step-4: Click on “Show advanced options”.

In this step, you can enter website title, user name and password. Keep a check mark on “Automatically create a new database for this installation”. Now read the terms and conditions and put a check mark on “I have read the terms and conditions of the GPLv2” option.

Click on “Install Now” button to install the WordPress on your website. The whole process will take about 1 minute. Don’t close the page until you see the confirmation message “Installation Complete”.

BlueHost Final Step of Installation

Step-5: Congratulations !!! Your WordPress installation is completed. An email will be sent to your registered email id about the login name and password information.

BlueHost WordPress Installation Complete

Finally you can login to your WordPress dashboard using your user name and password.

WordPress Login Option