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How To Install WordPress - WordPress Installation Guide

WordPress started as a blogging system, but it has evolved into a full content management system and so much more.  Ready to get started? The Marketplace makes it easy to install WordPress and other third-party scripts to your hosting account.

Follow one of the two sets of steps below to install WordPress:

Legacy

  1. Log in to your Bluehost control panel.
  2. Find the Website section and select Install WordPress.
  3. Welcome to the Marketplace! Click Get Started to continue.
  4. From the drop-down menu choose the Domain name you would like to use for this application. Anything entered in the field following the domain name will be a part of the URL.
  5. If desired, enter a Directory.
  6. Click on Next.
  7. Enter Admin Information
  • Site Name: This will be the name displayed on your site. This is not the URL, but simply the name used on your site.
  • Admin Email Address: This will be where your login information will be sent.
  • Admin Username: The desired login name for your application
  • Admin Password: The desired password for this application

The MOJO Marketplace installer will take a couple of minutes to install your application. Once done:

  1. Select My Installs from the top right.
  2. Find the domain install and click Login.

Rock

  1. Log in to your Bluehost control panel.
  2. Click on the My Sites tab from the side navigation bar to the left.
  3. Click Create New Site under the Helpful Links section. 
  4. Enter Admin Information
  • Site Name: This will be the name displayed on your site. This is not the URL, but simply the name used on your site.
  • Admin Email Address: This will be where your login information will be sent.
  • Admin Username: The desired login name for your application
  • Admin Password: The desired password for this application

The installer will take a couple of minutes to install your application. Once done:

  1. Click My Sites.
  2. Find the domain install and click Log in to WordPress.

For more information about the rock and legacy interface, you can check this article Rock vs. Legacy.