HostMonster Web Hosting Help

How to install WordPress, using the Marketplace

If you would like to get started but don't have an account you can sign up for one at HostMonster.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 HostMonster cPanel account.
  2. Find the Website section and select Install WordPress.
  3. Click the Install button.
    Start a brand new installation
  4. Choose the domain name to install it to.
    Select installation domain
    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.
    Install Now button
If you would like to get started but don't have an account you can sign for one at HostMonster.com.
Getting Started Article 663,976 views bookmark tags: blog install scripts simple wordpress


Was this resource helpful?

Did this resolve your issue?


Please add any other comments or suggestions about this content:





Recommended Help Content

How to install a program using MOJO Marketplace.
Getting Started Article 216,776 views tags: install program programs script simple

Learn how to use WordPress, WordPress started as just a blogging system, but has evolved to be used as full content management system and so much more through the thousands of plugins, widgets, and themes now available.
Knowledgebase Article 476,095 views tags: blog buildersonline website wordpress

This article explains how to install WordPress when Mojo is unable to create the database automatically.
Knowledgebase Article 23,163 views tags: MOJO automatic database install wordpress

Related Help Content

To install a phpBB forum using MOJO Marketplace, log into the cPanel and scroll down to the Software/Services category. Click on the MOJO Marketplace icon. Click on the phpBB icon. Click the Install Now bu
Getting Started Article 213,332 views tags: MOJO checkbox install phpbb terms

Install Plugins These steps will help you install and select a WordPress plugin for your blog. Inside the WordPress Dashboard, select the Add New link from the Plugins menu. You can search for a plug
Getting Started Article 128,059 views tags: blog install link plugin wordpress

If you have a WordPress blog hosted on wordpress.com, you can easily export it and import it to WordPress that is installed on your hosting account with hostmonster. Login to the WordPress D
Getting Started Article 332,612 views tags: blog export file import wordpress

How to install an application using MOJO Marketplace
Getting Started Article 132,150 views tags: remove scripts simple simplescripts uninstall

How to keep all of your applications installed using the Mojo Marketplace.
Knowledgebase Article 10,849 views tags: MOJO security wordpress

Install Themes These steps will help you install and select a WordPress theme for your blog. Inside the WordPress Dashboard, select the Add New Themes link in the Appearance Menu. You can search for
Getting Started Article 391,047 views tags: install link theme themes wordpress

A step by step guide to using your new HostMonster hosting account.
Getting Started Article 3,847,987 views tags: MOJO domain email ftp password wordpress

This article will explain how to login to a website created with WordPress.
Knowledgebase Article 69,215 views tags: access admin change dashboard edit login site wordpress