Perplexing and Bursting Guide on Installing WordPress on iPage
Installing WordPress on iPage might seem daunting for many but in reality, it is quite an easy and straightforward process. The only challenge that users might face is getting used to the iPage control panel, but worry not, as we shall provide a step-by-step guide that will assist you in installing WordPress.
Step 1: Logging into Your iPage Account
The first step towards installing WordPress on iPage is logging in to the iPage control panel. Once you have logged-in, you will find a quick link menu on the left-hand side of the page. You should then click on the “Install Central” option under the Website category.
Step 2: Selecting WordPress
Once you have clicked on “Install Central,” you will be presented with a plethora of website builders and platforms that are part of their 1-click installer. However, since you are interested in installing WordPress, you should click on the WordPress icon – it’s the blue and white one.
Step 3: Choosing Your Domain Name
After clicking on WordPress, the next step is choosing the domain name on which you want to install WordPress. If you have many domain names, choose one from the dropdown list. If you don’t have a domain name, you can purchase one from iPage’s domain registration page.
Step 4: Creating an Admin User Account
At this point, you should create a unique password and an admin user account for your WordPress installation. Ensure that these login credentials are kept safe since they will allow you to access your WordPress installation without any hitches.
Step 5: Installing WordPress
Once you have filled in your details, select the checkbox next to terms and conditions, and then click on the “Install” button to initiate the installation process. Within a few moments, the iPage installer will complete the installation, after which you will be redirected to a summary page that will confirm the installation.
Congratulations! WordPress is now fully installed on your iPage hosting account. Now, you can install themes, plugins, and start creating content for your website or blog. Should you encounter any issues or have questions, iPage offers 24/7 customer support that will be happy to assist you.