Installing WordPress manually on BlueHost.com

February 6, 2016 — Leave a comment

1.Goto Bluehost.com
2.Click on “Database”

bluehost_control_panel_1

3.Create new Database

create_mySQL_database_bluehost

4.Once you finish creating new Database, click on Jump to MySQL Users

create_mySQL_user_database_bluehost

5. Create new MySQL user

add_mysql_user_bluehost

6. Now add the new user to the database which you created

add_user_to_database_bluehost

7. check the “All PRIVILEGES” check box and click “Make Changes”

mysql_user_privileges_bluehost

Now your ready to install wordpress on bluehost hosting.

Installing WordPress

  1. Goto http://wordpress.org/ and click the Download WordPress button.
  2. Once the wordpress.zip file downloads, double-click it to expand the wordress folder.
  3. Open the wordpress folder and change wp-config-sample.php to wp-config.phpwordpress_config
  4. Next open wp-config.php in your favorite text editor and find the following field and fill them in accordingly.define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘database_name_here’); REPLACE database_name_here WITH THE DATABASE NAME YOU CREATED WITH BLUEHOST
    define(‘DB_USER’, ‘username_here’); REPLACE username_here WITH THE USER YOU CREATED WITH BLUEHOST
    define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘password_here’); REPLACE password_here WITH THE PASSWORD YOU CREATED WITH BLUEHOST
    wp-config.php on Bluehost
  5. Upload the wordpress files along with new wp-config
  6. Access http://www.yoursitename.com/wp-admin/install.php , if everything went well, you should see this

    wordpress_install

  7. Now you click Install WordPress and all done.

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