It’s super easy and quick to install WordPress from your maXpanel control panel!
The process is the same to install WordPress or any of the other 1-click install software from maXpanel like Joomla, Drupal, PrestaShop etc.
Before you can install WordPress you have to delete the index.html file sitting in your root directory (public_html directory) the directory where you want to install WordPress.
This can be done with the Online File Manager or via FTP – view this guide to find out how to easily do it with the Online File Manager.
Once you have deleted the index.html file you can proceed.
How To Install WordPress
1. Once logged into your maXpanel control panel find the ‘WordPress‘ icon and click it. (View this article to find out how to login to your maXpanel control panel)
2. Choose your install directory and click ‘Install Now‘ – changing nothing by leaving the box blank and installing in the public_html directory is most common, to install to a different directory simply type the directory in the box provided:
3. To edit your site if your site isn’t yet live click the temporary domain name link or if live the domain name link:
You will now be taken to the final step to setup WordPress and you can then start editing your website!