How to install WordPress 2.7 on your own domain

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August 25, 2009 by Administrator

I have Fantastico DeLuxe as a software service, on my Cpanel. So, here, click on the Fantastico icon if you have it too. I suppose you have a valid administrator login into your control panel. If you dont’t, pls contact your web-hosting company.


The next page is the Fantastico front end / home page, where available software services are listed. So lets go install wordpress.


step-1) Click on WordPress, and then New Installation




step-2) The WordPress Installation page provides some options for the actual installation. Fill in the blanks where necessary. All helloworld’s in the figure below are for tutorial-purposes only.

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a) Install on domain – enter domain name. Mine came pre-filled:

b) Install in directory – for this tutorial, I’m installing WordPress into its own directory ‘wp’ – without the quotes. Note, the access URL will be If ‘install in directory’ option is left blank, WP will be installed in the default public folder provided by your webhost.

c) Admin access data:
– fill in a username and password for accessing the site.

d)Base configuration:
admin nickname – enter a nickname for the administrator

admin e-mail – enter a valid email address for the administrator. Mine came pre-filled.

Site name: was also prefilled:

Description – enter a simple site description

After supplying necessary details, hit ‘Install WordPress’.


step-3) Hurrayyy, the installation is complete.

The portion red-marked is private to your own installation.


Hit the Finish Installation button.


step-4) The next screen provides you information regarding the installation and configuration paths, your username and password (entered in #2). Below the screen, you have the option to email these information(very important) to your email address for safe-keeping. Enter a valid email address and and hit the send mail button.


and what do we have here:

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