SiteGround makes if very easy to install WordPress on their website hosting accounts. Here are the steps:

  • Go to My Accounts
  • Click Go to cPanel
  • There will be a section for Autoinstallers. Click on WordPress.
  • Click the menu for Install
    • Choose your Installation URL
      • select HTTP for protocol
      • Leave “In Directory” blank if you want WordPress to be your main website
    • Enter a Site Name
    • Enter a Ste Description
    • Enter an admin username
    • Enter an admin password
    • Enter an admin email address
    • Uncheck WordPress Starter unless you want a selection of themes and plugins
    • Under Advanced Options, give the database name something similar to your website name. This isn’t important if you are only installing one website.
  • Click Install to begin the installation

Once the installation is done, you can login into the WordPress dashboard using the username and password to set.