Today, WordPress has become a popular platform for building websites and blogs in the world with features such as easy installation and easy and simple use for every user. According to statistics, more than 43% of websites are built with WordPress, which means that one out of every 4 websites is built with WordPress.
The programming language of WordPress is PHP and it uses MYSQL as a database. WordPress is available to users for free and open source.
Considering the advantages of WordPress, such as customization options, search engine compatibility, and the ability to install more plugins to increase functionality on WordPress, you can have a WordPress site without being a professional programmer. In this article, we have tried to teach you step by step How to install WordPress on Direct Admin.
One of the most popular and widely used Linux control panels is Direct Admin, which is used to manage sites based on Joomla, PHP, Python, designed with WordPress. With Direct Admin, you can manage any number of websites and email accounts.
DirectAdmin is installed on Apache and by default you can access DirectAdmin with http://serves.ip.address:2222. One of the advantages of this control panel is: its low price, good speed, small volume, being out of the sanctions and restrictions of other control panels, easy to use, and the possibility of creating different accesses.
How to install WordPress on Direct Admin
First, enter the Direct Admin control panel by entering your username and password.
Enter the Control Panel menu in the left corner of the screen and select the File Manager option from the System info & Files section.
After entering the File manager, select the domains option, click on the site address and enter the public-html section. Any address placed in this section will be seen on your domain
On the left side of the page, select My file option and click on public-html option.
On this page, you must enter the name of your file, for this, right-click on the page and enter the desired name in the Create file field. Now your main file is located in public-html folder.
At this stage, we enter the Control Panel again from the search section, we find MySQL Management.
We create the database in the MySQL Management folder. To do this, click on the Create New Database option on the right side of the page, choose a username and password for the database, and click on the Create Database option.
After the previous steps, in this step, we download WordPress from the main site.
Now we need to upload the WordPress that we downloaded, for this we enter the file manager again, right click and select the Upload Files option, then we wait for the WordPress to be uploaded.
After uploading WordPress, we click on it and wait for it to be extracted by selecting the Extract option.
Now click on WordPress and select the Name option. By doing this, we select all the WordPress files, then by clicking three dots on the right side of the page, we select the Copy/move to option and transfer all the files to public-html or the main root.
In this step, we enter the domain address in the new tab. When we enter the page, the wizard or Installer comes up for us. At this time, we enter the database information we created. We click on the Submit option and then the Run the installation option.
Now, on the page that opens for us, we put the username and password for the administrator we want to login.
If Click the “Search engine visibility” checkbox Your site will not be read by Google, or in other words, your site will be noindexed. This means that until you have designed your site and it is ready for display, Google will not see it, and whenever the site is ready, you can remove the tick so that it can be recognized by Google.