12 Mar 2022
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Install The Latest Version of WordPress

WordPress is used by over 455 million websites. WordPress usage is steadily increasing, with over 2 million downloads each year. WordPress allows you to effortlessly construct and manage your website from any computer.

WordPress can be obtained in a variety of ways. The simplest method is to use a hosting service, however some techies prefer to download and install it themselves.

1. Download WordPress

You should never download WordPress from sites you may not trust. To ensure your get the correct, up-to-date version, you may download from

This also ensures that your files aren’t corrupted and don’t contain any malicious code.

2. Create a Database and User

If you use a hosting provider, your WordPress database may already be set up for you, or there may be an automated setup solution available. If you’re not sure whether you’ll need to establish one manually, look at your hosting provider’s support website or your control panel.

If you decide you’ll need to create one manually, see the section below on Using phpMyAdmin to create your WordPress login and database. Refer to the page Creating Database for WordPress for more information on alternative tools like Plesk, cPanel, and Using the MySQL Client.

If you just have one database that is already in use, you can use it to install WordPress.

3. Upload WordPress

Move or upload the contents of the unzipped WordPress directory (except the WordPress directory itself) into the root directory of your web server if you wish to integrate WordPress into the root of your domain (e.g.

Create a blog directory on your server and upload the contents of the unzipped WordPress package to the directory through FTP if you want your WordPress installation to be in its own subdirectory on your website (e.g.

Make sure the option to convert file names to lower case is disabled in your FTP client.

4. Install

Access the URL in a web browser to run the WordPress installation script. This should be the location where the WordPress files were uploaded.

If you installed WordPress in the root directory, you should visit:

You should go to if you installed WordPress in its own subdirectory called blog.

For a more in-depth tutorial, feel free to check out the detailed step-by-step process at

If you run into any issues, feel free to reach out to the professional developers at Best Designers In The World to help you with your WordPress Installations.

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