How to Install WordPress Manually With FTP – Beginners Guide

How to Install WordPress Manually With FTP

Personally, I don’t really see the need to make use of this procedure any longer because of how simple and universal the auto-installers above are. But, in the event that you need to learn; How to Install WordPress Manually With FTP, continue reading.

In case you’re a beginner, simply use the auto-installer process I explained in my Previous Article.

To run the popular 5-minute install, you will require an FTP program to upload files. I use FileZilla, but there are a whole lot of free FTP programs.

Before we begin by downloading the latest version of WordPress from wordpress.org: Refer to our article WordPress.com vs WordPress.org Comparison for detailed reasons why we choose and want you to go on with WordPress.org.

Download Latest Version of WordPress From wordpress.org-How to Install WordPress Manually
Download Latest Version of WordPress From wordpress.org

At that point unzip the files and upload it to the public_html (or similar) directory of your website. In case you don’t know how to sign in to FTP, ask your host for your FTP account data:

Unzipping WordPress.Zip File Using FTP - How to Install WordPress Manually With FTP
Unzipping WordPress.Zip File Using FTP

Creating Database

While that is going on, go to your cPanel account and find the MySQL Databases option:

MySQL Database-How to Install WordPress Manually
MySQL Database

You should probably see an option to Create a New Database. Enter a name for your database and hit the Create Database Button.

Create Database Name-How to Install WordPress Manually
Create Database Name

The name can be whatever you desire – simply ensure that you remember or note it down because you’ll it later on.

Next, you have to really make a user for your database. So on that same page, move down to MySQL Users and make create user.

Create a New User
Create a New User

When you’ve created the user, be sure to give it access to the database you created:

Add User
Add User

On the next page, likewise make sure you do give that username All Privileges:

Grant User All Privileges
Grant User All Privileges

Now, expecting the FTP transfer has completed, you can go to your domain name to finish the installation. So when you visit your domain, you should probably see the WordPress install wizard.

How to Install WordPress Manually With FTP

Firstly, you have to choose your preferred language:

Choose Your Preferred Language
Choose Your Preferred Language

At that point, ensure you have the details for your database name, username, and password noted. Enter them when asked for:

Creating Database Name And Password
Creating Database Name And Password

All things been equal, you should be able to run the WordPress install:

Run WordPress Installation
Run WordPress Installation

Give your WordPress site a title and enter the important information to make your administrator account:

WordPress Site Title And needed Information
WordPress Site Title And needed Information

Finally, click Install WordPress.

Furthermore, that is it! You simply just figured out how to install WordPress manually. You would now be able to login with the account details that you specified or created during the installation process.

WordPress Admin Login Screen
WordPress Admin Login Screen

Happy tweaking and See you in our other WordPress related articles as detailed below.

So let`s get started with Installing WordPress and Start Building Your Website for Free from Scratch With No Coding Required.

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