How to Install WordPress in DirectAdmin using Softaculous

WordPress is open source software you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app. It offers customizable designs, responsive websites, high performance. In this guide, we will show how to install WordPress in DirectAdmin using Softaculous Automated Installer.

Requirements to install WordPress in DirectAdmin

  • DirectAdmin account
  • WordPress manager by Softaculous


  1. Log in to your DirectAdmin account.
  2. Add your domain to DirectAdmin under the Domain Setup section if not added. We will use as an example in the guide.
  3. Scroll down to the Softaculous Apps Installer section and click on the WordPress icon.
  4. Softaculous Homepage with WordPress installation page will show up on your screen. Press the install now button.
  5. It will open a page asking for details. Choose the latest version of WordPress as it gives the latest features and comes with the latest security measures. Choose the domain for the installation.
  6. Fill in the admin username and password of your choice.
  7. You can choose any theme of your choice. We will not choose any theme here and the default theme will be installed automatically.
  8. Click install button at the end of the page.
  9. Once the installation is successful it will show a similar page on your screen.

Congratulations you have successfully installed WordPress on your domain.

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