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Install WordPress Manually on Your Website Using CPanel

If you own a website or a blog, you must be familiar with the term WordPress.  If you don’t know much about WordPress, here is a basic introduction. WordPress is one of the best platforms for creating and running websites.

It is a perfect platform for anyone, be it an expert or a novice. It is the only platform I would ever recommend to you if you dream to create a website!

If you don’t know How to Install WordPress with cPanel, then here is a guide for you!

In the guide provided, I will let you know How to Install WP on cPanel. In this guide, I would cover two methods for installing WordPress. One, the quick installation and the other one is installing install WordPress with cPanel.

How to Install WordPress With cPanel

After reading the complete guide, I am sure you would be able to install WordPress manually on your website using cPanel. 

As I said above, I will let you know two methods for installing WordPress. We will begin with the cPanel.

Follow the below steps and learn to install WordPress with cPanel.

Assuming, you already have some basic knowledge regarding the hosting and WordPress. If you don’t know, let me tell you, to install WordPress; you should have a hosting account. And there are various hosting providers you can use! Like Bluehost, Hostgator, site ground, etc.

Also, you will need to create MySQL database and user if you already don’t have that. Once you have that, follow the below steps.

Step 1: Download WordPress   

The first step is to download the latest version of WordPress on your computer. You can download it from its official website. If you don’t know the URL of the website, click here. 

Once you are done with the downloading, install it on your system. Once done, navigate through it and unzip the zip file.

How to Install WordPress with cpanel

Step 2. Upload WordPress to the Server

After downloading the WordPress to the computer, you will have to upload it on the server. For this, you can follow any of the following methods.

The first one is by FTP upload. The second way by going through the file manager and the third way is uploading it by SSH.

We will follow here the second method i.e. via File Manager. For this, the steps are given below.

  • First of all,  login to your hosting account.
  • Then go to the cPanel.
  • Scroll all the way down to the File section. Here, you will see an option, File manager. Click on it.
  • As sooner you click on the file manager, you’ll be prompted with File Manager directory selection.
  • Simply select WebRoot(public_html/www). Also, make sure to check the option, Show Hidden Files. Once done, click on Go. Check out the image below, if you didn’t get me.
How to Install WordPress with cpanel

Once done with the above step, click on Upload. Now simply without thinking much, navigate through the WordPress.zip file you just downloaded.

How to Install WP on Cpanel

Step 3. Create MySQL Database and User

After following the above steps, it’s time to create a MySQL database. To do so, check out the below steps.

  • First of all, go back to the cPanel again.
  • Here you will see many options. All you have to do is click on  MySQL Database Wizard under the  Database section. Check the image below I have mentioned.
how to install wordpress using cpanel
  • As soon as you click on the MySQL Database Wizard, you will be asked to enter the name of the database. Type any name here you want. Once done, click  Next.

I would suggest you use any easy name that you can remember easily for future use.

  • Now, you will need to create the user of your newly created database. Enter the database user name and password and click Create User.
  • In the next step, you will be asked to assign privileges to the user. Click on  ALL PRIVILEGES. Once done, follow the next step. Check out the image below.
How to Install WP on Cpanel

Step 4. Configure wp-config.php and Run the installation

In this step, you will have to Login to cPanel. The steps are given below. Follow all the steps carefully!

  • First of all, login to cPanel. And then go to Files option. Once done, select File Manager.
  • Once done, with the previous step, go to the directory WebRoot(public_html/www). 
  • Here, you will see an option Show Hidden Files, check on it and then click on Go.
  • In the public_html directory, you’ll see some options including a file named wp-config-sample.php. Simply right-click on it, and select the option  Rename and change the file name to wp-config.php. Once done, follow the next step.
  • Following the previous step, again right-click on the file wp-config.php. 
  • After you right-click on it, you will see various options, click on  Code Edit. Check the image below.
Install WordPress Manually on Your Website Using CPanel

As sooner you click on the Code Edit option, you will see the following codes:

define('DB_NAME', 'database_name_here');
/** MySQL database username */ define('DB_USER', 'username_here');
/** MySQL database password */ define('DB_PASSWORD', 'password_here');

Now, without thinking much, write the username and password(We created in step 3) in place of  username_here,  password_here. Also, enter the database name in place of database_name_here. 

That’s it!! You are almost done. Now click on the Save Changes button.

After this, in the new tab or browser, type the URL- http://yourdomainname.com/wp-admin/install.php (here, you will have to replace your domain name with the domain name of your website).

As sooner you do this, you’ll see a welcome page saying “Welcome to the famous five minute WordPress installation process!”.

That’s it!! With the last step, you have reached to another method that is quick installation. The steps are given below.

  • Simply, select the language of your website i.e. English or choose any other language you want.
  • And then fill all the necessary information in the boxes provided. The information that is required contains all the basic info like your Site name, email address, username, password, etc.
  • And at last click on Install Now button. Boom! Your blog is up and running now.

The method quick installation is another method I was talking about. If you don’t want to install WordPress with Cpanel, then you use the quick installation method.

However, the quick installation process is just a few minutes method, but in case, if the method doesn’t work for any reason, I have provided the method for manual installation as well.

So how do you find our guide on how to Install WordPress with Cpanel? Do let us know via the comments.

Sonam is an IT engineer by education and passionate freelance writer/blogger by profession. She is a tech enthusiast and loves to read and write about technology and WordPress builders from blogs like Havas Digital Server. Her hobbies include reading, watching TV, delving into new things and creating interesting content to help people with all things tech!!

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How to Password Protect WordPress Admin Directory

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How to Password Protect WordPress Admin Directory

Recently, I have written a tutorial on “How to install WordPress using Fantastico”. Now, I hope that you all know how to install WordPress. After installing WordPress, now it’s the time when we have to think about security.

And how to protect our blog from malicious attacks and deface attacks. WordPress does not provide security automatically, we have to take some measures to prevent our blog/website from being Hacked.

So, today we are traversing towards the first step of security by showing a tutorial on “How to Password Protect WordPress Admin Directory“. WordPress Admin Directory is nothing but a “wp-admin”, which enables you to login into WordPress.

By protecting this directory you will cover an extra layer of authentication for security purposes. So, in this article, we will show you a Step by Step guide on “How to Password Protect WordPress Admin directory“.

Step by Step Guide on:

How to Password Protect WordPress Admin Directory

Step 1:

Login to your cPanel. Scroll down the screen and find a section that includes a title as “Security” and in that section, you will find an icon named “Password Protect Directories“.

Step 2:

Click on that icon and then the screen will be appear asking for directory location. Now, click on the web root and then navigate to the folder where your WordPress is hosted. Then click on the /wp-admin/ folder. You will see a screen similar to the below image:

Step 3:

Afterward, in that open screen you have to simply check the box to Password Protect WordPress Admin Directory and in “Name of the protected directory” – you can put the desired name of your choice and no need to remember that name.

Step 4:

Then, in that open screen only you have to fill “username & password” and you have to remember it. Hurray! You have enabled Password Protect WordPress Admin Directory.

Step 5:

Now, When you try to login in WordPress or when you try to access your wp-admin directory, then you will see an Authentication Required box, shown in the figure below:

To Fix Too many redirects loop error

Sometimes it may happen that after you have the Password Protect WordPress Admin Directory when you try to login into WordPress account then it will show “404 Error or Too many redirects loop error“.

To fix this issue, open your main WordPress .htaccess file (cPanel > File Manager) and add the following code there before the WordPress rules start.

ErrorDocument 401 default

And your problem will be solved, now try to login to the WordPress account.

I hope you have understood and now you can Password Protect WordPress Admin Directory.

If you have any problem then don’t hesitate, just put your problem-related comment via below comment form and we will surely help you resolve your problem.

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How to Install WordPress Using Fantastico

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How to install Wordpress using Fantastico

New to WordPress? Don’t you know how to install WordPress? Then No Problem at all! You’re at the right place because today I will show a tutorial on “How to install WordPress using Fantastico”.

Yeah! I know Fantastico is a new word for you, so first let’s understand that word. Fantastico – a tool which installs WordPress for your blog/website or its also called “One-Click Installation Tool”.

Nowadays most of all Hosting Provider provides Fantastico for fast installing of WordPress. Its very simple to install WordPress using Fantastico, just you have to enter some information regarding your blog and click on install WordPress.

Within a minute you will get your installation finished and you are ready with your blog. Now, let’s get on the topic: How to install WordPress using Fantastico, below is the step by step guide on this.

How to install WordPress using Fantastico

Step by Step guide:

Step 1:

Login into cPanel with username and password provided by your Hosting Provider at the time buying Hosting. After login, you will see a screen similar to the below image that will be displayed on your computer.

Step 2:

Scroll down the screen and find a section which includes the title as “Software/Services” and in that, you will find a blue smiley icon named as “Fantastico De Luxe

Step 3:

Click on the “Fantastico De Luxe” and you will see a screen similar to the below image on your computer display.

Step 4:

From the appeared screen, see the left panel consisting of many options from that you have to select “WordPress” to start the installation process.

Step 5:

Click on “New installation” from the WordPress Installation Screen. As you click it will display the form as shown in the below image.

Step 6:

Now you have to fill data as per below instruction:

Install in a domain – should always include your domain.

Install in a directory – must leave blank.

Admin access data – enter username and password that you have to remember because you will need to login into your blog. If you can’t remember than better to store it.

Admin access data – put your name instead of the nickname because it will be displayed as the author of any posts that you post on your blog.

Admin e-mail – email linked to the blog, so you can receive a notification like comments, etc.

Site name – the name of the blog.

Description – put a tagline for the blog.

Now, when you have filled all the information correctly then click on the “Install WordPress” button. It will take hardly 1-2 minutes to install and when the installation is being completed you will see a screen similar to the below image.

Step 7:

Yuppie! You have successfully installed WordPress and at last, it will suggest you put your email to send login details. So, that you can refer to it later.

I hope you have understood well and now you can install WordPress using Fantastico. If you face any problem regarding installing using Fantastico then put your comments below via comment form so that we will surely help you!

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How to Display Related Posts in WordPress without Plugin

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How to Display Related Posts in WordPress witnout Plugin

Owning a blog or a website is not a great thing, but to manage the consistency of the blog or a website that’s a hard task. We all (blogger) familiar about the word – “Bounce Rate”, and this word has great importance in our blogging life. 

Bounce rate essentially represents the percentage of initial visitors to a site who jumps away to a different site, rather than continue on to other pages within the same site. If you have a high bounce rate that means your website isn’t impressive enough to explore it more.

There are many reasons why visitors leave your website without exploring it further such as “Broken navigation links”,  “Irrelevant content”, “Popups” and much more. And this problem will be not solved ASAP then the no. of visitors will decrease.

Our revenue totally depends upon the visitors (exceptions are always there), so to decrease the bounce rate of our blog/website and to increase no. of visitors and revenue you can Display Related Posts in WordPress.

Read: How to Install WordPress Using Fantastico

There are many plugins out which helps you to “Display Related Posts in WordPress“, but every time it’s not necessary to use the plugin. Plugin consumes space in your WordPress database.

It also increases the loading time of your website. That’s why today in this article I will show you “How to Display Related Posts in WordPress without Plugin”.

Display Related Posts in WordPress without Plugin

<?php
//for use in the loop, list 5 post titles related to first tag on current post
$tags = wp_get_post_tags($post->ID);
if ($tags) {
echo ‘Related Posts’;
$first_tag = $tags[0]->term_id;
$args=array(
‘tag__in’ => array($first_tag),
‘post__not_in’ => array($post->ID),
‘posts_per_page’=>5,
‘caller_get_posts’=>1
);
$my_query = new WP_Query($args);
if( $my_query->have_posts() ) {
while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $my_query->the_post(); ?>
<a href=”<?php the_permalink() ?>” rel=”bookmark” title=”Permanent Link to <?php the_title_attribute(); ?>”><?php the_title(); ?></a>

<?php
endwhile;
}
wp_reset_query();
}
?>

Paste the above code in single.php where you want to Display Related Posts in WordPress. This is the easiest way to Display Related Posts in WordPress without Plugin.

If you face any problem in finding the single.php file or in placing the code then you can surely contact us via comments below.

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How to Display Recent Posts in WordPress

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How to Display Recent Posts in WordPress

If you want that reader must stay up to maximum time on your website/blog then provide content as per their choice.

Earlier, to decrease the “bounce rate” of the blog I have written an article on “How to Display Related Posts in WordPress without Plugin” and now if the reader wants some fresh & recent articles then Display Recent Posts in WordPress.

Mostly, we Display Recent Posts in WordPress on the sidebar but there are other users who also want some change. In this article, we will show you the different ways to Display Recent Posts in WordPress.

Display Recent Posts in list format:

We know, the list format is mostly used in sidebars so if you want to display Recent Posts in a sidebar then put the following code in a template file (sidebar.php):

', ''); ?>

I have put the default no. posts at 10, if you want some less or more posts to display then change according to your requirement.

Display Recent Posts with Summary:

To give a small overview of the post to the reader, some people display Recent Posts with a title and a short description. For them, I have found two ways to display Recent Posts.

The First Way:

  • have_posts()) : $the_query -> the_post(); ?>
  • ”>
 

If you put the above code in a template file (sidebar.php) then you have to specify a short description of the post. So, you have to rewrite the excerpt as per the word limit.

So, here is the second way to display Recent Posts in WordPress. First, you have to download this Limit Post plugin and activate it. Once the plugin is activated then paste the following code in your theme files where you want to display Recent Posts.

  • have_posts()) : $the_query -> the_post(); ?>
  • ”>
 

Here I have put the description limit as 250 you can change according to your blog.

Display Recent Posts with Full Content:

If you want to display Recent Posts with Full Content then place the following code in your theme files:

  • have_posts()) : $the_query -> the_post(); ?>
  • ”>
 

Here also you can change the no. of posts.

I hope now you can Display Recent Posts in WordPress blog easily. If you face any difficulty in placing code then connect with via the comments section below.

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How to Find Duplicate Images Online

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Finding Duplicate Images online on the internet is not easy!

It may be not of a majorities concern if their pictures or tech pics are being used without there permission but for a photographer, it will be of more concern than even his camera!

Pics are very diplomatic at times they may not even generate a Penney but a few make rootless money out of this!

So why do others let use your hard earned pics rather than just make it available where you think it should be!

As I said it is hard to Find Duplicate Images of your own on the internet, being vast enough over 55 million websites it is actually not hard but impossible to find pics over the internet.

Let’s not talk of the internet just let it be small scale just into Facebook, even then it is impossible to find that who uploaded you priceless possession on FB.

So here we are to Find Duplicate Images easily. Firstly we should be well aware that our image can be anywhere in any format may it be an embedded one or an image uploaded to Rapidshare in zipped format.

The tool we will be using here will always track out every form of an image may it be in any format.

Find Duplicate Images online:-

Finding duplicate pictures can be beneficial in a number of situations. For instance, Find Duplicate Images online can be greatly helpful if you are trying to get the same picture in a different resolution or if you want to see if somebody is reusing your picture.

To Find Duplicate Images online you can use a nifty tool called “Who Stole My Pictures” for Firefox.

Right click on the image to see the searching options!

Who Stole My Pictures is a browser add-on for Mozilla Firefox. The add-on helps you easily search for Duplicate Images online using three websites dedicated to this purpose: Yandex, Tineye, and GazoPa. With the image open in your Firefox tab.

Simply right-click on the image and choose one of the above-mentioned websites. You may choose to Find Duplicate Images online from whichever tool you like.

A new tab will open up with that site’s results for duplicate images displayed with the numbering of the websites using that same image.

This is how the new tab looks like when we search for duplicate images!

The new tab will be having all the images which are close enough to your image with there sizes in which they are available and also their size including the Title, ALT text and the link of the image to the directory where it is uploaded.

That means it is easy to track all the websites which use your images within being in the same tab.

Why do we consider this tool to be the best to Find Duplicate Images online?

  • Lets you search and find duplicate photos online.
  • Lets you use 3 different websites (Yandex, Tineye or Gazopa).
  • Similar sites: MacroGlossa, Similar-Images, Pixolu and GazoPa.

So here we just made you know that how to Find Duplicate Images online with ease with “Who Stole my Pictures”. !

If you have any queries or issues using this add-on or using other search engines comments are always welcome!

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