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DIY WordPress Website Using Cpanel To Set It Up

If you are strapped for cash but still need a website there is no need to sacrifice quality or style.

WordPress is a user friendly system when combined with Cpanel hosting it is very easy to setup.

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Step One: Secure Your Domain name
You can register a site in many places. I recommend Network Solutions is also a good option. Not a fan of godaddy personally.
Domain Registration

Login to your domain name service and find “DNS Servers” or “Nameservers” and change them as needed for your hosting.

Set your nameservers: and
For my customers the nameservers are and


Step Two: Secure Your Hosting
This tutorial will focus on Cpanel website hosting. I think for easy use it’s best. I offer hosting by itself or $99.00/yr. And I’ll set it up for you. Click Here to sign up

Step Three: Login To Your Hosting
You’ll receive an email when hosting is all setup. If your domain nameservers have configured quickly you can login at with most hosting companies. If hosting with vigilant it’s or login to our billing portal and click the login link.
Cpanel Login



Step Four: Setup Email
Email Setup



Step Five: WordPress Setup
Wordpress Setup

Using “Quick Install” is easiest.

Click “Quick Install”

Select “WordPress” from the left side of the screen under “Blog Software”

Click “Continue”


Security Tip: Do NOT use “Admin” as your username. Automated bots that exploit websites know that admin is the most common and will use this against you. Pick something else.

Enter the information requested and click “Install Now”

You will be given a password at completion of the install process. You can keep this password or change it after logging in.

If you ever need to hard reset your password you can use quick install do do so by clicking “Manage Installations” and the “gear” icon.

Now that wordpress is setup you can login at

I recommend installing an “under construction” plugin while you are working on your site.

Happy WordPressing. If you have questions use the contact form. There are TONS of videos on youtube about how to use wordpress but if you need a custom tutorial about a subject and can’t find it on youtube let me know.

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