Today we’ll continue our web server setup series. In this series, we’ve already installed and setup our web server, configured & secured cPanel and point domain name to the server. At any time if you’ve trouble setting something up something, let me know in the comment section below. In this article, we’ll go about hosting a website on our server. Let’s do it.
Click “Add a New Domain” to finish adding domain. Now everything is done. We’ve our server ready to point domain to our hosting.Now we’ll follow the same process that we did in the last article. We will point our domain name to this server by creating an ‘A’ record.
We’re not done yet. We’ve pointed our domain to the hosting but it’ll throw an error or show a default server page. We now need to install WordPress. We can install WordPress easily using our cPanel.From sidebar of cPanel, click Addons > WordPress.
Right now we’re not setting up ssl certificate so we’ll go with http://. In the second field, select the domain for which we’re installing WordPress and the third field, leave it blank.In the language section, select the preferred language of your site. The last section, leave it as it is but copies everything somewhere at a secure place or remember if you’re good at it. We’ll need a database username and password to login to our database using phpMyadmin. So just remember all the database details.
Finally hit ‘Install’ and it’s done. The process will start and may take up to 4 minutes. Now visiting the website will through an error like this –