How to Install WordPress on a Managed.com Plesk Server Manually
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How to Install WordPress on a Managed.com Plesk Server
Create the Site's Database
Log into your Managed.com control panel.
and choose the domain.
Websites & Domains
Add New Database
Database name, Database user name, password,
Download and Install WordPress
and download the latest version of WordPress. (Choose the zip version if you are using a Windows machine while installing, or a tar.gz version if your workstation is a Mac or Linux machine.)
Locate the package you downloaded and extract it to your local machine.
Use FileZilla or your favorite FTP client to upload the contents of the WordPress directory (not the directory itself) to the root directory of your website (httpdocs).
Open your FTP client. (These instructions are written for FileZilla)
section, type the server's IP address.
field, type the username you used to log into cPanel.
field, type the password you used to log into cPanel.
On the right side, select the
Select all the files and folders within the httpdocs folder and press the
key on your keyboard. Confirm removal of the files on the remote site's httpdocs folder.
On the left side, locate the WordPress folder you extracted. Highlight all the files and folders.
Drag the files on the left to the right.
If your DNS information is not currently pointing your website's A record to the server's IP address, you will either need to make that change with your registrar or
modify the hosts file
of your local machine to point to the server's IP address.
Open a browser on your local machine and type the domain name followed by
Fill out the required information.
You will be asked for your database name, database user and database password. Supply them. Leave the database server name as default.
Once WordPress has finished installing, you will be given an option to login.
button and supply the username and password specified when setting up the site.
Article ID: 2043
Created: September 26, 2014 at 3:03 PM
Modified: September 25, 2015 at 7:49 AM
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