[Basics - Part 1] How to Install WordPress

This video will guide you through the steps needed to install the WordPress content management system on your own domain or web server.


The five steps to install WordPress…

  1. First, we’ll download the latest version of WordPress from WordPress.org.
  2. Then, we’ll upload those files to our web server, using FTP.
  3. Third, we’ll create a MySQL database and user for WordPress.
  4. Then, we’ll need to configure WordPress to connect to our newly-created database,
  5. And lastly, complete the installation and setup our new website.

Need more detailed instructions? Check out the WordPress Codex.