How to Install Wordpress on a Subdomain in Bluehost

This toolset will explain exactly how to install WordPress on a subdomain in Bluehost. Follow these easy steps to install WordPress on Bluehost.

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    Login to Your Bluehost Control Panel

    The first step to install Wordpress on your new subdomain in Bluehost is to login to your Bluehost Control Panel. &nbsp;To do this go <a href="http://www.bluehost.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">here</a> and click on the "Control Panel Login" button on the top right of your screen.

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    Locate and click on "WordPress" under the "Website Builders" header

    Once you get to your Control Panel, locate and click on the "WordPress" button under the "Website Builders" header. This will take you to the page where you can select where you want to install WordPress.

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    Click on the "WordPress" button under the "Blogs" header

    Find and locate the Wordpress button under the Blogs header.&nbsp;

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    Click on "Start" to Install Wordpress

    A new window will pop up and look like this one here. &nbsp;You will need to click on "Start" to start the installation of WordPress. &nbsp;

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    Select Your Subdomain and Click "Check Domain"

    A new window will appear. &nbsp;Find your subdomain in the drop down menu and select it. &nbsp;Then click "Check Domain". &nbsp;It may tell you there is something already created there. &nbsp;You can go ahead and check the box and continue to overwrite it with the new WordPress installation. &nbsp;

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    Check the "Show Advanced Options" box

    Check the "Advanced Options Box" to show some more options for setting up your WordPress installation on your subdomain.

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    Setup Your Advanced Options

    Now that you checked the "Show Advanced Options" more options will appear on the page. &nbsp;This is where you can add your Site Name or Title. &nbsp;This is typically your domain (ex. Device Protectors). &nbsp;Create an admin username (ex. Admin) and then make a secure password. &nbsp;Now add an email for the admin user.&nbsp;<br><br>Make sure to check the box next to "Automatically create a new database for this installation". &nbsp;<br><br>Agree to the terms and conditions and then click on "Install Now".

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    Installation Proccessing

    Once you selected Install, you will be redirected to this page. &nbsp;This will show you the status of the WordPress installation. &nbsp;Let it run through its process until it is finished.

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    Subdomain WordPress Installation Successful

    Congratulations, you have successfully installed WordPress on your subdomain. &nbsp;Now all you have to do is type in your subdomain in your web browser and you will be directed to your new website.<br><br>Enjoy!

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