How to Install WordPress on Blue-host
There are many reasons that makes you to install WordPress on
Bluehost. One of the reason is that you don’t want to install a Bluehost
customized version of WordPress, however you want standard
It is available on www.wordpress.org. In this article, we will explain about how you can install Blue-host of customized version on WordPress either on your primary domain or sub-domain. Blue-host is the best choice of hosting provider.There are many hosting providers like Name-cheap, Host-gator, Site Ground, Dream-host, etc.
Types of domain
1. Primary Domain
After creating an account on any hosting provider, you can also register for a domain name with your hosting plan. That is newly registered domain name will become your primary domain for hosting account. If you have a domain which is already registered then you can link existing domain as your primary domain. There are some hosting providers like Bluehost which provides you temporary domain, that temporary domain will considered as your primary domain.
2. Add-on Domain
If you run different websites with different hosting providers, then you
want single hosting account with any hosting provider. You can maintain
all those websites with the same hosting provider, but you needs add-on
domains. While purchasing a basic hosting plan, you can link only one domain per website on your hosting account. Blue-host offers only 1 website with the basic plan while Name-cheap offers 3 websites with the basic plan. Linking any domain as primary and other domains with the same hosting providers are said to be known as add-on domains.
While registering your primary domain for the first time, you tried to
protect the brand name of your business. Like appster.com and
appster.net are the two different domains which owned by 2 different
people or organizations. For big brands like Microsoft, when you
purchase multiple domain names, if you search for microsoft.net in the
address bar and it will take you to Microsoft.com. You can redirected
your visitors to your-domain.com, even if they enter any other domain by
mistake. These extra domain names are treated as parked domains.
There are special types of domain address which is given below. These
type of domains can run by fully functional websites. The best example
Google.com is the example of primary domain.
Inbox.google.com (It is a new version of Gmail)
Contacts.google.com (It is a Google Contacts Management
Photos.google.com (It is a software of Google Photos)
Above are the examples of a sub-domain. Inbox, Contacts, and Photos
are sub-domains of main domain google.com.
How to Install WordPress on Blue-host
Step 1: Log in to your Blue-host Hosting Account
Visit the bluehost.com to log in to hosting account. Click on the login
button. Now, Enter the username and password and press the submit
button. Enter the two-factor authentication code from any other
authenticator application and click the “login” button. These is the
customized control panel for bluehost. By installing WordPress, you will
see that blogCandor Demo is installed on primary domain. It is because
you have installed that website as a temporary domain.
Step 2# Go to your existing website and delete
Press on the “My Site” at the left-hand sidebar. When you scroll your
mouse to site name, you can see the option for “Manage Site”. By
pressing the button, you can manage various options for your site. Click
on “Settings” where you see the RED color button. By clicking on this
button, you can start with a clean installation of WordPress. These will delete everything in the WordPress data. Now you can start with a fresh installation of WordPress.
Step 3# Create a new site and install WordPress
You have two choices at these stage. You can install the customized
version of WordPress by using Major Market place which is provided by
Blue-host. However you can also install the standard WordPress which is
provided by WordPress.org. You can install WordPress on add-on and
Now, press the “Create Site” button and then press the “Create Site” button so you can select the name of your website and the Tagline as per your choice. You have to entered your details, and then click on the “Next” button. If you see multiple options, then it must be add-on domains or sub-domains. Add-on domains can linked with Blue-host. It will choose primary domain which is fine. The second things on this screen is a text-box for the directory. Blue-host will install the WordPress in the domains directory.
Step 4# Start customizing your new website
Click on the “Go back” button which will take you back from the screen.
On the previous screen. If you pressed the “Login to WordPress”, then
you will know the drill.
Install WordPress on Bluehost on Sub-domain
By installing WordPress on sub-domain, you want to install Bluehost
which is provided the customized version of WordPress. It comes to
choose the “Domain” on the screen that will select the sub-domain from
the drop-down menu.
If you are using Blue-host’s customized version of WordPress, then you
can delete your website. If you have multiple websites hosted one on
primary domain and another on sub-domain, then you can see the
multiple websites on the screen that will help you to select the correct
website which you want to delete..
How to create a sub-domain on Bluehost
By logging to your Blue-host hosting account, you have to visit the home
page of Blue-host portal control. Click on the Domains which is seen in
the left-hand of sidebar. On next screen, select “Sub domains” option
which will take you to the next screen. Filled the details for the sub-
domain that you want to create. By filling the name of the sub-domain,
Blue-host will takes you automatically to the home.
Now click on the “Create” button, which will take you to the confirmation screen. Green button represents the “Return to Sub domains” button. By clicking on green button, it will take you back to the “Sub domains” page. Here you can notice the recently sub-domain is now listed. Now, you would see the sub-domain “support on your-website.com” in the drop-down menu during the installation of WordPress..
We hope that this article will help you to install the WordPress on a
primary domain as well as on sub-domain.