Installing WordPress manually on your Fasthosts hosting package

This guide is not designed to replace the WordPress installation documentation, which can be found at It is an adaptation to help customers to install WordPress specifically on the Fasthosts hosting platform.

A written version of this guide can be found here:

WordPress is an open source blogging platform, which is popular for its ease of use and simple installation. It’s free to download and install on a web hosting server, has a widespread community of developers who create add-ons to extend its functionality, and templates to customise its appearance.

The quickest and easiest method of installing WordPress is to use our one click installer. This is available on Linux web hosting packages.

Difficulty: Intermediate

How long will it take me?
◾5-10 minutes

What will I need?
◾A MySQL database.
◾Your Database name and IP address.
◾A Database user.
◾Your FTP connection details.
◾FTP Software.

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– Call us on +44 (0)333 0142 700

Duration: 12:24
Publisher: Fasthosts Internet
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