How To Install WordPress in Hostinger? Step By Step Beginner’s Guide (2022 Version)

Do you want to know how to install WordPress in Hostinger? If yes then keep reading.

For beginners, installing WordPress may seem like a challenging job at first but features like Auto Installer and Softaculous make the whole process of installing WordPress very quick and easy. 

If you don’t know, let me tell you straight away that every Hostinger account comes with the Auto-Installer that lets you install WordPress in a few minutes without any technical knowledge.

And, in this beginner-friendly post, I will be showing how to sign up for a Hostinger account and install WordPress on it the right way.

Not only this, by end of this post, you will also get to know about WordPress basics and why you should choose WordPress for your next online project.    

So, do read this post till the end.   

Now, without further ado, let’s jump into the step-by-step tutorial of WordPress installation on Hostinger.

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How to Install WordPress on Hostinger Using Auto Installer

Well, before we deep dive into the process of installing WordPress in Hostinger, the first thing you need to do is get a Hostinger plan for yourself.

If you have already bought a Hostinger plan for yourself then it’s good and you can head over to step number 7 directly.

And if you’re looking for a fresh start, go through this step-by-step guide.

Let’s get started! 

Step 1: Visit Hostinger’s Official Website

The very first step is to go on the Hostinger website as this is the only authentic way to purchase a Hostinger’s web hosting plan for you.

So, click on this link that will navigate you to the Hostinger website homepage which may look like this;

Step 2: Choose Web Hosting

If you’re looking forward to buying a shared hosting plan then you can hit the “Start Now” button directly else Choose Hosting from the main menu.

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It will show you a wide range of web hosting types that you can choose from based on your requirement.

That being said, shared hosting is the best cost-effective option for beginners (that’s what I’m using on this blog).

So, without wasting any more time, click on the “Start Now” button.

Step 3: Select Hosting Plan

Once you click on the button above, you will be displayed Hostinger shared hosting pricing and plans which are as follow.

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1. Single Shared Hosting ($1.39/month): This is Hostinger’s basic plan best suited for beginners. 

Highlighted Features:

  • 1 Website
  • 10 GB SSD Storage
  • ~10 000 Visits Monthly  
  • 1 Free Custom Email Account  
  • Free SSL ($11.95 value)  
  • 100 GB Bandwidth
  • Managed WordPress  
  • WordPress Acceleration  
  • 30 Days Money Back Guarantee  
  • 2 Databases
  • GIT Access  

2. Premium Shared Hosting ($2.59/month): This is Hostinger’s most popular plan as it allows you to host multiple sites which makes it a perfect package for personal websites.

Highlighted Features:

  • Host up 100 Websites
  • 20 GB Extended SSD Storage
  • ~25 000 Visits Monthly  
  • 100 Free Custom Email Accounts
  • Free SSL Worth $11.95 
  • Free Domain Worth $8.99 value 
  • Google Ads Credit  
  • Unlimited Bandwidth  
  • Managed WordPress  
  • WordPress Acceleration  
  • 30 Days Money Back Guarantee  
  • Unlimited Databases
  • GIT Access  
  • SSH Access  

3. Business Shared Hosting ($3.99/month): This is Hostinger’s most advanced plan optimized for small businesses.

Highlighted Features:

  • Host up 100 Websites
  • 100 GB Huge SSD Storage
  • ~100 000 Visits Monthly  
  • 100 Free Custom Email Accounts
  • Free SSL ($11.95 value)  
  • Free Domain ($8.99 value)  
  • Google Ads Credit  
  • Unlimited Bandwidth  
  • Managed WordPress  
  • WordPress Acceleration  
  • 30 Days Money Back Guarantee  
  • Unlimited Databases
  • GIT Access  
  • SSH Access  
  • Daily Backups ($11.40 value) 
  • Free CDN ($9.95 value)

If you’re starting out with 1 website then choose the Single Shared plan without thinking twice or you can choose one that fits your needs.

Here, I assume that you have selected the Single Shared hosting plan.

Quick Note: All the prices mentioned above are valid only if you select 48 Months billing period.

You may find huge discounts during Hostinger Black Friday Sale which usually goes live in November every year.

Step 4: Choose a Period

Next, you will have to choose a period you want to sign up for. There would be 4 options;

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  • 48 Months plan, the best bargain at $66.72
  • 24 Months brings the cost to $47.76
  • 12 Months plan will cost you $35.88
  • 1 Month (Subtotal: $9.49)

By looking at the subtotals above, I’m sure you got a clear idea of which period you should go with (48 months recommended to save huge on your purchase).    

Step 5: Create Your Account 

Here, all you need to create your Hostinger account that can be done easily by putting the email address you will use to log in. Alternatively, you can use your existing Gmail account, GitHub account, or Facebook account.

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Step 6: Payment and Checkout

This is the one last step to finish the signup process and get started with installing WordPress on your Hostinger account.

Select a payment method to pay hosting charges. Hostinger facilitates you with a variety of ways to make the payment that includes Credit Card, PayPal, Google Pay, CoinPayments, and Hostinger balance.

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So, choose a convenient method, provide relevant details, and checkout.  

This is how you can purchase a hosting plan from Hostinger.

Important: Don’t forget to use our exclusive Hostinger coupon code SINGLE7 to get 7% additional OFF on your order. This promo code is for a limited time and is valid for new users only.

Now, let’s move to the most important step – install WordPress on Hostinger.  

Step 6: Installing WordPress on Your Account

So, you have purchased a Hostinger hosting plan for yourself and you’re just a few clicks away to go live.

As I have already told you that – the Hostinger account is included with the Auto Installer, so here I’m going to use Hostinger’s Auto Installer for the installation process:

First, you need to login into your hosting account. For doing so, click on the Log In button on the top right of the Hostinger website or visit https://www.hostinger.com/cpanel-login

As soon as you go to this URL, you will be presented with the login screen.

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Simply login with the credentials that you just created for yourself during the signup process or you may also refer to the Hostinger’s confirmation email you would have received after the final payment.

Once you log in, you will see your dashboard having your plan details.

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Click on the Manage and you will be displayed a simple yet powerful hPanel control panel by Hostinger which looks like this;

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Scroll down a bit and locate the Auto Installer option under the Website section.

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Under Auto Installer, choose WordPress (the most popular) and continue.

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Next, you need to fill up a simple WordPress form

  • Verify your domain name and make sure “wordpress” is there next to it
  • Setup Administrator Username, Password, and Email for WordPress Dashboard
  • Provide a Website Title
  • Select a relevant language 
  • Opt-in to Always update to latest available version for automatic updates
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After filling in all the required details, hit the Install button. 

WordPress will be installed on your Hostinger account and you can cross-check the same under the Auto Installer – Installed Applications

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As soon as you see WordPress is installed, click on the three dots next to your WordPress URL and select Manage. Finally, hit the Edit Website button to access your WordPress Admin area.

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Furthermore, you will also receive an email with having WordPress login link once WordPress is successfully installed on your server. Simply click on that link to login into your WordPress dashboard.

Alternatively, you can browse your domainname/wp-admin to open your WordPress dashboard where you can start customizing your website straight away.

This is how you can install WordPress on Hostinger. See, how simple is that?

So, what are you waiting for? Start building your WordPress site with Hostinger today.

If you’re a beginner, you might be curious about what is WordPress and why it is so popular. So, let’s dig into this aspect as well.


What is WordPress?

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WordPress is a free, open-source content management system (CMS) known for its versatility and ease of use.

It was initially released in 2003 and today WordPress is the world’s most used blogging platform powering millions of blogs.

You would be amazed to know that 41% of the Web Uses WordPress. Be it small personal blogs, small business websites, or Fortune 500s, WordPress is deployed everywhere.

Here are some reasons that make WordPress the #1 choice for every web developer.

1. WordPress is free

The best thing about WordPress is that it’s completely free. Yes, you would not be charged even a single penny to install and use it for your websites.

2. Ease of use

Another thing that makes it so popular is its ease of use. WordPress can be installed by using an installer offered by the hosting providers allow you to design professional websites without writing a single line of code. 

Moreover, it is compatible with renowned page builders like Elementor, Beaver Builder, Divi, etc. that further helps you to build beautiful-looking websites quickly.

3. Gutenberg: Gutenberg is a brand new block editor for the WordPress platform that drastically changed the way you create posts, pages, products, and everything else on your site.

4. Scheduling Capabilities: WordPress allows you to schedule your posts and pages to be published at a future time. 

This means you don’t need to worry about publishing your articles at a specific time. Simply, finish the writing part and schedule them to go live on the day and time you wish.

5. Plugins

WordPress has over 55,000 plugins to help your website meet your needs.

6. Next Level Support

They’ve got a variety of resources to help you get the most out of WordPress.

Few more reasons to consider WordPress

  • SEO Friendly
  • Responsive Mobile Sites
  • High Performance
  • High Security
  • Powerful Media Management

FAQs

Is Hostinger good for WordPress?

Absolutely, Hostinger is powered by LiteSpeed caching and advanced optimization that eventually results in a great WordPress experience.

Is WordPress free in Hostinger?

Yes, WordPress is free in Hostinger and can be installed in just 1-Click for free.

How to install WordPress in Hostinger cPanel?

To install WordPress on Hostinger, all you need is to signup for a Hostinger’s plan, log in to your hPanel Dashboard, find Auto Installer, select WordPress,  Fill out the Install WordPress form, and the Install button.

How much does it cost to signup for Hostinger hosting plans?

Hostinger offers 3 different plans for its shared hosting you can choose from –   Single Shared Hosting ($1.39/mo), Premium Shared Hosting ($2.59/mo), and Business Shared Hosting ($3.99/mo).

What is WordPress Softaculous?

Softaculous is a popular Auto Installer for the world’s leading cPanel.

Does Hostinger provide cPanel?

No, Hostinger has its own hPanel included with Auto-Installer that lets you get WordPress up and running in your Hostinger’s account within a few clicks.

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Final Thoughts

So, this is all about installing WordPress in Hostinger.

I have tried my best to include every single step so that you can install WordPress on a Hostinger account without any hassles.

I hope you will find this post informative and helpful.

If you still got any questions regarding WordPress Installation on Hostinger, do let me know in the comment section below. 

I will be more than happy to help you out.

Lastly, do not forget to share this post, as it might be beneficial for others too.

2 thoughts on “How To Install WordPress in Hostinger? Step By Step Beginner’s Guide (2022 Version)”

  1. Hi Amit,

    Although Hostinger is different from my hosting company and several others, they have similar guides for installing WordPress. And your tutorial makes it even easier for beginners and seasoned bloggers who may not have put in the effort to learn these tips and tricks when they first started.
    Thank you for sharing!

    Reply
    • Hi Moss

      Yes, these days, almost every company offers 1-click WordPress installation (including Hostinger) and one needs no technical skills to do so.

      Thanks for your kind feedback.

      Amit Garg

      Reply

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