BlueHost is one of the top web-hosting under Recommended list of WordPress hosting on Official WordPress page.
BlueHost offers some of the easy ways for Installing WordPress. For example, there is always manual WordPress installation way but there is a script call Mojo which make WordPress installation on Bluehost super easy.
For newbies, BlueHost offers premium shared hosting for WordPress, and they offer 3 shared hosting plan that is idle for a new WordPress website. In this guide, we will learn how to Install WordPress on Bluehost in 5 minutes.
You don’t need to be a technical guy to install WordPress, as this tutorial contains step by step guide to getting WordPress on your account.
Before we move ahead, BlueHost offers unlimited resources like Unlimited bandwidth, Unlimited storage, and one free domain.
They are using latest PHP and MySQL database for the faster server response. Just to let you know, their unlimited resources follow fair usage policy like any other shared hosting with unlimited resource offers.
Before, we get to start you can sign up directly using this link, which also includes Bluehost discount.
- Sign up for Bluehost Here (Discounted link)
How to Install WordPress on BlueHost Web-hosting:
Login to your Bluehost cPanel dashboard and click on WordPress icon under Software/Services section. This will redirect you to WordPress installation panel.
BlueHost uses Mojo one click installer that is a script that will let you Install lots of software’s with one click. On the next page, click on Install to start the process of WorPress installation.
Installing WordPress on BlueHost
On the next screen, select the domain name on which you wish to install WordPress software. You can decide if you want to use www, or you wish to have the domain without www. I would suggest skip www as this era is all about short URL. Is int it?
If you have purchased your domain from Bluehost, it won’t be any issue. If your domain is purchased from elsewhere, you need to change the Name-server to
Here you can give your site a name, which you can change it later if you want to. For username and password, I suggest using any name as username instead of admin. Admin is default username for WordPress and security purpose, using admin is not suggested. Keep the checkbox at the part that says Automatically create a new database for this installation.
Click on Install now to start the process.
One you have installed WordPress on Bluehost, you will be getting an Email with login information, and now, you should Login and make basic WordPress set up to get started with your blog quickly.
Here are some of the suggestion from me:
- Set up WordPress clock with your local time
- Update WordPress ping services
- Install following plugins:
- Yoast SEO
- Super Cache plugin
- Set WordPress permalink to pretty permalink.
Well, these are just some of the tips, and you can get a detailed guide on my WordPress guide post. And congratulations, you just got your WordPress site up and running on your new Bluehost account.
If you are stuck anywhere in the installation process, do let me know via comments, and I will try to answer your query asap.