There are two different ways through which you can install WordPress on a web server. We will take a look at each of those two different methods one by one below.
How to install WordPress manually on a web server?
To install WordPress manually on a web server you need to follow the listed steps given below.
Steps to install WordPress manually on a web server
You need to download the latest version of WordPress from www.wordpress.org.
You need to unzip the WordPress package and upload it into the public_html directory on your web server. This can be done by using an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) program like FileZilla by using the FTP account information provided by your hosting service company.
You need to create a new MySQL database with a new user by going to the MySQL database option from your Cpanel.
You need to configure the wp-config.php file from the root of your WordPress directory in your web server and update the Database Name, Database Username and Database Password with the information you provided when you created the MySQL Database with the new Database Username.
After you have completed the steps 1 to 4 then you need to run the WordPress installation by writing your domain name on any web browser.
How to install WordPress with auto-installers on a web server?
It is very easy to install WordPress on a web server by using auto-installers. After you log in to your Cpanel, you should look for the auto-installer section in your Cpanel and click the WordPress link. You will be guided to an installation page with an embedded form to fill up with information.
You will be asked to fill up the following information
You will be asked to choose the domain on which you want to install WordPress. You will also be asked to choose the directory of your installation.
You will be asked to provide the website name and website description.
You will be asked to choose the admin username, admin password, and admin email.
After you provide all of the above information, you will be asked to click install and wait for the installation to complete.