How to Install WordPress


This 5-minute video will show you how to install WordPress on your own web server.

The five steps to install WordPress…

  1. Download the latest version of WordPress from
  2. Upload those files to your web server, using FTP.
  3. Create a MySQL database and user for WordPress.
  4. Configure WordPress to connect to the newly-created database.
  5. Complete the installation and setup your new website!

Need more detailed instructions? Check out the WordPress Codex.