After completing your WordPress installation, you will need to configure some basic settings and add some important information before making your site “live”.

You should allow at least a week or two to create and source all of the content you will need to have ready for uploading to your new site.

1) Site Content

  • Business name and brief description of your business.
  • “About Us” content
  • “Products/Services” content
  • Site Categories – Your main service/product categories (ideal range is 3 – 20 categories)
  • 500 – 800 words about your business, products and services for the home page.
  • 5 – 10 images for product images. Image format = .jpg, .png or .gif.
  • Contact Details (business address, email, telephone numbers)
  • 1 – 3 initial articles / posts to be added to your site (saved in Word document or plain text file).
  • List of URLs for all the links you want to include in your site (check that all URLs are working correctly)

2) WordPress Theme (Site Design)

  • Select a WordPress Theme for your site.

Free WordPress Themes:

http://www.wordpress.org/extend/themes

Premium WordPress Themes:

3) Artwork

You will need to create all artwork for your site (e.g. logos, banners, graphic buttons, newsletter report covers, etc.) and have these ready to be uploaded to your server.

Ensure that your artwork meets all the correct specifications of your theme:

  • Image format = .jpg, .png or .gif.
  • Image Size: Check the folowing …
    • Content area width (you don’t want your images to be wider than the page).
    • Header image height and width
    • Thumbnail image size (some themes create auto-thumbnails from post images)
  • Image descriptions (for alt tags and image titles / descriptions)
  • URLs (if linking link artwork to product pages, etc.)

If you need high quality, royalty-free professional stock images for your site, go here:

http://www.wpbusinessguides.com/stockimages

If you need artwork creation services, you can try one of these online freelancing services:

eLance: http://www.wpbusinessguides.com/elance

Freelancer: http://www.wpbusinessguides.com/freelancer

Fiverr lets you hire people to do things for you for $5: http://fiverr.com

4) Social Media Links

  • Twitter Account URL
  • Facebook Account URL (e.g. Business Page, or Vanity URL)
  • LinkedIn URL
  • YouTube URL

5) Additional / Optional Site Features

  • 1 – 5 Client Testimonials. If you would like to add testimonials, make sure you have images, text, client / company names of testimonial givers and links to destination URLs.
  • Product / Promotion Banners. If you would like to feature rotating images or banners on your site, then you will need to create these and note down their destination URLs (where you want visitors to go to when they click on your banners).

Note: Please ensure that all banners are of identical dimensions.

Tip: Try to keep your vertical banners no wider than 200 – 250 pixels. This will ensure that your ad banners work with most WordPress themes. Standard banner sizes that meet this requirement are as follows:

  • Wide Skyscraper (160×600)
  • Skyscraper (120×600)
  • Rectangle (180×150)
  • Square Button (125×125)
  • Vertical Banner (120×240)
  • Button 1 (120×90)
  • Button 2 (120×60)
  • Microbar (88×31)

Banner format = .jpg, .png, or .gif.

Additionally …

  • YouTube video URLs of any videos you would like to add to page content.
  • Resource Links: 3 – 5 sites you want to recommend to your visitors (can include your own links).
  • RSS Feeds – If you would like to add industry or company-related news feeds to your blog. (Tip: ideally the RSS feed will be of a website that you own, so visitors will click through to your own content). If you don’t know what an RSS feed is, then go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS

You can download a PDF version of this checklist here:

http://www.wpbusinessguides.com/dl/wpicontentchecklist

Congratulations! You are now ready to install WordPress on your domain!

Click one of the links below to continue …

Install WordPress Automatically Using cPanel

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How To Install WordPress Fast Using cPanelThe easiest and fastest way to install WordPress on your domain is by using software installation scripts found inside the account management panels of most web hosting services.

In this tutorial you will learn how to install WordPress in minutes using a cPanel software installation program script called “Fantastico”.

Notes:

We recommend hosting on servers that offer cPanel hosting management. Make sure that your web hosting account has cPanel with the Fantastico Software Installation script configured as this will make installing a WordPress site on your domain a really simple and very quick process (see the end of this tutorial for other options).

If you are hosting on a server with cPanel and you do not see a program called Fantastico installed, then ask your webhost provider to install it on your server.

If you need more information about choosing a web hosting provider then see our tutorial on how to choose a web hosting provider

If you are not using cPanel hosting, then please see our tutorial on how to install WordPress manually using FTP.

How To Install WordPress On Your Domain

Watch the video below and then refer to the step-by-step instructions to learn how to install WordPress on your domain in minutes using cPanel …

How To Install WordPress – Step-By-Step Tutorial

Login to your web hosting account …

cPanel Login Screen

If you have just set up a new domain and logged into your webhosting account for the first time, you may need to go into the “Email Accounts” area in the “Mail” section of your cPanel administration area and set up your email addresses, aliases, forwarders, usernames, passwords, etc. again.

Set Up Email Accounts

For help setting up email accounts, see this tutorial: How To Create An Email Account In cPanel

Click on the “Fantastico” icon in the “Software / Services” section of your cPanel administration screen …

Fantastico Installation Program

Select “WordPress” from the installation items menu (listed under “Blogs”), and choose “New Installation” to set up a new blog on your domain …

Installing WordPress

The first of three installation screens appears.

Fill in the fields as explained below, then click on “Install WordPress” …

WordPress Set Up

  1. Install in directory” field:
    • If installing site as the MAIN SITE on your domain address, then leave this field blank.
    • If installing site as a business blog on an existing site, then enter a name for the subfolder where your blog will be installed (e.g. “blog” without the quote marks – your site will then be installed on domain http://yourdomain.com/blog )
  2. Administrator-username” field: Choose a login username for your site’s administration area.
  3. Password” field: Choose a password for your site’s administration area.
  4. AdminNickname” field: Your nickname will appear as the author of all posts added to your site. Tip: Choose a nickname that contains a keyword-related to your business. For example, if you own a Golf-related business, you may want to choose a nickname like “Golf Editor”, “Mike’s Golf Store”, “The Golfing Expert”, etc …
  5. Admin e-mail” field: Enter your email address here.
  6. Site Name” field: What you enter here will appear as the title of your site (e.g. “Mike’s Golf Store” or www.MikesGolfStore.com)
  7. Description” field: What you enter here appears below the title of your site.
    Tip: Create a keyword-rich description that also makes sense to your site’s visitors (e.g. “Discounted Golf Equipment, Golfing Accessories And Gifts For Golfers”
  8. Click “Install WordPress” when done to continue the installation process.

Complete Step 2 of the installation process by clicking the “Finish installation” button …

WordPress Installation

In Step 3, choose “Send E-Mail” to email yourself a copy of your installation details, which will include your site’s login and password details …

WordPress Installation

To view your new WordPress installation, click on “Back to WordPress overview

WordPress Installation

Click on “Visit site” …

WordPress Installation

Your new site opens in a new browser window. You can now login to your WordPress Admin area and begin using your new site …

Wordpress Site

Congratulations … you have installed a new WordPress site!

WordPress Installation – Additional Notes

Save and/or print the WordPress Installation email you will receive from your hosting server. It contains important details about your new installation …

WordPress Installation Email“Fantastico” is a popular software installation program used by many webhosting providers, but it’s not the only program that will help you automatically install WordPress with a few mouse clicks.

Some hosts may offer different software installation programs as an alternative, or in addition to Fantastico. If you don’t see Fantastico listed in your cPanel admin area, look for alternative, such as Softaculous, Simple Scripts, etc.

WordPress Installation Software

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How To Update WordPress PluginsThe WordPress development team frequently releases new version updates to add security and bug fixes or to upgrade the functionality of its features.

In this tutorial you will learn how to update your WordPress site to the latest version using the built-in WordPress “automatic updates” feature.

About WordPress Automatic Updates

WordPress has a built-in feature that allows you to automatically transfers data like new software versions, plugins and themes from the main WordPress site (WordPress.org) to the WordPress installation files in your server. It also automatically uploads, extracts and places all data directly into the correct folders in your web server.

The ability to perform updates automatically directly inside your WordPress admin area is extremely convenient, but it may not always work in your particular webhosting or server environment.

Even WordPress themselves acknowledge this. As stated on the official WordPress site: “If the automatic upgrade doesn’t work for you, don’t panic, just try a manual update.”

As you will learn in the tutorials below, the automatic updating feature in WordPress is useful for:

Watch the video below and then refer to the step-by-step tutorial to learn how to update WordPress automatically via the WP dashboard.

Upgrading WordPress Automatically Using The WP Dashboard

WordPress automatically notifies you inside your administration area whenever there is a new update available …

Updating WordPress

You can also check which version of WordPress you are currently using and what the latest version is from your WordPress dashboard …

Updating WordPress

To upgrade WordPress to the latest version using the built-in automatic upgrade method, click on the “Update to X.X.X” button inside your WordPress dashboard …

Updating WordPress

The “WordPress Updates” screen appears, giving you the option of either upgrading automatically or downloading the latest version to your hard drive (so you can download the files and perform a manual upgrade installation – learn how to upgrade WordPress manually) …

Updating WordPress

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Always backup your WordPress site, including your database and files before updating WordPress. This way you will be able to restore your site if anything goes wrong!

If you’re ready to proceed with the upgrade, click on the “Update Now” button to begin the automatic update process…

Updating WordPress

If you are upgrading your WordPress installation for the first time, you may need to enter your FTP details in the “Connection Information” screen.

Enter your “Hostname”, “Username” and “Password” and click “Proceed” to start the upgrade process …

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If your upgrade installation is successful, you will receive a “successful upgrade” notification …

Updating WordPress

You will also get redirected automatically to the About WordPress screen containing information about the latest updated features …

Updating WordPress

Your WordPress installation upgrade has been completed successfully!

You can check anytime what version of WordPress you are using by going to your WordPress dashboard …

Updating WordPress

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Note: If your upgrade installation is unsuccessful, you will see a message displaying the words “Installation Failed” …

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If this happens, see these tutorials:

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How To Update WordPress Using cPanelIn this tutorial you will learn how to perform WordPress installation upgrades and software updates manually using cPanel.

Some web hosting environments or configuration settings can create problems for the WordPress auto-update feature.

If you cannot use the “Automatic Upgrade” feature, watch the video below and then complete the step-by-step tutorial to learn how to upgrade WordPress manually using cPanel …

How To Update WordPress Using cPanel – Step-By-Step Tutorial

WordPress automatically notifies you inside your administration area whenever there is a new update available …

Updating WordPress

You can also check which version of WordPress you are currently using and what the latest version is from your WordPress dashboard …

Updating WordPress

Downloading The Latest WordPress Version

Download the latest WordPress installation upgrade files. This can be done either by visiting http://www.wordpress.org and clicking on the “Download” tab …

Download WordPress

… or from within your WordPress administration dashboard by clicking on the “Update to X.X.X” button …

Updating WordPress

… and choosing the download option …

Updating WordPress

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Always backup your WordPress site, including your database and files before updating WordPress. This way you will be able to restore your site if anything goes wrong!

Organization Tip: We recommend creating a folder for your WordPress downloads (e.g. wp updates), and a new folder inside that one for each new version you download (e.g. “WP 3.5.1”). This will help you stay organized in case you ever need to revert to a previous version of WordPress.

Save your downloaded WordPress zip file to your hard drive:

Updating WordPress

After the zip file containing the updated WordPress files has finished downloading, extract (unzip) the file …

Updating WordPress

Open the unzipped folder and delete the “wp-content” folder inside …

Updating WordPress

Deleting the “wp-content” ensures that you won’t accidentally overwrite any of your plugin or theme settings during the update process.

After deleting the “wp-content” folder from the file, compress (zip) the folder again …

Updating WordPress

The latest version of WordPress is now ready to be uploaded to your site.

Updating WordPress

Notes: In the above screenshot, you can see that there are two files called “wordpress” inside the latest version folder – one “zipped” file (i.e. compressed) and one “unzipped” file (uncompressed):

  1. Use the uncompressed file if uploading the contents of the folder using FTP
  2. Use the compressed (zipped) file if uploading the contents of the folder using cPanel

Uploading WordPress Files Manually Using cPanel

Note: If you don’t have access to cPanel, you will need to perform the upgrade installation using FTP. This process is explained in this tutorial.

After downloading and preparing your files for the upgrade installation, log into your cPanel administration area …

Updating WordPress

Select  Files > File Manager

cPanel FileManager

Inside the “File Manager” section, locate the directory in your server containing your existing WordPress installation and click on the “Upload” link …

Updating WordPress

The “Upload files” screen opens in a new window. Click on the “Browse” button (1), and locate the folder where you have downloaded and modified the WordPress upgrade file. Select the compressed upgrade installation file (2) and click “Open” to begin uploading the file (3) …

Updating WordPress

Your zip file will begin uploading into your server directory …

Updating WordPress

Once the file has been uploaded, close the “Upload files” tab, then navigate to the “File Manager” window …

Updating WordPress

Click on “Reload” to refresh the screen and display your newly uploaded upgrade installation file

Updating WordPress

Locate and select the uploaded zip file (called “wordpress.zip” in the example below), then click on the “Extract” menu button …

Updating WordPress

A pop up box appears in your window. Leave the settings as they appear and click the “Extract File(s)” button to begin decompressing all of the contents in your zipped file …

Updating WordPress

Once your file contents have been fully extracted, close the “Extraction Results” pop-up window …

Updating WordPress

Locate the folder containing all of the extracted files (it will have the same name as the zipped file) and double click on the folder to open it …

Updating WordPress

Click on “Select all” to select all of the files inside the extracted folder …

Updating WordPress

Click on the “Move File” button …

Updating WordPress

The “Move” box displays on your screen. At the bottom of the window, you will see the current path where your extracted WordPress upgrade files are located …

Updating WordPress

If you have been following the instructions in this tutorial correctly, your files only need to be moved one level up from the folder into which they have been extracted.

To move all of your selected files one level up …

(1) delete the last folder name from the path string (in this example the folder is called “wordpress”) – if you delete this folder from the path, your files will be moved into the directory above – in this case the root directory (i.e. “public_html”),

(2) Click on “Move File(s)” …

Updating WordPress

Note: If your WordPress site is installed in a subfolder (e.g. mydomain.com/blog), then your files would be uploaded and extracted into a folder inside the folder called “blog”. This means that the path to your extracted files would look something like “/public_html/blog/wordpress/”. To move your extracted files into the right location (i.e. one level up), your path would have to look like this: “/public_html/blog/” (see the video tutorial in this module you’re still unclear about this)

After all the WordPress upgrade files have been moved one level up, your current folder is going to be empty. Click on “Up One Level” to return to the directory containing all of your WordPress installation files …

Updating WordPress

Moving the new version files into your WordPress installation directory will automatically replace the existing files in the old version.

Since you have now upgraded your version of WordPress, you no longer need the upgrade files sitting in your server.

(1) Select both the compressed and decompressed upgrade files (select the files by holding down the Ctrl key and clicking on each file).

(2) Once your files have been selected, click on the “Delete” menu button …

Updating WordPress

A dialog box pops up asking you to confirm the deletion of your selected files. Make sure you have selected the right files, then click on the “Delete File(s)” button …

Updating WordPress

Once your files have been deleted, log out of your cPanel administration and log into to your WordPress administration area …

Updating WordPress

As soon as you log in, you may be greeted by a message informing you that a Database update is required. If this message pops, click on “Update WordPress Database” to update your WordPress database …

Updating WordPress

You will be notified if the update is successful with another message window. Click on “Continue” to proceed …

Updating WordPress

You will be taken to your WordPress dashboard …

Updating WordPress

Your WordPress upgrade installation has been successfully completed.

Note: Use the cPanel or the FTP upgrade method to update WordPress if you experience any problems using the built-in automatic WordPress update feature.

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How To Update WordPress PluginsIn this tutorial you will learn why WordPress plugins need to be kept up-to-date, and how to update and delete your WordPress plugins automatically.

Note: If you experience any problems upgrading WordPress plugins automatically, then see this tutorial: How To Update WordPress Plugins Manually.

Why WordPress Plugins Need Upgrading

Depending on how many plugins you use on your site, there will typically be new updates for WordPress plugins every time a new WordPress version is released.

WordPress regularly updates its software to fix bugs and address security issues and vulnerabilities found in previous versions, as well as to improve existing features.

Because most WordPress plugins are created by third-party developers, sometimes the code in the new WordPress version conflicts with plugins that were built for a previous version. When this happens problems can sometimes occur.

Keeping your WordPress plugins up-to-date and deleting old plugins you no longer need is part of good WordPress management and helps to avoid problems and errors.

Watch the video below and complete the step-by-step tutorial to learn how to update and delete WordPress plugins automatically.

How To Update WordPress Plugins Automatically – Step-By-Step Tutorial

WordPress has a number of different ways to let you know when your plugins need to be updated.

For example, you can see how many plugins need to be updated from your WordPress Dashboard by looking at the “Plugins” menu (in the example screenshot below, 7 plugins need to be updated) …

Updating WordPress Plugins

You can also see how many plugins need to be updated from your WordPress Notification Toolbar (in the example below, 19 plugins need updating) …

How To Update WordPress Plugins

The “Plugins” section also lets you know which plugins need updating, provides links to the plugin download pages, and gives you the option to update the plugin automatically …

Updating WordPress Plugins

You can also install WordPress plugins that help you manage other WordPress plugins.

For example, Plugin Central improves the management of your plugins by allowing you to install plugins directly, displays the status of plugins in need of update on the WordPress Dashboard and also allows you to update many plugins at once with a single click …

Updating WordPress Plugins

For more details about this plugin, go here: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/plugin-central/

WordPress Power User Tip: If you manage a number of WordPress sites, you can install, update and delete plugins on multiple sites automatically and simultaneously using a powerful WordPress plugin called WP Pipeline

WPPipeline

Learn more about WP Pipeline

Updating WordPress Plugins Automatically

In your WP Admin menu, select Plugins > Installed Plugins

How To Update WordPress Plugins Automatically

In the “Plugins” section, find the plugin that you want to update and click on the update automatically link for that plugin …

Updating WordPress Plugins

If you are upgrading your WordPress plugins for the first time, you may need to enter your FTP details in the “Connection Information” screen.

Enter your “Hostname”, “Username” and “Password” and click “Proceed” to start the upgrade process …

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If your plugin upgrade installation is successful, you will receive a “Plugin upgraded successfully” notification …

Updating WordPress Plugins

Once your plugins are all up-to-date, the update reminders disappear (i.e. the “at-a-glance” indicators and “There is a new version of XYZ plugin available” messages.)

Note: If your plugin upgrade installation is unsuccessful, you will see a message displaying the words “Plugin upgrade Failed” …

Updating WordPress Plugins

If you experience any problems upgrading WordPress plugins automatically, then see this tutorial: How To Update WordPress Plugins Manually.

Tip: Upgrading Multiple WordPress Plugins Simultaneously

To upgrade multiple WordPress plugins simultaneously using the automatic upgrade feature go to the “Plugins” section and click on the Update Available link on the menu at the top of the page …

How To Update Multiple WordPress Plugins

Click on the checkbox next to the Plugin column header to select all plugins at once, or select each plugin you want to upgrade individually by checking their box …

How To Update Multiple WordPress Plugins

In the Bulk Actions drop-down menu at the top of the page, select Update (1) and then click Apply (2) …

How To Update Multiple WordPress Plugins

Your selected plugins will all be updated at once …

How To Update WordPress Plugins

Click on the Return to plugins page link to go back to the Plugins section, or select another option from the WP admin sidebar menu.

How To Delete WordPress Plugins Automatically

Occasionally, you may want to delete plugins that you no longer need or are no longer using.

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Always create a full back up of your WordPress site before installing, upgrading or deleting plugins, in case something goes wrong and you need to recover data or reinstall your site.

To delete a plugin, go to your WP Admin menu and select Plugins > Installed Plugins

How To Update WordPress Plugins Automatically

In the Plugins section, find the plugin you want to delete and make sure it is deactivated.

Hint: Inactive plugins have a different background color than active plugins and display an “Activate” link below the plugin name …

How To Delete WordPress Plugins

If your plugin is active, then click on Deactivate before proceeding with your plugin deletion …

How To Delete WordPress Plugins

Click on Delete

How To Delete WordPress Plugins

If you want to review a list of all the files that will be deleted before proceeding any further, then click on the “Click to view entire list of files which will be deleted” link in the “Delete Plugin” section …

How To Delete WordPress Plugins

All files associated with the plugin that you are about to delete will be listed …

How To Delete WordPress Plugins

If you are sure you want to go ahead and delete the plugin, then click on the Yes, Delete these files button …

How To Delete WordPress Plugins

Your plugin(s) will be deleted …

How To Delete WordPress Plugins

Tip: Deleting Multiple WordPress Plugins Simultaneously

To delete multiple WordPress plugins simultaneously, go to the “Plugins” section and select all of the active plugins you want to delete by either placing a tick next to their checkbox, or selecting the checkbox next to the Plugin column header to select all plugins (warning: this will deactive all plugins) …

How To Delete WordPress Plugins

Next, select Deactivate (1) from the Bulk Actions dropdown menu and click Apply (2) …

How To Update WordPress Plugins

Once you have deactivated your plugins, click on the Inactive link on the menu at the top of the page …

How To Update Multiple WordPress Plugins

Select all of the plugins you want to delete by either placing a tick next to their checkbox, or click on the checkbox next to the Plugin column header to select and delete all inactive plugins …

How To Update WordPress Plugins

Once you have selected all the plugins that you want to delete, select Delete (1) from the Bulk Actions drop down menu and click Apply (2) …

How To Delete WordPress Plugins

A list of all plugins will be displayed in the Delete Plugins area. Click on “click to view entire list of files which will be deleted” to review all plugin files you are about to delete, or, click on the Yes, Delete these files button if you are sure you want to go ahead all of the plugins listed …

How To Delete WordPress Plugins

Your selected plugin(s) will all be deleted at once …

How To Delete WordPress Plugins

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Tutorial: How To Set Up A Nameserver For your DomainAfter registering a domain name and setting up your web hosting account, the next step is to make your domain name accessible to online users who type in your domain URL in their browser.

You make your domain name visible to online users by “pointing” your domain name to your web host servers.

To do this you need to update the nameservers for your domain with the nameserver settings provided by your web hosting company (see screenshot below) …

Setting Up Nameservers

Nameservers work behind the scenes to tell your browser where to look on the Internet to find the web server your domain is hosted on. It may sound complicated, but you don’t need any technical knowledge to do this – the tutorials on this page will show you how to set up a nameserver for your domain.

To help you understand the importance of getting this step right, here’s a screenshot of what happens if your nameservers have not been set up (or set up incorrectly) and someone types your URL into their browser …

Setting Up Your Nameservers

As you can see from the screenshot above, online users will see an error message like the above, instead of going to your domain and seeing your site.

Watch the video below and then follow the step-by-step tutorial to learn how to configure your domain nameservers correctly …

How To Set Up A Nameserver For Your Domain Name

Once you have your domain name and webhosting account all set up, the next step is to connect your domain and web host together, so that when people type your domain name in their browsers, they will actually end up going to your website.

Note: If you have bought a domain through HostGator and set up a hosting account with them, then you can skip this step, as HostGator will automatically configure your domain to work on their nameservers.

If you have registered a domain name with GoDaddy.com (or another domain registrar), then you will need to instruct GoDaddy to point your domain to your webhosting server.

Setting Up Your Nameserver – Tutorial

For this tutorial we will use GoDaddy.com. Other domain registrars should have a similar function to allow you to set up your domain nameservers.

Go to GoDaddy and enter your username and password to log into your account …

Setting Up Your Nameservers

After being logged in, click on My Account (1), then select the All Products tab (2) and move your cursor over the Domains tab (3), then scroll down to the Management section and click on Domain Management (4) …

Setting Up Your Nameservers

Typically, most users will only have one or a few domains. If you have registered many domains, use one of the administration find / search features to locate the domain name you want to modify …

Setting Up Your Nameservers

Click on the checkbox next to the domain to activate the domain name management options in the menu section above the domain list section.

Locate the Nameservers settings function …

Setting Up Your Nameservers

Click on the Nameservers section and select the Set Nameservers menu item …

Setting Up Your Nameservers

A pop up window with the Set Nameservers settings will appear on your screen …

Setting Up Your Nameservers

Select “I have specific nameservers for my domains” and replace any existing addresses (or type into the fields if blank) the nameserver addresses from your HostGator welcome email into the Nameserver 1: and Nameserver 2: fields.

Leave the other nameserver fields blank.

Verify that you have entered the nameserver addresses correctly and click OK to save your new settings.

A message will appear letting you know that your changes have been submitted. Note: It can take anywhere between 2 to 48 hours for the changes to take effect. This is because domain name servers around the internet have to be notified of the changes made to your server address. Click OK to dismiss the message …

Setting Up Your Nameservers

That’s it … you have set up your domain nameserver settings. Allow a day or so for the change to take effect and continue on with the next step. If you experience any problems, contact GoDaddy for support and assistance.

Click one of the links below to continue …

Step 3 – Decide Where To Install Your WordPress Site

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