SiteGround no longer provides Fantastico autoinstaller on it servers. The new installer now available is Softaculous. In extensive tests it proved to match our outstanding service quality standards better, by providing more applications, faster version updates and better support. You can read more about why SiteGround now uses Softaculous in our blog.
For more information on how to install WordPress with just few clicks, please check our tutorial on How to Install WordPress with Softaculous.
Fantastico installation of WordPress
Please, follow the step-by-step guide below in order to activate Wordpress on your hosting account:
Step 1: Please, login to your CPanel and locate the Fantastico De Luxe icon:
Step 2: Find and click the WordPress link.
Step 3: Then choose New Installation:
Step 4: Decide upon the location of your blog - if you would like to have it as your site front page, leave the directory box blank, otherwise fill in the appropriate folder name. Next, fill in the administrator details and the e-mail account configuration then click the Install WordPress button.
Step 5: A new confirmation page will be loaded for the installation. Click the Finish Installation button if no errors are reported.
If else you will have to go back and rectify the specified issues.
Step 6: After completing the installation the final screen will load, providing you with the installation details. You will be able to e-mail the details to a specified address also in order to keep them for future reference.
Well done! You have successfully installed the Wordpress application!