How to build a WordPress website using the server URL of my account

You can do so by using the server URL related to your account. It is of type:

http://servername.com/~username/

where:

servername.com is the actual server name where your account is located. You can get this from the name servers provided for your domain name or from your cPanel > Account information section (located on the left side of the home page) > Server hostname.

username is the exact cPanel username for your account.

You can easily perform a WordPress installation via cPanel > Softaculous. Once you have done so, you should also change the siteurl and home options in your WordPress database. You can do this using the phpMyAdmin tool available in your cPanel.

Once in phpMyAdmin, select your WordPress database and browse the table wp_options. Bear in mind that the wp_ database prefix may be different for your database. You will be able to see it once you are inside the phpMyAdmin tool. Find the options siteurl and home and change their values to the server name URL for your account.

If you are not sure exactly which database is related to your WordPress installation you can find its name inside the wp-config.php file situated inside the WordPress root/installation folder. You can open the file through cPanel > File manager and search for the following line:

where database_name is the name of your WordPress database.

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