How To Install WordPress in a Subdirectory

Installing WordPress in a sub directory is very easy if your web host uses cPanel with simple scripts or fantastico. Both these software programs enable quick & easy WordPress installation. Otherwise you’ll need to install WordPress to your sub directory manually or move to a new web host.

This tutorial will deal with installing WordPress in a sub directory only. Otherwise, you can learn how to install WordPress in a sub domain or add WordPress to your website.

Login to cPanel and navigate to Software/Services where you’ll find a WordPress icon. Click WordPress.

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Scroll down to the Install button and click it. This assumes you are using Simple Scripts offered by Bluehost.

Install WordPress with one click

Select the domain you wish to install WordPress on and type in Blog as the sub directory name next to the domain.

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Click complete and WordPress will be installed to your subdirectory at

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Adding a WordPress blog to your existing website is a great way to increase traffic to your site as well as keep your readers updated on the latest information, news and events. A blog helps develop stronger connections with your readers, build trust & credibility which will also increase sales.

WordPress is the worlds most popular free blogging software, which is also easy to install, update and manage without the need for ongoing technical support from a web designer.