How To Install WordPress On Hostgator Addon Domain

Last Updated on April 12, 2021 

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Ready to learn how to install WordPress on a second domain in Hostgator? In this post, we go step by step on how to install WordPress on Hostgator addon domain that will take only a few minutes to follow.

Whether you are using WordPress on your primary Hostgator domain or not, you can install WordPress on Hostgator addon domain via your Hostgator cPanel account.

If you need help setting up your Hostgator addon domain check out our step by step guide on adding an addon domain in Hostgator.

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Video Tutorial: How To Install WordPress On Hostgator Addon Domain

How To Install WordPress On Hostgator Addon Domain

How To Install WordPress On Hostgator Addon Domain

The steps to install WordPress on Hostgator addon domain are the same steps as if you were installing WordPress on Hostgator with your primary Hostgator domain.

Let’s get started in our how to install WordPress on a second domain in Hostgator tutorial.

To start, you want to log into your Hostgator cPanel.

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Once you are logged into the Hostgator cPanel, you want to click on build a new WordPress site found towards the top section under popular links.

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You will now be on the Hostgator WordPress Installation page where you will begin in installing WordPress on Hostgator addon domain.

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You will see select domain for installation. Select the addon domain you would like to use for the WordPress installation. Leave the directory field blank. Click the next button.

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You’ll now be on the WordPress install settings page. You want to put in the blog title for your site title.

Put in the admin username you’d like to use to login to WordPress, first name, last name, and the best email for the WordPress account.

Make sure you select the automatically create a new database for this installation and agree to the terms of service agreement.

Click the install button to continue in our how to install WordPress on Hostgator addon domain tutorial.

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You’ll now be directed to the installation complete page that will provide you with your WordPress login credentials.

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You have successfully installed WordPress on Hostgator addon domain.

You now want to login to WordPress to begin creating your blog or site. To log in to WordPress type in your domain name for example examplesite.com/wp-admin. Below is an example.

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It will take you to the WordPress login page where you will input your WordPress login credentials to be logged into WordPress.

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I hope you enjoyed our how to install WordPress on second domain in Hostgator guide.

Looking to start a blog? Check out our step by step guide in starting your Hostgator blog.

Need to change your primary Hostgator domain name? Click here to check out our step by step guide.

Click here to follow our guide going over signing up with Hostgator.

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