how to install WordPress on inmotion hosting

How To Install WordPress On Inmotion Hosting

Inmotion Hosting is serving more three lacs registered domains with a huge customer base. That means they are playing quite a good role for their customers.

How To Install WordPress On Inmotion Hosting

You may know how to install WordPress on a Cpanel. In the case of Inmotion, you may need to learn about it for a little bit.

Inmotion Hosting has it’s own Account Management Panel that may cause you trouble if you don’t have any idea about it.

In this post, you will learn-

  • Setup domain on Inmotion Hosting
  • How to buy hosting from Inmotion Hosting
  • How to install WordPress on Inmotion Hosting

Let’s get started-

Setup domain on Inmotion Hosting

Step one: Signing up with Inmotion is not that tough you are thinking. The first thing you need to do is go to this special link.

how to install wordpress on inmotion hosting
Choosing Inmotion Hosting Plan

Choose your desired hosting plan. I would love to recommend the Power Plan.

You will able to host six websites with unlimited disk space and bandwidth. Other amazing features you will able to enjoy are-

  • Unlimited email accounts facility and better performance.
  • Website Builder
  • Free Advertising Credits
  • eCommerce ready
  • Email on any device
  • Customer Management Tools
  • Visitor Statistics
  • Free SSL
  • Hack Protection
  • Automatic Backups Available
  • DDoS Protection

Step Two: In this step, you will see some extra features that you may buy or skip. If you buy these extra features you are going to give your site an extra boost.

Inmotion hosting power packs

Step Three: After selecting the hosting plan, you will come to this step where you have to decide you are going to register a new domain or you already have a domain that you wanna transfer to Inmotion Hosting.

If you wanna register a new domain you have to click on “I would love to purchase a new domain” and if you want to your user existing domain name you have to click on the “I already own a domain that I want to use” option.


If you are thinking of a detailed guide on how to transfer the domain name to Inmotion, Here is a detailed guide for you.

After choosing the ways how you wanna get involved with Inmotion Hosting, you have to fill up the billing form and make the final payment. That’s all!

Final Step: Inmotion hosting offers a one-click installer option. That will allow you to install WordPress without doing anything.

Do you wanna install WordPress manually? You can do it easily using Softaculous. I will show the process step by step.

How to install WordPress on Inmotion Hosting using Softaculous

Firstly, Go to your Inmotion Hosting  Account Management Panel (AMP). and log into it.

Inmotion Hosting Cpanel
Inmotion Hosting Cpanel

Secondly, Under your account name, click on the cPanel button. you may then be redirected and automatically logged into cPanel.

Alternatively, you’ll access cPanel through your browser address bar by typing in (replace together with your actual domain name).

Inmotion Cpanel
Inmotion Cpanel

After logging into the Cpanel you to perform the following tasks step by step-

  1. Go to the Software/service section and click on the Softaculous Software link. Then a new interface will open. Look for the WordPress icon. Click on the install button to install WordPress on Inmotion Hosting.
  2. Fill up the required installation details as the following image is showing and after filling up the required field click the Install button at the bottom of the page.

You can choose your protocol here. you can use or Then choose your domain name and fill up the next required fields.

how to install WordPress on Inmotion Hosting
How to install WordPress on Inmotion Hosting

Finally, you will be taken to a page with settings for your WordPress site. Here, I will show you have to fulfill the required field one by one.

Choose a protocol: In this field, you have to choose which of the protocol you will use for your WordPress site to get access. Like my site protocol is

Choose Domain: Select a domain on what you wanna install WordPress.

Install in the directory: You can leave this blank to install WordPress on Inmotion Hosting on the domain directly.

Site name: Site name denoted the name of your WordPress Site.

Site description: You have to write a site description or tagline that defines your WordPress site the best.

Enable Multisite (WPMU): You have to uncheck this box if you disallow multiuser.

Admin username: Choose a username that you will use to login to your WordPress Dashboard.

Admin password. Choose a password that you will use to login to your WordPress Dashboard.

Admin email. Choose an email that you will use to login to your WordPress Dashboard.

Select language: You can choose the language you would like your WordPress platform installed in.

Limit login attempts (Loginizer): Enable this box to increase your site security.

Choose a theme to install: You should select none while filling the fields. But you can choose a paid theme to look at your site beautifully. I prefer the Astra theme as it is a cheap and lightweight WordPress theme.

Advanced options: You can leave this field by default or you can rename the database name and table prefix if you want.

Install: The final step is hitting the Install Button. You will find your login details here. They will email you the login details after installing the WordPress on your Inmotion Hosting.

I hope now you know how to install WordPress on Inmotion hosting. Please feel free to share it with your friends and let them know.

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