A Comprehensive Guide to Installing WordPress on Plesk Control Panel

  • April 24, 2024

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) globally, known for its user-friendly interface and extensive customization options. If you're using Plesk Control Panel for your web hosting management, installing WordPress is a straightforward process. In this guide, we'll walk you through the step-by-step process of installing WordPress on Plesk Control Panel.

Step 1: Log in to Plesk Control Panel

  1. Open your web browser and navigate to the Plesk Control Panel panel.orbi-hosting.com
  2. Enter your username and password to log in to your Plesk account.

Step 2: Access the Domains Section

  1. Once logged in, you'll be directed to the Plesk Control Panel dashboard.
  2. Look for the "Domains" section in the navigation menu on the left-hand side of the screen.
  3. Click on "Domains" to expand the options.

Step 3: Select the Domain to Install WordPress

  1. Within the "Domains" section, locate and click on the domain where you want to install WordPress.

Step 4: Access WordPress Toolkit

  1. After selecting the domain, scroll down the page until you find the "WordPress" option.
  2. Click on "WordPress" to access the WordPress Toolkit.

Step 5: Install WordPress

  1. In the WordPress Toolkit, click on the "Install" button to start the WordPress installation process.
  2. You'll be prompted to enter some basic information:
    • Choose Protocol: Select HTTP or HTTPS depending on whether you have an SSL certificate installed.
    • Choose Domain: Select the domain where you want to install WordPress.
    • Directory: Leave this field blank if you want to install WordPress in the domain's root directory. Otherwise, specify a directory name.
    • Admin Email: Enter the email address associated with the WordPress admin account.
    • Admin Username: Choose a username for the WordPress admin account.
    • Admin Password: Create a secure password for the WordPress admin account.
    • Website Title: Enter the title of your WordPress website.
    • Language: Select the language for your WordPress installation.
    • Plugins: Choose whether to install additional plugins provided by Plesk (optional).
  3. Once you've entered all the necessary information, click on the "Install" button to proceed.

Step 6: Complete Installation

  1. Plesk will now install WordPress on your selected domain. This process may take a few moments.
  2. Once the installation is complete, you'll receive a confirmation message with links to access the WordPress dashboard and your website.

Step 7: Access Your WordPress Website

  1. To access the WordPress dashboard, click on the provided link or navigate to your domain followed by "/wp-admin" (e.g., yourdomain.com/wp-admin).
  2. Log in using the admin username and password you specified during the installation process.
  3. You can now start customizing your WordPress website, adding content, and exploring the vast array of themes and plugins available.


Installing WordPress on Plesk Control Panel is a quick and hassle-free process that empowers you to create a dynamic and feature-rich website. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can set up WordPress with ease and begin building your online presence. Take advantage of WordPress's flexibility and functionality to create a website that meets your unique needs and objectives.

If you encounter any difficulties during the installation process or need further assistance with WordPress setup, don't hesitate to reach out to our support team at [email protected]. We're here to help you every step of the way and ensure that your WordPress website is up and running smoothly. Get started today and unleash the power of WordPress to create a stunning website that captivates your audience.

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