RunCloud Help

Mar 18, 2020

How to install wordpress?

Install WordPress using the script installer


To access the script installer menu, navigate to the Script Installer tab in the Web Application menu and choose WordPress from the dropdown menu. Click on the Install button to install WordPress as your web application.



Once you've clicked Install WordPress, RunCloud will let you know when the process is complete.


If you are not using any domain name, you can access the website via the IP address, but to do this, you need to set the web application as the default web application by navigating to the Web Application section and clicking on the cogwheel and clicking Set as default Web Application.


You can visit the website via the IP address or domain once you have routed it through the DNS.


Setting up your database


Before you can complete the WordPress installation, you need to setup the database.

  1. Head over to the Database section and click the Create Database button.
  2. Add a Database user and Database password.

It is recommended that you use the Generate Password feature. Complete the required details and click Save Database to create the database. Since you cannot see the password after the database has been created, it is advisable to copy the password and keep it in a safe place for future use.


Make sure you grant a user to the database.


Once you add it into WordPress for installation, it will also be stored in the wp-config.php.


WordPress installation and configuration

  1. Choose your desired language and click Continue.
  2. Click Let's Go!
  3. Fill in the required database fields and click Submit.



If WordPress is able to connect to your database, you will see a screen for you to fill out your website information. Once completed, click on Install WordPress, and you will be informed about the success of the installation. Once done, you can navigate to your new website.


Install WordPress using one-click

  1. Choose a name for your Web Application.
  2. Choose either Use RunCloud free domainor Use my own domain.
  3. Fill out any other information that is applicable.
  4. Fill out the WordPress section including Site Title, Admin Username, Admin Password, and Admin Email.
  5. Business Account Only:If you have built a Canvas, you may select it from the list.
  6. Optional:Fill out your database username, password, name, and table prefix.
  7. Click on Add Web Application webapp.



Congratulations! You have successfully installed WordPress using RunCloud.