Settings > Hosts > Extras > WordPress

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system based on PHP and MySQL. More information about WordPress can be found here. You can find more information about your WordPress installation in the WordPress documentation.

Note: When WordPress is installed the host name and Apache port number are stored in its corresponding database. Changing the Apache port after installation will result in breaking your WordPress installation. Port migration tools are available for WordPress. It is generally advised to create WordPress hosts using Apache port 80.


  • Name of the blog:
    The name of your blog.

  • Email address:
    Your email address.

    Note: You must enter a valid email address to setup a WordPress installation.

  • Directory:
    The installation directory. If it is left blank the WordPress files will be copied directly to the document root folder.

    Note: Do not install over a previous installation of WordPress! Files will be overwritten without warning.

  • Table prefix:
    Set the name of your database schema prefix. WordPress offers the ability to manage multiple websites using a single database schema.

  • Database name:
    Set the name of your database schema which will be added to your local database.
    After installation you can view this database for this instance of WordPress using phpMyAdmin, Sequel Pro, or MySQLWorkbench.

  • User name:
    The WordPress admin’s user name.

    Note: You will need this user name to login into your new of WordPress blog, please write this down.

  • Password:
    The WordPress admin’s default password.

    Note: You will need this password to login into your new WordPress blog, please write this down.