WordPress has always been easy to install and upgrade. Grab an FTP program, create a database, upload WordPress, and run the installer. It really can be that simple.
Of course, the real expertise lies in when something goes wrong, or in adapting WordPress to your business requirements.
Nevertheless, WordPress remains one of the most reliable and predictable installations in the open source field and beyond.
WordPress installation guide
Should you wish to have your own people install the package, WordPress make a point of guiding you through every aspect of a manual installation.
Why though, if there are so many simpler options to install WordPress, would you do this?
Well, if you have your own intranet, or if you have your own managed server, you’ll need to be able to do all the steps manually.
Thankfully, manual installation is very well documented on the WordPress main site.
Managed hosting and upgrades
Plenty of web hosts offer one-click WordPress installers that let you install WordPress with one click, and there are even some very good dedicated WordPress hosts such as WP Engine, Pressidium, Flywheel and others — all of which manage the entire hosting issue for you from top-to-bottom, complete with support teams to back you up every step of the way.
All of which is great news. Because the money you do spend is targeted right at your business, and not wasted with hours and hours of frustration and technical difficulty.Get in touch today and let’s get your WordPress site hosted and installed.