Manual Installation of WordPress on VPS(DirectAdmin)

Posted on July 30th, 2021

Login to the DirectAdmin Control Panel.

Search for Create Database and click on it.

Enter the database username and password and click on create a database.

Once the database is created it will pop up a message saying Database Created.

Now search for File Manager and click on it.

Make sure to follow this path and upload the WordPress zip file. Path >> domains >> >> public_html. Under public_html, you need to upload the zip file.

Click on New >> Upload files.

WordPress can be downloaded from here: Once you click on upload you can attach the file and click on Upload. Allow few minutes for the file to get uploaded.

Now select the zip file and extract as shown in the image below.

Select all theĀ  files and move them to public_html.

Once files are moved. Rename the wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php.

Now replace the db_name, db_user, and db_password which were used to create the Database.


Now type the URL in the browser. Enter the username, password, and email. And click on Install WordPress.

You will see a message “WordPress has been installed. Thank you, and enjoy!”.

If you have got any questions please feel free to contact us. Will be happy to help you.




2 Responses to “Manual Installation of WordPress on VPS(DirectAdmin)”

  1. Richard says:

    Hi, I have tried this method and it wouldn’t install, instead its giving 404 error and URL not found!
    any suggestions?

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