You are on this article means that you’re interested in knowing how to install WordPress on FlyWheel.
I’ll show you how to install WordPress on FlyWheel – Step by Step – as I’ve personally used FlyWheel as a host for 1 year and I do recommend them as they listen to their customers and don’t charge for sudden traffic spikes or overages.
How to Install WordPress on FlyWheel?
The WordPress Installation process with FlyWheel is a quick – less than 5 minutes process and even their support team can help you in the process of installing
Before proceeding to installing WordPress on FlyWheel, you need to signup for a free account on FlyWheel
When you’ll click on the signup button in the top right corner of the FlyWheel website. You’ll be presented with a page to signup for the account where you’ll be asked to fill in the details as mentioned in the below screenshot.
Once you fill in the details, you need to verify and confirm your email address with the email you received and then you need to login to your FlyWheel account.
After you’re logged in to your FlyWheel account, you’ll see the dashboard with the list of WordPress sites created ( i.e. empty list when you login for the first time as you’ve not created any site yet ) and some essential options in the menu.
Now, to create your first site on FlyWheel, you need to click on the “New Site” or “Create A New Site” button in the top right section of the dashboard as shown in below screenshot.
Once you click on “Create New Site” button, you’ll be asked to fill in site details that is divided into 3 different sections.
- WordPress Site Details
- Create a new WordPress User
- How would you like to pay?
I’ll guide you through the process about what details are required to fill in and why?
WordPress Site Details
Here, you need to fill in the site name and the temporary domain name of your site which must be unique.
For example, if your site name is “My First Site”, then you can have the temporary domain name
mfs (short abbreviated version).
Create a new WordPress User
Fill in the username and password as shown in the above screenshot to create new user on your first WordPress site. This user will be having administrator user role which will help you manage everything on your WordPress site. Also, you can create multiple users with administrator user roles once you’re logged-in to your WordPress site.
How would you like to pay?
Once you’ve filled the site and user details, then you’ll be asked with the option to perform the payment for the hosting. There are 3 modes of payments you can do for your hosting.
- I’ll pay now – This option will allow you to pay make you site LIVE instantly.
- My client will pay later – This option is beneficial for freelancers or those who work with client. It will help you to develop and show the changes on the WordPress site to your clients without you being paid for it until 15 days of the site creation and then you can send an invoice to your client email to pay for the hosting.
- Add it to a bulk plan – This option is for resellers or agencies who have already purchased a bulk plan and want to add the new site to that bulk plan.
Also, while selecting the payment option, you’re allowed to select the location of data center where you want to host you site based on the nearest location. The default data center will be New York in United States.
Here are the other data center options available on FlyWheel:
- New York – US
- European Union
- United Kingdom
- United States
After selecting the mode of payment, you can just click on the “Launch” button to start the process of creating your brand new first WordPress site on FlyWheel.
FlyWheel is one of the leading and emerging Managed WordPress Hosting who will take care of all the essential needs for your WordPress site. This includes incredible support, speed, scalability, and reliability. I’ve not felt any downtime during the period of 1 year with FlyWheel.
You might be wondering why I’ve moved to WPX Hosting is due to the fact that I want to try a new host so that I can introduce you to a new host and provide my review on that. I’ll be coming up with a detailed review on WPX Hosting as well as FlyWheel.