Perform a One Click WordPress Installation on DreamHost

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You're watching VisiHow. In another video, we showed how to change the DNS settings on your GoDaddy domain for a particular domain. In this video, we're going to show how to perform a "One-Click" WordPress installation for your DreamHost web hosting account.

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    First, click "One-Click Installs".
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    Then, click the WordPress installation.
    You can click other "One-Click" installations that you can use as well.
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    Click the "Install to" drop-down menu.
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    Click the domain that you've added to your DreamHost account.
    For this tutorial, "xonlo.com" is clicked.
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    Click the "Select Database" drop-down menu.
    For this tutorial, let's keep "Automatically Create Database".
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    You can check or uncheck "Deluxe Install".
    You can also click the "?" icon to see what is in the deluxe installation. This installs some additional features, including the Akismet, JetPack, and WP Super Cache plug-ins as well as some default themes.
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    Click the blue "Install it for me now" button.
    The installation will take about 10 minutes.
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    If you go to your hosted web site while the installation is in progress, you'll see that it is hosted on DreamHost.
    In this video, the web site is "xonlo.com". There is another VisiHow tutorial on hosting sites on DreamHost. You're just awaiting the WordPress installation. After the download has been completed, you will receive a message about the successful WordPress installation on your DreamHost site.
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    After some time passes, go to your hosted web site again.
    You'll see that WordPress has been installed and just needs to be set up.
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    Let's keep the English language selected and click "Continue".
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    In "Site Title", enter the title of the site.
    For this tutorial, "Xonlo" is typed.
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    Then, type a username and password.
    In this video, the Last Pass browser extension is used to automatically generate some complicated passwords. However, you can just enter your password.
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    Next, you can check or uncheck "Allow search engines to index this site".
    You may want to leave this unchecked while you build your site.
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    Finally, click "Install WordPress".
    A new screen will appear with a message that WordPress has been installed.
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    Click the "Log In" button below your username and password.
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    Enter your username and password and click "Log In".
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    Press "command" + "shift" + "N" on the keyboard to open a new browser window.
    Type your hosted web site address. You'll see that you've got the basic WordPress theme installed on your web site.
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