How to Install WordPress Manually in 2018

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It’s fashionable these days for Web hosts to offer “one-click installations” of WordPress. Unfortunately, these are sometimes problematic in that they introduce third-party scripts that may slow your site down. It’s also much harder to fix something when it inevitably goes wrong if your WordPress installation is managed by your Web host. This is why I always recommend installing WordPress manually. Luckily, once you get the hang of it, it doesn’t take very long. The video below shows you step-by-step how to do it.

Difficulty: 2/5 (You need to feel comfortable enough in downloading and using an FTP Client (like Filezilla) along with following along in your hosting control panel, but other than that this is a sitch)