Uploading WordPress to Server Using SiteGround cPanel

WordPress is a popular content management system, which allows to install the theme, customize it, and adjust it to your needs.

You need to upload WordPress using SiteGround and install it before installing a template itself. Let’s learn how to upload it to a SiteGround server.

Preparation

First, you’ll have to download WordPress engine. Check Downloading WordPress tutorial to do this.

How to upload WordPress using SiteGround cPanel
  1. Log in to your hosting Control Panel (cPanel). Proceed to File Manager.
    upload WordPress using SiteGround hosting server cPanel file manager
  2. Root public_html folder will open. You need to decide if you want to access your site from www.mysite.com (where mysite is your domain name) – then the wordpress.zip file should be uploaded to the public_html directory, or if you want to open it from yoursite.com/wordpress (if you have some files in the public_html already) – then you will need to click New Folder at the top, enter a name for your subfolder (e.g. wordpress) and click Create New Folder.
  3. Click on Upload button.
  4. Click on Choose File button and upload the necessary files.
  5. Unzip them with the Extract button on your cPanel.
  6. Congratulations! Everything is done!
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