HostGator is one of our favorite wordpress hosting companies. Having used them for over five years, we remain a very happy customer. The servers are fast and well managed and customer support is always there for any questions.
Since HostGator is one of the best web hosting sites and uses the technologically advanced Linux system, it stands to reason that they pair up wonderfully with WordPress. They make such a terrific combo because HostGator provides cutting edge web hosting services. It is worth noting that you will also need to set up a DNS when combining your HostGator services with a WordPress account.
Any of the hostgator shared hosting: Hatchling, baby, swamp, are all supporting wordpress blog script. You can quick install wordpress from the hostgator cPanel Fantastico, or manually upload the latest script to server and setup from your web browser. Here are the cPanel’s Fantastico blog scripts:Bb2evolution, Nucleus, pMachine Free, WordPress.
There are three popular methods to install WordPress at HostGator: the built-in WordPress web installer, QuickInstall, and Fantastico. Both Fantastico and QuickInstall are 1-Click installers developed specifically to make installation much easier.
The built-in web installer is the standard and more involved method for Installing WordPress at HostGator. Their guide provides all the steps needed for downloading WordPress, configuring the database and going through the standard web install. WordPress Hosting Reviews also created a video install guide. This video walks you through a WordPress install from start to finish, complete with detailed instructions and additional information.
QuickInstall is HostGator’s own 1-click installer that helps install and manage software through cPanel. It has become one of the best ways to install WordPress for new users because of it’s simplicity. WordPress Hosting Reviews harnesses this efficiency in their guides and provides the reader with thoughful instruction on how to install WordPress using QuickInstall.
Fantastico is a 1-Click installer. This tool allows you to install WordPress with minimal effort and knowledge. All the user needs is a HostGator account, DNS configured, and some basic info about the blog they wish to create. The HostGator Fantastico WordPress install guide presents in step-by step instructions, with screenshots and an install video.
Here are some other customer feedback about hostgator wordpress:
I installed myself the script and really it is very easy to do, just need :
-Create a database
and working if you are unsure just check my website - José David
I enjoyed reading your hostgator review. I’m using them to host my website and so far no complaints.
Their control panel is top class. –
I have been very pleased with Hostgator good customer support and my site is always up.
HostGator has made my WordPress experience very enjoyable.
It is interesting to see that HostGator is now sponsoring a NASCAR. – Sara | June 30, 2010