To create a WordPress website, login to your Namecheap account and navigate to the Apps menu.
Once done, you will see the option to create a new website.
Domain on Namecheap
If you decide to use a Temporary domain, enter the desired address of your website and click Continue
: When you choose to use a Temporary Domain to create your website, it will be accessible via a Temporary URL (e.g. blog-user.easywp.com
is the name of your site).
Domain on Namecheap
If you want to use one of your domain names registered with Namecheap, type the domain or choose it from the drop-down list and click the Continue
In case you want to choose an external domain for an EasyWP installation at once, point it to our FreeDNS, and the domain will appear in the Domain on Namecheap
If you don’t have a domain name registered with Namecheap, you can buy one by clicking Buy a new domain
To proceed with your WordPress website creation, click Continue
To proceed with your WordPress website creation, click Create WordPress Website
or select Customize WordPress Install
to get access to your WordPress site settings such as website title, website admin username/password, suggested plugins/themes, etc.:
If you choose Customize WordPress Install
, you will see the following page:WordPress Settings
- Website Title – desired name for your website
- Username – your website's admin username. This is your Namecheap account username by default.
NOTE: Only alphanumeric characters and underscores are allowed.
- Email – your site's admin email address. This is your Namecheap account contact email address by default.
A valid email address is required. Otherwise, you will not be able to retrieve a lost password in your WordPress admin area.
- Password – your site's admin password
This section allows you to choose a theme. To preview a description, click More
To preview a theme, click Preview
. Once you made your choice, click Done
These themes are chosen for you by us. However, you can install any WordPress theme you choose from within your WordPress Dashboard
This section allows you to choose plugins.
To choose a plugin, click on the desired plugin, then click Done
These plugins are chosen for you by us. However, you can install any WordPress plugin you choose from within your WordPress Dashboard
This section allows you to choose some cool options:
- Seed with demo content – fills your WordPress installation with demo posts, pages, and comments.
- Enable basic security – secures your WordPress installation with basic options with the iTheme security plugin.
- Enable JetPack – installs the JetPack plugin in your WordPress site.
- Enable Forum – installs the bbPress on your WordPress site.
Enable any of these options by switching the toggle on or skip this step:
To proceed with the installation, click Create WordPress Website
will be redirected to a confirmation page to confirm that the EasyWP
application is allowed to change DNS records for your bare domain name
) and www subdomain (e.g., www.yourdomain.com
To finish the installation, click Confirm
Once you confirm the changes to your domain name it
will be pointed to your new EasyWP WordPress site. A content on your
previous site (if you have any) will not be shown on your domain
When using a real domain, DNS changes can take some time to propagate
Your WordPress website will be ready in a few seconds. Once the
installation is completed, you will receive an email with the access
details to your contact email address.