Before you're ready to install WordPress, the following needs to be done:
If you omitted any of the preceding items, flip to the chapter listed to complete the step.
Fantastico is a very popular script installer that several Web hosting providers make available to their clients. Fantastico contains different types of scripts and programs that you can install on your hosting account, notably, the WordPress software.
Here we make a few assumptions about your hosting environment:
If your hosting provider doesn't give you access to an installation script, such as Fantastico, skip to the next section in this chapter for the steps to install WordPress manually, via FTP.
Follow these steps to install WordPress with Fantastico: