Are you feeling concerned as to how you can set up a WordPress site on GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress Hosting? Don’t worry! This tutorial will cover everything to get you started!
What is GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress Hosting?
It is a WordPress optimized hosting offered by GoDaddy. It has server-level cache enabled and also some tweaks have been done by GoDaddy so that WordPress performance is at its peak. Also, security is entirely managed by GoDaddy. So, no one should be worried about hacked sites! Check out some of the things that it offers down below.
- Server-side caching.
- Automatic WordPress updates.
- Enhanced security and CDN via Sucuri.
- SFTP and phpMyAdmin access.
- Automatic daily backups (30 days retention period).
Now, let’s see the step by step process by which we can set-up a WordPress site on managed WordPress hosting.
Time needed: 10 minutes.
How to Set-up GoDaddy Managed WordPress Hosting
- Go to My Products section
Log in to your GoDaddy account and go to My Products section.
- Open Managed WordPress Hosting
From the My Products list, click on Set Up beside Managed WordPress Hosting. You will be greeted with a screen as shown below.
- Click on Manual WordPress setup
Enter your desired WordPress admin username and password. Entering admin as username is not permitted. Then click continue.
- Complete the next steps according to your needs
After setting up login credentials, select your location to get a data center closest to your location. Then wait for a few mins.
- Open your site’s control panel
Open Managed WordPress control panel for your site to configure SFTP, SSH etc.
Congratulations! Now you have learnt to set up Managed WordPress Hosting by GoDaddy! Please feel free to comment down below for any queries or suggestions.