Note: Since this thread was started WordPress has been added to the Control Panel App Installer. You may want to try installing from there before going through the trouble of downloading the app and installing it manually. It's a lot easier... --- WordPress Instructions You will need to ensure that the MySQL database is already setup in your Winhost Control panel. Refer to this KB article before installing WordPress on our server. http://support.Winhost.com/KB/a830/how-to-create-a-new-mysql-database.aspx Navigate to WordPress.org and download the latest WordPress application. http://wordpress.org/ Follow these guidelines to upload WordPress on our server. 1. Unzip the WordPress file on your local computer. 2. Upload the files to the root. You can also upload the WordPress files to a subfolder (i.e WordPress) 3. Go to mydomain.com/wp-admin/install.php and create a wp-config-sample.php. a. You will need to know… i. Database Name ii. User Name (DB Login) iii. Password (DB Password) iv. Database Host (MySQL server name) v. Table Prefix (leave at default) b. Click Next and Run the Install. c. Set the title along with the blogs User Name and Password.4. Once WordPress is installed you can log into your WordPress, the initial user name you create is the site administrator. This username cannot be deleted or modified once it is created during the setup process. Setting up SMTP authentication on WordPress By default WordPress is setup to use the mail() function to send out email. This function automatically uses the web servers SMTP service. This is an issue since the web servers SMTP service has been disabled. To use the Winhost SMTP server go to http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-mail-smtp/ and download the WP Mail SMTP plugin. Unzip the file on your local computer and upload it to your WordPress /wp-contents/plugins/. Log into your WordPress as the administrator and activate the plugin under the Plugins menu. Set the SMTP authentication inputting the SMTP server assigned to you, the full email address and password as the user name and password. Set the SMTP port to 25.