WordPress is one of the most used content management system by the bloggers around the world. But the problem is that it is not free on most of the web hosting providers. Now we all know that 000webhost.com is a free web hosting provider site. Some of its main features are :-
- Price: $0.00
- Disk space: 1500MB
- Data transfer: 100 GB / month
- Add-on Domains: 5
- Sub-domains: 5
- E-mail Addresses: 5
- MySQL Databases: 2
- Uptime: 99%
- Autoinstaller: 10 Scripts (Seems like never work well)
Although 000webhost.com provide free “Fantascio Installer” but it never works unless you upgrade your account. And upgrading the account means money that you don’t have. Now there is a trick to install WordPress on 000webhost account without need of any payment.
Setup WordPress on 000webhost
1. Download WordPress from WordPress.org
2. Download and extract files on the desktop.
3. Using FTP Clients such as FileZilla upload the all the extracted WordPress files on your 000webhost account. In FileZilla software fill in the your website name in the Host box, your FTP user id and password of the 000webhost account and then click on Quick Connect.
After successful connection you will see the public_html folder as in the image on the remote site. Double Click on the public_html folder and upload all the file here. You can browse for the WordPress folder on the Local Site pane.
4. After uploading all the files open the 000webhost member account , login to your account and open the Cpanel. Now click on MySQL .
5. Manage MySQL Page opens. Create a new database by filling all the details and then click on Create Database.
6. Next Page will show you the information that you filled in the previous step.
7. Open your site, you will see a option to Create Configuration File, Click on it.
8. In the next page fill in all the details of the database that you have just made and then proceed.
now you can successfully install WordPress on 000webhost account as many times as you want.