How to Set-up GoDaddy Managed WordPress Hosting

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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.

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1) Go to My Products section

Log in to your GoDaddy account and go to My Products section

GoDaddy My Products Page

2) 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

Managed WP Set up Screen

3) Click on Manual WordPress setup

Enter your desired WordPress admin username and password. Entering admin as username is not permitted. Then click continue

WordPress Login Username Password

4) 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

Creating WordPress Site

5) Open your site’s control panel

Open Managed WordPress control panel of your site to configure SFTP, SSH etc.

Site Control Panel

Congratulations! Now you have learned how to set up Managed WordPress Hosting by GoDaddy! Please feel free to comment down below for any queries or suggestions.

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