Getting Started: WordPress Hosting
In this article you will learn:
- How to set up your account
- Provision your first product
- Learn a bit more about the control panel
- How to retrieve your login credentials for your server and your database.
Step 1: Provision your First Product
A. On your “Products Page” click “Add Product” and fill out the prompted instructions on each page. We recommend provisioning your account in Development Mode – don’t worry you can switch to live at any time. The last step will be to Click “Provision” – your new product will be set up in no time.
B. You will be emailed important login details for your product. Wait for this email before proceeding.
Step 2: Learn a bit more about the Control Panel
A. Find the product you just provisioned – your product will be listed under “Your Products” or “Your Customers” depending on how you set it up in Step 1.
B. To the right of yoursite.com will be the “Product Type” and “Product Actions”
- WP-Admin: Edit your WordPress site with the login credentials emailed to you.
- Manage: Click “Manage” to access all of your site's details.
- Once you click “Manage” on the left side you’ll see the following:
- Connections: This will display all the details for your website. On this page, you can see the current mode of your website (either Development Mode or Live) as well as your SFTP and Database details.
- SFTP: This will display your SFTP details for your WordPress site also listed under your “Connections”.
- Statistics: These are the wordpress-general statistics for your WordPress site.
- Subscriptions: View all of your subscriptions, set your account to Auto-Renew and cancel your services.
Step 3: Locate your Login Credentials
Using the information from Step 2 – click on your “Connections” for the Product/WordPress Site you’d like to Manage. This below video will show you how to retrieve your Login Credentials.
That’s it! You’ve provisioned your first product, learned a bit more about the control panel and retrieved the login details for your WordPress site – now you know how to start working on your WordPress site in WP-Admin.