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How To Install Wordpress On Subdomain In Hostinger

Published 11 November 2023 by Jarvis Silva

Looking for a tutorial on how to install wordpress CMS in subdomain at Hostinger then you are at the right place. In this tutorial, I will show you step by step how to install wordpress on subdomain in Hostinger so follow till the end.

A subdomain is a subset of the main domain for example: hostwizly.com is the main domain and shop.hostwizly.com is a subdomain of hostwizly.com they are used to identify multiple sections or areas of a website.

Wordpress on the other hand is a popular FREE CMS which one can install and use in their website. So if you want to setup and use wordpress on a subdomain then you can do that in Hostinger very easily so let's see how to do it step by step.

1. Create & Configure Subdomain

First we need to create a subdomain in Hostinger if you already have created a subdomain then you can skip this step but if haven't then follow this step carefully.

1. Create Domain

  • Log in to your Hostinger panel.
  • Inside the website dashboard, click the "Domains" tab.
  • Select "Subdomains" to create a new one.
  • Enter the desired subdomain name and click "Create."

2. Configure DNS

  • Go to your domain provider and access DNS records.
  • Add a new record:
    • Type: A
    • Name: Your subdomain name
    • Content: Your website IP address
    • TTL: Default or choose the smallest value.
    Dns record for subdomain

Now if you visit your subdomain you should see a default Hostinger page or if it is not loading then wait for some time for dns propogation. You can use this website: Ping.eu enter your subdomain and submit, if configured it will show you ping data if not then nothing.

Here is more detailed guide on setting up subdomain in Hostinger. so after creating & configuring the subdomain now let's see how to install wordpress on it.

2. Install Wordpress On Sudomain

To install wordpress on subdomain we will use Hostinger's autoinstaller which allow us to install wordpress with in just 2 clicks so let's see how to do it.

  • Login to your Hostinger panel.
  • Go to the dashboard of your website you want to install wordpress on.
  • In the sidebar tabs you will see a website option click on it and under that you will see autoinstaller option click on it.
  • Hostinger autoinstaller path
  • Now it will open the autoinstaller page where you will see multiple softwares listed with Wordpress. Click on select Wordpress and it will open a popup showing a form to enter your website details. Click on the advanced button and it will show you option to install wordpress on which domain so make sure you choose the subdomain you want to install wordpress on, also fill all the neccessary details and click on next.
  • Hostinger subdomain wordpress installation step 1
  • After clicking on next it will show another step to choose wordpress version and language of installation make sure you choose the latest version of wordpress, your suitable language you understand and click on install.
  • Hostinger subdomain wordpress installation step 2
  • Now it will start installing wordpress on your subdomain, after finishing if you visit your subdomain you should see your wordpress site loaded with wordpress default theme design. You can login as admin by entering the password you created earlier and make changes to your wordpress site.

This was everything you needed to do to install wordpress on a subdomain in Hostinger, I hope you found this article helpful and were able to follow and successfully install wordpress on your subdomain at Hostinger. Thank you for reading, Have a nice day 😊

About the author

I am Jarvis Silva, a tech-savvy individual. I have 5 years of experience in website hosting and development, Now sharing all my knowledge related to web hosting and other various technologies on the internet through Hostwizly.