Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata

(Home >> Applications >> WordPress Manager)

Select the tab for your WordPress Manager version. You can find the WordPress Manager version number in the interface's lower left corner.

Overview

The WordPress Manager interface allows you to manage cPAddon WordPress® installations on your cPanel account. You can use this interface to view your WordPress database name and user, and view and change each installation's automatic updates configuration. In addition, you can view each installation's basic WordPress configuration and change the WordPress administrator users' passwords.

Note:

This interface will not appear until you install the RPM-based WordPress® cPAddon in WHM's Install cPAddons Site Software interface (WHM >> Home >> cPanel >> Install cPAddons Site Software).

Installations list

The installations list displays each WordPress installation that exists on your cPanel account. To search for a specific installation, enter that installation's domain name or file path in the Search text box.

The following table contains a description for each section of the list:

ItemDescription
DomainThe domain on which the installation resides.
File PathThe installation's directory path, relative to the cPanel account's home directory. 
ActionsThe installation's configuration options.

Manage Installation

To manage a WordPress installation, locate the installation in the installations list and click Manage. The Manage Installation interface will appear and display the WordPress installation's configuration.

Overview

This section displays the installation's basic settings.

ItemDescription
Site URLThe URL to the installation's home page.
Location on DiskThe installation's directory path, relative to the cPanel account's home directory.
Current VersionThe installation's WordPress version.

Automatic Updates

The Automatic Updates section allows you to configure the WordPress installation's update settings.

Notes:

  • For more information about versions, read WordPress's Version Numbering documentation.
  • This feature does not support WordPress (legacy) cPAddon installations.
  • To enable only minor and security updates, enable the Enable minor and security updates only.
  • To enable all updates, enable the Enable all updates.

    Note:

    The Enable all updates. option includes minor and security updates. You cannot exclude minor and security updates when you select the Enable all updates. option.

  • To disable all updates, disable both the Enable minor and security updates only. and Enable all updates. options.

Advanced Settings

This section provides the installation's advanced settings. Click Show Advanced Settings to expand the section.

Administration

The Administration section allows you to update the WordPress administrators' password.

Update the WordPress administrator's password

Important:

Use a secure password. A secure password is not a dictionary word, and it contains uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols.

To update the WordPress administrator's password, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Manage on the installation for which to update the WordPress administrator's password.
  2. Click Show Advanced Settings.
  3. Under WordPress Administrator Password, use the menu to select the username for which to update the password.
  4. Click Change User's Password.
  5. Enter and confirm the new password in the appropriate text boxes.

    Notes:

    • The system grades the password that you enter on a scale of 100 points. 0 indicates a weak password, while 100 indicates a very secure password.
    • Some web hosts require a minimum password strength. A green password Strength meter indicates that the password is equal to or greater than the required password strength.
    • Click Password Generator to generate a strong password. For more information, read our Password & Security documentation.
  6. Click Change Password to store the new password.
    • If you do not wish to change the password, click Cancel.

Database

The database section contains information about the WordPress installation's database. You can view the database server's hostname, database name, database username, and database table prefix.

Update the WordPress database user's password

Important:

Use a secure password. A secure password is not a dictionary word, and it contains uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols.

To update the WordPress database user's password, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Manage on the installation for which to update the database user's password.
  2. Click Show Advanced Settings.
  3. Under Database Username, click Change User's Password.
  4. Enter and confirm the new password in the appropriate text boxes.

    Notes:

    • The system grades the password that you enter on a scale of 100 points. 0 indicates a weak password, while 100 indicates a very secure password.
    • Some web hosts require a minimum password strength. A green password Strength meter indicates that the password is equal to or greater than the required password strength.
    • Click Password Generator to generate a strong password. For more information, read our Password & Security documentation.
  5. Click Change Password to store the new password.
    • If you do not wish to change the password, click Cancel.

In This Document

Related Documentation

For Integrators

WordPress Manager

Overview

The WordPress Manager interface allows you to manage cPAddon WordPress® installations on your cPanel account. You can use this interface to view your WordPress database name and user, and manage each installation's automatic updates configuration. In addition, you can view each installation's basic WordPress configuration.

Note:

This interface will not appear until you install the RPM-based WordPress® cPAddon in WHM's Install cPAddons Site Software interface (Home >> cPanel >> Install cPAddons Site Software).

Installations list

The installations list displays each WordPress installation that exists on your cPanel account. To search for a specific installation, enter that installation's domain name or file path in the Search text box.

The following table contains a description for each section of the list:

ItemDescription
DomainThe domain on which the installation resides.
File PathThe installation's directory path, relative to the cPanel account's home directory. 
ActionsThe installation's configuration options.

Manage Installation

To manage a WordPress installation, locate the installation in the installations list and click Manage. The Manage Installation interface will appear and display the WordPress installation's configuration.

Overview

This section displays the installation's basic settings.

ItemDescription
Site URLThe URL to the installation's home page.
Location on DiskThe installation's directory path,  relative to the cPanel account's home directory.
Current VersionThe installation's WordPress version.
Auto Update

The installation's automatic update configuration.

Advanced Settings

This section provides the installation's advanced settings. Click Show Advanced Settings to expand the section.

Administration

The Administration section allows you to update the WordPress administrators' password.

Update the WordPress administrator's password

Important:

Use a secure password. A secure password is not a dictionary word, and it contains uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols.

To update the WordPress administrator's password, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Manage on the installation for which to update the WordPress administrator's password.
  2. Click Show Advanced Settings.
  3. Under WordPress Administrator Password, click Change User's Password.
  4. Enter and confirm the new password in the appropriate text boxes.

    Notes:

    • The system grades the password that you enter on a scale of 100 points. 0 indicates a weak password, while 100 indicates a very secure password.
    • Some web hosts require a minimum password strength. A green password Strength meter indicates that the password is equal to or greater than the required password strength.
    • Click Password Generator to generate a strong password. For more information, read our Password & Security documentation.
  5. Click Change Password to store the new password.
    • If you do not wish to change the password, click Cancel.

Database

The database section contains information about the WordPress installation's database. You can view the database server's hostname, database name, database username, and database table prefix.

Update the WordPress database user's password

Important:

Use a secure password. A secure password is not a dictionary word, and it contains uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols.

To update the WordPress database user's password, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Manage on the installation for which to update the database user's password.
  2. Click Show Advanced Settings.
  3. Under Database Username, click Change User's Password.
  4. Enter and confirm the new password in the appropriate text boxes.

    Notes:

    • The system grades the password that you enter on a scale of 100 points. 0 indicates a weak password, while 100 indicates a very secure password.
    • Some web hosts require a minimum password strength. A green password Strength meter indicates that the password is equal to or greater than the required password strength.
    • Click Password Generator to generate a strong password. For more information, read our Password & Security documentation.
  5. Click Change Password to store the new password.
    • If you do not wish to change the password, click Cancel.

In This Document

Related Documentation

For Integrators

WordPress Manager