How do I install wordpress in a subfolder

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J9Bing / 8 Points
2012-12-12 11:29 am EST
I don't want my wordpress files in the root. My attempt to install wordpress in a sub folder created a site at (not What am I doing wrong?

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12,011 Points
2012-12-12 11:39 am EST
Hello J9Bing,

Thank you for your question. What you are experiencing is correct for how the website structure works.

For example if you install WordPress into a subfolder, then you will have to navigate to:

So, it looks like you successfully installed WordPress in the subfolder. If you want the site to show up on without any subfolders, then you would have to install it in the public_html folder, this can be done in Softaculous by leaving the directory option blank.

Check this link for more information on how to do this.
319: Running WordPress from a Subdomain or Subdirectory

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