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Tutorial How To Automatically Install WordPress On New Accounts

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How To Automatically Install WordPress On New Accounts - Learn how to automatically install WordPress on new accounts using BASH.

Introduction
WordPress has become a defacto standard for many users over the years, and we're seeing hosting providers moving into the arena of specialty WordPress only hosting.

If you are looking to provide WordPress specific hosting, one of the basic requirements that you'll need to fulfill is ensuring that WordPress is instantly installed and available upon account creation. With a short bash script integrated with cPanel's WordPress Manager and Standardized hooks, this is a...
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Would be awesome if cPanel stepped up and offered an advance WordPress feature like Plesk offers its a really good tool for web agency. The number one control panel and the number one cms platform...
Would be a winner for everyone.
 

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Now is there a way after running curl to run wp cli commands within the script to install and activate plugins?
Hello @Cody Leeper,

Yes, you could append new lines at the end of the example script if you want to add additional commands (e.g. wp-cli). You'll just need to design the commands to detect and run on the individual WordPress installation under the cPanel account.

Would be awesome if cPanel stepped up and offered an advance WordPress feature like Plesk offers its a really good tool for web agency. The number one control panel and the number one cms platform...
Would be a winner for everyone.
We are committed to improving the WordPress Manager feature going forward. You can take a look at the recent improvements at:

WordPress Manager Release Notes - cPanel Knowledge Base - cPanel Documentation

Staging/Production syncing is one of the next additions to WordPress Manager feature that's planned for future versions.

Thank you.