You must use WordPress.org and not WordPress.com. Installing WordPress is simple and takes a few minutes. Some hosts now offer tools to install WordPress for you. We recommend using VULTR for all your hosting needs.
- Ensure that your web host has the minimum requirements to run WordPress.
- You can download the latest WordPress release from WordPress.org
- WordPress v5.x or higher version
- PHP v7.3.x or higher version
- MySQL 5.6+
Recommended PHP Configuration Limits
Please complete below settings before run demo content import.
- max_execution_time 600
- memory_limit 256M
- post_max_size 12M
- upload_max_filesize 12M
Recommended wp-config.php settings
define( 'WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '96M' ); define( 'WP_MAX_MEMORY_LIMIT', '256M' );
If you don’t know what is this and how to implement it, please request your hosting provider for the above setting and they should get this done for you pretty quickly.