How to Install Ghost on A Small Orange


  1. Head over to asmallorange.com and sign up. Their $35 a year shared hosting plan will work great. Click on "Sign Up"

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  2. Either order a new domain name, transfer one or just select that you will point your domain name to A Small Orange. Hit "Continue"

    You must own a domain to use A Small Orange. So either buy one through A Small Orange or purchase one through a domain registrar like NameCheap.

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  3. Select your billing option. Click on "Add to Cart"

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  4. Complete the checkout process

  5. Once that is completed, head to the A Small Orange Customer Area

  6. Click on "Your Services"

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  7. Click on "View Details"

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  8. Click on "Login to cPanel"

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  9. Scroll down to the bottom and select "Ghost Installer"

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  10. Click on "Install"

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  11. Enter in all of your information (Leave Directory Blank)

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  12. Click on "Install"

  13. Once the install finishes, if you bought a domain through A Small Orange, head to your URL and your Ghost blog will be up and running! If you did not buy your domain through A Small Orange, you need to change your domains nameservers to the following:
ns1.asmallorange.com  
ns2.asmallorange.com  

Once the change has gone through, then you should be able to go to your URL and see your Ghost install!

If you do not know how to change your domains name servers, contact the company that owns the domain and they should be able to do it for you no problem.  

Next Steps:

Learn Ghost from the Ground Up
Head to "Ghost for Beginners" to learn everything you need to know about learning and customizing Ghost

Find the Perfect Ghost Theme
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