Setting Up WordPress Standard with the IONOS Assistant

For Standard WordPress websites

In these instructions, we will guide you through the IONOS WP Assistant, which enables you to get started quickly with WordPress using selected themes and plug-ins.

  • You can log in directly to your website by adding the suffix /wp-admin/ to your domain name. For example, if your domain is, you can log in at
  • If this is your first time logging in after installation, click Let's Go to start the IONOS WP Assistant. Otherwise, you can simply press the Assistant button to restart the IONOS WP Assistant.
  • You can now choose between different types of websites. Based on the selected type, the IONOS WP Assistant will install relevant settings and plug-ins. Click Install by the theme you would like to use.
Please Note

This does not mean that you are committing yourself to a specific type of website or theme. The IONOS WP Assistant just makes it easier for you to get started by compiling recommended settings and plug-ins. However, you can change these settings at any time later. You can also use the IONOS WP Assistant itself again later. Simply try it out at the beginning to find which setup suits you best.

  • After the installation is complete, you will be brought to the Customizer screen where you can tweak various settings for the theme before getting started.