Managed WordPress with the 1&1 IONOS Setup Assistant

For Managed WordPress installations

The 1&1 IONOS Assistant gives you a quick introduction to WordPress with selected themes and plugins.

Learn how to set up Managed WordPress with the 1&1 IONOS Assistant.

Step 1

Log in to the admin area of your WordPress installation. You can go directly to the login page by adding /wp-admin/ to your domain name (e.g.

Step 2

When you log in for the first time, the assistant will start automatically.

To access it again later, click Assistant in the WordPress Menu.

Step 3

Select the desired website type on the left, for example Blog.

The 1&1 IONOS WordPress Assistant offers an optimized selection of themes and plugins for every type of website. You can choose a different type of website at any time.

Step 4

Select the desired design by clicking Install in the corresponding tile.

The Assistant installs the design together with a preselection of plugins.

Step 5

The Customizer is then opened automatically, allowing you to adjust additional design settings and colors. To return to the dashboard, click the X in the upper left corner.

You can access the customizer later via the dashboard under Design.