Well, don't worry. It is basically moving files from your PC to the server. And then you enter "MYWEBSITE.com/install" and that is it basically. Of course you have to create also a database first and enter the credentials in your config file. The installation process has only 3 points. There is nothing you can do fundamentally wrong, other than maybe creating the wrong database collation, which should be: .I would like to learn to do it but concerned that I might do something fundamentally wrong that might affect the performance further down the line, as you say though the more knowledge I have about the systems operation the better.