The most recent version of WordPress is available and compatible with HostGator. You may install any version you like; however. we recommend that you install the latest stable version and continue to update WordPress as new versions are released.
How to Obtain WordPress
You can install the latest stable version of WordPress via QuickInstall in your cPanel. Once installed, you can upgrade to the latest version from within WordPress itself so you remain up to date.
How to Obtain a Different Version of WordPress
Warning: Using a previous WordPress version will leave your account vulnerable to well documented security flaws. It is strongly recommended to only use the most up to date version of WordPress.
We will do our best to provide the latest software version available; however, if you do not see the version you want, you can download a copy from WordPress and install it manually. For instructions on how to install WordPress manually, please read the following article: