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I'm just using http://webhostingpad.com for my new wordpress blog.
Since Fantastico script installer works well, It was really easy to install Wordpress CMS tool indeed. Actually you can install and use many other tools such as a wiki, zoomla, drupal, moodle, and so on very easily.
My problem was that I bought my domain at http://godadday.com and I've already used Google Apps for my personal email, calendar, and docs(drive) with the domain.
Here is a step by step course for similar situation.
If you just want to install Wordpress on webhostingpad.com , STEP 1 and 5 to 7 will be fine.