Installing WP via ftp without cpanel

Hi – I’ve searched through the topics but need “dummy” guidance re installing wordpress via ftp.

Things I have done thus far:

Ftp software (Filezilla).
Downloaded wordpress.
Access to ftp folder

Folder currently has an old style website (the link that is associated with this post)

I’m told about mysql but don’t know what that means. Download something? Install it where?

I’m told to upload WP to the database but don’t know where this should be uploaded – in the htdocs folder? Or in the root folder?

I’m advised to create a new folder (thus install in a slightly different location so as not to break the current site, to ensure all’s working before transferring over).

I guess this may be renamed WP installation for dummies.

Thanks in advance for any replies!

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