How to start a blog using WordPress:
WordPress is an open source platform.Which is using to create blog and websites with more efficiency. In other words, we can say WordPress is a publishing platform for bloggers ,writers and others. WordPress is a free platform,there is no cost to pay it. WordPress provides flexible features, which will help you to start your blogging journey with ease. WordPress provides dashboard, which full of tools and gadgets. Here we talking about for beginners. This process consists on several steps:
- Need a self hosted domain
- Install WordPress on hosting (Server)
- Start Blogging
Need a self hosted domain:
Let’s start with self hosted domain name.Before going to WordPress, We remember that every website or blog need a particular Domain name (e.g Google.com). Domain name may be .com (Commercial Purpose) .net or .org Domain name use for network or organization similarly .edu use for education purpose.I prefer you use .com Domain name for business. Let’s start with Buy Domain name and Buy Hosting. Choose HostGator certified hosting as my experience with HostGator and iPage is superb because its reliable and user-friendly Click here for more. I am personally using iPage. iPage Offers cheap hosting on discounted rates click Here for more.
Install WordPress on Host:
After getting the hosting , Go to WordPress site and Download WordPress in zip format. Check the following screenshot.
WordPress Installations process is quite simple and easy. After getting Hosting server,we need to open Cpanel then Goto —> File Manager. Check the below screenshot process.
Open >> File Manager then upload the WordPress Download file in the root directory. Keep remember that, Upload file should be in zip format.Then click on upload file. Check the following screenshot of the procedure.
You can upload WordPress package in a specific folder which you want. I am using iPage Cpanel in screenshots. Approximately all Cpanel look like same interface. You will find File Manager option in every Cpanel. Now next step consist on WordPress installation setup. First unzip WordPress Package. Here we mention one more thing, we can upload WordPress Package via FTP Client FileZilla. I personally use FileZilla to upload files on root directory.Check the following screenshot of FileZilla.
FileZilla is flexible to upload files on server-side. Drag and drop system and one click to connect to the server, no need to sign in on server every time.We will talk it later on FileZilla. Now comeback on topic, Before goto next step we need a SQL Database to connect with WordPress Package. Comeback on Cpanel and Click on MY SQL Database. Check the following screenshots,which we have taken during create database.
After Create Database and user, Open your website in browser. Installation page will appear on the screen. Fill the installation form step by step as given below Screenshots.
WordPress Installation now has been completed. Happy blogging. Read How to start a blog with blogger. Hope you like this post, if you have any query so, please share your point of views in below comment. 😉