How To Start A WordPress Blog In 2018? Beginners Guide

In this modern time, everyone has a dream to being the owner of a blog or a website. With the help of blog or website, you can share your valuable knowledge with others and the world. In this post, I am going to tell you that how you can Start A WordPress Blog.

Also, you can earn a handsome amount with blogging.

There are many platforms where you can start your blogging journey. Only two platforms are very popular. One is a Blogger (owned by Google) and second is WordPress.

Anyhow, Blogger is a free platform. Where you can create a simple blog but if you have a proper CSS and HTML knowledge the blogger is an awesome platform.

If you know HTML then you can use blogger for your blog I write a guide on this ( How To Create A Blogger Blog ).

But if you do not have a good understanding of CSS and HTML then WordPress come to rescue. WordPress has two versions one is free (WordPress.com) and second is self-hosted (WordPress.org).

WordPress.com work same as the blogger like free hosting and limited work. But WordPress.org give you full control to your blog.

So let start this tutorial on how you Start A WordPress Blog:

Guide To Start A WordPress Blog

Recommended Hosting To Start A WordPress Blog:

The first thing you need is a reliable and safe WordPress hosting. Where you can host your blog like files etc. There are many popular hosting companies out there, but my favorite is Bluehost

You can check Bluehost also but let me tell you Bluehost support is not good its take time to connect you with support center. Bluehost is only good for those who know how to use hosting and can solve their problems.

You can check inmotion hosting Too if you don’t want to buy bBluehosthosting. 🙂

Install WordPress

When you complete your buying process then login in your Bluehost account.

After login, your account dashboard scrolls down in website section click one quick click install then click WordPress icon.

Click Start Installing Process.

Select your domain where you want to install WordPress.

Enter your blog details.

Wait for few seconds for proper installation.

Done your WordPress is installed on your hosting.

WordPress Dashboard:

Now you need to login into your WordPress dashboard. Usually, your login link looks like this. (yourdomainname.com/wp-admin).

Enter your login details you provided in the installation process and click log in.

Here is your WordPress dashboard. Where you can control your blog.

congratulations on your new WordPress blog.

Themes Setup:

Now you need to setup a beautiful theme for your blog.

WordPress give you some beautiful free themes.

In sidebar click appearance and click themes.

Now you are in the themes section.

Select the one you like for your blog. Click on it first preview that how this theme looks in your blog then click install and activate.

Great your blog is in a new shape. You can customize your theme to your desire. Click appearance again and click customize and do setup easy.

Well if your want to give your WordPress blog a professional look then your need to buy and premium or professional themes. There are many providers for this, but I love Mythemeshop Themes. Well designed, Well coded and most important well optimized for search engines.

One of the most important things to start a WordPress blog is his theme.

Install Plugins:

Now you need to install some recommended plugins for your WordPress blog to grow. I already published the post about this (Must Have WordPress Plugins ). Do read and install and setup them.

Do read and install and setup them.

Add your first Post:

In sidebar click posts and click add a new post.

I recommended you always write a post which your readers love to read and share.

After you are done click publish or if you want to schedule then enter your date and time. WordPress automatically publish for you.

Done you just posted your first post on your blog.

Final Words:

Well first of all welcome to WordPress bloggers world. I hope you like this post and Start A WordPress Blog of your dream. Well, now you need to publish some awesome and interesting posts for your readers.

I Write another post you have to read them too.

  1. WordPress Security Guide
  2. WordPress Speed Guide

Always give 1 or 2 hours to your blog daily. Post every day if you can or post once a week to make a blog to grow.

Lastly, share this with your friend and tell them that how I Start A WordPress Blog easy with this easy to read the guide.

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