Welcome on My Affiliates Training Today. A platform where you will get the 4 step guide to start WordPress blog or website, whether you are a programmer or non-programmer like me. This is Madhu Padala Founder of My Affiliates Training and I have started this guide to help out the people like you to learn to blog and how anyone can earn money via their own blog or website.
This guide is very helpful for the all age group, I have already helped so many people related to blogging and now I have launched my own platform to help more people to learn and make living via the internet.
So let me first introduce you What is WordPress actually?
” WordPress is an open source php and MySQL based free of cost content management system/software to setup self-hosted wordpress blog or website. “
The WordPress guide by My affiliates Training is very easy to understand, but in case you are not able to set up blog yourself or you are looking for the urgent blog or website set up you can hire professionals to setup your blog or website or you can also explore our deals to get most useful content for your blog or websites.
Basic Requirements to Start WordPress Blog or Website.
- Domain Name ( Address of your website like www.google.com, www.facebook.com)
- Hosting Space ( A space to make the website live )
- Switch off your phone or place in silent mode for the undivided attention for 30 Minutes.
In this WordPress guide, we’ll cover the following topics.
- How to purchase a Domain?
- How to purchase hosting?
- How to Install WordPress?
- How to use WordPress?
Let’s Start 4 Step Guide to Start WordPress Blog
To purchase the domain you can use the Bluehost because they are offering the FREE Domain along with hosting to Askmeshout users. Hosting from the Bluehost generally costs around 3.95$ / Per Month. If you have to host multiple domains you can get the best offer here. Here at this training, we have shown the complete WordPress guide, or you can also hire our experts for Free WordPress Blog Setup.
Alternative’s of Bluehost
Click on button “Get Started Now” You will find the different pricing plans choose your plan according to your requirement and click on “Select” button
After that you will have to enter your domain so that it can get linked with hosting or if you don’t have a domain register for new domain.
Once you entered your domain click next and enter your details to signup on Bluehost, and make payment. Don’t forget to checkout the final cart total.
Install WordPress in Bluehost
Once Verified all the details Agree the terms & conditions and hit submit. That’s it you have purchased Bluehost Hosting Services. After purchase you will get notified by Bluehost team about your hosting account credentials by mail. So login to your mail box and than login your cPanel as per the mail.
You will find the section to install software in your cpanel to install wordpress software click on Install wordpress and provide the name to your directory.
Once you have installed WordPress on your domain directory, after that you have to enter your website name, username, password then click on all checkboxes and proceed to start the installation. Once the WordPress installation is completed you will get notified at the top of the website.
Once the installation is completed open new tab and enters your domain name like this www.yourdomainname.com/wp-admin.
wp-admin after your domain name will make you able to land on the WordPress admin panel where you have to place the username and password after which you will find your website admin dashboard like the image below.
How to Install Themes in WordPress?
As per the image showed above to install themes click on appearance -> Theme, there are millions of WordPress themes available in the WordPress store for free. You can search for multiple themes according to your use and click on install to install that theme in your WordPress blog or website, you can also have a facility to preview your theme.
How to Add a blog post in WordPress?
To add a new blog post go to posts -> Add New and give your blog a title and provide the description in their respective areas, after writing your blog post click on publish button at the right side corner of the dashboard you can also preview your blog post and schedule if you want to schedule your blog post.
Once you have published your blog post, Now open a new tab and enter your website url you will find the window like below, since its the default twenty sixteen theme installed for demo, hence its looking like this unorganized website. you can find out the various themes and design on wordpress themes store.
You can also customize your WordPress website or blog using WordPress plugins.
If you have an inquiry or question related to this step by step WordPress guide so drop the comment below. We will try to be responsive as soon as possible.