You Probably heard that WordPress is the #1 blogging platform and it is certainly true. So we are here to walk you through step by step on "How to create WordPress Blog".

Why WordPress is Best?

  • WordPress is completely FREE and is a open source CMS.
  • There are more than 8000 WordPress themes and the number is getting bigger.
  • It has a large community of developer and users.
  • And the best thing is the plugins which make this so powerful and flexible.

Now-a-days blog is a very popular phenomenon in the current time. Blogging is just a topic that refers to the act of blogging: how to blog, when to blog, blogging software, pretty much anything related to blogging. In the nutshell, Blog is a topic and Blogging is the act.

So, Why blogging?

A blog is a continuously updated online personal journal or diary. It is a place to express you to the world. A place to share your feelings and your passions. Actually, it’s anything you want it to be. This is your own website that you are going to update on an ongoing basis.

So, Blog is the way that allows you over the months and years to share your feeling or opinion with hundreds or thousands of readers, you may promote yourself, your business or your cause and you may even earn a full time living from your blog.

How to start?

We are going to describe you a step by step procedure to start a blog right now-

First Step: Pick a domain name, and hosting provider.

Second Step: Install WordPress using hosting cPanel.

Third Step: Choose a beautiful theme and customize yourself.

Forth Step: Install necessary plugins for contact or SEO.

Fifth Step: Start creating unique and amazing content.

First Step: Pick a domain name, and hosting provider. (www.YourBlog.com)

To create WordPress blog you have to pick a suitable domain to start go to a web hosting company to host your domain. You can do the both from 1 place. We will recommend using Bluehost for hosting your website because they are one of the largest web hosting companies in the world. They are also popular as an official WordPress.org recommended hosting provider. Also, the existing matter is they’re offering users a free domain + 60% off on hosting.

First Go To Bluhost -> Click On Get Started button

Select any plan

Register new domain name if you do not have one

Fill up the account information and payment form. 

Once you fill all the info and confirm payment. You can set new password.

Once you receive a confirmation email that your hosting is activated, you can login to your bluehost hosting account.

Second Step: Install WordPress using hosting cPanel.

It’s easy to install WordPress from your bluehost cPanel. Below screenshot will help you sure:

Next Screen

Third Step: Choose a beautiful theme and customize yourself.

The visual appearance of your WordPress blog website is controlled by themes. When you first visit your blog, it will look something like this:

This is not very appealing to most of the people. Customizing the look and feel of your blog is by far one of the most exciting and rewarding part in the journey of creating your WordPress website. There are thousands of pre-made WordPress themes that you can install on your site easily. Some of them are free, while others are paid. You can change your theme by going to your WordPress dashboard and clicking on APPEARANCE > THEMES > ADD NEW.

Once you have got a theme that you like you can preview it or just install and activate it. Click the link and all the work is done for you!

Now you are ready to start blogging on your own new WordPress blog! This whole process from sign up to installing a theme can literally only take ten minutes to do. Just follow this guide and if you run into any problems you can ask one of BlueHost’s amazing live support crew for help or this amazing support team(logicfighters.com). They are there 24 hours a day to help you regarding your problem!

So you have everything you need to get started; hosting, domain name, WordPress and theme, now you get to have some fun tweaking your blog to give it the personalization you want to deliver an awesome experience to your readers!

For example, you can customize your navigation menu, logo, footer, sidebar and much more depending on the theme that you have selected. We also recommend that you start capturing email addresses (Newsletter form, Sign up, subscriber form etc.) and begin communicating with your audience by email.

You can easily remove sample page and post from the dashboard that comes from the WordPress theme installation as demo.

  • For deleting the “Hello world” post by going to posts > All posts > click Trash.
  • You can do the same with your sample page by going to Pages > All pages > click Trash.

Forth Step: Install necessary plugins for contact or SEO.

Now it’s time for your plugins setting. Don’t be afraid of the plugin! A plugin is basically a piece of software or system that gives your WordPress blog more functionality. Plugins can make your way easier to capture email from the subscriber, communication with readers, share post to social media sites, SEO your post, Speed up your WordPress blog. There are a lot of Plugins in the WordPress.org plugins directory. My recommend plugins are below:

 

Fifth Step: Start creating unique and amazing content.

To create blog, you have to make new posts and pages. You have to use the dashboard options for that. For posting use “Post” -> “New” and for pages’ use “Page” -> “Add new”. It’s not necessary to create new page. In short, “pages” are usually your Contact or About me location while posts are your blogging posts so for separate contact page or about page. Quite simple, isn’t it? So let’s create first blog post and see how it goes. In order to do that, you have to click on “Post” and then on the “Add new”.

 

That’s it!

Try yourself and create WordPress blog to make money.

 

Check out next the part “How To Make Money From Blogging”Second Step

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