In this modern time, everyone has a dream of being the owner of a blog or a website. With the help of a 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 of blogging. There are many top bloggers earning good amount from blogging and other online work.
You can read this post to learn how to make money online. You will find many ways to make money online.
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 the 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 ).
WordPress.com work same as the blogger like free hosting and limited work. But WordPress.org give you full control to your blog.
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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 Bluehost hosting. 🙂
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.
Now you need to login to your WordPress dashboard. Usually, your login link looks like this. (yourdomainname.com/wp-admin).
Enter the 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.
Now you need to set up a beautiful theme for your blog.
WordPress gives you some beautiful free themes.
In the 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 you want to give your WordPress blog a professional look then you 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.
I personally using Generate press theme for this blog one of the best lightweight and SEO optimized themes for blogging sites.
Come with a lot of features in premium you can customize it.
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. Make sure that you will write from your heart not to make money.
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.
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.
Remember always publish awesome and interesting content for your readers to engage many readers for your blog. More interesting content means more traffic and readers. This is the ways to get some success from blogging.
Always write what you love and make sure that you are helping your readers by giving them awesome things to read and learn.
Learn from your mistakes and fix them as soon as possible to make your blog awesome for others.
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 Create WordPress Blog easy with this easy to read the guide.