Thursday, 6 August 2015

How to start a website or blog with wordpress

To build a website or blog with wordpress you need to know what is wordpress.

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. WordPress was used by more than 23.3% of the top 10 million websites as of January 2015



Wordpress is the easiest platform I’ve ever worked with, but it’s flexible enough to suit everyone from small business owners, and freelancers to creative artists and bloggers.The easiest way to build a platform in today’s world is to start a blog. While you can do this with free hosted options like WordPress.com, TypePad.com, and Blogger.com, you will get the most control by using self-hosted WordPress.

With WordPress you can easily:

· Publish and edit posts;
· Sort articles in categories;
· Search within your content;
· Manage users' access;
· Change your website themes and more.

from bobwp.com

Most hosting websites have a 1 click install for wordpress which makes it easy to install or make a blog with word press. You will need to get a hosting account or read review for this before you buy over here. Once this is done proceed as below .
Matt Mullenweg
Matt Mullenweg is the the founding developer of WordPress and the founder of Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, Akismet, and more. He blogs at ma.tt.

How to create a blog site with WordPress?

Once you have installed WordPress you can start building your blog. First, navigate to the WP login page entering the exact URL:
www.yourdomainname.com/wp-login.php
There you should enter the login credentials, which you have chosen during the installation process. Then you will enter the Administration area of the WordPress script:
 

How to start writing articles or start blogging?

To start writing posts in your WordPress blog, simply click on the Posts -> Add New link from your Dashboard. You will be redirected to a page where you can create your article.
With wordpress you can have a clean, mobile-friendly website up and running in less than an hour.
Next you will need to create some categories by clicking on posts on the left bar and adding some categories. Change the permalink structure to the last one available for SEO. Add some tags while publishing new articles and add some pages to like about, Contact , etc

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from digitalgrog.com.au
Explore all the buttons on the left hand bar to optimize your blog as you go once you start publishing some articles ,because your content is the main component of your blog that will make it popular.
 


How do I Install a new Plugin?(plugins make wordpress what it is )

You can pretty much do anything with your blog with plugins
To start installing plugins, go to “Plugins -> Add New” and simply start searching.
Keep in mind that there are over 25,000 different FREE plugins, so you’ve got a LOT to choose from!


Installation is easy – once you find a plugin you like, just click “Install”.
If you’ve followed the steps in this guide, you should now have a fully-functional WordPress website! That wasn’t so bad, was it?

Credits
  • www.bobwp.com
  • www.start-a-website.info
  • www.digitalgrog.com.au
  • WWW.WPKB.COM

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