There are many different ways to create a blog, and many different platforms out there. WordPress is the most popular, and it’s the platform I personally use. If you’re interested in installing it – without stress! – then this post will show you how.
Starting a new blog can be as easy as loading up WordPress, using the default theme and starting to write – in fact, that’s exactly what I did when I started blogging in 2008. But now, knowing everything I know, I recommend new bloggers do things a little more tactically – and that includes adding the correct pages from the start.
When you first register a domain name and sign up for website hosting you’ll need to “connect” the two in order for your site to go live. Sound complicated? It’s actually really quick and easy! Here’s how to do it.
Before you can build a successful blog, you need to know the basics! Today’s Blogging Basics Series post is all about WordPress, its two different versions, and which is best for your blog.
One of the reasons why I love WordPress so much and have been using it for nearly 10 years (wow!) is because of the fact that you can do almost anything you can think of thanks to plugins! This post is a guide to what they are, how to use them, and my top recommended must-have plugins for any new WordPress blog.