How to start your own Blog with WordPress
Starting your own blog may for the below reason:
- Sharing your thoughts & knowledge to people
- To become a famous person
- To make money
- Storing your thoughts on blogging Platform.
- Teaching to people in any specific subject
So, when you decide and exiting to make your dream true, please consider and ask the below question with yourself.
- Where You should start your blog, the platform?
- What will be your topic to write?
- How to register a free domain?
- How to get a best Hosting plan?
- How to give a shine look to your blog?
- How to write your first blog & publish it?
- What is WordPress Plugin & How to Install it?
So, let’s start step by step to make your blog in front of you in next 30-45 minutes. Yes, so call to your Mom to make a perfect coffee or if you are Mom (just 🙂 then please take coffee and sit for 30-45 minutes.
STEP 01: WHERE YOU SHOULD START YOUR DREAM TRUE-THE BLOGGING PLATFORM?
Where you share your thoughts & knowledge is a Platform that can be Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and WordPress which is currently I am using. If you write good, or interested to craft your thoughts in words then WordPress is a good option for you.
STEP 02: WHAT WILL BE YOUR TOPIC FOR BLOGGING?
The most important part of starting a blog is “Topic” which may be your interest or in which you are good to deliver. For example: you can write about Technology, Fashion, Social Networking, Foods & traveling, Education, so on.
STEP 03: HOW TO REGISTER A FREE DOMAIN?
So, you have chosen a platform (WordPress) & the topic (whatever in which you are good to deliver). Now its time to get a Domain Name (www.yoursite.com), there are numbers of domain Name provider out there on Internet but a few I will recommend that is GoDaddy, Namecheap. A domain can be buying from $12.0 /Year on GoDaddy. See here how to register a domain name on GoDaddy?
STEP 04: HOW TO GET A BEST HOSTING PLAN?
A Hosting is the like home where you live and do whatever you want, for example you have purchased a domain name (www.yoursite.com) so this is only your address of imaginary home, if you want to live here then you must have an original actual home, mean you need to a Hosting Plan to host and run your Website.
There are also many Hosting provider out there, but to run your WordPress Site Blog, Bluehost, SiteGround, Dreamhost are better option because the reason is there hosting provider are recommended by WordPress.org. Here you can find how to register/Choose a Hosting Plan?
STEP 05: HOW TO GIVE A SHINE LOOK TO YOUR BLOG?
Giving a good beautiful& attractive look to your WordPress website, is a very important part. And you must care while choosing a WordPress theme.
A lot of theme available free on WordPress.org and outside there, but a fey will give nice touch & make you feel the blog
Most of the Pro-Blogger are using Astra Theme and Genius Theme.
Astra Theme: This theme has ready made Template which give a perfect look for your Blog site. After installation of this theme you can design your blog in 30-45 minutes.
Genius Theme: Genius theme mainly know for its flexible and pro features. You can choose this to give your site in best rank on Google or any search engine. It as also a framework which allow design a customize your blog theme.
STEP 06: HOW TO WRITE YOUR FIRST BLOG POST AND PUBLISH IT?
Now the final thing is writing a post of your dream work & make it available to people. So, what you need to do, just click on Add New Post and craft a beautiful post, write the whole things in details and publish it.
These are the below basic plugin which need first to your WordPress site:
STEP 07: WHAT IS WORDPRESS PLUGIN & HOW TO INSTALL IT?
While running a WordPress site, the Plugin play a important role. A WordPress Plugin make your work so easy whether you Don’t have any technical knowledge. Yes, any Person can make deal with WordPress Plugin without any coding.
- WordPress SEO by Yoast
- W3 total cache
- Jetpack by WordPress.com
There is also some good plugin out there which you will need in future, first you must start with these above plugins. And touch with me for future updates.