Starting a Blog? What Is Wordpress?

Starting a Blog? What Is Wordpress? : This Is Your Head Start

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When you decide to start your own blog it's important to ensure that you do it in the best possible way from the start. The best way is to ensure that you own the blog and all its contents. A lot of people don't realize this when they get started and might look to sites like WordPress.com or Blogger.com to get started, but when you use web-based services like that, you may retain copyright to your content, but the platform you are using is not owned by you, so you can have your account shut down without notice and you are not in full control. The only way to be sure is to start your own "self-hosted" blog instead. One of the most popular options for a self-hosted blog that you fully own is WordPress.org. The .org version of the site allows you to use their blogging software and put it on your own website, so that's what we're going to talk about in this guide. Wordpress is one of the most popular blogging sites on the web. On average users are posting upwards of 49.8 million unique posts per month. What's really great about self-hosted WordPress is that the platform itself is free. You'll pay a small fee to buy your domain name and keep it registered each year, plus a small hosting fee. You could have your WordPress Blog up and running for under $20.00 with a fee of about $5.00 a month for hosting. You may choose to spend more depending on whether you choose a free or premium theme. But, it can be done, and done well inexpensively. In addition, it's not really as hard as you might think. Even if you don't understand technology you can easily set up your WordPress Blog in less than a day, in some cases less than an hour, by following the steps and advice in this guide. The chapters are: 1.Successfully Set up Your WordPress Blog 2.Register Your Domain Name with Go Daddy 3.Theme Installation through the Dashboard from WordPress.org 4.Installing a Downloaded Theme via the Dashboard 5.Enhance Your Blog With Plugins 6.Blog Setup Basics 7.5 Tips for Organizing Your Blog 8.Best Practices for Blogshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 64g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514700530
  • 9781514700532