If you want a platform that that will involve reaching out to a whole lot of audience and commanding traffic to you, then setting up a Blog, whether to write about what interests you or write about your businesses is very crucial. As important as this is, it is required you know the How-to, so as to save yourself cost and time in putting up your personal or business Blog.
Let’s get started.
One of the best platforms to use for blogging that I recommend for people is WordPress, amongst others. WordPress is a free personal publishing platform. It is an easy to use, fast and flexible blog/website script. It comes with a great set of features, designed to make your experience as a publisher or website developer as pleasant as possible. With WordPress you can easily:
- Publish and edit posts
- Sort articles in categories
- Search within your content
- Manage users’ access
- Develop a professional website of any kind
- Change your website themes and many more.
How to install WordPress?
Step 1: Download WordPress. Download the WordPress package to your local computer from http://wordpress.org/download/. … or install automatically via Softaculous on your cpanel (Click here to get your own cpanel)
Step 2: Upload WordPress to Hosting Account. …
Step 3: Create MySQL Database and User. …
Step 4: Configure wp-config.php. …
Step 5: Run the Installation. …
Step 6: Complete the Installation.
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:
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 blogging?
Click the Publish button once ready and your post will be immediately visible at the front page of your blog!