If you are good at writing and want to earn then creating a website is must for you. In addition, if you think you are not a techno person to build a website by yourself; not to worry. WordPress will be your ultimate solution. Here are some simple steps, which lead you to create a WordPress website.
Grab A Domain:
A domain is an identifier for your website. For example, if you have no domain in your hand then how people will call or see your information? I think you got it. Primarily by WordPress, you can create a domain for free. However, this will not be an actual domain that will be considered as a subdomain of WordPress.com. Therefore, if you want to get your own domain then you have to buy it from them. There are different site where you can buy a domain, like NameCheap.com, GoDaddy.com etc. On average the subscription fee of a domain can vary from $10 – $15 per year.
Choose A Web Hosting Plan:
The next important thing is to buy a hosting server. You can host your free WordPress domain on WordPress server but there are some limitations. To get out from limitations you have to buy web hosting from different online hosting services company. HostGator.com etc. are providing cheap hosting plan comparatively others.
WordPress (Content Management System):
At the very first step, you have to choose a CMS. A CMS is a software tool, which can help you to manage your website contents such as, images, videos etc. In addition, luckily for you, WordPress is one of the powerful CMS and it is free. First step is to go here https://wordpress.org/download/ and download the file, unzip it. Otherwise if you already have a hosting then look for the App installer in the cpanel. Most of the hosting provider give you ready made App installer to install a CMS.
Setting Up Your WordPress Website Manually:
Now everything is your hand. Now you can install your WordPress website on your web hosting cPanel and configure it and install themes on your own demand by following the below steps.
- Log in to your cPanel.
- Click the MySQL Database Wizard icon under the Databases section.
- Create a Database enter the database name and click Next Step.
- Create Database Users enter the database username and the password. Make sure to use a strong password. Click Create User.
- Add User to Database click the All Privileges checkbox and click Next Step.
- Complete the task note the database name and user. Write down the values of the hostname, username, database name, and password you chose.
Congratulations, you are now the owner of your own WordPress website. Now you can easily manage and customize your WordPress website according to your demand.