In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

Creating a WordPress website can be a little confusing especially for ones with little technical knowledge, but don’t worry in 4 simple steps we will teach you how you can install WordPress and create your beautiful website without writing a single line of code!

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website
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In this blog, we assume you have no knowledge of what WordPress is and how the whole building website thing works!

To have a website of your own you need 2 things:

1. Web Hosting:

Your website is a virtual thing that needs space also it needs to be at a particular location from where the user can access it. Therefore you will also need some space on the server of a Hosting company that will host your website.

2. Domain Name:

It’s the name of your website, just like www.Google.com or www.Faultinmycode.com, you need to register the name of your website with a registrar company that can register your domain. It will charge you some money every year.

Both these services are nowadays provided by the same company. In this tutorial we will teach you how to build a website using WordPress in 4 simple steps which are as follows:

Step 1: Buy Hosting Space

Step 2: Register Domain name

Step 3: Setup WordPress Website

Step 4: Play with / Edit your Website and LAUNCH!!!

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

Step 1: Buy Hosting Space

1. Open up the website of a web hosting company, we have used Bluehost.in (for Indian users only) here because of ease and Lowest price!

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In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

2. Go to Hosting and Select WordPress Hosting as shown in the image below.

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

3. Click on View Plans.

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

4. Select the desired plans as per your needs, All WordPress Websites hosted on Bluehost platform are Optimized for speed and performance.

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

5. You can toggle the Blue button on the top in case you don’t want additional WordPress features which will reduce price and may impact website performance. Select the desired plan and Click on Buy now as shown below.

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

6. Your Order summary is now ready, You can apply for additional discounts in Deals section over here.In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

7. You can apply Coupon Codes if any and get some seasonal discounts.

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In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

Step 2: Register Domain name

So now that we have applied for some space on hosting company server, we have to apply for Domain name as well so that people can access our website easily.

8. We have searched for name hellocookiejar (if available), also we have selected all extensions. However .com domains are preferred more because .com stands for commercial stuff.

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

9. Select the available domain or you may search for new one encase you didn’t found the name you wanted with right extension.

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

10. Once selected, Click on Check out.

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

11. Ensure that Coupon code (if used) is active and applied.

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

12. Create a New Bluehost India Account.

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

13. Sign up as shown below. (Sensitive data hidden)

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

14. Checkout after selecting desirable payment option.

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

15. This will redirect you to a new page and Type in credentials confirm payment as shown below.

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

Hurray! Now you own a New WordPress Website with a Unique Domain name! 😀

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

Step 3: Setup WordPress Website

Installing WordPress using Bluehost interface is just a few seconds easy process! Here are things you gotta do:

1. Check your Email inbox and see for CPanel Link provided, Login and Seach for ‘WordPress Install’ on the page. In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

2. Click on WordPress Install on Top right corner as shown in the image below!In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

3. Select the Domain name where you would like to Install WordPress. In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

4. In this step, check both the boxes and then Click Install. In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

5. Write The Website Title, Your Login information which will be different than your Bluehost login details, Click Install. In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

6. Wait and Breath in and out! In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

7. Taa Da! Here is your WordPress Login Panel where you will install and find tools required to Edit your website! In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

8. This is the first view of how every WordPress website looks like! In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

Let’s get ready Bob, we gotta Build the website now! ?

In 4 Simple Steps Learn How to Setup Your Own WordPress Website

Step 4: Play with / Edit your Website and LAUNCH!!!

So now that everything is done and the website is launched and your site is online, you gotta build and Edit it as per your requirements. To do this here are few tools we’re introducing you with:

  1. Page: On the Left side of the Dashboard, you’ll find Pages, Hover over it and Click on Add New to Add a new webpage, here you can add ‘About Us’, ‘Privacy Policy’, ‘Terms and conditions’ and ‘About Us’ webpage!
  2. Posts: Posts are for your Blog Post, its a door useful to communicate about your product or brand or about yourself to your visitors. Your visitors can comment below a post and connect with you back <3
  3. Themes: I am pretty much sure that you didn’t like the appearance of your website, hence hover over to the Appearance and go to Themes, There are 1000s of themes to select from and from here you can pretty change how your website looks.
  4. Plugins: Plugins play an important part in Website development. They are the tools you need to add an extra facility to your website, like Contact forms, Facebook page like, Social Share buttons etc, there are more than 100,000s to choose from with half of them coming for free.
  5. Users: If you happen to have some other person also who’ll manage your website then in Users panel you can add that person and WordPress will notify him/her through email. They’ll have separate login ID and you can monitor their activity also.
  6. Settings: Settings have several different options to select from, In General, you can edit some basic Title and Time settings of your website, under reading you can change how your Blogs will be displayed! To know more about “Settings” option in WordPress site dashboard, Click here!

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