Now a days Blogging becomes one of the most important subject in our life style, such as a student to Business person. There are lots of Blogging tools available on the Web. Among all of them WordPress Blog is so much popular around Blogsphere. You may get probably the Best Results by using WordPress Blog. WordPress is open source and many premium plugins are available for free. When i was in college that time i usually use lots of Blogging Platform like Joomla, Durpal, Custom CMS and many more after that i came to know about WordPress. If you are a Blogger then you may know about the difficulties of other Blogging Platform. But WordPress is quite easy and user friendly. So today in this article we are going to discuss about How To Create Your Own WordPress Blog For Free.
What is WordPress Blog?
If you are Publishing your content through self hosted WordPress site then you can called it your own WordPress Blog. One of the main plus point of WordPress site is you can start your site from scratch and make your own design. You can make your Free WordPress site easily by following our below steps.
- Open Your web browser and Go to the following web site http://www.wordpress.com. This is an official website where you can create you Free WordPress Blog.
- WordPress Website opens, where you can see an Option Create Website. After click on there you need to put your email, username, Password and Your Blog URL.
- After that you need to Log in through your email address. Once you successfully confirmed your account then you can create your Blog.
How To Setup WordPress Blog
In this Article we are going to discuss more about how to Setup your WordPress site For Free you can do it without any kind of technical knowledge. So Before we started wordpress you need to know about Domain name and hosting. Actually domain name and Hosting is an another part of your Blog. So here is the quick introduction about domain name and Hosting.
What is Domain Name?
Here Domain name is your Blog URL. Suppose your real name is Jackma and your Blog URL is jackma.com, here .com is your domain. .com which is basically known as Top Level domain. Also there are lots of domain available to buy like .com, .net, .info, .org and many more. Techmux.com i bought this domain from Godaddy.com. Here is the link to buy a domain name from Godaddy at Rs. 99/-
What is Web-hosting?
Basically web hosting means online Space where you can setup your Website and other files too. Every Web server has their own IP address, if you buy hosting then you will get your unique IP Address. Web hosting store your Website database and make it live through your blog URL. User can visit your Blog by typing your Blog URL on their Browser. There are different types of web hostings are available to buy like shared hosting, VPS hosting, Cloud hosting and dedicated hosting.
I Hope now you can understand the whole process, Godaddy also provides web hosting too. You can buy Domain and Hosting from different service providers. If your domain and hosting provider is not same then you have to setup your Domain manually by adding your new Name Server.
How to Install WordPress on Your Server
Basically all the hosting packages comes with user manual so you no need to worry about server installation processes. You can install WordPress on your server manually or through your server script. Server script like softaculous allows you to one-click installation for wordpress. Bluehost, Hostgator, Godaddy shared hosting packages has pre-installed script (softaculos) on their server. So you can easily install WordPress on your hosting. Read here more about how to install wordpress on your server.
Step by Step Process to WordPress one click installation
In my case the softaculous is on the Software and Services Category. After clicking on that you will get multiple option from their select WordPress to install. In most of the web hosting companies they provides direct WordPress installation script. In such cases you can see the WordPress icon in the Control Panel. Here is the image from my C panel where they offers direct one click installs of WordPress.
Ok now you have to follow our steps to complete your WordPress Installation Process. Before follow our steps make you have to make sure that you add the Domain on your C panel. Sometime you may get error in such cases you have to add your new name server in to your Domain Manager.
Step1: For me lot of tools available to install but my aim is to Install WordPress so here i select WordPress to install. Step2: After that choose your Domain name. Like i mentioned in this image below. Leave your Directory option blank if you want your domain as your main domain. Next put your site name and site description there. Set your username and password to install WordPress.
Step3: Next enter your database name for your WordPress blog and then set new Table Prefix under your database like wp_yourdomain. Step4: After doing all the above click on Install, winthin few seconds your new WordPress blog will ready. To get the admin panel of your Blog type yourdomain/wp-admin and hit enter to get access to your WordPress Dashboard.
Conclusion: That’s all about to create your own WordPress Blog within a minutes. Hope it was helpful for you. Here is the best hosting services that you can use for your Blog.