Make Free Blog Website In Minutes
Once you’ve chosen your website’s name, the next crucial step is getting hosting, which is what makes your website accessible on the internet.
Point Your Domain to Hosting Server
Pointing your domain to a hosting server involves configuring the domain’s DNS (Domain Name System) settings to route traffic to the IP address of your hosting server. You need to enter A Record to point your domain to new hosting.
If you don’t know how to do this, read my complete article here: how to point a domain to a new host.
1. Install WordPress
WordPress is the online tool, we’re going to use for building your blog website.
It lets you build your website easily, without the need for any coding (or programming).
Most of the hosting companies provide 1 Click WordPress installation, for example if I talk about Cloudways it provides you different platforms such as Laravel, WordPress, Custom PHP and Magento etc. to install WordPress on VPS servers like Digital Ocean, AWS (Amazon) and Google Cloud.
If you’re using cPanel, you’ll also find a one-click option to install WordPress; you can access it through Softaculous.
1. Login to WordPress
To import the sample e-commerce site, you need to first log in to your WordPress website (so that you have control over your website)
2. Install Your Theme
3. Import Blog Demo
Finally, import the demo by going to WordPress Dashboard> ‘Appearance’> ‘Starter Templates’ > Click on the ‘Blog’ Option and import your Blog demo.
1. Adding Blog Posts
2. Create About Page
To create any page e.g. the ‘About Page’, go to ‘+ New’ and click the Page link under the WordPress Admin Bar.
3. Change Menu
To create the navigation menu, go to appearance > click Menus. To customize the menu design, go to Appearance > Customize > Menu. Here you can customize design and colors of your menu
You are ready to launch your website
If you’ve followed the steps in this guide correctly, you should then have a fully-functional WordPress Blog!