How to start a blog with WordPress (2021)
Its not easy to setup a blog when you are not having a knowledge of coding or you don’t have the computer background the same case is with me I am Chemical engineer and not having much knowledge in coding but I have created many blogs and helped to do so for my friends.
Following are the easy steps for the starting your dream blog with WordPress.
The process is very easy to follow and with minimum time you can start your own blog.
Following things you will required to set up a blog,
- A domain name (This will be the name of your blog i.e. startupfoundr.com)
- A web hosting (This is where your website live on the internet)
- Your undivided attention for 30 minutes. 🙂
Following steps we are going to follow in setting up the blog,
- Pick a domain name for your blog.
- Sign up for web hosting (I recommend Hostinger.in)
- Install free WordPress blog software.
- Log in and write your first blog post.
- Change your blog design by picking a theme.
- Install a some essential plugins.
I am going to explain each step one by one and none of the step required in depth knowledge of Coding. This is just a process to follow and you will have your WordPress blog.
Step-1 Domain name for your blog.
For running a blog we required three basic things
1. Domain Name
Domain name is the address of your website or blog on the internet example our bog www.startupfoundr.com or www.marathiudyojak.com
Hosting is the space on the internet where our blog data will be stored and displayed to the internet viewer.
3. SSL Certificate
SSL certificate is the security certificate and it gives additional security while communicating the viewer and server.
Firstly we will decide our host because many hosts provide free domain name with some hosting plans.
I am personally using Hostinger WordPress hosting and its reliable and very good in customer service.
I have listed the Types of hosting and Host provider here
What is Hosting, Hosting Types and top Hosting providers in India.
To buy hosting go to Hostinger.in and buy create account with WordPress Starter pack hosting you will get free one domain and free 1 SSL certificate.
Add to card following screen will appear.
From search box you can check and add domain name. The SSL certificate will get added into the account after checkout.
if you want to use blog or website for long time then you shoud go for four year hosting plan. The total cost of the website here is only your four year hosting plan that is Rs 6740.
The price will be low if you have any coupon code for the hostinger. you can search coupon code online or i can tell you one hack here. You can use honey google crome extension for finding online coupnes.
Let me show you in following snap i found HA10 code from honey (This codes can be different) and bingo we got Rs 674 discount.
Not you can checkout and with any of the mentioned method.
Hosting, SSL certificate and selected domain name will appear in your account.
when you choose hosting from hostinger your