This Tutorial for beginners will show you A-Z step-by-step how to Properly build a WordPress Website that is optimized correctly for visitors/customers and the search engines that will ultimately drive more traffic & customers to your site with basically nothing but free tools!
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WordPress is the ideal free software to create your own free website. It’s fully customizable and provides you with access to thousands of free website templates, as well as plug-ins and widgets. This is an exceptionally popular platform and is currently used by millions of people worldwide. It’s ideal for everyone; whether you want to create a website free for a business, organization or an individual. It is super easy to use and just about anyone can have their first website up and running within minutes.
There are so many advantages to using this free website builder to make your own website. There are thousands of themes for you to select from to alter the look and feel of your website. You can easily customize the function of your site with the thousands of plug-ins freely available. This makes it so easy to personally tailor your web design specific to your needs. Also, you can build your own website from any location because no actual software is needed. There is heaps of educational material available on youtube which covers everything you’ll ever need to know about wordpress.
Before we learn how to create a website we need to cover how to host a website. This is where you get your own website domain name and is really the only cost that you’ll have in making a website. I highly recommend hosting your website with Hostagater. I have been using them for website design and hosting for more than five years. I choose their baby plan because it’s very affordable and it allows you to build as many website as you would like for under 10 dollars a month.
So, to learn to make your own website, let’s go over to Hostgater. If you choose to use the link below this video you’ll save 25% on your entire order with Hostgator! If you have clicked the link you’ll now be at the Hostgator site and you want to click view web hosting plans and choose the baby plan. Select order now and enter in the domain or website name that you want to use. If it isn’t available, you’ll receive an error message and you’ll need to select a new name. When confirmed, you can select a username and password and fill-in the billing details.
As soon as your registration is processed you’ll receive a confirmation email, usually within 10 minutes of filling in the order form. When you receive your Hostgater welcome email, you’ll also receive a link to c panel where you can install wordpress and start to make a website. Click the link and enter your username and password to access the c panel. You’ll see a whole range of icons, but don’t let that overwhelm you. The one program we’re interested is called fantastico deluxe. You’ll see it towards the bottom of the page as a smiley face icon, under software/services. Click this and under navigation you’ll find wordpress. Select, fill in the details and finish the installation.
You should now see a link that will allow you to access and create your own website. Enter your username and password. This will take you to the wordpress dashboard and now I can show you how to make a website for free using wordpress! Creating a website is really easy to do and you’ll find that you get heaps of good ideas for making a website just by browsing through the wordpress functions and customization options.
Wordpress is really easy to navigate and to get you started I’ll show you how to add articles.
If you’re interested in adding blogs to your website design, go to pages add a new, type the name as ‘blog’ and publish. Now all your blog post will appear under this page, making it easy to locate blog entries and retrieve information.
Changing the appearance of your website is so easy. You will find great website designs available on wordpress, with thousands of themes to select from. In a click of a button you can completely transform your website. So to alter the appearance of your new website, simply navigate to themes install themes and browse for the website template you’re interested in. There is no shortage of options and new themes are being added all the time!