WordPress.org is a great tool for anyone looking to start a website or personal blog.
What started out years ago as primarily a blogging platform has today transformed into a flexible content management system capable of making websites easier to manage for even the not-so-tech-savvy customer.
If you want to lay the foundation for your own WordPress website, the following tutorials will get you started. If you don’t already have web hosting or a domain, check out SiteGround – a WordPress recommended host. The Start Up plan is only $3.95 per month for just 12 months.
Now, let’s get started…
Part 1 of 2
Set Up WordPress: Purchase Hosting
Part 2 of 2
Set Up WordPress: Installation of WordPress
Updating Your DNS (Domain Name System)
Point your GoDaddy domain name to SiteGround hosting.
In addition to making the sign up / installation process relatively easy, SiteGround has also provided some basic tutorials to help introduce you to the WordPress dashboard. Learn how to create a blog post, add a page, insert images, and more with these instructions.
As always, if you need help and can’t find the answer…. you can hire StreetFire Design by the hour. Shoot me an email!