How To Create A Wordpress Website From Scratch Even If You Are A Complete Beginner
Domain Name Registration • The domain is your brand • Domain name should be closely related to the niche you select and easy to remember. • Get a .com domain than others because it is still the most recognized and brandable domain • Visit http://www.namecheap.com and pick your domain name.
Get Your Hosting Account -1 • A reliable hosting account is essential because you will want your website o be online 24/7. • My first hosting company has closed shop and they mentioned that their data center was burnt down • My 2nd hosting company is doing alright except all my websites are down for 5-10 minutes everyday • Fortunately, I have migrated all my major websites to HostGator 2 years ago. • The HostGator server is pretty stable and the support via phone and live chat is top notch
Sign Up With HostGator • Step 1: visit http://www.HostGator.com . • Step 2: Click “View Web Hosting Plan”. • Step 3: Select “Baby plan” because it allows you to host unlimited domains. • Step 4: Enter the Domain you just purchased then copy and paste the HostGator coupon code – sharing25off in the marked area with a red arrow below (refer to the snapshot in the next slide): • This coupon code will save you a whopping 25% off the total bill
HostGator Sign Up - 1
HostGator Sign up - 2 •
Step 5: After you click “CONTINUE TO STEP 2″, you will be asked to fill in your payment detail and you can review your order detail similar in the screenshot below:
Domain Name Server & HostGator - 1 • Step 1: Login to your Name Cheap account. Navigate to My Account > Manage Domain on your upper right hand corner. • Step 2: Select the domain you just purchased. • Step 3: After that, on the left hand sidebar, click on the Domain Name Server Setup. • Step 4: Fill in the name server detail (it will be something like ns1234.HostGator.com) you received from HostGator email and save changes.
Domain Name Server & HostGator - 2
Create Your First Website - 1 • Step 1: Login to your HostGator Cpanel account at www.YourDomain.com/cpanel (replace YourDomain.com with the domain you purchased). • Step 2: In the HostGator cpanel, click Fantastico De Luxe under software/services. • Step 3: Select WordPress on the left hand side bar. • Step 4: Click New Installation.
Create Your First Website - 2
Create Your First Website - 3 • Step 5: Select your domain name you purchased from the drop down menu. • Step 6: Fill in your admin username and password (where you need them to login to your WordPress site) and • Step 7: Fill in the base configuration like you nick name, email, site name. • Step 8: Click “Install WordPress”. Then click on “Finish Installation”.
Website Up & Running
More To Come … • Congratulation! You should have your first site up and running. • This is only an extract of the first 5 chapters of the kindle book on Amazon – “How To Create A Website With Wordpress And Start A Profitable Online Business” • There are in total 19 chapters that are packed with great content with actionable tasks at the end of each chapter. • Visit http://www.amazon.com/Website-Wordpress-ProfitableBusiness-ebook/dp/B00828XFN6/ to learn more about this book.
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