Simplest And The Easiest Way
This is the part 1 of complete 2 part article series. In this article series I’m going to explain step by step “How To Make A WordPress Website”. This article contains short videos, by watching those short videos, you can easily understand how to make a WordPress website by yourself.
In this part 1 article, I’m going to explain only 6 steps. You can read next 4 steps in part 2 article. I’ll make it ASAP. Don’t worry.
If you follow first 6 steps, you’ll be able to completely install WordPress on your chosen web host and to make your website ready to customize.
LET'S BREAK-DOWN EACH AND EVERY
STEP ONE BY ONE
WEB HOSTING SERVER IS THE LIFELINE OF EVERY WEBSITE, SO CHOOSE IT WISELY!
If you don’t know anything about web hosting you can read this article.
I recommend you to choose GreenGeeks web hosting as your web hosting provider.
Their shared web hosting is quite decent.
After you choose and purchase your web host, your web hosting provider will send you an email which contains the user name and password to your cPanel.
Okey, you are on our cPanel. Now you need to install WordPress.
First scroll to the bottom of the cPanel, then you’ll see a button called WordPress.
Alright, check the image below to see we both are on right track.
After you click the WordPress button, your web browser will direct you to a page like this.
For further information watch the video below.
Now, you successfully installed WordPress on your web host. Next step is to install a theme.
There are hundreds of themes you can try to, but here are the top 5 most customizable free themes in my opinion, you can get from WordPress.org
Watch this video to learn how to install a WordPress theme.
Now it’s time to deactivate and delete the stock plugins.
Watch this video, and lean how to do that.
Now you successfully install a theme. Next step is to import a pre designed website.
Before importing a Pre Designed website, you need to install a plugin called Astra Starter Sites.
To install Astra Starter Sites, Go to your WordPress dashboard which looks like this
Then, go to plugin on the side menu. Then, click add new. After clicking add new your screen will look like this.
Now, search Astra Starter Sites on the search bar.
Now, click install button which is located in the top right corner of Astra Starter Sites dialog box. After install press activate. Then you are good to import a Pre Designed website.
If you are wondering, I already installed Astra Starter Site on my website, that is why it shows as active.
Here is how you import a Pre Designed website.
It’s time to delete the stock content of your website.
Here is how you delete pages. If you want to delete posts and comments, please use this same method.
That wraps up part 1 of How To Make A WordPress Website.
In part 2 article I’ll explain,
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