How To Buy Web Hosting For WordPress

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For beginner WordPress websites and blogs, it is best to get an affordable shared hosting plan from a large-scale hosting company. We recommend Bluehost, which will provide all of the features and technical specs you need to start a WordPress site. Also in this section, we explore the features and terminology of web hosting. Recommended […]

How To Select A WordPress Theme

The look and feel of a WordPress website or blog is controlled by its theme. WordPress comes with a free default theme, which is very basic. Most users replace the default theme or at least modify it to get a custom look. The default WordPress theme can be completely changed if you want to do […]

How To Register A Domain Name

Your domain name is your address on the internet (example: wpsetupsteps.com). When you purchase a domain name, you become the owner of the rights to that domain name for as long as you continue to renew your ownership of the name. Registering a domain name is inexpensive and easy. This article explains some of the things to […]

How To Use WordPress Categories and Tags

WordPress gives you two ways to organize your posts: categories and tags. Called “taxonomies” in WordPress lingo, categories and tags help your readers find posts on a specific topic. When you publish posts, WordPress typically adds your posts in reverse chronological order, with the latest post on top. But if your readers only want to […]

What Is WordPress?

WordPress is the most used self-hosted website content management system (CMS) in the world. What does that mean? It means WordPress is the most popular way to create your own website to host on your own server account. If it has been a while since you’ve tried your hand at website development, things have changed dramatically (for […]

WordPress Posts vs. Pages

Pages or Posts: Which Should You Choose? WordPress content is organized into two types: pages and posts. In this article, we will explore the differences between pages and posts and give you some guidelines to help you choose between them. Posts are used for articles and blog posts. When you write a new article, you should […]

Self-Hosted Vs. Hosted WordPress

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WordPress Background WordPress is the number one content management system in the world today, used by over 60 million people. WordPress began in 2003 as a blogging platform but has since evolved into a full-blown content management system that is used for both blogging and business websites. WordPress is an Open Source project, with hundreds […]

How To Point Your Existing Domain Name To Bluehost

If you have an existing domain name and want to purchase a new hosting account from Bluehost, you simply need to point your existing domain name to your new web host. To do this, you just need to change the name server record in your domain name account. Keep in mind that while you may […]