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How to Build a WordPress Blog from Scratch! (5 SUPER Easy Steps)

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Today I am going to show you how you can set up a WordPress blog from scratch. And you won’t believe how easy it is to do.We will go step by step.

In order to get started, we will need 4 things:

  1. Domain – Domain is the name of the site which you type in the browser address bar. “www.HostingPill.com”  is the domain of this site.
  2. Hosting – Hosting is the “home” of your site where it will “stay”. Its usually a server at a web hosting company.
  3. WordPress – WordPress is the “software” that will power your blog.
  4. Design & Themes – To make your site attractive design-wise you will need to install WordPress themes.

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Disclosure – I receive referral fees from companies including the ones I am mentioning in this article. My recommendations are based on my experience as independent paying customer.  I have reviewed most of them on my website.

There are two ways you can buy domains and hosting:

  1. You buy domains and hosting from the same web host
  2. Or you buy both separately

If you ask me, I would recommend going for Option 2 (buying separately) for two reasons:

  1. You get better deals when you shop domains and hosting separately.
  2. You reduce risk by buying it from separate companies.

I recommend www.Namecheap.com for getting your domains and www.Bluehost.com for web hosting.

Namecheap, as the name implies sells domain names for a good price, there is no need to purchase your domain and hosting from the same supplier so I have shopped around.

BlueHost – I am using Bluehost for around 8 years now for some of my sites and have found them to be pretty reliable.

Now, I’m going to buy a domain, setup web hosting, install WordPress, configure WordPress and then talk about monetisation techniques.

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How to Start a Profitable Travel Blog: A Step By Step Guide

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So, you’ve decided you want to start a travel blog, but you don’t know where to start.

Well keep reading, in the following article I’m going to take you through the technical and non-technical steps required to setup your travel blog.

I’ll talk about the challenges that you will face and how to overcome them as well as methods of monetization.

I’ll also cover how to avoid writers block when it comes to writing your content and how to ensure the success of your blog.

Even if you aren’t yet sure if you are going to start a blog keep reading, this article might convince you otherwise, a travel blog, if done correctly can provide you a highly rewarding part or full time income, many bloggers even fund full-time travel through their blogs.

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The Complete WordPress Guide for Newbies

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Here is the Complete WordPress Guide created for all those are first time bloggers or site owners.

WordPress powers 25 percent of the web in the modern world. There’s a huge probability that every other website/blog you stumble upon is powered by WordPress. There was a time when WordPress was used for building blogs but over the time the evolution of WordPress into a Content Management System (CMS) has changed the game.

WordPress has not only made web development easier but has also reduced the cost of web development by leaps and bounds. Entrepreneurs and individual webmasters can now build dynamic websites without needing a developer.

In this WordPress Guide, I will introduce you to WordPress, Plugins, Themes and related Web Hosting.

WordPress Guide – All You wanted to Know about WordPress

Table of Contents – WordPress Guide

  1. Why WordPress is great
  2. How to Create Site Using WordPress
  3. What is WordPress Plugin?
  4. Must have WordPress Plugins
  5. WordPress themes
  6. WordPress Hosting

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5 Easy Steps to Install WordPress on BlueHost

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In this article, I will show you how you can install WordPress on BlueHost.

When one thinks of WordPress, then the first thing that will come to their mind would be the word blog. WordPress started as a blogging platform and is one of the world’s largest platform for blogging.

However, now one can also build a website by using WordPress. The website developed by using the WordPress platform is easy to manage and update.

There are many companies that provide web hosting services but, the web hosting which is recommended by WordPress itself for hosting websites build on this platform is the BlueHost.

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