So many people don’t know that it is quite an easy step to set up a blog/website using WordPress;
In this tutorial, I will teach you the steps on how to do this, and you will learn how you can make money with your website or blog. However, you will still be allowed to seek our advice anywhere you come across any issues.
My advice is even if you are a novice or not, the best way to learn these steps quickly will be to take them from the start to finishing.
Firstly, you will need to buy a hosting server and domain for your project. I will advise you to get that now before you move on;
What is a domain; A domain is a name you allocated to your website, for example, http://www.callyexpress.com
Search for your website domain to see if it is available for grab;
If you ask to recommend the best place to register and host your WordPress Website or Blog.
I would recommend you try Namecheap web hosting company. It is easy to use and straightforward;
How to register a domain on Namecheap?
You can use the below link for registration and purchase;
As a starter, you can use the ‘’stellar package’’ and on this hosting plan, if you want, you can have up to 3 different websites hosted.
So after clicking on the get started button, it will take you to the next page where you’d be requested to link either an existing domain or create a new domain. As a starter, you can create your new domain on this page and proceed to check out.
So after typing in the name you want to allocate to your website/blog, you can proceed to check it out.
The system will guide you through, and you will be required to set up your account with a valid email address.
With the above steps, we have just learned how to host and buy a domain for our WordPress website/blog.
In this next tutorial, we will learn how to link a WordPress site to our newly added domain.
HOW TO LINK WORDPRESS TO YOUR NEWLY HOSTED DOMAIN:
This part is very important and I need you to pay attention; Nevertheless, if you follow up with all the steps, it’d be very simple stuff anyways.
So let’s move to the next step. We have bought a Domain, and hosted our site on Namecheap Server, so linking your newly added domain to WordPress on Namecheap Server is what we will be doing now;
Login to Namecheap using your credentials (Username & Password)
After login to your profile, click on the hosting list by the left menu side bar, and it will display your subscription and your website details. So, the next step is to click on the ‘’Go to Cpanel’’ as shown on the below picture;
After clicking, it will redirect you to your Cpanel where you’d be able link your website to WordPress. So the next step is to click on ‘’Softaculous Apps Installer’’ as shown on the below picture
After that, it will redirect you to the page where you can link your website to WordPress and can easily set up your blog with WordPress plugins.
When get to the stage as shown on the above picture, click on the install button on WordPress partition, and the below registration page would pop up; choose your website URL/Domain, fill all the required information and WordPress would be installed.
With the above steps and pictures, we have successfully learned how to install WordPress to your newly added domain on Namecheap Webhosting Server, after that we can start working on our blog or website … These steps are very simple stuff to do with WordPress as we have a lot of plugins that will enable us to build our website/blog without having any coding/html skills.
Should you come across any issues at all in building your website/blog with your WordPress, we are here and ready to put you through. All you need to do is just post your questions on the comments box so we can advise accordingly.
Our next post will be a simple content on how you can start making money with your website/blog.