Are you interested to create the blog but don’t know how to start? This tutorial is for you. You can create your blog in 30 minutes and you don’t need to know any technical knowledge. Yes, I am going to tell you the easy steps to create a WordPress blog on Bluehost.
WordPress is one of the best CMS for blogging and Bluehost is one of the best web hosting providers. Bluehost provides fully managed WordPress hosting. Your work is to buy that hosting and customize it to create a blog. Here, I am going to write the step by step process of how to start a WordPress blog on Bluehost.
Step-1: Getting started with Bluehost
Open the Bluehost website and on their homepage, you can see the web hosting starting (basic plan) price details. Click the “get started now” button. You will be redirected to plan details page.
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Step-2: Select your plan
In this plan page, you can see and compare the 3 different plans. You need to choose a suitable plan for your blog. I recommend the basic plan for a beginning level blog. You can upgrade it in the future. Please choose your plan according to your wish.
Step-3: Enter your domain name
Hope, you have chosen the best plan. Now it’s time to enter your blog domain name. If you already have the domain name, please enter it in the second box and click next. If you don’t have a domain name, you can get a new domain for free. Free domain registration is available in Bluehost. Enter your desired domain name in the first box and click next. (Note: for an already existing domain, you need to point your domain DNS to Bluehost hosting)
Step-4: Fill your account information
After finishing the domain process, they will ask for your account information. Fill this account information form with your details.
Step-5: Choose your package
After filling your account information, please choose your package. Already you have chosen the plan in step-2. Confirm it once again here. They also provide extra packages and if you need, you can buy it but not mandatory.
Step-6: Enter payment information
Here you come to the end of the purchasing process. Enter your payment information and click “submit” (please accept terms of service and their policies before click submit)
Step-7: Create your password
Congrats! You have completed the purchase. Now it’s time to create your blog. After completing the purchase, it will ask you to create a password. Click “Create your password” button. Now create your password (Note: create the strong password). After creating a password, Congratulations page will appear.
Step-8: Pick your favorite theme
After creating a password, you can log in and select your theme. There are many themes available here. You can pick your favorite theme and continue to the next step.
Step-9: Welcome to WordPress
Finally, you come to your blog admin dashboard page. Here you need to select your blog type “Business” or “Personal“. In this admin dashboard page, you can see menus on the left side. Using this menu, you are going to do many things. In this menu go to Plugins and install necessary plugins.
Step-10: Create essential pages and posts
Your blog is almost ready. Now create the essential pages such as About, Contact pages and also create some nice posts and publish it.
Step-11: Enter your blog title and tag
Now click “Launch” button and it will ask for the site title and site tag. Type your blog title with suitable tag.