Are you looking for a free, easy, step-by-step guide on how to start a blog?
Hii , you want to know how to start a blog? Then you are in right place there i will tell every detail information on blog and how to star a blog. So take a deep breathe and relax. Starting reading my article. After you finish this article i promise you will not search for any blogging tips or how to start a blog. And you will easily get into this blogging community. I will give you full detailed information and step-by-step tutorial(with images). And i will also explain most common mistakes every new blogger do during blogging.
What Is A Blog, Exactly?
A blog (shortening of “weblog”) is an online journal or informational website displaying information in the reverse chronological order, with latest posts appearing first. It is a platform where a writer or even a group of writers share their views on an individual subject.
Why Start a Blog? What’s In It For You?
Most people came here to earn money . or I can say now every people join this join this blog community only for earning perpose. But as you know in every field one think is required is passion. If you have passion then defintely you can do everything. So First thing is that you can make money from it. Next thing is you become a better person and better writer. It is best place for express your thoughts and share information with others. It does’nt matter your looks or caste or you are rich or poor. Everyone is equal here . One more thing is you can write anything about any topics
How To Start A Blog?
There are five main steps you need to do in order to start a blog. If you follow this guide exactly, you’ll have your own blog set up in 30 minutes or less.
- Choose a great blog platform
- Choose a web host for your blog
- How to Set up a blog on your own domain
- Design your new blog
- Useful resources for blogging
Step 1 – Choose your preferred blogging platform
Here are the blogging platforms. These all are free . You can star blogging by just clicking signup and get started. But there are some limitation in each platforms. But if you don’t want to spend money then try these platforms and start blogging. And if you want to host your website then read step.2
Step 2 – Self-hosting or a free alternative?
All above are free but if you want to host your website then it require hosting. And you have to pay some bugs for this.
Web hosting is the service that puts your blog on the internet. That means good web hosting can make or break your blog.
You need to think about four things when it comes to web hosting:-
- Cost. What does it cost per month?
- Speed. Your blog needs to load fast. Speed is important as users move to mobile.
- Uptime. Every website goes offline sometimes. But a good web host will help minimize problems with downtime.
- Technical Support. Boring, but super-important.
There are many types of hosting. Shared, cloud,vps all have different features and use. But for beginners you can go with Shared hosting as it is the cheapest and most basic form of hosting available. You can easily manage everything. It easy to use. In case you have any problems and error ask your techical support team. They will resolve your problems. Trust me everything is every easy. You can use bluehost Hosting. Follow these steps to get bluehost hosting.
You can use bluehost Hosting. Follow these steps to get bluehost hosting.
Step 1) Go to bluehost website and click on get started.
Step 2) Select your plan. I recommend that new bloggers get the basic plan. Click “Select” to choose your plan.
Step 3) Type in your domain name in the left box and then click “next” to start the registration process.
Step 4) Fill out your billing details on the registration page.
Step 5) You will also need to choose your hosting package and options.
Now your blog software (WordPress) will be installed. Once the install is complete click “Start Building” to be logged-in to your blog.
Step 3 – Start a blog on your own domain (if you chose self-hosting and a custom domain)
If you purchase hosting service more than one year plan you will get free domain. So Choose your domain name.
Domain: The domain is basically the URL of your website. Examples: google.com (Google.com is the domain), Facebook.com (Facebook.com is the domain).
You can buy domain from godaddy or bigrock, with your hosting provider too.
Godday is most trusted domain provider. Most of the blogger buy domain from Godaddy . So you can also buy domain from godaddy. But choice is yours you can buy domain from others also. It is upto you.
To buy Domain from Godaddy follow these steps.
Step 1. Search your domain name in search box and select your domain. Then Click on Continue to Cart.
Step 2. Select the term for which you are trying to purchase and click on proceed to checkout.
Step 3. Under payment information, select Net Banking and click on Place your order.
After clicking on Place your order, you will be redirected to cc avenue page, on that page under payment information click on debit cards section and select Rupay debit card option.
Here we go, just provide the debit card details and make the payment. If this doesn’t work then there is no problem from your side, just call GoDaddy care center and bang them up. It is always a big problem for the GoDaddy when you are using a Rupay debit card.
Step 4: Customize your blog in wordpress
To start with, you will need to login to your blog. Go to http://www.domainname.com/wp-admin.php to bring up the login screen.Enter your login email or username and password. If you are unsure of your login name or password, check the email that was sent to you from BlueHost that has this information.
After successfull login you can do some changes if you want or you can just start posting. In wordpress the layout is know as theme. WordPress provides many free themes so you can change your theme from Appearance. To change theme go to appearance.
Then click on Add New then select your theme and click on Activate .
Step 5. Add post in wordpress
How to add new Post. Go to posts then a new window appears select Add new .
You can see same window appearing in your wordpress . So you have to add your post title in place of “Add title here” and you write your article in place of “write something here”.
If you want to add images or heading just bring your cursor in your article. You see + sign Click on it. And You will get many option. You can see in below images. You can add all option according to your article requirement.
After you completed writing your article you can click on publish to make your post live on your website. So everyone one read your article.
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