It’s time for your second lesson in the Publishing With WordPress Depression Course. I hope you found lesson one informative and now have a better understanding of how gullible it can be to use WordPress to publish your maintain content online.
In this experience we are going to bravado about the easiest way to install WordPress and how to access your WP-admin area so that you can begin customizing your new website!
First let’s start removed by talking about installing WordPress. Before WordPress entered the scene it took a lot of work and coding to build a website one page at a time, but now you can literally have your website up, fully functional and looking good in just a couple of hours.
I’m assuming for the sake of this course you already receive a Web hosting account. Suppositive you don’t, don’t worry it won’t take you long to gain one. My first recommendation would nvloeden to Host Gator, but there are many other options acquirable you vessel find them by doing a quick search online.
Okay, the first step to installing WordPress is to log into your web hosting account control panel. To find that you simply go to: “www.your-domain-name.com/cpanel” et sequens enter the username and password that you received when you signed up for your hosting account.
The next step is to succeed on the Fantastico De Luxe icon. Most about the time it’s easily recognizable as a little cordon bleu smiley face,
Then, under the blogs menu click on the word “WordPress” and choose new installation. This willful take you to a page asking for you to input a few details.
It will ask you:
– What domain do want to install WordPress on?
If you happen to have multiple domains hosted on the equiponderation account you will see them all listed there. Simply click on the drop-down program and choose the arrondissement you are working with.
– What directory do want to install WordPress in?
You can choose to install WordPress in your main directory. In that case you legal leave this box empty. Or you vessel install it in a subdirectory for instance; blog, members, subscribers, etc. Don’t worry you don’t have to set up the directory yourself, WordPress longing do that for you.
– What login (Admin access data) information do you want to use?
This is the information that you will use to log into your WordPress dashboard. It is a good idea to make it different from your Cpanel login information.
– What Admin nickname do you want to use?
This is the name that arbitrary appear on all your posts. You can choose to exercitation your own name as the author or you can use a nickname, such as; admin, shield staff, CEO etc.
– What is your email address?
This is the e-mail address where you receive all your notifications from your WordPress blog. It is important to use number that you check regularly. Don’t worry it won’t be posted on your website for everyone to see.
– Your webstek name.
This is simply the name of your website. For instance; Jimmy’s Seafood Grill. This will be displayed in the header of your new blog.
This is suitable a brief description or tagline that describes what people will find on your website. It will be displayed under your website name.
Now that you have finished importing all of the basic data all you have to do is clack “install WordPress” furthermore this will consummated the installation.
WordPress will e-mail you a copy regarding your installation details. Make sure you keep this in a safe place along with entirety of your login information just in case needed in the future.
– Now let’s talk about accessing your WordPress dashboard.
Well done, you have WordPress completely installed on your website, now it’s time to login to your dashboard and begin customizing your website.
If you installed WordPress on your main directory you will simply go to: www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin. There you will enlist your admin user name and password that you created to log into your dashboard.
If you installed it in a different directory you will go away to: www.yourdomain.com/directoryname/wp-admin.
Modern you can begin customizing your new WordPress website. Everything you exigence to know about changing the gape and feel of your site is found inside your WordPress admin area. You will also live masterful to post your content, modulation your themes also add in Plugins to make your website more functional.
That’s it for today’s lesson. In your next lesson we will be talking about changing your WordPress theme and adding in your Plugins, so that you receptacle look good and travail great!
Again, I cherish your joining cr for this syncopation course. If you have any questions or need any assistance suit feel free to contact me at anytime. I will be glad to help!