This is the first phase towards coming up with your own WordPress website. There is a simple and easy guide to assist you in everything you need to know about WordPress. After successful installation of WordPress, install your first plugin named codex and another plugin called forum searcher. To start with you have to understand what a blog is. A blog is a short form of a weblog; it explains websites that preserve continuing history information.
After choosing the domain name you need to consider the WordPress hosting requirements before installing. If incase you do not want to sign up with the recommended WordPress webhost there is a second option. You can as well install WordPress with an alternative webhost. These include;
To install WordPress you have to login to your webhost control panel and navigate to software/ services. There you will see a WordPress icon, click the icon in order for you to install WordPress. However, in case you do not have hosting, it is recommended to have it before doing the WordPress installation. After clicking the WordPress icon it takes you to the next widow where you will have options. Click on install option to install the new version of WordPress. Remember to choose the domain name you would wish to install WordPress to by checking the box with that particular option then click complete.
Before beginning to work on your first website post, you have to make some changes to your administration settings starting with permalinks. Explore all controls and options of your new WordPress in the control panel settings. In order to input some neatness in your blog and enhance readability of your pages and posts, ensure that you change your permalinks. This will make your contents easy to understand by search engines. All you have to do is go to settings, then permalinks then change the permalink structure the way you want it. Although there are default settings on the permalink, restructuring the permalink is recommended before you publish your posts and pages.
Still on the administrative settings, go to the general option in order to change your website tagline and title. This enhances the optimization of search engine and gives description of the general theme of your website. In order to include the remote writer like the Ms Word in place of WordPress editor, enable the remote publishing checkboxes to publish your contents remotely. Simply, navigate to settings then select writing tab and apply the changes. You can as well want to change the displayed contents on your homepage. To enable this, go to the reading settings and make the adjustments whether you need the static page or you would like to include the latest posts. To be able to respond to the comments of your reader and listen to the views as well as receive feedback and reply to the needs of your readers, navigate to the discuss setting and enable the settings.