You do not need to worry if you are new to the WordPress. 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. These two will allow you in searching the codex WordPress and support forum WordPress from your administration panel of your WordPress. To make your introduction to WordPress much easier highlight the search results, the tab will open in a new window and here you can have discussion open as you work n the WordPress.
Before you think of installing WordPress you need to get some basics about it. There are available reading materials you can obtain information from. Though WordPress is great software, powerful and easy to use, it may not be designed for everybody. You must have humble time to read and try to understand. Some of the information you may necessarily require to have at your finger tips includes;
ü What about weblogs
ü Features of WordPress
ü What is WordPress
ü What must you know before you install WordPress?
After obtaining the information you require about WordPress, its installation and instructions, make a plan of the requirements you need and what you have to do. Some of the requirements include the following;
It is important to find documents which will enable you to understand more about how WordPress works and how to lay out plan for your WordPress website. Determine where the WordPress is to be installed, whether the root directory or subdirectory. Also make sure you make a list of categories bearing in mind that WordPress order categories alphabetically by order of names or ID. Ensure also that you have made a list of pages you want to include in your website such as Contacts, about and Events.
Making sure that you have included this entire package, install WordPress. However, you may need to know the installation process, hosting process, how to edit the configuration of a PHP file. Also know the operation of FTP client software as well as how to change file access permissions. You also need to know how to go about incase you need to upgrade WordPress. There are also installation errors. Be prepared to face them and incase you can not login what must you do. After installation is completed, for the WordPress to function efficiently as you want, you have to apply some settings. Ensure that you observe how the changes and settings you are applying are affecting your site. This is done by clicking on a view site link just at the top of administration Screen. From the guides you have initially explored, you will be able to follow the settings to the end. However you may need a deeper understanding of operation of WordPress. You will find full exploration through: