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WordPress Blog Tutorial for Starters

Blogging has made a lot of people popular on the web. People are entwined to blogging for its many purposes, from plain expression to being a pastime and to being a source of income. But while many have harnessed blog sites to their full utility, some are still left struggling to deal with the basics of blogging. WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platforms on the internet and it has a good share of audience and users. If you are a starter in blogging, WordPress is the best option to start your blogging experience. Before you begin, please read a bit about WordPress blog tutorial to have a basic idea of what to expect upon signing up.

1. Log on to WordPress and you shall see a Sign Up option on the upper right corner of the site’s homepage. Click on this button to start registering for a WordPress account. You will have to sign up using a valid email address, so make sure you already have an email account before registering to any blog site. You shall be filling in your username and password (that only you knows). Then, you will be confirming you have read and understood the terms and conditions set by the WordPress site. You should go over the terms and conditions section to know how to use the blogging platform properly. Click on the button beside “Gimme a Blog!” option found at the bottom of the first form to fill out.

2. Key in the text that you want to appear before “.wordpress.com” because this becomes your domain name. You also need to choose your blog title. After signing up, you can no longer change the domain name but you can change the blog title later. Before signing up, you can select the language of your choice to customize your blog. You also have to decide if you want your blog to be private or public. If you choose the latter, then your blog shall appear in search listings.

3. Verify your account information after signing up to activate your account. Check your email (the one you used upon signing up) and check the email from WordPress. The email contains a link to click for you to activate your account.

4. After you have successfully signed up for an account, you shall be directed to your dashboard, wherein you can start off with your blog by changing your blog’s theme or writing a post. Explore the dashboard and get familiar with the options and functions. Depending on what you want to do and how you want to enhance your blog, there are WordPress Blog Tutorial guides available on the web to make your blogging a quick experience.

Don’t worry because, the more you visit your blog and go through different options, the more you get familiar with the functions and settings. If you wish to gain more knowledge about optimizing your blog and making it gain money, you can view WordPress blog tutorial videos online.

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