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wordpress setup

 

At this stage of WordPress Tutorial,you’ll learn how to set up a website or a blog on WordPress. For this purpose, you need to install the WordPress platform on your computer. Go toWordPress and download the latest version of WordPress. Once you download WordPress platform, you need to download the latest version of MAMP for windows. I am providing you a download link below
Download MAMP

 

How to Setup MAMP?

setting up MAMP

This would be your personal web server, it will allow you to build & test WordPress webpage on your computer locally before you transfer them onto your live web hosting server.
When you finish with downloading of MAMP software, you need to install it by running the setup file. In this way, a web server would be installed on your computer. MAMP gives you the flexibility to host WordPress and PHP platforms on your local computer. Before we proceed further with setting up of WordPress, we need to run MAMP and its services. Click on MAMP icon on your desktop, once it starts

 

setting up MAMP

setting up MAMP

running, click on “Preferences” tab. It will open up the preferences window as shown in the picture below.

 

Click on the “Ports” tab and setup your ports accordingly as shown in the picture above.
You have completed step 2 of WordPress installation. Now we proceed to our 3rd step, where we will set up a database for our WordPress website or blog.

Setting up a Database for WordPress Website

At this stage of WordPress Tutorial, We need to set up a database for our website before we can further proceed with WordPress installation and could start actually building our first WordPress website. For doing that, we need to click the MAMP icon on our desktop. It will open up our MAMP application show in the image below.

 

Now you need to make sure that both of your web servers are running as shown in the red box in the picture above. If they are not running, you can start them by clicking the “Start Servers” or “Stop Servers” icon as shown in the yellow box.
Once your Apache Server & MySQL Server start running, you can proceed to build your first database for your first WordPress website.
Click on the “Open start page” as shown in the red box in the image below.

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Blogging for Beginners in 2018

Blogging for Beginners in 2018

By Imran Malik

Blogs are an important source of knowledge and learning for us. Many of us write a blog or we follow a blog to keep us up-to-date in terms of having first-class information related to our areas of interest. There are many blog services on the internet these days. We can utilize these internet blogs to get the maximum benefit not only in terms of knowledge but also we can make money using these blogs. In today’s article, I am going to tell you how to start a blog and what procedure you need to follow for having a blog.

How to Start a Blog?

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How to start a blog? This is the first question which comes to someone’s mind who intends to start blogging. There are many factors to consider before you could actually start putting some content on your blogs. I am going to elaborate them one by one. After reading this article, you would be able to know, what are internet blogs? What blog services can be used to start putting your content on the internet?  How to start your own customized blog?

Let’s start by discussing different blogging platforms which can be used to publish your articles on the internet.

Free Blogging Platform

You can choose a free blogging platform and start putting your content on it. Most famous free blogging platforms are WordPress.orgWordPress.comBloggerWix  & Tumble.

Customized & Self Hosting Domain

Your second option is to have a customized domain name and hosting plan to start your own blog. This option would cost you some amount but it is definitely a better option. If you want to earn some money from your blog then you should choose this option. Many of the affiliate marketing platforms would ask you to have a self-hosted domain as a basic requirement to start monetization on your blog.

How to Choose a Domain Name & Hosting Plan?

Once you choose your domain name & hosting plan, you are halfway through of the initial phase of having a blog. Choosing a domain name & blog hosting plan is very important.  You can choose a hosting package depending on your blog platform. If you are building a blog using WordPress, Blue Host is certainly a better choice. It provides you low-cost WordPress hosting plan with one click WordPress installation facility.  You can choose a hosting plan for your blog according to your own requirements. Let’s proceed to the design stage of your blog.

How to Design a WordPress Blog?

blog easily

How to design a blog? Most of the people around the globe prefer to have their blogs designed in WordPress. WordPress gives you the ability to have a customized blog, you can customize themes  &  install plugins according to your own requirements.  I have already taught you how to download and install WordPress  & MAMP on your computer.

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