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How to Setup a WordPress Blog


If you are serious about blogging and making money online, you are going to need to know how to setup a wordpress blog. This is the chosen platform to use for posting content by the top money makers on the internet.

This is also the way to get your own site to guarantee the passive income that you build for yourself. When you are using the free platforms that are out there, you are at the control of the site owner. Your hard work can be deleted at any time and for any reason. Do not let this happen to you. Setup a wordpress blog today to start making money with.

Step One

You need to purchase your domain name through a registrar company. You can go to Namecheap and easily get an address for your wordpress blog. Once you have purchased your domain name, leave the screen open and go the next step in another window.

Step Two

The first thing that you want to do is to get your hosting plan in place. The best place to get hosting is through Hostgator. You can get their baby plan with unlimited sites for just a penny with coupon code: passiveincomedeal. Get all of the information that the company will email you with and save it somewhere safe. You will need this information for the best steps on how to setup a wordpress blog.

Step Three

You need to transfer the DNS (the address of your site) to your hosting company. On the control panel for namecheap in the top right corner this is a link to do this. You go through the link, choose the domain name that you want to transfer. This will bring up the screen where you can enter the two DNS numbers that Hostgator gave you when you signed up for their account.

Step Four

Now that the site name is being directed correctly, you can go to Hostgator cp panel address that they gave you and log in. Look through the icons and find the one that says Fantastico. This is one of the simplest ways to setup a wordpress blog. Click on the icon.

Step Five

Choose wordpress from the options on the left on the screen. Now you can choose which site that you have that you to install the system on. Now it is just a case of filling in the blanks. Important thing to remember to do is when you are done; enter your email address so that your control panel information for blogging will be sent to you.

Now that you have successfully setup a wordpress blog, you can learn the other ins and outs of making money this way.

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Janice is a writer from Chicago, IL. She created the "simple living as told by me" newsletter with more than 12,000 subscribers about Living Better and is a founder of Seekyt.

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