Free blog sites seem like a good deal because they don’t cost anything. But when you use a free website you’re putting all of your work on to a site that you don’t actually own and that you have no control over.
“Self-hosted WordPress” means running the full version of the WordPress software on your own web hosting account with your own domain name.
You may be wondering about Wix versus WordPress for starting a blog.
Installing WordPress on your own website means using a tool provided by your web hosting account. Don’t worry, it’s all automatic, it only takes a few minutes and you only do this once.
So the idea of having a specific topic for your blog is that doing so lets you reach a specific audience. And that specific audience will be really interested in what you’re blogging about.
Yes, you may start a blog to make money. There are several ways to do it, all based on what your blog is about and who your blog is for. Here’s a quick explanation of how it works.
Themes are add-ons for WordPress that change the way your site looks. They let you choose a custom appearance for your blog.
Themes are for the “look and fee” of a WordPress site while plugins are for adding new features to your blog.
There are two sets of data to back up on a WordPress site: 1. The files. 2. The database. Both need to be backed up. Here’s how to do it.
Adding an email list sign up form on your site allows people to sign up to your email list directly.
When you submit a sitemap to Google it tells Google all about your posts and pages and it can get your site listed on Google faster.
When you sign up for Google AdSense you have to verify your account by adding some code to your site.
Plugins are add-on pieces of software for WordPress that add new features and capabilities to your blog.
One question that comes up a lot is how to organize posts. The answer is to use the built-in Categories system in WordPress.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is doing things when you write your content that is designed to help your work be found and listed on Google.