How to create a blog with WordPress

Blogging

This is the third of a series of posts about how to create blogs. The platforms that I chose to give tutorials about are Blogger, Edublog and WordPress. These are the links to the different tutorials:

Here is how you can set up a blog using the WordPress platform:

Creating a blog with WordPress

This is how you can create a blog using the WordPress platform:

  • Go to WordPress website
  • Click on “Get a WordPress blog now”
  • Provide a username, email address, agree on the terms of service and check  “gimme a blog”
  • Click “Next”
  • A new window will open where you need to
    • choose domain name
    • provide blog title
    • Choose a language
    • Check “privacy”  if  you want your blog to be public or uncheck it if you want it to be private
  • Sign up
  • Go to your mail inbox and  activate your account
  • You will be directed to your WordPress page containing your blog information – username, password, etc…
  • Use your username and your password to login to your account
  • You may want to edit your profile or go to the dashboard to start posting 🙂

Here is a video which shows the basics of creating a blog with a WordPress:

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