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Saturday, November 14, 2020

How to create menu in wordpress?

On the left side, go to Appearance and then click on Menus.

a) In the first field, Menu Name, type the name of your menu, in this example Top bar.

Under Menu Setting check next to Automatically add new top-level pages to this menu to automatically add new menu item. Check next to Primary Menu. Press Create Menu button.

Friday, November 13, 2020

How to set up a theme for your wordpress website?

Now you can log in to your local copy of wordpress on your computer. First, bookmark this log in page to your bookmark bar so you can easily access it. Type in your username and password and press log in button.

a) You are at Dashboard.

b) On your left side of your screen, go to (hover with your mouse) Appearance, then click on Themes. Depending on when are you reading this, now in 2020, or maybe later in 2021, picture below shows free themes installed on wordpress. In this time, active theme is twenty twenty and there are twenty nineteen and twenty seventeen themes. 

How to choose hosting and domain name?

Find a hosting. 

You have several options when you are choosing hosting and domain name. They are connected. Depends how much money you have or what way you are going to do it. For example, you can create a static HTML website with your basic information and you can use free blog platforms to write your blog posts. Some of good free blog platforms are blogger and wordpress. If you have more money to invest you can make dynamic wordpress website or maybe you need a webshop. Which leads us to another example, where you have a wordpress website or webshop with blog.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

How to install wordpress on web hosting?

First part.

I'll show you how to install wordpress using Dreamhost and Bluehost. I'm using Dreamhost for my website.

If you don't have an account with hosting company and you are interested in creating a new one, I'd appreciate it if you sign up using my Dreamhost affiliate link or Bluehost. Thank you. 

Note: at the time of writing this blog post Bluehost has discount for basic plan for $2.95 per month instead of $8.99. Dreamhost has stater plan for $2.95 which will save you 63% monthly and unlimited plan for $4.95 which will save you 59%. but it's for a 3 year plan.

Installing wordpress with Dreamhost

1. Login to your Dreamhost account.

2. From Dashboard click on Goodies and click on One Click Installs.