Ready to get your WordPress site up and running in minutes? Follow the steps below and you’ll be off to the races!
Set Up Your Hosting Account
Just like the name implies, your hosting account is where your website will ‘live’.
My #1 recommendation is BlueHost for the reasons below, and I will visually walk you through the steps of setting up your hosting account in minutes!
- Bluehost is a proven company.
- Their service is phenomenal and they are located in the US.
- Because I am VIP partner of Bluehost, you qualify for the lowest rates offered.
- Their ‘up time‘ and ‘page load time‘ ranks tops in the industry.
CLICK HERE to get your free domain (or transfer your current one) and signup for hosting with Bluehost, and then follow the steps below!
Bluehost Step #1
Click here (same link as above) and click the green ‘Get Started Now‘ button.
Bluehost Step #2
Choose your plan.
Bluehost Step #3
Choose your free domain name or bring over your current domain. Both are very easy processes.
Bluehost Step #4
Place your order and pay for your plan.
Bluehost Step #5
Bluehost will email your login information. Login to Bluehost, and you’ll be taken to your Bluehost dashboard where you can install WordPress by double-clicking on ‘Install WordPress‘
Bluehost Step #6
Click the the green install button.
Bluehost Step #7
Choose the domain you just registered or the one you transferred over.
Bluehost Step #8
Check the ‘Show advanced options‘ box and fill in the title, username, and password. Your title will be the name of your blog (mine would be Entrepreneur Decoded). The username and password will be what you use to login to the backend of your blog (your WordPress dashboard).
IMPORTANT: Save this information somewhere where you won’t lose it. You will need it for step #10
Bluehost Step #9
Bluehost will install WordPress on your server and let you know when it’s complete.
Click the ‘View Credentials‘ button on the top right.
Bluehost Step #10
Click on ‘Admin URL’ (located below the green box) and enter your WordPress login credentials from step #8. This will take you to your WordPress dashboard. Your WordPress dashboard is where you will do almost everything on your blog. From writing articles to changing design.
Now click here and get started!