Presentation on theme: "WordPress Basics Getting Started!. The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. ~ Malcolm X."— Presentation transcript:
WordPress Basics Getting Started!
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. ~ Malcolm X
Stage One: Sign up! 1.) Head to WordPress.com and click on the sign up now button:
Choosing a Username 2.) Choose a unique username that will identify you in the WordPress.com community.
Choosing a Password 3.) Youll need to enter the same password twice, and the little strength bar will tell you if youve chosen a strong password or not.
Contact Information 4.) Next up, add the address youd like to associate with your account.
Terms of Service 5.) Check out the terms of service if youd like to, and tick the appropriate box.
Are You Ready to Blog? 6.) Select whether you want a blog or just a username. – Just a username is for people who want to comment on specific WordPress blogs, but not create their own blog.
Naming your Blog 7.) On the next screen, choose a domain name for your first blog.
Giving Your Blog a Title 8.) Pick a title for your blog.
Choose Your Preferred Language 9.) Change your language if the correct one isnt displayed by default.
Public vs. Private 10.) If you want people to be able to find your content via WordPress.com or search engines, make sure that you check the appropriate box. If youre planning on running a private blog, youll want this to be unchecked.
Almost there! 11.) Click on sign up, and well send you a confirmation . Youll need to respond to this to verify that youre human.
Congratulations! You have successfully made your first Blog!
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