STEP 1: CHOOSE BEST PLATFORM FOR MAKE WEBSITE
Hello everyone, Let’s know the “How to make website in WordPress”. If you thinking to build a website, you are on the right place to know. You need to choose any platform to make website, but i suggest you “WordPress is the best platform for it”.
Using WordPress you can build good layout and mobile friendly website in few minute. When I have started the developing i have choose WordPress because it took short time to develop. So, without coding and any programming you can customize your beautiful website with WordPress.
Why we choose WordPress to build our website?
HTML & CSS: If you learn HTML and CSS and any programming language from any other resource like internet,books,PDF and other platform. It’s take a long time to learn may be 6month or plus. Sometime The learner is excited about that “How to make website”, It’s difficult, It take a long time but it’s very simple to make website with WordPress.
LANGUAGE: You need to long time’s to learn. Many of language like PHP, .NET are help you to make website but it’s take a long time. So, “why you don’t use WordPress to develop easily”.
For the beginners, “I suggest to use WordPress”.
In WordPress It easy to customize website with adding free widget, plugin, and SEO tool. You can make website attractive layout from here. If you make website with coding with other platform like Dreamweaver.
It mean you make manually website. In this case you should have must knowledge about programing. For example, language like php, .net and more. What ever you use. But best platform is WordPress to make website.
STEP 2: PURCHASE DOMAIN & WEB HOSTING
All the service provider provide good customer service. Different type of plan service like starter, premium, deluxe etc.
When you get a domain name and hosting account after purchase you have to need login in hosting account where you can see your c panel and you can set your website.
Let’s to know how to purchase domain and hosting.
STEP 1: Go godaddy.com
Go to godaddy.com and find you domain and hosting plan.
STEP 2: Search Domain and purchase
On the Godaddy homepage you can search your domain whatever you want. but if someone else already get that domain which is you want so you need to search another domain and get. Select the extension like .com, .net, .in, .org, .Asia, .xyz, .guru, .club and many more. Service .com is for world wide. and .in (dot in) for India. Anyone you can choose.
After the domain select the hosting plan which is you can see on top of the home. Click on hosting button and select the Web hosting. You can select the plan like Starter, Economy, Deluxe, and Ultimate plan. All the service you can see plan wise.
All plan are great but if you are beginner so you need to choose stater plan. Save your money and get plan.
STEP 3: How to pick domain name
It you are make website for your business, Your domain name should be match with your business name : YourCompanyName.com
For example : My website is related to article and topics. So i choose domain which include one word as a article.
First of sign in your account and process it. For hosting plan select any plan after that you can see order page. Where you can select the service for 1 month, 6 month, 12 month, 24 month or 36 month. If you want your website backup you can select the backup option too.
If you want your site should be safe and clean you can select essential option for website data protection select ssl certificate. After that click on continue button. You can change Plan validity from there.
STEP 4: Fill Up Billing Information
After all confirmation fill up the billing information and complete the order. You will get hosting account c panel and domain detail from email. After you can open your c panel. Now You need to customize website and setup install on panel. Where you can install WordPress. If you have to already a customize theme and database you can upload there. But before if you have customize on local server.
STEP 3: SET UP WORDPRESS & CUSTOMIZATION
It’s well to you after your setup and purchasing bought domain and hosting. You are on right way!
What’s now, your website is runnig on the right way. First of install the WordPress to your hosting account. Now you can make website easily.
Note: It’s step for your live WordPress setup, don’t for local server
Step for WordPress installation:
Log in to your hosting account.
Go to your control panel.
Look for the WordPress icon.
Choose the domain for your website where you install the WordPress.
Click the Install Now then ready to use WordPress.
After complete the installation you can see dashboard of WordPress. Where you can select the template whatever you want to choose. After the selection of template you need to customize theme. In WordPress you can attach plugins, tools, widget. It easy to customize theme.
Choosing a Theme/Template for your website
Once you have successfully installed WordPress then choose the any template: You will see first of basic theme:
Here Free Template To Use: There are thousands of awesome, professionally designed themes you can choose from and customize, and make website own.
Here, how to find a theme:
1. Log into your WordPress dashboard and go to the appearance
If you are not sure how, type in: https://yoursite.com/wp-admin (replace your site with your domain). You can see appearance button so now click on. below the step given for choose template.
Appearance > Theme
2. Access FREE themes
Once you are on the dashboard, you have got access to over thousand of free themes! Just find out the side bar for Appearance, then click Themes.
After the click on theme button where you can see number of template. If you want to add new template you need to click on add new button. Where you can upload new website and active it. If you want new template you can search template via search bar.
Here you can see upload button or choose new theme:
As you can see above, installing a new theme for your website is very easy.
You can search for specific keywords and/or use filters to find themes that suit your style. Select the perfect theme or upload new theme as your requirement.
You can select themes that are responsive, It means theme will look good on any mobile device.
3. Install your new theme
Once, you have found a theme you like, It easy to install by simple click on install.
IMPORTANT: When you change the theme it can’t delete your previous post. So don’t worry about your data. It will be safe with your theme change. After the theme installation where you can see active button. Now click on active button to active theme and add a new post to your website.
Below the image of “how to active theme” given:
How to add content-post and create new pages?
“Now, you ready for create a new post and live it after the installation and active process. It easy to create post and live it. You can Update whenever you want to change post.”
Adding new post:
You got already one post “hello world” in some of template. If you want delete you can it. And start to create a new post. step given below:
1. Posts -> Add New.
2. There where you will find more option to add your content. Text, Link, Alignment, Toolbar Toggle, Insert tag, Block-quote, Number list, Bullet list, Italic, Bold, Paragraph and Heading, Subheading. Using this feature you can easily create your SEO optimize post. You can add media to your post via Add media button.
If you want your new page to your website,
1. Click Pages -> Add New in the sidebar of the WordPress Dashboard
Adding category to your post
Now “category means which type of your post you have?”
If you have making a post about any new related. “If post are news related so you can add category as a news.” “Your post will be display with category”.
The reader will easily know which category this post belongs to.
what you need to do:
a. Posts -> All Post -> Your Post Name -> Edit
b. After open your post you can see category menu on the right side where you can add new category as your post related.
“How to customize theme and why?”
You can customize your theme to change layout and adding widget, plugins to your website. Below given the step of customization :
Appearance -> customize
Here, you can change background image, color, add menus, widget, site identity, and change the setting of your site. “If you want edit widget to your post”:
Appearance -> Customize -> Widget -> Add a widget.
“Follow the step how can you add widget to your website.” Calendar, Archives, Audio, Category, Gallery, Image, Meta, Navigation menu, Rss, Search bar, Text, Recent post, Author detail, Video and Pages. It easy to add to your site. It fully Responsive and mobile friendly.
In order to change the title and tagline on your website, go to Settings -> General and fill in the form below:
“In general setting where you can change site title, adding tagline, date and time format and languages.”
Comments disable for Posts.
Visitor have able to post comment on your post. “If your want to disable comment on your post you can do it.”
how to disable comments :
1. Go to Settings -> Discussion and remove from the checklist.
Can i add personal CSS to make website?
You can add additional CSS in your website to change layout. Thousand of plugin available for installation. If you want share your post to any social media platform, you can add plugin social media share. Install and active it. It will be automatically display on your post.
Now, i hope you have understood all the process of the “how to make wordpress website”.
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