WordPress

WordPress is the best content management system today not because it offers services that are not existing elsewhere but because it puts them in a way that can be used by anyone. Over 42,000 plugins are in WordPress repository, most of which are in plug and play mode, that’s they can be used by anyone, apart from thousands of other plugins that are available through their third party developers.

WordPress is the only platform that affords you the simplicity and robustness difficult to find elsewhere in turning your blog to a unique brand for your business, – your limit is your imagination!

There are many success stories of WordPress users that exist today on the internet, so there is no point going into that for now, this stat shows that WordPress is now powering over 25 percent of the entire web space. That is added to over 50,000 new websites that are being created on the platform each day, according to expandedramblings’ statistics.

So the potential is huge for a WordPress blog, as indicated by what users are well aware of by the above stats.


ScoialMediaVerve.com is an affiliate partner for Bluehost hosting company. You can get your website or blog running in five minutes with their hassle-free offer designed for WordPress users starting at $3.49/month for the 36-month hosting plan with a free domain and free advertising dollars worth $200 US dollars.


 

It all begins with a web host right, because a great web host is the foundation upon which your internet marketing strategy should be based.

For a starter, you can find a number of web hosts out there that can support you, the cracks will only start appearing in their service when you start to receive some amount of web visitors for the site, like thousands of daily visitors, maybe.

Also, the challenge with cyber security is a big one for webpreneur, so you want to make a decision to safeguard your business from these modern day threats with your web host, (a caveat: no cyber enterprise is 100% secure!). What indicative of a strong site is a reliable and fast backup system having in place to support you in event of a compromised access.

So which host provides you with the buffer needed to run a smooth business in this volatile internet space, or offers unflinching service in terms of internet speed and disk space even at their basic level plan?

In addition, which web host provides you with simple upgrades or downgrades in their back ends to adjust to your hosting needs based on current demands of your web servers?

Choosing your WordPress Host


Be aware that SocialMediaVerve.com is an affiliate partner for Bluehost Hosting Company, if you sign up on this page, you will get a special offer for WordPress shared hosting plan at $3.49/month for 3 years and a free domain, including $200 US dollar in free advertising dollars.


With so many hosting companies out there promising incredible services, it seems a bit of a difficult task to decide which one is the best. But it is always best to pit your wits against the service that has been tested and certified by the big players in the game.

When it comes to the WordPress game, Bluehost is the best among its peers in terms hosting with blog speed and site security and unflinching record in uptime rate. Bluehost remains the only web host officially recommended by WordPress for bloggers in more than 10 years running – since 2005. They have been around for over a decade and have been used by many successful bloggers.

To mention a few, these are some of the reasons why the hosting company is so highly rated especially among the WordPress users:

  • Custom-built servers to provide the most reliable and stable hosting environment (All the hardware built and managed in-house by their team of experts for unshakable performance).
  • Exclusive, in-house technical support provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week (With a Live Chat).
  • Easily get your WordPress running with one-click installation provided by MOJO marketplace.
  • Multiple websites, email accounts, and a free domain – all for one plan at an affordable price.
  • A dedicated backup storage for every plan to automate backups of your WordPress websites.
  • Enhanced cPanel for WordPress.
  • Dynamic Upgrades – Easily add more CPU, RAM and SAN storage with one click within your control panel.
  • No hidden charges, no gimmicks, no questions asked, with their risk-free 30-day money back guarantee and the option to cancel your purchase at any time.

And a lot more.

You can get your WordPress hosting plan at $3.49/month for 36 months and a free domain by signing up on this page. To open your hosting account with Bluehost, follow the simple steps below to get your WordPress blog running in 5 minutes.

I hope by now you’ve decided on what will be your domain name. If that is the case, click on the link on this page to get started with setting up your account with Bluehost

Opening your Bluehost hosting account

Go to Bluehost’s WordPress landing page, and click on the “Get started now” button.

Bluehost special offer for WordPress hosting plan

Next, you will need to choose your domain name. You can choose a free domain provided by Bluehost OR you can use an existing domain name you are already using. If you have elected to use your existing domain, you will just need to take a few more steps to get your domain DNS pointing to your Bluehost account.

choose your wordpress domain name

After choosing your domain name, click next on the page to where you can fill in your personal details.

bluehost hosting account information,

Now, you need to decide on which hosting package you want to purchase. But as a WordPress starter, Bluehost basic package will be enough to satisfy all your hosting needs. The basic, shared hosting is of three terms: 12, 24, and 36-month terms. To save you more money, I will advise you go for the 36-month plan. For instance, you can get a great introductory rate of $2.49/month by choosing the longest term which is 36 months or 3 years.

There are add-ons that you can also add to your hosting package, they are optional. But the one you will most likely need for now is domain privacy protection. This will hide your domain contact information and address from WhoIs database so that a potential hacker cannot spy on your private details.

bluehost hosting package information

bluehost hosting billing information

When you are done with filling in the personal and billing information along with the hosting package, click Submit to complete your purchase. You will then need to create a password for your account, take your time to choose a strong one. You can use the Password Generator on the page to create a strong and secure password for your account, or you can create one by yourself. Just make sure that your password contains both the uppercase and lowercase letters, including numbers and special characters (#[email protected]%) for maximum protection.

Now that your account is ready and you can log in, it is time to begin the WordPress installation process.

Installing WordPress

One of the great services that make Bluehost so highly recommended for WordPress site is the ease of installation and management it provides to a WordPress blog in its control panel. From your cPanel, simply go to the section named “MOJO Marketplace” and click the “One-Click Installs” button. This will take you to a page inside the MOJO Marketplace called “Scripts and Platforms”. From there, you can choose to install a WordPress in a couple of clicks. You will see the WordPress in the “Blogs” section, click it.

choose wordpress to install on bluehost account

This will open an installation window. Click the green “Start” button.

start your wordpress installation

Now, choose where to install your WordPress

This can be any domain on your account, a subdomain or a folder containing your domains or subdomains. Next, click the “Check Domain” button to make sure the domain you have chosen is properly assigned and pointing to your account.

While checking your domain, you may get a warning that says you are overwriting files, you can check the box and continue with the installation, but if not sure you can check to see that you are not overwriting important files on that domain. This happens because Bluehost wants to make sure the domain being used is not currently connected to another site. If you run the domain on another website and want to install WordPress in a directory (such as “domain.com/blog”), that’s fine, you can continue with the installation.

check wordpress installation location

Set Up Your Username and Password

Check the “Show advanced options” box to set up your WordPress username and password. Note that this is different from the ones you have set when creating your hosting account. Note: it is highly recommended to change your WordPress admin username from default “admin” to something else that’s unique and private.

Check the “Automatically create a new database for this installation” box to create a fresh database for your blog.

Read the “Terms and Conditions” and check the box indicating you accepted them.

Now, click “Install Now”.

set up wordpress username and password, complete wordpress information and click install

A status page will show up while your installation is in progress.

wordpress installation progress page

Once your WordPress installation is completed, you will receive the information regarding your site, such as your WordPress admin login URL (something that looks like this “http://yourdomain.com/wp-admin”), your username, password, and your site URL. You will also get a copy of this information in an email, except the password. Find a safe place to keep them in.

Now, you can log in to your WordPress dashboard using the admin login URL. Type in your username and password to the boxes, and click “Log In.” This will open your dashboard with everything to manage your site inside it.

Welcome to WordPress!!!

You can start customizing your blog, creating posts and pages, and changing your blog appearance with WordPress themes.


SocialMediaVerve is an affiliate partner with Bluehost hosting company. Using my affiliate link on this page to sign up for a hosting plan gives you a special offer for WordPress users at $3.49/month for 36 months and a free domain.


You can also contact me if you need help with WordPress themes, I will be happy to guide you on the best WordPress theme to promote your brand, including on theme customization.

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