Step 2 – Set Up Your Blog

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Now it’s Time to Bring Your Blog to Life!

What You’ll Learn in Step Two:

  • How to Sign up for Your Domain and Hosting (at a Discounted Rate!)
  • Installing WordPress
  • Logging into WordPress For the First Time

 

10 minFollow These Steps to Receive your Domain and Hosting:

I’ll Only Need only Ten Minutes of Your Time…

 

  1. Head to Web Hosting Hub

Click here to open Web Hosting Hub in a new window, you should see this homepage:

web hosting hub discount

Signing up this way nets you a FREE DOMAIN and DISCOUNTED HOSTING! Click the “order now” button.

  1. Choose Your Hosting Plan

Choose from any of the three levels (All at an Amazing Discount!)

web-hosting-hub-plans

Spark is a great plan to start with if you’re unsure, choose that one!

  1. Choose a Domain Name

If you have a domain already, you can use the right box, otherwise, choose a domain on the left.

Don’t be discouraged if some ideas are already taken. Try a .net or .org version of you idea too.

Or use a tool like Panabee to describe your idea and it will suggest domain names for you!

domain lookup

  1. Register and Complete Your Purchase

Fill in your information and payment method.

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Don’t forget to choose “install WordPress” before you finish!

WHH registration

  1. Create Your WordPress Login

After completing your purchase, you should have received an email from Web Hosting Hub with a link to login to your account dashboard where you’ll create your WordPress login (username & password).

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Since you chose to go through Web Hosting Hub, they went ahead and installed WordPress for you free.

  1. Login to WordPress

Once you’ve finally chosen your WordPress username and password, head to your new blog’s web address which will be —> www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin.

Use the username and password you just created to login and you’re all set!

WordPress Login

Now we’ll just configure a few settings so you can start blogging away!



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