The obvious first reason is that blogging is and economical way to express your ideas and share your ideas and thoughts to others. Yes, there are some technical skills that are required but not to the point where it should stop you from blogging. These are all learned skills. Best of all, with some minimal investment, you can be well on your way to share your ideas. If you are going to start please read this post first – Where And How Do I Purchase A Domain.Continue reading
To get into the backend of your WordPress site you are going to want to get to your WordPress login screen. It will be your domain name followed by “wp-admin.” If your domain is xyz.com then you will go to xyz.com/wp-admin. Here you will put your username and password.
Recommendation: Setup your username to be something different than “admin.” This will help protect you against hackers logging into your WordPress backoffice. “Admin” is the default username and you can change this when you initially setup your website.
If you have your hosting and your domain purchase from the same company you probably will not have to worry about this. Many times your domains are purchased at one site, your registrar, and your host of your servers is at a different site or with a different company. This is simple to correct … it is a matter of pointing the nameservers to the hosting site. An example would be that your purchase your domains from Namecheap and your servers are hosted with A2 Hosting.Continue reading
How To Create A New Account For Your Domain In WHM And Load WordPress
If you have a hosting or reseller account you will have access to Web Host Manager (WHM). In this post I will review how to create a new account to match up with your domain. After the account is created we can get WordPress installed and associated with the domain.
After you are setup with your hosting company they will give your credentials to log into your WHM account. Web Host Manager, or WHM, is a powerful program that allows administrative access to the back end of cPanel. WHM gives you a lot more control and flexibility when managing either a few very popular and resource intensive sites, or large number of sites.Continue reading
Many of you may be interested in creating a blog or a website. I recommend purchasing your own domain name, as this will reap the benefits down the road. There are many places where you can do this but I have my recommendation below. But first … why?
Why Purchase Your Own Domain?
I would like to explain why do you even want to have your own domain. This is important to understand. You can put up a website without purchasing a domain. You can save the cost of purchasing a domain but … My recommendation is to purchase your own domain name and start developing you identity with your domain. Yes, it will cost you money to purchase the domain … Yes, you will have to pay for hosting.Continue reading