How to Make a Blog – Quick & Easy!

How to Make a Blog – Quick & Easy!


Hi Guys! This is Subhang from WebsiteLearners.com Today, I’m gonna show you how you can create this blog in just 17 minutes So, this is the blog we are going to create It is going to have your own blog address like this and then we’re going to create this blog posts then we’re going to create this menu and then we’re also going to create this about me & this follow me section and then we’re going to create this about page and this contact page so that your readers can contact you Now, everything on this blog is going to be mobile friendly so it’s going to look perfect on any mobile device you use Before, we start, just click the link below the video and this will take you to WebsiteLearners.com Now the first step is to choose a name for your blog so let’s enter our blog name here I’m gonna keep it as TechyFruit.com and then click check availability once its available, we can go to the next step which is to get domain and hosting so let’s click here and this will take us to GoDaddy.com so we’re gonna use godaddy because they give the domain for free and also a discount on hosting so let’s click get started now just stick with this basic plan as this plan is perfect for any type of blog that you want to create so just scroll down and then select the term as 12 months and then let’s scroll down and click continue now let’s enter the blog address here again which is techyfruit and then click search now click select and continue now just remove this office 365 and click proceed to checkout now click create an account and just fill-in your details choose any 4-digit number as your PIN and then click create account now enter your name and address and choose the payment method now click continue and place your order now, let’s complete the payment so, let’s set it up by clicking managed wordpress and then click next then again click next and now let’s enter a username and password for WordPress this will be used for logging into your blog then click install Now, wordpress will be installed once it’s done let’s click get started and then click no thanks and click ok so now we’re inside this wordpress dashboard this is where you’ll be able to control your blog now, when we reach this page our blog will also be online so, let’s quickly check that by logging out from here and now if we enter our blog address and then press enter you can see that our blog is now online. right now, it has this default wordpress look To install a new theme let’s login back to our blog You just need to add /slash login after your blog address and then press enter enter your username & the password and then click log in so, now we’re back to our blog so, just go here and scroll down to step 3 now choose a theme that you like and then click this arrow and download that theme so the theme will now be downloaded on your computer now to install this theme let’s go back to our blog and then go to appearance and click themes now click add new theme and then click upload theme now click browse and select the theme which you’ve downloaded then click install and click activate now let’s view our blog so, as you can see, our blog has a new look now so, let’s go to this demo site the first thing that we’re going to add are these blog posts Blog posts are simply the articles that you post to your blog so, to add your first post let’s go back to our blog and then go to new and click post now, let’s enter the title for our post and then paste the content and now let’s add a featured image so a featured image is something which appears on your blog like this so to add that let’s go back to our blog here and then click set featured image and then drag & drop an image that you want to use and click set featured image now let’s publish it and see how it looks As you can see, we’ve created our first blog post so, this is how you can post articles to your blog Next we’re gonna see how to change the title of our blog right now, we’ve this default title so to change it let’s go to customize and then click site identity now, let’s enter our blog name and we’ll also add a tagline and then click save & publish so now, we’ve changed the title of our blog Next let’s see how to create this menu so to create this menu let’s go back to our blog and then click here and click menus now let’s click add menu and let’s name this menu as menu1 and click create menu now we need to choose where we want our menu to appear on our blog so, I’m gonna select it as main navigation which will make the menu appear, here so, now let’s add the items to the menu so, let’s click add items and first let’s click home and it will be added to the menu next, we’ll add a new page called about and then we’ll add a page called contact Okay! So, now we have home, about and contact in the menu so, let’s click save and publish and now if you see here you can see that we’ve added the menu to our blog now, the next item that we’re going to add to our menu is the category pages so, what are category pages? If we see in this demo site we can see that this post has a small tag called videos and then this post has a small tag called reviews now, what this means is that this post is under the category of videos and then this post is under the category of reviews now, if we add these categories to the menu and when a user clicks videos it will show all the posts that are under the category of videos this will make it easy for the user to browse your blog and get the information they need Okay! So, now let’s see how we can apply this to our blog so, let’s go back to our blog and if you see here you can see that we do not have any categories, right now so let’s create them first so, just click the post that we created before and then click edit post now just click add new category and we’ll enter a category called how-to and the click add new category now as we’ve added this category, let’s uncheck this and then click update now let’s add 1 more post in a separate category. so, let’s click add new and let’s enter a title for our new post and then paste the content and, let’s create a new category called news and then click add new category now, we’ve added the category now, let’s add a featured image so, just choose the image that you want and then drag & drop it here and then click set featured image now click publish so, now when we go to appearance and then click menus and then click categories You can see here that we’ve got the categories that we just created so just select them and click add to menu now, let’s re-arrange this and then click save menu now, let’s view our blog so, now you can see here that we’ve added the category pages to the menu now, when a user clicks how-to it will only show the posts that are under how-to so this is how you create categories and add them to the menu Next let’s see how to create this about page Now an about page is important because it tells the readers about you so to create this let’s go back so, previously we created this about page but we didn’t add any content so let’s add the content now just make sure you’re on this page and then click edit now add the content now to add an image just click here and then click add media now choose the picture that you want to use and then select the size I’m gonna keep it as full size and then click insert into page now click update and, then let’s view our page so, we now have our about page Next, we’re going to add content to our contact page so, when we go to our contact page you can see that, it’s empty right now so, we’ll add this contact form so that people can contact us so, in order to create this form we need to install a plugin let’s go back to our blog and then go to our dashboard and then go to plugins and click add new and then let’s search for a plugin called Contact Form 7 when you see that, just click install now and then click activate now a new menu item will be added here as Contact so, just click that you’ll see this default contact form there and next to which you’ll find this short code so, just select that and copy the code and then go to pages and then click edit under contact and then paste that code here now click update and now let’s view our page so, now we have our Contact form now whenever a user fills out this form and clicks send Now, the next item that we’re going to add to our blog is the social sharing buttons so, these buttons will make it easy for your readers to share your articles so, to add that let’s go back to our blog and then go to dashboard and then go to plugins and click add new now let’s search for a plugin called Social by Danny when you find it just click install now and then click activate so that’s it the button will now be added so, let’s check that by going back to our blog and then click any of our blog posts and now when you scroll down you can see that we’ve now added the social sharing buttons now when we click here we can now share this post on Facebook Next we’re going to see how to add these social media links Now, these links will help your readers to find you on social media sites so, to add that let’s go back to our blog and then click customize and go to menus now, let’s create a new menu for our social media links so, just click here and let’s name it as social and then click create menu now, choose the location as social menu and then click add items now go to custom links and then enter the social media links which you want to add so, if you want to add facebook just enter your facebook page url and then just type facebook and click add to menu now do the same for twitter and type twitter and then click add to menu and lastly we’ll add the google+ link the text as google+ and then click add to menu so, now we’ve added all the social media links so, let’s click save and publish and then let’s go back Okay! So, now we’ve added the social media links now, if we click here It will take you to your facebook page Next, we’re gonna see how to add this about the author section below all the blog posts Now, this section will help your readers to know about the author of the article so, to add that let’s go back to our blog and then go to dashboard and then under users click your profile now, scroll down and enter the name and then the bio you can also add your profile picture by going to this link and so once you’re done just click update profile now, if we go back to our blog and then see below this post You can see here that we’ve got the about the author section Okay! So, next we’re gonna see how to get this same thing on the sidebar so, in order to get this we need to install a plugin so, let’s go back to our blog and then go to plugins and click add new now, let’s search for a plugin called Smart Author and then press enter now, when you find this just click install now and then click activate now let’s go to appearance and then go to widgets now, find this Meks Smart Author widget and drag it into the sidebar now, let’s name this section as about me and then scroll down and click save now, let’s go back to our blog and then refresh the page so, now we got this about me section on the sidebar Okay.. so now lets see how to add these social media links on the sidebar so, to add these links we need to again install a plugin so, let’s go back to our blog and then go to plugins and click add new now, let’s search for a plugin called smart social now, when you find this, just click install now and then click activate now, let’s go to appearance and then click widgets now, find the Meks Social widget and then drag & drop it here now, let’s add some text here and then add the social media links so, I’m going to add my facebook link then the twitter link and the google+ link once you’re done just click save now, if you go back to your blog and refresh the page You can see here that we’ve got the social media links Okay.. So, finally we’re going to add this read more section Now, this section will help your readers to continue reading more of your articles so, in order to add that let’s go back to our widget page and then you’ll find this widget called Shamrock posts so, just drag and drop it here and then let’s name it as read more and then scroll down and click save and now, if we go back to our blog and then click refresh You can see here, that we’ve got this read more section Okay! So, now we’ve added all the items in our blog. So, this is how it looks! So, there you go Guys.. We now have a fully functional blog created in just few minutes Now, you can create your blog just by clicking this button So, just click start now to start making your blog So, that’s it! I hope that you liked this video So, just click the like button below and also to watch more videos from us just subscribe to Website Learners Thanks for watching the video Babye 🙂

100 thoughts on “How to Make a Blog – Quick & Easy!

  1. I have already purchased a domain from BigRock . What will be the procedure for creating a blog for my domain.

  2. Very helpful
    Now, please make a vedio on
    How to connect Adsense to blog for monetization?
    Please needed vedio

  3. Brilliant, absolutely brilliant! Finally I start getting the hang of WP. Man, your are marvellous. Thank you so much.

  4. Hi, I am a new subscriber to your channel. Thank you for these vedios. Very helpful even who don't have any knowledge of the computer can also learn from your way of explanation. Can you please make a complete step by step tutorial on digital marketing? This will help housewifes who want to earn money.

  5. This time I though u vertoo fast.. Some time rewatch the vedio then I hv understood u.. Again a question how I add n number blogs on one site

  6. Great job I made this website seeing your tutorial
    https://policyfun.in/ pls help some error are in this site wanna discus with you.How to contact ??

  7. Awesome video, Explained perfectly in the best way possible. Why did you add social media icons in the top and also at the side?

  8. Sir home ko front page pe kese
    karu jb users site aayenge to unhe sidebar me recent post, recent comments, archives dikhega

  9. Please make video regarding legal entities required for website and also how to get google Adsense approval

  10. why is it having a website hosting plan if WordPress provides blog hosting plan for only 3 dollars per month????

  11. I wanted to start food blog for making food blog first I have to make a website then make the other procedures that you show in this video?

  12. Hello, Shubhang,

    Is this blog connect to Adsense ? How it can earn ?

    How to a Website make help a blog to publish and earn money ?

    Please tell me about it.

    Thank you.

  13. You honestly have a gift. I accidently deleted the home custom link…(dont know how i did it) But this tutorial helped me fix it! God bless you!

  14. Hi it is really helpful
    But it is little fast
    If you are residence in Mumbai would like to meet u personally.
    My contact number is 9820701533.

  15. I have followed all the steps. I have posted a blog but I can't log in into my wordpress! Please help!!! Please

  16. after making my blog and after writing articles how to monetize and what are eligibilities.
    and yes you are awesome and your teaching method is very lovely… blessings from the bottom of my heart.

  17. Hi Subhang, I created my blog watching your video. But now on my word press blog am getting 'Brute Force' attempt hits from multiple IP's. Also my SSL not working and weblink shows 'Not Secure'. Can you help to fix this issue.

  18. hi subhang i hosted a website through your website yesterday it's working..but two things not getting my site, one is share buttons and another site status, so pls. advice me how it activates the site name is www.theinsight.in

  19. Hi Subhang, Thank you very much for making an excellent tutorial, Would you please let me know, that what would be the procedure if I want to use the Hosting like HostGator or Blue Host . Further, I would request you to provide a tutorial on long-tail keyword research and how it is implemented in blogging to rank higher at google S.E

  20. I’m in tears now . Since 3 days I’ve been searching out on YouTube day and night all possible ways to start a blog professionally and I am so glad I found you . Sir can you please help me by making videos on seo and backlinks tutorial ??? I will appreciate if you could do this 🙂 thanks

  21. There are so many earn money scan sites. Get us a legit one and make videos for us. I trust you. Tnx

  22. Hi. It was a superb tutorial. Can you advise me which software are you using for the record this tutorial? Thanks

  23. I recently created this blog and I'd really appreciate if you guys can go check it out –> ridaesther.blogspot.com . ❤

  24. https://youtu.be/NdVHrTRD3wU?t=360 . At this page featured image is having category, date,author and other information over image. But at my local it is below image. Can you please suggest what I am doing wrong?

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  26. Salam ;
    you are really a man connect with word press .
    i create the wordpress website before 9 months ago .
    plz give me a one answer ,what i add the other youtube videos on website and How i add affiliatte marketting on wordpress website

  27. Hello Subhang,
    What abt blogger and blogspot site ..for that also i need to purchase the domain ? Pls guide me more 😊

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