How To Start A Photography Blog | WordPress Photography Blogging

How To Start A Photography Blog | WordPress Photography Blogging


how to start a photography blog
WordPress photography blogging hey guys Bryan with WP Cupid Blog and in this
video I’m gonna be showing you a complete WordPress photography blogging
for beginners tutorial on how to start a photography blog whether you be a
technology I have no experience of blog starting or even if you are a pro this
WordPress photography blogging for beginners tutorial video will be perfect
for you the great thing about this tutorial is it is extremely easy to
follow along with even if you have no experience in starting and setting up a
photography blog by following this tutorial video you will have your
WordPress photography blog set up in as little as 10 minutes at the end of this
video you won’t have your blog successfully started I’m going to be
providing you with a bunch of helpful resources that will help you in your
blog starting journey towards the end of the video so stay tuned the first step
I’m going to cover is how to choose and register your own domain name for free
to have a blog you have to have a main name step 2 I’ll be going over how to
choose a hosting provider to have a blog you have to have hosting step 3 is
getting your blog set up for free with the most popular blogging software today
the blogging platform is WordPress if you want your blog to rank reach success
etc WordPress is the way to go if you don’t have time to start your WordPress
blog right this second be sure to bookmark this video so you can come back
to it later let’s get started the first thing you want to do is head on over to
Bluehost me the link that I provided in the description Bluehost is will be
getting a free domain name and up to 63 percent off web hosting make sure you
click the link in the description to get this great deal do you have a blog you
have to have a domain name for people to find your blog and web hosting that
powers your WordPress blog a little about Bluehost Bluehost powers over two
million websites worldwide in over a hundred fifty thousand blogs around the
world they’re also recommended by WordPress
themselves since 2005 but instantly installed WordPress for you which makes
starting a blog that much easier they provide 24/7 support via chat email and
phone and they have a 30-day money-back guarantee if for any reason you are
unhappy you can cancel and get a refund no questions asked within the first
thirty days I do want to mention that the link is an affiliate link and not
receiving Commission which helps support this chain
and helps us put out more wordpress tutorial videos once you click the link
you’ll be at the Blue Hose home page you’ll see the get started now button on
the page click the button this is where you can select your hosting plan you’ll
see three different options you’ll see a basic plan a plus plan and a choice plus
plan I recommend going with the basic plan and then you can always scale up
whenever you like if you have more than one website then you want to choose
either the plus plan or a choice plus plan I’m gonna choose the basic plan for
this tutorial as this is most common go ahead and hit the select button on
whichever plan you would like to use we are now brought to a domain page where
we can choose a domain name that we want completely free or if you already have a
domain name you enter it in over on the right for the new domain you can select
if you want it to be a.com dotnet dot org etc dot-com is the most popular
domain extensions so I’d recommend going with a.com if you can I’m gonna type in
a domain here and click the next button you were now brought to a create your
account page this is where you will input your information we have first
name last name the business name is optional put your country address
information in to put a phone number and lastly the best email for you as you’ll
get emailed a receipt of payment and a copy of your login credentials etc below
that you will see package information you’ll see account plan this is where
you select a term for your hosting package you have 12 months 24 months 36
months and 60 months as you can see you’ll save money the longer you
purchase your hosting for I’m gonna select the 12 months package setup fee
is free the main registration is free let’s encrypt SSL is free this SSL
feature is a free SSL certificate which makes your site secure with the green
bar and with the HTTPS domain privacy is an add-on that I highly recommend it
will prevent telemarketers and marketers getting a hold of your personal contact
information and bugging you with their services the domain privacy which I’ll
Bluehost information for the site and not yours site lock security fine is
security for your WordPress website and protects it from hackers
I don’t select this as there are really good free alternatives you’ll see code
guard code guard creates daily back and it allows you to restore your sight
with a click of a button in case something happens there are free
alternatives that were just the same SEO tools start you can keep unselected this
add-on will submit your site to search engines and provide a report on your
site ranking in keyword rankings submitting your site to search engines
you can do for free this isn’t necessary to have all these add-ons are completely
optional and up to you to get as you can see you’re saving a lot for this hosting
package below that you will input your information I’m not gonna fill this out
for protection of personal information once your information is filled in you
want to select the I have read and agreed to Bluehost privacy policy in
terms of service now click the submit button you are now
brought to a page rule to choose a password for your Bluehost account click
the create your password button input the password you would like click the I
have read and agree the Bluehost privacy policy in terms and conditions and click
the next button you will now be directed to a congratulations page click the blue
login button to log into Bluehost Bluehost is also going to at this time
email your dashboard login information to the email address you provided you
will now see pick your theme Bluehost has a bunch of awesome free
WordPress themes you can choose from you can select the theme now if you want to
or below the themes you can click skip this step if you choose a theme now you
can always change the theme you pick without any problem at a later date
I’ll be going over this in more detail later in the video
once you choose your free theme or click skip this step you’ll be at the page
here stating all done click the button that says start building to start
building your blog on WordPress once you click that login you’ll be at the
wordpress dashboard this is what the wordpress dashboard looks like it’ll ask
you a few questions as you can see if you don’t need help just click that you
don’t need help option once you do that you will see this page you will see blog
posts where you can add a new blog post you will see where you can add new pages
to your blog if you want to change your navigation menus you can do so easily
and if you are going to sell products on your site you can install WooCommerce to
do so on the far left you will see tabs over over them and get to learn them
post is where you can add new host pages is where you can add new
pages the media tab is where your images will show that you upload to your blog
comments is where you can view comments people leave on your blog plugins is
where you can install plugins for your blog almost any customization or feature
that you would want more than likely there’s a plug-in already made for it
appearance is where you can change the look for your theme or change your theme
to another one or a premium theme select themes when you hover over appearance it
will showcase a free wordpress themes that you can choose from if you select
the most popular it will show you the most popular free WordPress themes hover
over a theme and click install and then click activate to make the theme your
WordPress theme you should also see add new theme on this page this is where you
can add any theme if you got it from another site or is a premium theme a
great resource i’ve used for several years and recommend for professional
WordPress themes that look like an award winning design agency did your blog is
creative market this is a creative market wordpress blog themes page you
can easily browse wordpress blogging premium themes click on them and get a
live preview of themes as you can see here here’s a few examples of premium
WordPress themes that are already pre-made for you to input your
information or change however you like you’ll see they look really good click
the link in the description below to check out creative market in the top
left of your WordPress dashboard you will see welcome here or your site title
towards the top of the page click this to view your site to log into your
WordPress dashboard you can do so via the Bluehost cPanel or by typing in your
domain name with a slash WP dash admin here’s an example it’ll bring up this
page here just input your login credentials to be logged into WordPress
another great resource that is helpful and used by over 500,000 users is the
drag-and-drop editor called element or page builder a limiter page builder
makes starting and creating your WordPress blog easy you can make edits
by dragging and dropping search element or page builder on the plugins page and
install and activate it if you’d like to try it out Elementor it has a free in
paid version I provided a link in the description so you can check out and
compare the features of the free end page
versions another great resource to check out is fiber fiber is a great place to
get tasks done for just $5 it is helpful if you need a logo or something done I
provided a link in the description below and that is my WordPress photography
blogging for beginners tutorial video on how to start a photography blog if you
have any questions get in touch as I’m here to help you with anything you need
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