How To Start A Travel Blog | WordPress Travel Blog Tutorial

How To Start A Travel Blog | WordPress Travel Blog Tutorial


how to start a travel blog WordPress
travel blog tutorial hey guys Bryan with WP Cupid blog and in this video I’m gonna
be showing you how to start a travel blog step-by-step whether you’re new be
a technology have no experience at blog starting or even if you are a pro this
how to start a travel blog WordPress travel blog tutorial for beginners 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 and starting a travel blog by
following this tutorial video you will have your WordPress travel blog set up
in as little as 10 minutes at the end of this video you’ll have your travel
WordPress blog successfully started I’m going to be providing you with a bunch
of helpful resources that will help you in your travel blogging journey towards
the end of this video so stay tuned the first step I’m gonna cover is how to
choose and register your own domain name for free to have a travel blog you have
to have a domain name step two I’ll be going over how to choose a hosting
provider to have a blog you have to have hosting step three is giving your travel
blog set up if you don’t have time to start your travel blog right this second
be sure to bookmark those videos 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 via the link I provided in the description if you
already have it Bluehost is where we’ll be getting a free domain name in up to
63 percent off web hosting davic successful blog you have to have a
domain name for people to find your blog in web hosting that powers your travel
blog a little about Bluehost blew those powers over two million websites
worldwide in over eight hundred fifty thousand blogs around the world they are
also recommended by WordPress themselves since 2005 they instantly install
WordPress for you which makes starting a travel 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 30 days I do want to mention that the link
is an affiliate link and I’ll receive a commission which helps support this
channel and helps us put out more WordPress tutorial videos once you click
the link you’ll be at the Bluehost 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 plus
plan and a prime plan I recommend going with the basic plan and then you can
always scale up whenever you’d like if you have more than one website then you
want to choose either the plus plan or prime 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’d enter it in over on the right for the new
domain you can select if you want to be a.com dotnet dot org etc dot-com is the
most popular domain extension 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 are 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 put a phone number and
lastly the best email for you as yoga emailed or 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 can select the term for your hosting package
you have 12 months 24 months a 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 like you see here and with the HTTPS domain
privacy isn’t 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 will show Bluehost information
for the site and not yours site lock security find 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 backups and allows you to restore your site with
a click of a button in case something happens
there are free alternatives that work 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 and 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 payment
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’ve read and agreed
to Bluehost privacy policy in terms of service
now click the submit button you are now brought to a page where you will 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 agreed to 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 in
the 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 to choose from you can select a 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 travel blog on
WordPress once you click that log in you will 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 the you don’t need help option
once you do that you will see this page you will see blog post where you can add
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 hover over them and get to learn them post is where you
can add new post pages is where you can add new pages the
media tab is where 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 of your theme or change your theme
to another one or a premium theme select themes when you hover over appearance it
will showcase free WordPress themes that you can choose from if you select the
most popular it will show you the most popular free WordPress themes over 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 a new theme if you got it from another site or is a premium theme a
great resource I abused for several years and recommend for professional
WordPress themes that look like an award winning design agency did your blog is
themed for us this is the theme Voris homepage you can easily search for
travel blog WordPress via the search bar it’ll pull up a ton of travel wordpress
blog themes you can click preview theme to see what they would like here’s a few
examples of travel blog WordPress themes that are already pre-made for you to
input your information or change however you’d like you’ll see they look really
good click the link in the description below to check out theme forest 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 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 a
drag-and-drop editor called element or page builder elementary page builder
makes starting and creating your WordPress travel 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 has a
free and paid version I provide a link in the description so you can check out
and compare the features of the in paid 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 provide the link in the
description below and that is how to start a travel blog WordPress travel
blog tutorial for beginners if you have any questions get in touch as I’m here
to help you with anything you need alright guys thanks for watching give
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