How To Start A WordPress Blog | A Step by Step WordPress Tutorial

How To Start A WordPress Blog | A Step by Step WordPress Tutorial

How To Start A WordPress Blog, Step by Step Tutorial!
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This tutorial video will show you How To Start A WordPress Blog, step by step. This will be what is known as “a self-hosted blog” using the .org version of WordPress. (rather than a free blog using the .com version of WordPress)

I will guide you through every step of the way, and do it in a way that anyone should be able to understand! So join me as we use WordPress to start a successful blog together!

According to, here are 5 reasons to start a blog today!

1. Blogging Nurtures Ideas
2. Blogging Helps You Shape Your Vision
3. Blogging Helps You Build An Audience
4. Blogging (Can) Make You An Industry Expert
5. Blogging Teaches You New Skills
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Free Images:
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Theme (SoSimple):
Contact Form 7:…
Image Widget:…
Simple Share Buttons Adder:…

Starting a blog is a lot easier that you may think, below you will find a list of all of the main steps we will be following through-out the video. Each step also has a clickable “time-stamp” beside it which will take you to that part of the video (coming soon!).

I really hope you like the video and more importantly I hope you learn how easy it is to start a blog using WordPress!

Until Next Time,
@MartieDread (Twitter)


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Start A Successful Blog Using WordPress (Tutorial Overview)

00:00 Introduction
Blog Overview
Sign up for Hosting & Domain Name (using HostGator)
Log into what’s know as the HostGator “CPanel”
Install WordPress using CPanel
Sign into WordPress for the First Time
Change WordPress Password
Show the Default Theme
Change WordPress Theme (SoSimple)
Delete demo content (post, page and plugins)
Changing Our Site Title, Tag-Line & Favicon (Site Icon)
Adding Our Logo
Background image
Adding About Page
Adding Contact Page
Creating A Custom Menu
Installing Contact Form 7 Plugin
Adding Contact Form to Page
Change Sidebar Widgets
Installing Image Widget Plugin
Adding an Image to Sidebar
Creating 3 Blog Posts (with text, featured images, video and comments)
Change Comment Options
Installing Simple Share Buttons Adder Plugin
Adding Social Share Buttons
Installing and Using W3 Total Cache Plugin
Congratulations, You have Finished Building Your Blog!!

How To Start A Blog Using WordPress, A step by step video tutorial by @MartieDread from

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