How to start learning with WordPress ?
To start learning word press we have requirement of domain name and hosting.
First of all we will understand what is domain name and hosting ?
Suppose you want to own a shop anywhere on the earth ? to open a shop there is a requirement of land and there is room to put the material in the room. Like that if we want to launch a website on the internet we require some space on the internet and a room to put our files. To purchase a land we approach to real state and to make room we approach to construction company to get the job done.
Like the real estate and construction company , there are a lot of domain and hosting providing company are available on the internet.when we purchase the land we get some name and registered it in some office that piece of land which is registered is known as domain name in the world of internet and the room which is used to put our materials is known as hosting.
How to register a domain name and purchase hosting
You have heard the name of facebook.com,twitter.com. these all are domain name. to register a domain name and purchase a hosting follow the following simple steps
- Go to the google search for domain and hosting provider and you will get a list of domain and hosting providing company.
- Choose one of them as per your requirement and financial capability. The domain is available at 99 Rs per year and onwards and hosting is available from RS 20 to Rs500 per month approximately. There are free domain and hosting are also available but in my opinion it is not good even for learning purpose because it has a lot of restrictions.
- Choose domain name according to your choice and register your domain. After registering domain you will be asked to fill up some personal detail like name , address, mobile no and email id . after registering your personal detail you will be directed to choose the hosting plan and make the payment as per your plan. Approx all the payment option like netbanking, credit card, debit card , upi id are available for payment.
- After successful payment you get a message on your email id with detail of your domain and hosting. You will get your control panel link, user id and password on your registered email id .
- Open your browser and type your registered domain name and a hello world page will appear. It means all is well.
How to install word press
With the link of control panel, user id and password provided in your email id login to your control panel. In control panel you will get an option of wordpress . click on wordpress and install it. After successful installation a dialog box will open. Fill the name of your website, user id and password of wordpress backend here and submit.
How to login in dashboard of word press
Open your browser and type your domain name followed by /wp-admin (for ex www.example.com/wp-admin). It will ask for wordpress user id and password
Enter the userid and password which you have enter during installation of word press and click login and dashboard of wordpress will appear in front of you.
We will discuss various optioin of wordpress dashboard in the next article.
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