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How to Create And Manage A Self-Hosted WordPress Blog

how to create a blog on wordpress and host on namecheap

When asked the cost of starting and running a new blog on wordpress, many people, even those who'd never tried it before and probably have no idea on how its done would say "Oh dear, that's quite expensive to run". 

But hey! 

Running a wordpress blog is not as expensive as these persons say it is...

Quickly stay tuned and read through the following paragraphs as i dissect the processes involved in creating a wordpress blog
Thanks to the founding fathers of content management system (C.M.S) like wordpress, Joomla, drupal and blogger because with their works and ideas, it is now possible for us to setup a professional blog within 20 minutes.
The best part is that you don’t need any coding skills in order to be able to setup a blog on wordpress. All you'll need is a basic understanding of how the system works and this i am sure will be explained on this page if you'll be patient enough to grab it.
The truth is that Many people prefer to start their blog on free platforms like blogspot and wordpress.com but such free platforms have their down sides.
If you want to make your blog professional then i strongly recommend you start a self hosted wordpress blog and enjoy the benefits of advanced blogging
So , in this post i will show you how to Create and manage a self hosted wordpress blog without blasting a hole through your pocket n wallet.
How to Start a Blog with Namecheap
In this lesson am going to explain how you can start a professional blog using namecheap.com.

Now let set up the site:

First, held over to namecheap.com  then place your mouse cursor over hosting and choose shared hosting
How to set up a shared hosting on namecheap
Now select a hosting plan. I recommend you choose  the value plan. This plan allows you to host up to 3 websites and the best part is that its less than $10 for the first year.
best hosting plan on namecheap


After choosing a hosting plan, choose if you want to register a new domain, get a free website domain, use a domain you already have with namecheap or transfer an existing domain.
If you don’t have a domain already I recommend you register your domain with namecheap. It comes with free whois guard and less than $11 for the first year. Select purchase a new domain then click continue
how to register a new doman with namecheap

On the next page choose your domain then click add to cart and  then continue to move to the next step. This brings us to the checkout page.
Need help setting up a professional wordpress blog?
You can use the details on the contact page to contact me to set up a profession wordpress or blogspot blog for you. I promise my charges are very considerate since we are all learners in the field of blogging.

Now it only gets better:

Every month namecheap gives out discount coupon codes on registration and hosting. Get namecheap coupon codes. Copy the coupon code and paste it in the promo code box provided then click apply.  Now you get to pay less than $20 for hosting and domain for the first year then $3.24 per month after the first year .

Click on "confirm order", select a "Payment Method" and complete your order. Namecheap will send your login details to the email you've provided.
Install WordPress
So now that you've got a domain and hosting you need to set up your site. And Namecheap is just the right tool that'll makes it very easy to setup wordpress.

Quickly Login to your Namecheap dashboard and click on wordpress.

Next, Click on install now and choose the domain you wish to install wordpress on, set the username and password then click install and you all done.
Now you need to customize your site. To log in to your blog admin dashboard, use the admin URL. The admin url is www.myblog.com/wp-admin (replace “myblog” with your domain name).
Conclusion
Wow, now you have a wordpress blog. The next thing is to work on the design and start writing high quality content.
Just before you go do not forget to share this wonderful content on facebook, Google + and twitter. You can also add on other social media sites that are applicable in your area in order to help someone who might just be waiting for this to come up.


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