How To Start A Blog Site On WordPress

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How to start a Blog site on Wordpress
How to start a Blog site on Wordpress

As you are ready with a domain of your choice, hosting from a hosting service provider. Now you have taken steps towards building your blog site and decided about it. The next step you are thinking “How to start a Blog site on WordPress”.

So let’s start our journey towards How to start a Blog site  on WordPress site that will look good and beautiful.

How To Start A Blog Site On WordPress

After login in your hosting providers website you will land on word press page.  Word press is a blog/article site design software platform.

If you have chosen a word press site in hosting services than you will be strait landed upon word press. Otherwise you have to style your web site as per your own requirement by coding and technical help.

If you know HTML,Java, CSS than you can design your website otherwise you can get a freelancer who will do the web design job for you and charge you money.

But I will suggest you to go for word press option. Because word press have it all that you need to design. Also it will save time for your blog writing.

If it is not provided by your host service provider than you can buy it separately from word press site and implement it in making your site.

First you have to design your website. How it will look and what options you will get depend on your theme, widgets, Menus, Header and background of your Blog.

 

wordpress appearance

APPEARANCE: 

Appearance is the most important thing of your blog site. It is like a presentation of your work. How you are decorating depends upon your creativity.

So develop your inner artistic quality and start doing and decorating your blog site.

In appearance we have 07 sub modules to work on in “How to start a Blog site  on WordPress” .

The seven parts are Theme, Customize, Widgets, Menus, Header, Back ground lastly edit CSS.

THEME:

Choosing a good and beautiful theme is an important part of blog writing. It is not a day’s simple work which you will accomplish with a single write up.  But you are about to creating a castle out of nothing. So try to get a good theme which can hold the blogs beautifully which you are going to write.

A lot of free themes are provided by your hosting providers. You can choose one of the free themes from that source.

Otherwise you can go for premium and PRO themes which will make your blog site beautiful and eye catching.

Some of the good themes are generate press, Ocean WP, Newsup, Twenty twenty, Astra ,Go etc.

You can choose a good theme as per your Niche. So that it can fit your domain name. Try to select a simple and catchy theme.

WIDGETS:

A widget is a type of software application used to decorate your blog site when you are creating it.

There are a number of widgets in the word press to give specific style and utility. So select your widget and try it with preview before implementing.

MENUS:

Menus are like the tour guides of your blog site. Hence create your menus as you want your readers will go and room around in  your site.

I will creat a new blog on how to create a menu for your blog. Because it is a lengthy and very crucial part of blog site creation.

HEADER:

Header is the top most part of your blog site appearance. So set your header as like the crown of a king. It must be visible and beautiful to your readers.

BACKGROUND:

A beautiful background will give your reader a wonderful experience and give them an amazing experience.

Also a good background will sooth their eyes and reading experience.

EDIT CSS:

This part is for internal coding management of your site. It is for structuring your blog site as per your requirement.

If you know CSS than only do this activity otherwise take help of any expert. Because a little bit change in CSS can damage your whole blog sites structure.

Also take back up of your created site. So that after following this option you may not be able to recover your blog appearance.

But before going further you have to set some of your settings:

SETTINGS:

Settings is an important portion of your blog site.

It include General settings, Writing settings, Reading settings, Discussions, Media, Permalink settings, Privacy, Anti-spam, Page builder settings, Updraft plus back up settings and sharing settings.

You can manage your sites setting from this sub module and make it perfect and beautiful.

PLUGINS:

Plugin’s are very important contributors to a wordpress site. Every thing inside a word press is controlled by any sort of Plugins. 

So take utmost care during selecting and utilising Plugins and read it in detail do it properly in “How to start a Blog site  on WordPress”.

ELEMENTOR

It is a very good a premium page builder, with no limits of design . It is a beautiful page developing plugin for wordpress sites. Elementor page builder is free and open source.

Its PRO version is paid and much more developed than free version. It’s the ideal page builder plugin to be absolute and integrated further.

PAGE BUILDER BY SITEORIGIN

SiteOrigin Page Builder is the most popular page creation plugin for WordPress sites. It makes it easy for bloggers and site creators to create responsive column based content, using this widget.

It helps to modify your content as required basis and accurately adapt to all mobile devices, ensuring your site is mobile-ready.

SG OPTIMISER

This plugin is planned and created to link WordPress with the SiteGround Performance services. It will not work on another hosting provider except Site ground.

The SG Optimizer plugin has few different parts handling speciffic performance optimizations.

Here, you can allow or immobilize optimization for your newly uploaded images, bulk optimize your old ones and facilitate lazy loading for your site images.

SMUSH

It optimizes your images, turn on lazy load, resize, compress and improve your Google Page Speed with the incredibly powerful and 100% free WordPress image smusher/ compressor.  

Whether you enchant  it ‘optimise’ or ‘optimize’, Smush will condense all your images devoid of a visible drop in quality and optimize your page speed using its unique compression algorithm method.

TITAN ANTI SPAM AND SECURITY

Titan includes anti-spam, firewall, malware scanner, site accessibility checking, security and threats audits for WordPress websites.

Our security functions provide Titan with the latest firewall rules, malware signatures, and database of malicious IP addresses – all you need to ensure the security of your wordpress website.

Titan is a complete WordPress security solution, completed by a set of additional features as add-ons, which was placed into a easy and instinctive interface for users.

Why did we update Anti-Spam and what is Titan?

Let me tell you one thing before we start: Anti-Spam had not disappeared but instead of that it revived and became stronger to stand guard over the security of your site!

The latest update of Anti-Spam is called Titan Anti-spam & Security and represents the brand new version of a plugin.

I THEME SECURITY

iThemes Security (formerly known as Better WP Security) gives you over 30 ways to secure and protect your WordPress site.

On average, 30,000 new websites are hacked hackers by each day. WordPress sites can be an easy target for attacks because of plugin vulnerabilities, weak passwords and obsolete software.

Most WordPress admins don’t know they’re vulnerable to different online threats and hacking and iThemes Security facilitate to lock down WordPress, fix common holes, stop automated attacks and strengthen user credentials. With advanced features for experienced users, our WordPress security plugin can help solidify WordPress.

 UPDRAFT PLUS

It simplifies backup and restoration of your blog site. It is the world’s utmost ranking and most popular planned backup plugin, with over two million currently-active installs.

It backup your files and database backups into the cloud and restore with a single click only.

Backup into the cloud directly to Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon S3 (or compatible), UpdraftVault, Rackspace Cloud, FTP, DreamObjects, Openstack Swift, and email.

The paid version also backs up to Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage, Backblaze B2, SFTP, SCP, and WebDAV.

 YOAST SEO:

Since 2008 Yoast SEO has served millions of websites worldwide to rank higher in search engine optimization. This WordPress SEO plugin helps you with your search engine optimization.

Yoast SEO is also the favorite WordPress SEO plugin of millions of users throughout the world.

Yoast SEO’s mission is SEO for Everyone. The plugin’s users range from small new web sites to very popular sites on the planet.

 SOCIAL MEDIA PLUGINS:

To increase your social presence and reach to maximum people you need social media. Hence this Social media plugin let’s you add share icons for RSS, Email, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, etc. (covering above 200 other social media platforms) and upload custom share icons of your choice.

After doing all these settings in your wordpress site your blog site will appear really beautiful and eye catching. So do all these actions  suggested in this article How to start a blog site on WordPress.

Don’t  forget to read my previous article on this topic ‘How to start a blog’.

Suggest me different topic you want to know through my articles and follow me on facebook, twitter & insta.

 

wordpress setting
wordpress plugin

SETTINGS:

Settings is an important portion of your blog site.

It include General settings, Writing settings, Reading settings, Discussions, Media, Permalink settings, Privacy, Anti-spam, Page builder settings, Updraft plus back up settings and sharing settings.

You can manage your sites setting from this sub module and make it perfect and beautiful.

PLUGINS:

Plugin’s are very important contributors to a wordpress site. Every thing inside a word press is controlled by any sort of Plugins. So take utmost care during selecting and utilising Plugins.

ELEMENTOR

It is a very good a premium page builder, with no limits of design . It is a beautiful page developing plugin for wordpress sites. Elementor page builder is free and open source.

Its PRO version is paid and much more developed than free version. It’s the ideal page builder plugin to be absolute and integrated further.

PAGE BUILDER BY SITEORIGIN

SiteOrigin Page Builder is the most popular page creation plugin for WordPress sites. It makes it easy for bloggers and site creators to create responsive column based content, using this widget.

It helps to modify your content as required basis and accurately adapt to all mobile devices, ensuring your site is mobile-ready.

SG OPTIMISER

This plugin is planned and created to link WordPress with the SiteGround Performance services. It will not work on another hosting provider except Site ground.

The SG Optimizer plugin has few different parts handling speciffic performance optimizations.

Here, you can allow or immobilize optimization for your newly uploaded images, bulk optimize your old ones and facilitate lazy loading for your site images.

SMUSH

It optimizes your images, turn on lazy load, resize, compress and improve your Google Page Speed with the incredibly powerful and 100% free WordPress image smusher/ compressor.  

Whether you enchant  it ‘optimise’ or ‘optimize’, Smush will condense all your images devoid of a visible drop in quality and optimize your page speed using its unique compression algorithm method.

TITAN ANTI SPAM AND SECURITY

Titan includes anti-spam, firewall, malware scanner, site accessibility checking, security and threats audits for WordPress websites.

Our security functions provide Titan with the latest firewall rules, malware signatures, and database of malicious IP addresses – all you need to ensure the security of your wordpress website.

Titan is a complete WordPress security solution, completed by a set of additional features as add-ons, which was placed into a easy and instinctive interface for users.

Why did we update Anti-Spam and what is Titan?

Let me tell you one thing before we start: Anti-Spam had not disappeared but instead of that it revived and became stronger to stand guard over the security of your site!

The latest update of Anti-Spam is called Titan Anti-spam & Security and represents the brand new version of a plugin.

I THEME SECURITY

iThemes Security (formerly known as Better WP Security) gives you over 30 ways to secure and protect your WordPress site.

On average, 30,000 new websites are hacked hackers by each day. WordPress sites can be an easy target for attacks because of plugin vulnerabilities, weak passwords and obsolete software.

Most WordPress admins don’t know they’re vulnerable to different online threats and hacking and iThemes Security facilitate to lock down WordPress, fix common holes, stop automated attacks and strengthen user credentials. With advanced features for experienced users, our WordPress security plugin can help solidify WordPress.

 UPDRAFT PLUS

It simplifies backup and restoration of your blog site. It is the world’s utmost ranking and most popular planned backup plugin, with over two million currently-active installs.

It backup your files and database backups into the cloud and restore with a single click only.

Backup into the cloud directly to Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon S3 (or compatible), UpdraftVault, Rackspace Cloud, FTP, DreamObjects, Openstack Swift, and email.

The paid version also backs up to Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage, Backblaze B2, SFTP, SCP, and WebDAV.

 YOAST SEO:

Since 2008 Yoast SEO has served millions of websites worldwide to rank higher in search engine optimization. This WordPress SEO plugin helps you with your search engine optimization.

Yoast SEO is also the favorite WordPress SEO plugin of millions of users throughout the world.

Yoast SEO’s mission is SEO for Everyone. The plugin’s users range from small new web sites to very popular sites on the planet.

 SOCIAL MEDIA PLUGINS:

To increase your social presence and reach to maximum people you need social media. 

Hence this Social media plugin let’s you add share icons for RSS, Email, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, etc. (covering above 200 other social media platforms) and upload custom share icons of your choice.

After doing all these settings in your wordpress site your blog site will appear really beautiful and eye catching. So do all these actions  in your wordpress site and create your site. 

Now i can say this article will definitely help you to know How to start a blog site on WordPress.

Don’t  forget to read my previous article on this topic ‘How to start a blog’.

Suggest me different topic you want to know through my articles and follow me on facebook, twitter & insta.

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