Thursday, September 26, 2019

Building WordPress Websites

Using WordPress, CMS (content management system)

Installing WordPress

Softaculous is a auto installer cPanel It installs WordPress with a few clicks. Login to your cPanel and, look for WordPress under the "Softaculous App Installer" section. You will see the WordPress icon there, Click on the "Install Now" button

Finish filling in the WordPress installation details:
"Choose Domain"
Select the Domain you want to install your WordPress on from the drop-down menu
"In Directory"
Leave this blank to install on the domain directly. If you are installing in a sub-folder of your site you type the folder name here. This will make the blog load like the following:
"Admin Username"
Enter a username for your WordPress Dashboard login
"Admin Password"
Enter whatever password you want for the Dashboard Login
"Admin email"
Enter a valid email here. The system will place an invalid email here. you will need a valid one

Once you finish the install process, you can access your new Wordpress Dashboard by going to ""

WordPress Themes

As soon as you create a WordPress blog, you already have a theme active. This is either the default WordPress theme or the theme that you chose during the Setup Wizard

To find free themes, the best place to search is the official theme directory Another solid option is Just Free Themes for a more curated approach A list of the best WordPress themes for blogs

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