WordPress installation these days is a piece of cake. With add on script offered by your host like Fantastico, Simple script, it hardly takes more than 2-3 minutes to get started with a WordPress blog. Though, today we are going to learn how we can install WordPress manually. It’s always a good idea to learn WordPress manual installation, if you offer such services or using any hosting which doesn’t offer you such single click WordPress installation scripts. I’m not going to discuss the benefits of manual WordPress installation, but as added by many expert, manual installation is more secure than installing wp using Fantastico. Things required to Manually install WordPress Blog: We need a couple of things handy before we start with the process. So, here is the list of things, which you should be prepared with. WordPress software: Download latest version of WordPress from official download page. FTP Access of your hosting account cPanel access to create Database and … [Read more...] about How To Manually Install WordPress Blog on any Web-Hosting
Everyone knows that hosting your blog can become a costly affair, and the question of cost arises in every new blogger’s mind. How much is it going to cost to create a self-hosted WordPress blog? There is no upper limit when it comes to blog investment, and in this guide, I will share the minimum amount you need to spend to create a professional blog which you can proudly share with the world. With WordPress, you can start a blog with very little money. The WordPress software is free. You can download it from the WordPress.org page. Still, there are some other necessary elements that you will have to pay for (such as a domain name and a hosting space). These extra costs will depend on your specific requirements. You may also choose to invest in customization, SEO, or other factors along the way. These things may also cost money. If your intent is simply to start a blog on WordPress, you can start with a minimal … [Read more...] about How Much Does it Cost to Start a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog?
WordPress.com is a good blogging platform to start your career with. But over time, when you realize the real potential of blogging- for expressing yourself, for growing your business, and/or for making money, you will want to move your WordPress.com blog to a self-hosted WordPress (WordPress.org) blog. To do that, follow this detailed guide to move your free WordPress.com blog to your own server. Now that you and I are on the same page, it’s time for you to make that big decision which you’ve wanted to make for a long time: Migrate your WordPress.com blog to your own hosting account. This will remove all of the restrictions which you’ve had to face on your WordPress.com blog. Also, in this guide, I’ll tell you how to make your new WordPress blog search engine friendly. Following my method, you should not lose any traffic or search engine results, and all of your earlier links (read about backlinks) should remain intact. Moving From WordPress.com to … [Read more...] about How To Migrate From WordPress.com To WordPress.org (Self-hosted)
Most of the Bloggers, freelancers here are using free Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail ID which is good for personal uses, but when you are working professionally, it’s always a better idea to use a Professional Email address. For example, [email protected], [email protected] and so on. It not only adds professionalism in your ID but also add credibility to your Email. Wonder, how would it look if I send an Email to a company with my personal Email or via professional email like [email protected] ? Most of the web-hosting companies offer cPanel based Email service which is free for limited number of accounts, but if you are looking for more features such as hangout, docs and others, I would recommend use Google apps for work. Here I’m sharing a guide by taking Bluehost Hosting as an example, which offers cPanel hosting. You can use this tutorial for any other hosting that offers cPanel. Note: You can also grab hosting from Bluehost now & it offers one free domain. After purchasing … [Read more...] about How to Set up Google Apps Standard on Bluehost cPanel Hosting
There are many Web hosting companies out there, and each one has its pros and cons. I mostly deal with web hosting for WordPress, and when it comes to shared hosting, there are many companies which offer top notch hosting for a WordPress blog. Bluehost is one such hosting company. Bluehost has created a name for itself with outstanding server performance. Today I will be sharing a complete review of Bluehost hosting, and why you should opt for this particular hosting service. Being a blogger, I know that some of the things we look for in a web hosting service are: Reliability Affordability Support Review of Bluehost Shared Hosting: Bluehost offers various hosting packages including shared hosting, VPS hosting, WordPress managed hosting and dedicated hosting. Their shared hosting package is perfect for your new blog, but if you have an existing WordPress blog with good traffic, I suggest you use their managed WordPress hosting. Before I get into detail regarding Bluehost, let me start … [Read more...] about Shared Hosting for WordPress