How to start a WordPress blog for free

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How to start a WordPress blog for free

WordPress is one of the most popular Content Management systems of all time. There are millions of websites and blogs on WordPress. You can use WordPress to design any website using specialized themes, Plugins, or drag and drop builders on WordPress. So in this article, I will guide you about “How to start a WordPress blog for free.”

How to start a WordPress blog for free?

There are a lot of people who are making millions of dollars from their blogs or websites. And most of those websites are on WordPress. WordPress is one of the most popular and advance CMS, where you can design any website within a few minutes.

This is not a very difficult process. There are thousands of plugins and themes are on WordPress, which you can use anytime to build your blog or website. Some themes or Plugins are paid, and a huge quantity of themes and plugins are free.

How do I start a blog for free?

If you are reaching this article, that means you want to start a WordPress blog for free. Right? So let’s discuss deeply this.

The first question that will be in your mind that is the process is too difficult? So the answer is No because I will share a complete step-by-step method that will help you create your WordPress blog for free.

Start a WordPress Blog:

Step 1:

First, go to WordPress.com and click on “Start your Website.”

How to start a WordPress blog for free

Now WordPress will ask you to “create your account.” Here you have to fill out the required fields and then click on the create your account button.

Create account on WordPress

Step 2:

Click on the create your account button, now you will get asked to enter your domain name. Now enter your domain name here and select the free domain extension by clicking on the select button.

  • You can not select any domain extension because they are paid, and we are creating a free WordPress blog. To choose your favourite domain extension, so you have to pay some money to buy a domain.

Domain Name

Step 3:

Now you will see some packages on WordPress. You can select some packages if you have some budget, then you can choose the paid ones otherwise click on the “Start with free” link.

Create free wordpress blog

After a few seconds, your site will get ready. Now we are going to set up our free WordPress blog.

Setting up a free WordPress blog

Here you can see that our site is ready, and now we have to set up our free WordPress blog.

Step 4:

At first, click on the Get started button, and step by step, we will finish our WordPress blog setup. Click on the “Get started” button.

Wordpress free blog

Step 5:

Click on “Name your Site.”

Name your free WordPress Blog

Then you will get entered on your site name settings. Now here Enter your blog Title and Tagline then click on the “save setting” button.

Wordpress blog Title and Tagline

Now again go to the “My home” from the left side to set up more.

Wordpress Blog home

Step 6:

Click on “Edit homepage” to edit your blog home page.

Edit homepage in WordPress

After clicking on “Edit homepage,” you will redirect to your home page from where you can edit your home page.

Free WordPress Blog Homepage

On the homepage edit section, when you click on any place, you will see some edit tools from where you can edit anything on your homepage. In this image, I have edited mine about section of my free WordPress blog. After editing all things on your blog, you have to click on the “Update” button to save your changes.

Homepage Edit

After doing these basics changes, now you can go to your WordPress dashboard by click on the WordPress site. You can also enter on your WordPress dashboard by the following link ” [Your site address] / [wp-admin/]. And through the same link, you can log in to your free WordPress blog.

Now you can see that I have successfully created a “WordPress blog for free” as you can see that I have entered on my free WordPress blog dashboard.

Wordpress Dashboard

From this dashboard, you can create pages. You can publish articles as well as you can import themes or plugins on your free WordPress blog.

To learn more about setting up a free WordPress blog, you can also check out this link.

Video Tutorial:

This video will help you to about “How to start a WordPress blog for free.”

Why should you start a blog?

Starting a blog may be promoting business, services, sharing valuable knowledge, or much other. But the main reason is that you can earn money from your blog. There are millions of bloggers who are making money from their blogs.

Thousands of ways are there to monetize your blog content. You can do affiliate marketing from your blog, you can monetize your blog with Google Adsense, or there are too many other methods.

Here is a complete article that you can read to know all the “Powerful Ways to Monetize a Blog.”

So I recommend you to must start a blog if you are passionate to write about anything.

Is WordPress good for blogging?

WordPress has a lot of cool features through which you can build any kind of websites or Blogs. There are too many features in WordPress like you can use plugins to do any extra activity on your Blog, you can customize user-friendly blogs or too many benefits.

Almost every famous or successful bloggers recommend WordPress to start your Blog. So all the coming features of WordPress, making it more and more famous. So, to be honest, WordPress is a very good platform to start your Blog.

Conclusion:

Finally, you have learned “How to start a WordPress blog for free.” If you are a newbie or a beginner and want to start a free blog for practising or for any other reason, you can start your free WordPress blog by following the method that I have shared in this article.

I hope this article will help you know all about starting a free WordPress blog. If you have any questions related to this article, then you can comment on your question. I’ll be very happy to guide you. Thank you.