To begin with something you are not familiar with is quite unnerving. But, here are we to take you step by step into the panoramic world of WordPress. If anywhere along the way, you need additional help and support plenty of options for easy assistance are included in this article.
Let’s Get Start Then!
Step One- About WordPress
With the comfort of usage, powerful and sophisticated design, WordPress is undoubtedly a great product. Before investing your precious time, money and that little energy consumed in installing WordPress, there are some basic documents you need to know about. It will help you in getting started.
These include the idea about weblogs and what blogging is all about, what is wordpress, its features and some essential bits of information before you install wordpress.
Step Two- Make a Plan
The next step after reading the information and instructions mentioned above is to know about a list of things you need to do. This list must include following information: Website Host Requirements Checked and Verified, Version of PHP and MySQL checked and Verified, Web Host Compatibility with New Versions of wordpress, Your Website Username & Password, Text Editor Software, an FTP Client Software, and Your Web Browser of Choice.
Besides, WordPress Semantics, First Steps with WordPress and WordPress Lessons will help you further about how WordPress Works.
Step Three- Install WordPress
After taking into consideration all the information and requirements and pondering over your plan about using WordPress, it’s time to install WordPress.
Step Four- Set up WordPress
Installation completed? Let’s setup WordPress to make it work according to your command or the way you want.
Check out Administration Screens guide for clear cut understanding about the features and screens on WordPress Administration panel work.
See the Users>Your Profile pages for guidance about creating your user profile information that will appear on your WordPress Theme.
Visit Administration > Settings > General, to see the site name and other information.
You can experiment with full edit or quick edit features after you’ve published few posts. Go to Administration > Post > Posts’ Panel for this.
Feeling boredom by looking at the monotonous appearance of your WordPress site? No problem. Go to Administration > Appearance > Themes.
Explore the WordPress Codex site that is the official documentation of WordPress.
Appearance and Themes
WordPress Theme introduction can assist you in this regard.
The WordPress Theme Directory offers thousands of themes.
WordPress Widgets can include more content and information to your theme quite quickly.
Detailed information is to be acquired by WordPress blog design and layout tutorials on WordPress Codex.
Or if you want your site look exceptional, it is recommended to search for qualified web designer who will provide you with custom-made theme, designed especially for you.
Advanced Use of WordPress
This article must have helped you to a great extant in getting familiar with WordPress. Even then, if things turn intricate, difficulty arises, no need to get tensed, why to worry when help is available!
Here are some helpful official resources for WordPress
Getting More Help
Using the Support Forums
IRC Freenode WordPress Support on channel #wordpress
WordPress IRC Live Help
The good thing is that WordPress is free and totally supported by volunteers. Your kind concern and support is always needed to make it a complete success.