Many people have many doubts about creating their first self-hosted blog. They think that it is difficult to build a blog, costly affair or confused about choosing a right hosting service. But creating a self-hosted blog easy as 1-2-3. Creating a self-hosted blog don’t need knowledge of HTML or PHP.
You can do it without knowing any basics of web designing, because there are lot of themes available which are very easy to configure. You can customize the design of the theme by just going through the Theme options.
If you would like to start a new self hosted blog, You need 3 things mainly. They are:
1. A Domain name of your preference.
2. A Hosting Service and
3. Content Management System like WordPress.
Why WordPress? There are many other Blogging Platforms like Blogger, LiveJournal etc., The answer is WordPress is the most powerful and best blogging platform. To know more read this article which we wrote about WordPress self-hosted blog advantages.
How to install WordPress?
Many hosting companies like HostGator, DreamHost provide Script installations services like Fantastico, Simple Script. In Godaddy its called Godaddy Hosting Connection. So with that service you can install WordPress by few clicks within minutes.
Use our Free WordPress Blog Setup Service
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After buying a hosting account give us access to your cPanel, We’ll take care of:
1. Installing WordPress Blog.
2. Installing all essential Plugins.
3. Professional Email Address Setup (Ex: firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you are buying Hosting with HostGator, We recommend Baby Plan on which you get Unlimited Disk Space, Bandwidth and you can host Unlimited number of Domains. Below is the comparison chart.
Free BlogSpot to WordPress Migration
You can also get your BlogSpot Blog Migrated to WordPress Freely. For this your Blog should contain 150 or less posts. If you have more than 150 posts We’ll give you a quote or in some cases it will be done freely. So why are you waiting? Contact us right away!
Note: BlogSpot to WordPress Free Migration offer is valid only if you Buy Hosting using our Coupon.