Start A WordPress Blog with Bluehost
Its quick and easy to start a WordPress blog with Bluehost. BlueHost preloads WordPress into their control panel allowing you to install WordPress within minutes. It shouldn’t take more than about 5-10 mins when you follow the instructions in this post.
If you are unsure about which hosting company to use you should know that Bluehost is one of the top recommended hosting companies to use for a WordPress blog for the following reasons:
- Premium customer service, reliability and usability
- Easy-to-use control panel
- Custom-built servers to provide the most stable and reliable hosting environment
- Quickly get started with a one-click WordPress install provided by MOJO Marketplace
- Expert, in-house technical support provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Unlimited websites, email accounts, and domains – all on one account at an affordable price
- No gimmicks, no contracts. Enjoy the comfort of a 30-day money back guarantee and the option to cancel at any time.
To get started the first thing you need to do is to register for a hosting account with Bluehost. If you use this link you will get the best special offer currently available.
Next you will need to choose a domain name (or if you already have one you can use that by using the transfer domain button). You can choose a free domain name during the sign up process with Bluehost by filling in the simple form as shown below:
Once you have your domain name sorted you will be asked for your personal contact details for the account.
The next step is to decide on the hosting package you want to use. You can choose from 12 months, 24 months or 36 months, (with the longer timescale you get the most discount).
You will be asked to create a password for your account when you complete the purchase.
After you have purchased your hosting account you will need to install WordPress into the Bluehost Control Panel. To do this firstly log into your BlueHost account as just created.
Then follow these 4 easy steps:
When you are logged in to your Bluehost account control panel you will see the WordPress install button as shown below. Simply click on this to start the installation process.
This will open a new window with the WordPress icon at the top. Click on install on this window.
After clicking on the install button you need to choose which domain you want to install WordPress to from the drop down menu. You need to make sure you choose the domain name you just created or transferred in the drop down menu box as shown:
After you select your domain you need to click on the check domain button. When this check completes another box will pop up.
Check the “I have read the terms and conditions” option and then click the Install Now button. Your WordPress installation will now begin.
Allow the installation to complete and WordPress will then be ready to use.
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