let me welcome you to teen talk
thank you for making the decision to start a blog and am here to help you out.
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A BLOG?
The job of a successful business is simple: it helps its customer solve a problem. Your customer has a need—their problem—and with your business, you’re offering them the solution. Sometimes the solution is a tool, a product they can buy; other times it’s a methodology you teach, a service you provide. Either way, your goal is clear: you need to help your customer solve their problem.
One of the easiest ways to get started solving problems is with a blog.
so you want to start a blog
Not only is blogging a great pastime, but with a blog, you can express yourself in a unigue way help others with problems you’ve overcome, you establish yourself as an expert and even make some money.
That’s why I’ve put this page together for you to give you a fast, fool proof guide to start a blog without having to learn HTML or wast your time reading long, boring tutorials.
HERE’S HOW TO START A BLOG
- Choose a blogging platform
- Register a domain name and hosting
- Design your blog
- Add posts and pages
- Start growing your blog.
CHOOSING A BLOGGING PLATFORM
Never create a blog on free blogging platform (BlogSpot).
I have choose Word Press as your blogging platform that’s the best for blogging. Don’t let anyone deceive you to choose BlogSpot.
BlogSpot image below
Am going to talk about installing wordpress using mintah hosting as your hosting account (mintahhosting.com)
now you need to register for mintah hosting account
Registering for Mintah Hosting account
Kindly visit Mintah hosting website click here to open the mintah hosting webpage
then you click on sign up button
then you follow the process there if you still need my help kindly contact me. thank you
- After then you login to the mintah hosting account control panel.
- Now that you have login into the mintah hosting control panel.
Look for Applications Installser
Click to open the applications installer then under it you will see most popular scripts then you select wordpress and click on install and you will be asked will ask to fill some details like your domain or subdomain you will use for the wordpress but make sure you select your domain (yourdomain.com) not subdomain(a name’s comes before yourdomain.com).
Inside the most popular you will see WordPress, Joomla, Opencar, Prestashop and more.
Now let’s login to the wordpress admin side.
if you have forget you login details kindly go to your email address make sure its the one you used to register for mintah hosting and for installing the wordpress, inside that email you will see a ma
il from mintah hosting and also from wordpress.com you will open the email from WordPress.com and you activate your account by clicking on the activate button and then back to the mail from mintahhosting service, inside that mail you will see your log in details there.
Type your domainname/wp-admin/ to go the admin page. Thank you let’s move on.
Now that you have log In let’s go to the Dashboard.
Inside your Dashboard you will see a Welcome to WordPress. we have assembled some links to get you started. Note: if your were ask to upgrade.
You might be asked to upgrade your PHP LEVEL for better performance of your WordPress.
login into Mintah Hosting Service then select advance button.
Choose the PHP level and select the high or highest (recommended).
Then you click on PHP setting from the advance tap.
Then you look through the PHP settings you choose a PHP version and then you select the highest version recommended then you saved it. Hope you have seen mine in the picture.
- NOW BACK TO YOUR WORDPRESS DASHBOARD
Inside your dashboard you will see Home – Updates – Posts – Media _ Pages and more.
UPDATES- Updates only help you to post/ updates your content of your webpages.
POST – Post helps you to post your articles that will show on your webpage.
Media – Media only stores your media files like images, music and others.
Comment – Comment displays only your comment and also it helps you to reply back to your visitors or customers.
Appearance – Appearance and others (plug in, users, tools, settings and more) for better understanding and effectively use i will like you to refer to WordPress manual
Inside the WordPress manual under the support you will see LEARN HOW TO USE WORDPRESS AND WORKING WITH THEMES. Though you can learn the other ones to but for now these two are very important for your level.
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