So, you want to build a WordPress Website, but you’re a bit scared of messing up. No worries, this is why we’re writing this post on how to to start a WordPress website – to guide you step-by-step through the process of building your own website with WordPress, and just how easy it is.
But you’re probably thinking, “Create a website in less than 15 minutes? Is that even possible?!” Yep, absolutely. It’s possible with HostUtopia’s one-click WordPress install. WordPress is going to be your website builder platform while HostUtopia is going to be your host, which you need to keep your website up and running 24/7/365.
OK, let’s get started. We’re going to dive right into getting your account setup with HostUtopia, then the one-click process of getting WordPress installed.
How To Start a WordPress Website In Less Than 15 Minutes
- Sign up for a Web Hosting Package at HostUtopia
- Click ORDER NOW: WordPress Hosting starts at just $9.95/mo.
- Select a Domain Name for your website and Click to Continue.
If the domain you want is already taken we will suggest alternatives for you:
- Confirm the billing cycle you wish to choose for your hosting plan.
Annual Entrepreneur Plans are $71.40/yr with a FREE Domain Name!!
- Confirm your order information and click Checkout
- Complete the Customer Info credentials and payment information
Tick the “I have read and agree to the Terms of Service
Click Complete Order
- Check your email for your account login credentials,
Login to your HostUtopia cPanel
- Under the Softaculous Apps Installer select WordPress
- Select the Install Tab and complete the installation information page
Note: To install WordPress in the root of your website (yourname.com/) and not in a sub directory be sure to remove the wp from the In Directory section. Leave the rest database setting alone unless you know what you are doing.
Click Install to complete the installation process.
- BAZINGA! You’re done.
Click the admin URL to login to your WordPress account.
You will have a copy of your login credentials in your email.
- Online WordPress Video Tutorials – Learn how to modify your WordPress theme, pages, header, plugins etc….