How to Install WordPress on BlueHost – Beginners Step by Step Tutorial

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So you purchased a hosting plan with Bluehost and now want to install WordPress on your new domain?

This tutorial for beginners shows you how to install WordPress on a Bluehost hosting plan and also steps you through how to create (add) a new page or post.

Here are the step-by-step instructions to help you get your new blog up and running in no time.

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How to Install WordPress on Bluehost

Once you have purchased the hosting plan and registered your free domain name:

The next screen will ask you:

“When it comes to building a website, how much help do you want?

Click on No Help Needed.

The next step asks: “What kind of site are you creating?”

Click on Blog.

Type of site creating blog

The next screen asks, “Are you comfortable creating websites?”

Click on Skip this Step.

This will take you into your new WordPress admin area so you can start to customize how you want your new blog to look.

WordPress welcome screen in Bluehost
install wordpress on bluehost

How Do I Create (Add) Pages and Posts?

Adding quality content is a very important task for your new blog.

I will show you how to create (add) new pages and posts to get you started on your blogging journey.

Add a New Page in WordPress

  1. Hover your mouse over pages
  2. Click on Add New
  3. Add your content and images
  4. When finished – Click on Publish (or you can Save it as a Draft)

Create (Add) a New Blog Post

  1. Hover over Posts on side menu
  2. Click on Add New

Your WordPress Blogging Journey Has Started!

You now have a fully-functional blog to start you on your blogging journey.  I am so glad you took the step to start a new blog!

In fact, as a beginner, I am sure you still have more questions as I sure did when I begun my blogging journey.

Don’t worry, I will help you out with blog post ideas, essential things to do after you install WordPress, learning search engine optimization, affiliate marketing to make money with your blog, and so much more.

Now that you have your new blog setup, but are not sure what to do next, take a look at starting a successful blog to make sure your blogging journey is all that you want it to be.

Now that you have installed WordPress on your Bluehost hosting plan, check out the essential things needed after installing WordPress.

And don’t forget: To continue to grow your new blog: keep adding quality content.

And as always, I am here to help you.

Create Yours, Step-by-Step,

julia at create a website tutorial