How to start a blog ?


Step 3: Installing WordPress

It’s pretty easy, just bear with us and follow the leads below:

  • After successful completion of Step 2, you will receive a reference mail from HostGator with login credentials that include control panel URL, username, and password.

  • Click the login URL you have received in the mail, this will take you to control panel login area.
  • Enter the username and password you have received in the reference mail from HostGator and click the login button.

  • On the next screen scroll down and click on QuickInstall icon.

  • On the next screen hover over to Install WordPress and click.

  • Click Install WordPress Button on the next screen.

  • On the next screen fill out the form to get started with your WordPress installation                    
  •  In the first box enter your blog’s domain name like yourblog.com and keep the other box by its side empty.
  • Under Admin Email box, enter your email id and under Blog Title box, enter your blog name.

** Remember Admin Email will be used as login reference for your WordPress blog. Blog name can always be changed.

  • Enter Admin User, this is the username that will be used during logging into your WordPress blog. And then enter your First and Last name in the respective boxes.
  • Finally, click green color install button to finish the installation.

  • An orange color box will appear that shows <Your install is complete>. Now hover over to View Credentials to see your WordPress login credentials that include login URL, username, and password

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  • Click on the URL and enter details to login into WordPress dashboard.

Almost Done. Click next page to continue…..


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