Want to start a WordPress blog in 5 minutes? You’re in the right place. This is a step-by-step guide for beginners on how to install WordPress on Bluehost.
Why use Bluehost?
- It’s the #1 hosting service used by over 2 million website owners
- You’ll get a free domain name
- They offer anytime money back guarantee!
Why use this page to create your WordPress blog? Why not elsewhere?
One: It’s the easiest guide on creating your WordPress blog in minutes.
Two: You’ll get one paid elemin theme copy and 2 seo ebooks (worth $200) from me related to Internet marketing. So make sure to contact me at sabita.kapuria@gmailcom to avail this offer (with the subject line: start a WordPress blog).
Okay.. are you ready to create your own WordPress blog? Let’s go..
Disclosure: I do earn a small commission if you choose Bluehost and sign up through the links here (and at no additional cost to you). In addition, you’ll also get a free domain name when signup with them.
Note: All the links on this page will open in new tabs (for your convenience).
Step 1: Click this link to start your WordPress blog in under 5 minutes
And click “get started now” on Bluehost home page
Step 2: Type in your desired domain name
Tip: Make sure to pick a .com domain name.
Step 3: Fill out your account information and click “next”
As you can see, you can set up your blog for 12 months at $6.95 per month or get a lower rate for a longer period of time. I pay $4.95 a month for 3 years.
Select your desired package and click the blue NEXT button at the bottom.
Step 4: Create your password and login to your account
Now.. it’s time to create a password. Make sure to have a strong password that’s not easy to guess.
After creating your password, enter your domain name and password to login to your Bluehost account.
Final step: Create your WordPress blog
Now it only takes a minute to create or install WordPress on your newly created blog. Once you’re on the Bluehost CPanel, you’ll see the section that says “Site Builders” – click the WordPress icon.
You’ll be now redirected to MOJO Marketplace, where you’ll be shown a popup that allows you to install WordPress on your blog.
Again click on the WordPress icon to install. (See the picture below)
Now you just have to click on “Install” on the next page.
You’re almost done.. now you’ll find 3 steps.
Step 1: leave everything after the domain name completely blank and you’ll be fine.
Step 2: Name your website
Step 3: Uncheck the all boxes (they all are unwanted!)
Oops! Directory exists! Are you sure you want to overwrite its contents
Note: Don’t panic it is normal if you see the above message. You just have to click the check box and click complete the process.
Voila! You’ve successfully created WordPress blog using Bluehost in 5 minutes.
Now, login to your WordPress dashboard using login information (username and password).
Save your login information in a secured place.
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org (if you’ve any questions)