Before we go further on how to create free WordPress site/blog, I need to tell you that WordPress has a paid version for users to create website/ blog has they have the free version which is WordPress.com, so also they have the paid version which is WordPress.org. To know the differences between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org and the benefits WordPress paid version (Self hosted WordPress) has over WordPress free version, you have to follow the link below:
Now to create your free WordPress site/blog, just follow this simple and steps below:
1. Goto WordPress.com Get Started Page
1. Your first step is to visit WordPress.com and Select Get Started
You will see a page like the image below
Fill in your Email/Gmail address
Choose a username and password for yourself.
When you’re finished filling out the three text boxes, clickCreate your account.
2. Enter Your Blog Information
Enter your blog name
What will your site be about?“, enter words or phrases separated by commas. For example, home, kids, family, travel.
What is your primary goal you for your site?
Answer: Choose and Select the primary goal for your site. E.g Share idea, experiences, update, review, story videos or photos. Or Select if you want to use it to promote your business, skill, Organization or even. Or Sell product, collect payment etc.
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In the section under “How comfortable are you with creating a website?“,you’ll see a scale ranging from 1 for a beginner and 5 for an expert.
When you’re finished, clickContinue.
3. Give your site any name you want
Pick the free option (home.blog).
And click on Select button.
And then click on Start with Free.
On the next page to see, you will see your new blog!
Confirming the email sent to you by WordPress
Check your email notification and confirm your email address by responding to the email that WordPress.com sent to you.
Open the email message sent to you by WordPress and select Click here to Confirm Now to be greeted with a your welcoming email and a some “Get started” and few steps that WordPress recommends.
Dashboard setting up
In the dashboard, is where you will manage all your blog’s pages, media content, comments, plugins, and other customization that will make your blog unique.
I believe your first changes in your dashboard should be to remove or edit the placeholder blog post that all new WordPress blogs are given to show how posting works. To do that, open the Blog Posts part of your dashboard to view, edit, or trash the post.
Take your precious time to play around your WordPress dashboard and don’t be afraid to test the various tools and features available to you for customizing every corner of your site/blog.
How to make money online on free blog
Now that you have Create your free WordPress blog, your next step is to find a way to make money online through your free WordPress blog. You can’t just Create free site or blog and start publishing post day after days and be wasting your data without making money online from it. Truly, many blogger’s may have told you that, you can’t make money online with free blog, but I am telling you this today that you can make money online through your free blog online, even more than those that have self hosted blog.
OMINI ABIODUN MICHAEL [a.k.a] BANKEY MILL (BM) is a blogger and the CEO of Aschoolz.com. We Share Education School News of Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges for both Nigeria Schools, Ghana Schools and American Etc like JAMB, Waec, Scholarship, Job opportunity, Learning, Story books and Blog etc