How To Start A Photography Blog | WordPress Photography Blogging

how to start a photography blog WordPress photography blogging hey guys

Bryan with WP Cupid Blog and in this video I'm gonna be showing you a

complete WordPress photography blogging for beginners tutorial on how to start a

photography blog whether you be a technology I have no experience of blog

starting or even if you are a pro this WordPress photography blogging for

beginners tutorial video will be perfect for you the great thing about this

tutorial is it is extremely easy to follow along with even if you have no

experience in starting and setting up a photography blog by following this

tutorial video you will have your WordPress photography blog set up in as

little as 10 minutes at the end of this video you won't have your blog

successfully started I'm going to be providing you with a bunch of helpful

resources that will help you in your blog starting journey towards the end of

the video so stay tuned the first step I'm going to cover is how to choose and

register your own domain name for free to have a blog you have to have a main

name step 2 I'll be going over how to choose a hosting provider to have a blog

you have to have hosting step 3 is getting your blog set up for free with

the most popular blogging software today the blogging platform is WordPress if

you want your blog to rank reach success etc WordPress is the way to go if you

don't have time to start your WordPress blog right this second be sure to

bookmark this video so you can come back to it later let's get started the first

thing you want to do is head on over to Bluehost me the link that I provided in

the description Bluehost is will be getting a free domain name and up to 63

percent off web hosting make sure you click the link in the description to get

this great deal do you have a blog you have to have a domain name for people to

find your blog and web hosting that powers your WordPress blog a little

about Bluehost Bluehost powers over two million websites worldwide in over a

hundred fifty thousand blogs around the world

they're also recommended by WordPress themselves since 2005 but instantly

installed WordPress for you which makes starting a blog that much easier they

provide 24/7 support via chat email and phone and they have a 30-day money-back

guarantee if for any reason you are unhappy you can cancel and get a refund

no questions asked within the first thirty days I do want to mention that

the link is an affiliate link and not receiving Commission which helps support

this chain and helps us put out more wordpress

tutorial videos once you click the link you'll be at the Blue Hose home page

you'll see the get started now button on the page click the button this is where

you can select your hosting plan you'll see three different options you'll see a

basic plan a plus plan and a choice plus plan I recommend going with the basic

plan and then you can always scale up whenever you like if you have more than

one website then you want to choose either the plus plan or a choice plus

plan I'm gonna choose the basic plan for this tutorial as this is most common go

ahead and hit the select button on whichever plan you would like to use we

are now brought to a domain page where we can choose a domain name that we want

completely free or if you already have a domain name you enter it in over on the

right for the new domain you can select if you want it to be dotnet dot

org etc dot-com is the most popular domain extensions so I'd recommend going

with if you can I'm gonna type in a domain here and click the next button

you were now brought to a create your account page this is where you will

input your information we have first name last name the business name is

optional put your country address information in to put a phone number and

lastly the best email for you as you'll get emailed a receipt of payment and a

copy of your login credentials etc below that you will see package information

you'll see account plan this is where you select a term for your hosting

package you have 12 months 24 months 36 months and 60 months as you can see

you'll save money the longer you purchase your hosting for I'm gonna

select the 12 months package setup fee is free the main registration is free

let's encrypt SSL is free this SSL feature is a free SSL certificate which

makes your site secure with the green bar and with the HTTPS domain privacy is

an add-on that I highly recommend it will prevent telemarketers and marketers

getting a hold of your personal contact information and bugging you with their

services the domain privacy which I'll Bluehost information for the site and

not yours site lock security fine is security for your WordPress website and

protects it from hackers I don't select this as there are really

good free alternatives you'll see code guard code guard creates daily back

and it allows you to restore your sight with a click of a button in case

something happens there are free alternatives that were just the same SEO

tools start you can keep unselected this add-on will submit your site to search

engines and provide a report on your site ranking in keyword rankings

submitting your site to search engines you can do for free this isn't necessary

to have all these add-ons are completely optional and up to you to get as you can

see you're saving a lot for this hosting package below that you will input your

information I'm not gonna fill this out for protection of personal information

once your information is filled in you want to select the I have read and

agreed to Bluehost privacy policy in terms of service

now click the submit button you are now brought to a page rule to choose a

password for your Bluehost account click the create your password button input

the password you would like click the I have read and agree the Bluehost privacy

policy in terms and conditions and click the next button you will now be directed

to a congratulations page click the blue login button to log into Bluehost

Bluehost is also going to at this time email your dashboard login information

to the email address you provided you will now see pick your theme

Bluehost has a bunch of awesome free WordPress themes you can choose from you

can select the theme now if you want to or below the themes you can click skip

this step if you choose a theme now you can always change the theme you pick

without any problem at a later date I'll be going over this in more detail

later in the video once you choose your free theme or click

skip this step you'll be at the page here stating all done click the button

that says start building to start building your blog on WordPress once you

click that login you'll be at the wordpress dashboard this is what the

wordpress dashboard looks like it'll ask you a few questions as you can see if

you don't need help just click that you don't need help option once you do that

you will see this page you will see blog posts where you can add a new blog post

you will see where you can add new pages to your blog if you want to change your

navigation menus you can do so easily and if you are going to sell products on

your site you can install WooCommerce to do so on the far left you will see tabs

over over them and get to learn them post is where you can add new

host pages is where you can add new pages the media tab is where your images

will show that you upload to your blog comments is where you can view comments

people leave on your blog plugins is where you can install plugins for your

blog almost any customization or feature that you would want more than likely

there's a plug-in already made for it appearance is where you can change the

look for your theme or change your theme to another one or a premium theme select

themes when you hover over appearance it will showcase a free wordpress themes

that you can choose from if you select the most popular it will show you the

most popular free WordPress themes hover over a theme and click install and then

click activate to make the theme your WordPress theme you should also see add

new theme on this page this is where you can add any theme if you got it from

another site or is a premium theme a great resource i've used for several

years and recommend for professional WordPress themes that look like an award

winning design agency did your blog is creative market this is a creative

market wordpress blog themes page you can easily browse wordpress blogging

premium themes click on them and get a live preview of themes as you can see

here here's a few examples of premium WordPress themes that are already

pre-made for you to input your information or change however you like

you'll see they look really good click the link in the description below to

check out creative market in the top left of your WordPress dashboard you

will see welcome here or your site title towards the top of the page click this

to view your site to log into your WordPress dashboard you can do so via

the Bluehost cPanel or by typing in your domain name with a slash WP dash admin

here's an example it'll bring up this page here just input your login

credentials to be logged into WordPress another great resource that is helpful

and used by over 500,000 users is the drag-and-drop editor called element or

page builder a limiter page builder makes starting and creating your

WordPress blog easy you can make edits by dragging and dropping search element

or page builder on the plugins page and install and activate it if you'd like to

try it out Elementor it has a free in paid version I provided a link in the

description so you can check out and compare the features of the free end

page versions another great resource to check

out is fiber fiber is a great place to get tasks done for just $5 it is helpful

if you need a logo or something done I provided a link in the description below

and that is my WordPress photography blogging for beginners tutorial video on

how to start a photography blog if you have any questions get in touch as I'm

here to help you with anything you need alright guys thanks for watching give

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