WordPress is the most used CMS across the world today. It has attained the number one position because it is so simple to use and maintain, not only from a designer’s point of view, but also from the end user’s perspective.
In this article, we will look at a few different questions people have about WordPress. Some may seem downright silly, some a little technical, and some questions will be the ones that you yourself always wanted to ask!
How did we come up with the questions?
I simply searched for the term “WordPress” and Google suggested what people usually ask in its “People also ask” section from within the search result page itself.
So, let’s get the basics out of the way before we move on:
How Do I Start Using WordPress?
To create a self-hosted WordPress site you first need to download a copy of the latest version of WordPress.
Once you have the files, you need a place where you can host those digital files securely. You need a location that is always accessible online, a web server. This is going to be the home of your WordPress/Website files.
If you are just starting out, you can buy shared hosting which is relatively inexpensive. And you can move up to a VPS, Dedicated, or Cloud-based solutions as your needs increase with the popularity of your website.
Next, you need to invest in a domain name. It is the address that users will type to access your website.
Usually, both can be purchased through the same hosting company or through different vendors. Once you have these in place, you can easily install WordPress manually or using the famous 5-minute installation.
If you want to host locally on your computer you will need to download XAMPP on your PC or Mac. It will create the environment necessary to run WordPress locally. Usually, WordPress is set up on your localhost for development purposes only.
If that all sounds too complex, then you can simply create your blog or website …