Wikipedia defines a ‘Blog’ as:
A blog (a truncation of the expression weblog) is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete entries (“posts”) typically displayed in reverse chronological order (the most recent post appears first).
“Number of posts that have been written with WordPress-2.5 billion”
WordPress is the most recommended and preferred method for creating a blog site. It is easy to use, install and upgrade, SEO-optimized, comes with in-built comments and endless library of different plugins and themes.
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Earlier, blogs were created with limited objectives, but now, WP hosting has made easy for anyone-an individual or organization, keen to voice, promote, share, criticize, persuade, inform or any other intent of communication which interests his readers, to blog freely and quickly.
For example, you can create educational blog for classroom interaction, student teacher learning, and keeping in contact with parents. Fashion blogs for recent updates-what’s new or trendy. Similarly, you can create blogs to share recipes, fitness, diet and health concerns, parenting problems and their solutions, to impart knowledge in the form of tutorials, art critiques and commentaries, and much more.
How to set up a WordPress blog in seconds?
After determining the purpose and industry of your blog follow below mentioned steps to get started.
- Choose and buy domain name of your choice– As domain name is the unique web address of your blog so be careful while selecting it. It should be self- descriptive, short, and easy to remember and should sync well with the industry of your blog. If selected correctly, a domain name is single-handedly capable of driving traffic to your blog site.
For e.g. if your blog is related to tours and travel you can go for .flight, .cruise, .holiday and more or if you are planning to set up a media blog you can choose .news, .photography , .gallery etc.
Do not forget to check the availability of the selected domain name.
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- Get optimized WordPress hosting– Another crucial step in the row of setting up of a blog is to select right web hosting to ensure that your blog receives high volume of traffic and ranks high in search engines.
Create your WordPress blog, either by using one-click installers like Softaculous or else, choose right WordPress hosting provider like ZNetLive which provides WP auto-installed on all WordPress Hosting plans and your site gets live in just 45 seconds. Amazing!
Thus, setting up a blog, is not at all difficult.
So don’t delay and string your thoughts into words by blogging.
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