Create Your Own WordPress Blog

There are three major blogging services are there which are free. Those are WordPress , Blogspot and Windows Live spaces. Others are also there but some are not so widely used or they are paid services.

So here in this articles we will show the steps to create wordpress blog as this is the most widely used blogging platform.

To create a wordpress blog first you need to register at  http://www.wordpress.com.

Now to register click on the orange colored button named “Sign Up Now”.

Now it will ask you enter username, password and email address etc. Fill them correctly.

After you complete registration, a confirmation email will be sent to your mail account. You have to activate your account by clicking on the activation link.

Then you have to complete your profile  and save it.

After activating your account it will show you a window like shown below.

after getting the confirmation you have to login using the username and password you have during registration.

After you login, you will see two tabs i.e “My account” and ” Blog Info“.

In that click on “My account” and you will get a dropdown menu below. In that click on  “My Dashboard“. Then you will see the window shown below.

In that click on “Blog Stats“.  It will show the no of blogs and their statistics in your account.

Since you don’t have any blog in your account it will show an option to create a new blog.

Then the below shown window appears.

In that click on “Blog Stats“.  It will show the no of blogs and their statistics in your account.

Since you don’t have any blog in your account it will show an option to create a new blog.

Then the below shown window appears.

There you have to specify your blog’s address that should be entered in browser so that it opens your blog.

Here we have chosen the blog URL as http://www.opensourcelinux.wordpress.com. By hitting this address it will open my blog.

(Note: In yourblogname.wordpress.com the main domain .wordpress.com is compulsory.)

Then by clicking on create blog, it will create your blog.

First you hit your blog address in browser it will show blank blog as you have not yet  posted anything in it.

The initial blog will look like this:

So to post articles and change the theme of your blog and create links, create polls and do many more things with wordpress by just logging in wordpress.com.

To know more about how to  customize your blog, post articles and etc. Comment on this article  or mail us at : gtek2010@gmail.com

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