How to Start A WordPress Blog In 5 Minutes And Get A Free Domain Name

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Want to create a WordPress blog in 5 minutes? You’re in the right place. This is a step-by-step guide for beginners on how to install WordPress on Bluehost.

Why use Bluehost?

  • It’s the #1 hosting service used by over 2 million website owners
  • You’ll get a free domain name
  • They offer anytime money back guarantee!

    Step 1: Click this link to start your WordPress blog in under 5 minutes

    And click “get started now” on Bluehost home page
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    Step 2: Type in your desired domain name

    Tip: Make sure to pick a .com domain name.
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    Step 3: Fill out your account information and click “next”

    As you can see, you can set up your blog for 12 months at $6.95 per month or get a lower rate for a longer period of time. I pay $4.95 a month for 3 years.
    Select your desired package and click the blue NEXT button at the bottom.
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    Step 4: Create your password and login to your account

    Now.. it’s time to create a password. Make sure to have a strong password that’s not easy to guess.
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    After creating your password, enter your domain name and password to login to your Bluehost account.

    Final step: Create your WordPress blog

    Now it only takes a minute to create or install WordPress on your newly created blog. Once you’re on the Bluehost CPanel,  you’ll see the section that says “Site Builders” – click the WordPress icon.
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    You’ll be now redirected to MOJO Marketplace, where you’ll be shown a popup that allows you to install WordPress on your blog.
    Again click on the WordPress icon to install. (See the picture below)
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    Now you just have to click on “Install” on the next page.
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    You’re almost done.. now you’ll find 3 steps.
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    Step 1: leave everything after the domain name completely blank and you’ll be fine.
    Step 2: Name your website
    Step 3: Uncheck the all boxes (they all are unwanted!)
    Oops! Directory exists! Are you sure you want to overwrite its contents
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    Note: Don’t panic it is normal if you see the above message. You just have to click the check box and click complete the process.
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    VoHA! You’ve successfully created WordPress blog using Bluehost in 5 minutes.
    Now, login to your WordPress dashboard using login information (username and password). Save your login information in a secured place.
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