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How To Build A WordPress Website With Siteground | Siteground Tutorial


how to build a WordPress website with
SiteGround. SiteGround tutorial hey guys bryan with WP Cupid
Blog and in this video i’m going to be showing you how to build a wordpress
website on siteground building a wordpress website on SiteGround is now
easier than ever by the end of this video you will know how to build and
create a WordPress website on siteground this is an easy-to-follow SiteGround
tutorial I’ll be providing you with a site ground hosting discount of up to
60% off shortly make sure you subscribe to our channel as we’re always posting
new WordPress tutorial videos let’s get started with the steps on how to build a
WordPress website on SiteGround I’ll be going over 4 different steps step one is
how to sign up for an account with SiteGround step 2 is choosing a hosting
plan where you can get up to 60% off site ground hosting step 3 is
registering a domain name step 4 is installing and setting up
WordPress on site ground and then I’ll be going over WordPress so you can get
familiar with the basics to get your siteground discount consisting of up to
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helps us put out WordPress tutorial videos on a regular basis a little about
siteground siteground currently powers over 1 million domains worldwide they
provide 24/7 technical support they provide a 30 day money-back guarantee
99.9% uptime guarantee free daily backups of your site and they provide
free SSL certificates with all their hosting plans setting up WordPress on
siteground only takes a few clicks of a button if you haven’t already feel free
to click the siteground link in the description to walk through the steps
with me to build and create a web site on site ground let’s get started after
you click the link you’ll be at the site ground web hosting page this is where
you can select your hosting plan you will see three different plans a startup
plan grow big plan in a go geek plan the most popular plan is to grow big plan
this plan is good if you plan on having more than one website this plan also
comes with premium features which consists of a free site transfer
priority technical support super cash or for faster site speed and free
backup/restore x’ the startup plan is a great choice too if you plan on just
having one website you can always scale up to
another plan anytime if you hover over all essential features you can see
everything the plan includes for the grow big plant or go geek plan
hover over the premium features and you can see what that includes if you scroll
down a bit you can get more information on each plant as you can see here once
you know the plan that you want click the orange get started button at the top
of the page or the green or blue give this plan button you will now be on the
choose a domain page if you need to register a new domain name just enter
the domain that you would like to have once you type in your domain it’ll let
you know if it is available or not if you already own a domain name select you
already own a domain name option and enter in your domain name once you are
done click the proceed button the next step is to put in your account
information put it in the best email address for you and the password you
want to have for your site crown account next put in your information for the
client information put in your country first and last name company name is
optional state or providence city street address zip code and phone number next
put in your payment information next you’ll see purchase information if for
any reason you need to change the plan click the square box to change your plan
you will see data center by default it will choose the data center closest to
you click the gray box with arrows to see the other data centers and change if
you need to next you will see period click this to choose how long you want
to purchase your strike ground hosting plan for I recommend going with at least
a 12 month option so you can avoid the setup fee and save some money by doing
so next extra services if you already own your domain name two of the options
regarding the domain name will not show up if you registered your domain name
with sight ground you will see the domain registration fee the main privacy
I highly recommend as this will keep your personal contact information safe
so that your personal information is not out for everyone to get access to by
choosing this your information will show site grounds information instead of
yours without domain privacy more than likely you will get a good bit of
telemarketers and marketers bugging you trying to sell all their services to you
next SG site scanner this plugin will scan
your site daily to see if there is any malware on your site or if you’ve been
hacked it’ll let you know
this happens all these extra services options are completely optional and you
can always get one at a later date if you decide to next agree to the terms
and conditions select if you want SiteGround news and special offers sent
to your email address and click the Pay Now button you’ve successfully purchased
SiteGround hosting site ground will email you a copy of your receipt if you
did register your domain name with SiteGround you will get a confirmation
email that you’ll need to confirm for the new domain you registered now we
need to install and setup WordPress on SiteGround now just log in to your site
ground dashboard you can do so by clicking login at the top on the site
ground website once you’re logged in this is what the site ground dashboard
looks like click my account you’ll see a go to cPanel button click this click
proceed this is what the site ground cPanel looks like you will see auto
installers you’ll see WordPress this is where we’ll be installing WordPress
first let’s install the free SSL certificate to make your site secure
scroll down to the security section and click on let’s encrypt click this you
will see it says you have no let’s encrypt certs if it gets installed on
your account select your domain and click install once you install the free
SSL certificate you don’t need to do anything else it will automatically
renew now go back to the site ground cPanel like you see here you will see
auto installers you’ll see WordPress click WordPress next to find the Install
Now link click this you’ll see HTTP click this and change to HTTPS now
choose a domain name that you selected for your website the directory keep
blank you don’t want anything put in here now put in your site name put in a
site description my blog is dedicated to WordPress so my description is WordPress
tutorial and resource site next ignore the enable multi-site unless you are
implementing that now put in your admin username password in the admin email
address this is the information to log into WordPress select your language
next select if you want limit login attempts this will limit the amount of
time a wrong password or username is entered in to protect you from hackers
next you can select contact forms by WP forms this makes it easy for you to add
contact forms to your site next choose a theme
I just keep this to none I’ll be going over this here shortly I wouldn’t mess
with Advanced Options unless you are experienced with the things listed under
that click install WordPress will now begin installing on your site Brown
account give it just a few minutes once it is done installing it will list out
your WordPress admin URL click this to go to your WordPress login page I would
bookmark this link so you can easily access it making logging in a quick
process for you to log into WordPress the easiest way for the future is typing
your domain name with a slash WP dash admin just like you see here this brings
up the WordPress login URL now enter the wordpress username and password you
picked out you’ll now be in the WordPress dashboard on the far left you
will see tabs hover over them and get to learn them post is where you can add new
post 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 plug-ins 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 pick out a
theme or change the look of your theme or change your theme to another one or a
premium theme select themes when you hover over appearance it will showcase
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 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 a new theme if you got it from another site or is a premium theme a
great resource I abused for several years and recommend for professional
WordPress themes that look like an award winning design agency did your site is
theme forest this is a theme forest homepage in the drop-down where it says
WordPress you can click on popular items to check out the most popular premium
WordPress themes you can easily search for your industry with WordPress after
it to search premium WordPress themes you can click a theme and you can click
preview theme to see what the theme would look like live on the web 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 theme forest 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 another great resource that is helpful and used by over 500,000
users is the drag-and-drop editor called element or page builder element or page
builder makes starting and creating your wordpress site 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 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 and paid versions and that is how to build a
WordPress website on SiteGround I hope you enjoyed this SiteGround
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