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How To Host A Website With Bluehost | Bluehost Website Tutorial


how to host a website with Bluehost
step-by-step hey guys Bryan with WP Cupid blog and in this video I’m gonna be
showing you how to host a website with Bluehost whether in you be a technology
or a pro this step-by-step how to host a website with Bluehost tutorial video is
perfect to follow along with by following this tutorial video you will
have your website hosted and started with Bluehost in as little as 10 minutes
at the end of this video you will have your website successfully hosted the
first step I’m gonna cover is how to choose and register your own domain name
for free with Bluehost along with providing you with a discount on their
hosting step two is choosing the right hosting plan step three is giving your
website set up if you don’t have time to host and start your website right this
second be sure to bookmark this video so you can come back to it later I provided
a link to Bluehost below in the description to get your free domain name
and hosting discount I do want to mention that the link is an affiliate
link and I’ll receive a commission which helps support this channel and allyce’s
put out more WordPress tutorial videos some things to know about Bluehost is
they host over two million websites worldwide and over 850 thousand blogs
around the world they are also recommended by WordPress themselves
since 2005 they instantly install WordPress for you
which makes starting a site that much easier
they provide 24/7 support via chat email and phone and they have a 30-day
money-back guarantee if for any reason you’re unhappy you can cancel and get a
refund no questions asked within the first 30 days the first thing you want
to do is head on over to Bluehost via the link in the description if you
already have it you’ll see if he gets started now button on the page click the
button this is where you can select your hosting plan you’ll see three different
options you’ll see a basic plan + plan and a prime plan I recommend going with
the basic plan and then you can always scale up whenever you’d like if you have
more than one website they need want to choose either the plus plan or prime
plan I’m gonna choose the basic plan for this tutorial as this is most common go
ahead and hit the select button on whichever plan you would like to use
we’re now brought to a domain page where we can choose the domain name that we
want completely free or if you already have a domain name
you’d enter it in over on the right for the new domain you can select if you
want to be a dot-com dotnet dot org etc dot-com is the most popular domain
extension so I’d recommend going with a.com if you can I’m gonna type in a
domain here and click the next button you are now brought to a create your
account page this is where you will input your information we have first
name last name the business name is optional put your country address
information in put a phone number and lastly the best email for you I shall
get emailed a receipt of payment and a copy of your login credentials etc below
that you will see package information you’ll see account plan this is where
you can select the term for your hosting package you have 12 months 24 months 36
months and 60 months as you can see you’ll save money the longer your
purchase your hosting for I’m gonna select the 12 months package the setup
fee is free the main is free you’ll see site backup pro you can unselect this as
there are free backup plugins you can use for your WordPress website search
engine jumpstart you can keep unselected this isn’t necessary to have site lock
security find is security for your WordPress website and protects it from
hackers I don’t select this as there are really
good free alternatives domain privacy is an add-on that I highly recommend it
will prevent telemarketers and marketers getting a hold of your personal contact
information and bugging you with their services the domain privacy will show
Bluehost information for the site and not yours
all these add-ons are completely optional and up to you to get as you can
see you’re saving a lot for this hosting package below that you will input your
payment information I’m not gonna fill this out for protection of personal
information once your information is filled in you want to select the I have
read and agree to Bluehost privacy policy in terms of service now click the
submit button you are now brought to a page where you will choose a password
for your Bluehost account click the create your password button and put the
password you would like click the I have read and agree to blue Lowe’s privacy
policy in terms and conditions and click the next button you
now be directed to a congratulations page click the blue login button to log
into Bluehost Bluehost is also going to at this time email your dashboard login
information to the email address you provided for the rest of this tutorial
I’m going to show you how to host a WordPress website with Bluehost don’t
want to host your website with Bluehost no problem blue house has a ton of site
builders where you can quickly get your website started and set up let’s
continue in our how to host a wordpress website with Bluehost now you’ll now see
pick your theme Bluehost has a bunch of awesome free
wordpress themes to choose from you can select a theme now if you want to or
below the themes you can click skip this step if you choose a theme now you can
always change a theme you pick without any problem at a later date I’ll be
going over this in more detail later in the video once you choose your free
theme you’ll be at the page here stating all done click the button that says
start buildings to start building your blog on WordPress once you click that
and log in you will be at the WordPress dashboard this is what the WordPress
dashboard looks like it’ll ask you a few questions as you can see if you don’t
need help just click that you don’t need help option once you do that you will
see this page you will see blog post where you can add new blog post you will
see where you can add new pages to your blog if you want to change your
navigation menus you can do so easily and if you are going to sell products on
your site you can install WooCommerce to do so let’s get to know WordPress a bit
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 appearance is where you can
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 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 it is a premium theme the plugins tab
in the left menu click add new this is where you can add new plugins for your
site pretty much any feature or customization you would want more than
likely there’s a plug-in to do that 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 to log into your WordPress dashboard you can do so via
the Bluehost cPanel or by typing in your domain name with a slash WP dash admin
here’s an example it’ll bring up this page here just input your login
credentials to be logged into WordPress one of the best plugins that can make
hosting your WordPress website on Bluehost easier is the plug-in called
Elementor elementary page builder is a drag-and-drop editor for WordPress
Elementor is the number one WordPress page builder today and over 500,000
users use it all around the world this plug-in can save you a ton of time and
lots of headaches figuring out how to make specific customizations this
plug-in has a free version and a paid version if you want to activate this
plug-in click Elementor page builder in the search bar you’ll see the plug-in
click the Install Now button and click activate to activate the plug-in I
provided a link in the description to it so you can check out their site in the
free and premium features a great place to get premium WordPress themes is theme
forest I include the link in the description below you can get already
professional made WordPress themes if you don’t want to bother with designing
your site etc another great site if you need help with designing your
customizations in WordPress is fiber with fiber you can get tasks done for
just $5 Fiverr is a great place to get a logo made if you have trouble doing so
yourself you have successfully set up and started
hosting for your website and that is why how to host a website with Bluehost
step-by-step tutorial video if you have any questions get in touch as I’m here
to help you with anything you need alright guys thanks for watching give
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