How to Get Started with WordPress in Three Steps
- Get hosting 00:59
- The first thing you want to do when you get started with WordPress is to choose a hosting company.
- We recommend WP Engine. It is a top tier hosting platform that comes with many great features.
- Download WordPress 01:24
- You can head over to the WordPress website, or install right from WP Engine!
- These are two trusted methods of installing WordPress.
- Be wary of other 3rd party install softwares or plugins. They can have vulnerabilities and install extra software that will bloat your website.
- Choose a theme framework 02:33
- There are many different themes out there, but our favorite by far is the Divi theme.
- It is just an all around great platform with many features that make building and designing websites very easy.
- Check out these YouTube channels for more info on getting started 03:13
- YouTube channels like Darrel Wilson and WPCrafter have many tutorials on how to get started with WordPress.
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