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Welcome to Day 2!

Congratulations for getting your blog online yesterday! If you haven’t yet, don’t fret! Just go back to Day 1 and complete the steps there.

Today we will be doing a couple of things to get your blog set up and ready to start publishing content. Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Install WordPress

In order for you to start blogging, you need to install WordPress.

WordPress (or WP) is a platform that allows you to manage your content. It is called a CMS or content management system. More than 60% ofย  all the blogs our there run on WordPress.

Don’t worry, WordPress is free! Now let’s go ahead and install it. Watch the video below.

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Step 2: Choose a theme and install it:

Once you have installed WordPress, it’s now time to choose a theme for your blog and install it. Watch the video below to learn how:

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Step 3: Install the Necessary Plugins:

As we discussed in the main blogging guide, plugins are like mini-software that give you features and allow you to customize your blog without having to write code or being techy.ย 

There are a couple of plugins that you will need to install before you start using your blog. They are all free.ย 

To install a plugin, it’s very simple. You will follow the exact same method as you did with themes; except that we will click on “plugins” this time:

Watch the video below to see the necessary plugins you need to get started:

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I hope you have followed along with me. If you haven’t, please feel free to watch the above videos as many times as you would like.

You can always go back to the previous day(s) simply by clicking on the day of your choice.

Make sure you ask any questions you have below in the comments section. I always reply to comments.ย 

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Congratulations on Day 2!

By now, you will have your domain and hosting from yesterday, and you have installed WordPress, activated your favorite theme and installed the necessary plugins.

Are you excited? Please leave a comment and tell me if you are ๐Ÿ™‚

Tomorrow we will create the necessary pages your blog will need. It will be fun!

Look out for my email tomorrow ๐Ÿ™‚ย 


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