Want to built your own wordpress website? This tutorial is for you. Following this wordpress tutorial you will make your website in just 30 min!! Yes that’s true. Before we start making our website , we must know some important fact about wordpress. So let’s know these facts first.
What is WordPress ?
What is wordpress? WordPress is a Free platform by which you can built and maintain websites for free. According to wikipedia : ” WordPress is a free and open-source content management system based on PHP & MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. It is most associated with blogging but supports other types of web content including more traditional mailing lists and forums, media galleries, and online stores.”
You can built any type of websites using wordpress. Want to build online store or normal bogging website? It is very much easy with wordpress. And SEO by wordpress is also very easy.
You don’t know anything but want to make website? Don’t worry, wordpress here! You can make your own website without using a single line of code!! All you have to learn how to use wordpress which very much easy. Anyone can learn wordpress very much easily.
But what if you don’t want to learn wordpress or coding? Okk that’s also fine!! You can also make websites.There are a lots of free and paid wordpress themes. You can make your dream web site by customizing them.
Today’s Theme (ASTRA) :
For today’s tutorial we will use Free astra theme. Astra theme is a multipurpose theme. And it is one of the highest rated free theme. It has over 2000000+ active users. you can use this theme for any purpose.So i choose this theme for you.I will show you how to install and customize this theme.
At first we have download this theme. For this go to your search engine and search for https://wordpress.org/themes/astra/ > Download.Than go to your web site admin panel > appearance > Theme > Add new > upload theme > Select your theme file > open > install > activate.
Now your Astra theme is activated.
Install Some needed plugin:
To set up your website properly you will need elementor and astra starter sites plugin.
To download elementor click on plugins than click on add new . Search for elementor. Install the first plugin. Active it. Follow the same process and active Astra starter sites.
Select Your Theme :
To select your theme go to appearance > astra site.
Now you have 15 different themes. Cooking, Real eastate, out door, fashion etc. Select a theme that will cover your topic and click on preview.
Now click on import site button.I will take some time to import.
Set up Home and Blog page :
To set your home page go to settings > reading > a static page . Than select home from home page section. Than click on save changes button.
Remember , If you don’t found home page or blog page you have to create these pages. To create pages go to page and click on add new . Than and title of your page.If it is home page than set the name as home page and if it is blog page than name it blog page. Than click on publish.
Setting up blog page is also same process go to settings > reading > your latest post. than select blog from post page section and click on save changes.
Extra : Select summery from ” for each article in a feed, show. ” This will make your website more professional . Than uncheck the search engine visibility box. So that google can’t list your under processing web site.
Add Logo, Title And Tag Line :
Now go to appearance > Customize > Layout > Header > site identity.
After creating home page and blog post, now we have to built your identity. Identity means logo, site title, tag line and site icon. These things are the main things for building up brand identity. SO you should take this part very seriously.
What is logo? In my word logo is a symbol which represent your company. And according to wikipedia: “A logo is a graphic mark, emblem, or symbol used to aid and promote public identification and recognition. It may be of an abstract or figurative design or include the text of the name it represents as in a wordmark.”
To add logo click on select logo > upload files > select your file > open.
Add site title and tag line :
Now it is time to add site title. Site title is the name of your company. Like my site title is hostingtechno. And what is tagline?In entertainment, a tagline is a short text which serves to clarify a thought for, or is designed with a form of, dramatic effect. Many tagline slogans are reiterated phrases associated with an individual, social group, or product. Wikipedia
To add site title just fill up the site title section.And to add tag line fill up the tag line section.
Add site icon :
Customize your website :
Now it is time to customize your website. For this go to appearance > customize. Here are the customization options. You can customize buttons, menus etc from here.
Astra is a very powerful and easy to use theme. Following this wordpress tutorial But if your new in wordpress I will recommed you to practice it fast before you publish your website. Actually you practice wordpress for free without buying any hosting. yes, You can use your pc as server by conecting wordpress in xampp.