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iPage WordPress Setup

Blogging online is the best way to share your original ideas to others who share the same interests and experiences as you do. Anyone can start their own blog. All you need is an internet connection and some stories worth sharing. That is why the demand for quality blog hosting service continues to escalate with commercial web hosting providers now joining the contest.

The Art of Blogging

Internet blogging started in 1990s where it was used as a practical medium for sharing ideas without the complexity of knowing HTML or FTP just top publish one’s original ideas. Now, more and more people are joining the blogging trend with the advent of modern web publishing and blog hosting sites.

The word “blog” is basically the combination of the words web and log because blogs share the common feature of showing entries (called “posts”) arranged chronologically with the latest ones appearing first.

You can find lots of use for a personal blog…

It can serve as your personal diary (although it’s not essentially private) where you can write your personal experiences and thoughts. Some use it for educational purposes like sharing relevant information and discussing pressing issues. There are also those who do blogging for profit.

You can either use it for promoting a business or product and get commissions for each sale; or use revenue-generating tools like Google Adsense where profit is determined by your site’s traffic. Regardless of its purpose, blogs continue to be serve as a sought after feature on the World Wide Web.

WordPress Blogging Platform

WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platforms today and WordPress bloggers continue to increase by thousands each day. WordPress is an open source blogging platform which through the years grew into a content management system.

It differs from other blogging software because of its modern and professional approach to blog designs and templates. It also allows users to easily customize their blogs using its user-friendly WYSIWIG editor. Change templates in just one click and add elements using simple drag & drop actions.

Most of the blog sites that rank high in SEO rankings are designed using WordPress blogging software. This shows that WordPress is also SEO-friendly and that search engines recognize the value of WordPress in the blogging industry. This is why users look for WordPress support when they sign up with a web hosting provider.

iPage supports WordPress

iPage lets you install WordPress in your website so you can convert into a fully functional blog site. You can publish posts and use all the functions that WordPress offers on their site.

With this, you can transfer your entire WordPress account on your iPage-hosted site and continue all the blogs you’ve started while maintaining your avid readers and followers. WordPress installation is so easy with iPage and you can do it yourself without need of a webmaster.

Using its installer application called SimpleScripts, you can completely install WordPress with just a few clicks and in just a few minutes. If you want to learn how to do this, just follow the instructions below:

  • Login to iPage and go to your admin control panel.
  • Look for the “SimpleScripts” icon and open it.
  • On the next page, click on the “Blogs” link on the top menu.
  • Next, click “WordPress” on the left panel.
  • Just click the “Begin Installation” button. Follow the instructions on the next page and fill-in the important fields, especially the directory where WordPress will be installed.
  • Wait for the installation to complete and check WordPress on your website.
  • It’s that easy. No need to download, upload and configure WordPress on your website.



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