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How to make a website in WordPress

priyanshu | Jun 15,2011 |   19 comments
  1. Step 1 :- I am  assuming that u had already met the  system requirements   and downloaded the latest version of  WordPress package , if not ,than  refer this article.   http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress.
  2. Step 2 :- Firstly you need to start the wamp server ( start>All programs>WampServer>start WampServer). But for the future ease create a shortcut key .
  3. Step 3 : Now open ur web browser  and type the url “http://localhost” and select your project from the list ,on clicking the project you will found  this urlhttp://localhost/<projectname> on the address bar .(Note:- the project name is the name of the folder in which u had copied  all the WordPress application files).The view which you are getting right now on clicking the project , is created by the default theme (Twenty Ten by th wordpress team) and if you  had installed older version of the WordPress than Kubrick is the free WordPress default theme. Kubrick Theme looks like this.

    Wordpress Default Kubrick Theme

    This is the default WordPress theme named Kubrick

  4. Step4:- moving to the admin panel………….url for admin panel is rooturl/wp-admin enter the username and password of the admin user . on successful login you will enter to the admin control panel as shown in image below.                                                                                                      Admin Login Form
    Admin Login Form

    This is the wordpress admin login form

    Admin Control Panel

    Administration Control Panel

  5. Step5: Adding Pages…..Click the pages tab and select add new tab, this will display a form to create new web page refer images below ..and publish it.

    New Page

    Adding new page with the name About Us.

  6. Step6: Differences to the ui…now observe the difference in the ui…you will  find, the new menu is created by the name About Us(the name used to reference the page title)……so in this way one can create web pages…How to add sub pages or child pages….in the add new page form u will  find an attribute  ‘Parent’ select an option of whom you want to create a child and template option is also there so as to apply particluar template to the particular page ,on selecting this ,the particular page will be appeared as per the selected template …Add contact us  page : open add new page  form  and select the page template from the template attribute  as contact us as shown in images below.
Change made to ui on adding new wordpress page

After publishing About Us page you will find a link with the same name About Us under the Pages Widget

New Child Page in WordPress

Creating About Director child page of the About Us Page 








Child Page Making difference to UI

You will find a link just below the About Us link by the name About Director









So in this way one can create  websites easily and just short span of time ..

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