WordPress is written in PHP and uses MySQL for saving data, and requires a web server like Apache to run. Bluntly put, WordPress uses PHP to send and receive data from the database, where the queries are run by MySQL, whereas the user interface is . Technically, knowledge of neither of these technologies is required for you to run a WordPress blog. That being said, with a little bit of eagerness to understand how they work would definitely help you to optimize your blog.
After you have , its time to look out for a webhost to host the files related to your website. Note that a website is nothing but set of files written in language that web browsers can read and display in a web format. A web host is a computer (or Hard drive) which stores your file and delivers to browsers whenever requested. You can easily make your own computer a web host but then you will need to keep it online 24×7. Practically hosting your website on your own computer is neither feasible nor cost effective. Hence, it is recommended to get services from webhosts who keep their servers always online.
Getting a quality web host is absolutely necessary for the success of your website as it effects the user experience a lot. While a bad host may result into frequent downtimes, slow loading of web pages, it may also come as a big pain for you if it has a non friendly backend or tech support. Here we are underlining a few tips to help you out choosing a good free or paid web host.
In the modern day, creating a site and posting content is just not enough. To be popular and be loved by all, an intriguing social presence is highly necessary. Also, it is imperative that all posts are connected to at least Facebook so that people can share the content if they like it. In this post, I will guide you through the installation of such plugins.Read More
Although many would start their sites on WordPress, what about the others who want to move their already existing blogging site to WordPress. WordPress supports importing content if they are in properly formatted XML (Extensible Markup Language). Fortunately, you would not have to code much as there are plugins available for this purpose.Read More
Skill level: Beginner
WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool, which can also be used as a content management system (CMS). One of the reasons why WordPress is so popular is the ease of installations across the various platforms. Before you start installing WordPress on Windows, you should know what exactly we are going to do.
So you decided to make a website yourself and luckily you know the first step i.e. you need to buy a web address for your website. The web address is popularly known as a domain or URL.Read More