Owning your own digital business empire requires these three online assets:
- Domain name
- Webhost account
- Basic WordPress skill
You can buy your domain names from godaddy.com or namecheap.com, domain name is basically the name of your website.
You need an online space for your website files and programs. This is where you’re going to upload the installation files and it’s where the programs are executed so that it can be made viewable to the internet.
Make sure that your webhost allow you to set up WordPress and also allow you to add a MySQL database. WordPress ready made blogs cannot be used on WordPress.com hosted blogs.
Find a webhost which is compatible with WordPress versions 4.0 or higher, PHP 5.2.4 or higher, and mysql 5 or higher.
For easy site management, look for web hosts that uses cPanel as file manager. This is where you manage your website’s files and programs. It’s also easier for us to install and manage your site if requested.
Recommended cPanel Enabled Webhosts
If you don’t have web host yet, we recommend the following hosts.
BASIC WORDPRESS SKILL
To be able to manage your site on your own, you need have at least the basic knowledge in using WordPress. Using wordpress is very easy and if you are a new user you can easily learn the basic from surfing information about wordpress on google, and following our instructions.
Please note that this installation does NOT cover basic WordPress usage. It is expected that when you bought this Digital Mart Product Bundle Package, you already know how to operate WordPress.
Here are some links that will help you to become more confident with WordPress:
- First Steps with WordPress (this is one of most complete guides): https://codex.wordpress.org/First_Steps_With_WordPress
- Explanations on most common WordPress terms: https://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Semantics
- Fix WP Website and download professional video tutorials. When you bought this theme, you received an email about your purchase along with a secret link where you can register for a Silver Membership.