• “The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.” ~ Malcolm X
Stage One: Sign up!1.) Head to WordPress.comand click on the “sign up now” button:
Choosing a Username2.) Choose a unique username that will identify you in the WordPress.com community.
Choosing a Password3.)You’ll need to enter the same password twice, and the little “strength” bar will tell you if you’ve chosen a strong password or not.
Contact Information4.) Next up, add the email address you’d like to associate with your account.
Terms of Service5.) Check out the terms of service if you’d like to, and tick the appropriate box.
Are You Ready to Blog?6.) Select whether you want a blog or just a username. – “Just a username” is for people who want to comment on specific WordPress blogs, but not create their own blog.
Naming your Blog7.) On the next screen, choose a domain name for your first blog.
Giving Your Blog a Title8.) Pick a title for your blog.
Choose Your Preferred Language9.) Change your language if the correct one isn’t displayed by default.
Public vs. Private10.) If you want people to be able to find your content via WordPress.com or search engines, make sure that you check the appropriate box. If you’re planning on running a private blog, you’ll want this to be unchecked.
Almost there!11.) Click on “sign up,” and we’ll send you a confirmation email. You’ll need to respond to this to verify that you’re human.
Congratulations!• You have successfully made your first Blog!