CREATING A WEBSITE ON
WWW.WORDPRESS.COM
Presenter Name: Ahmad Siddiqi
A blog is a personal website or web page on which an
individual records opinions, links to other sites, etc. on a
regular ...
1. To market and promote something.
Blogging is a great way to promote yourself, your business,
your product or service.
2...
3. To establish yourself as an expert.
Blogs are a great tool to help individuals establish themselves as experts in a
fie...
Lets Watch a video on what industry specialist think of blogs.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_fo5TF7dOU
Why create a Blo...
To create a blog on www.wordpress.com, each student must
have an email address. Having an email account is integral part
o...
WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a
content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL,
which runs...
 In Email section fill in the email address you created
 Give yourself a username
 Chose a password you remember
 Give...
Wordpress has 3 types of accounts:
 1. wodpress.com Beginner
 2. Wordpress.com Premium
 3. Wordpress.com Business
Wordp...
There are 5 steps to setting up your blog on
wordpress.com.
It is important for you complete all 5 steps before
moving on....
 Give your blog a Title (something you want to blog about)
 Give your blog a Tagline
 Chose a language
Step 1 of the bl...
There are free themes you can chose from here.
Choose any free theme that you would like for your
blog.
Step 2 of the blog...
In this step you can customize your theme.
Click on customize
Lets customize the colour and header
Step 3 of the blog setu...
step 4 connecting to social media
 Social media is a great way to spread your word and
share your blog with family and fr...
Create a simple blog piece.
Click on text
Fill in the title and description box.
Step 5 of the blog setup process
In order to get your blog working, wordpress requires
you to log in to the email address you signed up with
and confirm yo...
A blog piece should have categories.
Categories help you organize your blog. For example if you had a
blog about car, you ...
Give you category a name & Description
Click on “Add new category”
Create a category for your blog
We will create a blog piece step by step together.
 Click on ‘posts’ in the dashboard menu
 Click on ‘Add new’
When you ...
Think about what you want to write about when you are filling
this section out.
 Enter a title for your blog.
 A Catchy ...
On the top left corner of the page you will your username
Hover over it and click on dashboard. As illustrated in the
imag...
Is this a good idea? If so why?
Blogs with images help convey a deeper message. Images are a
good way to elaborate on what...
Let’s start by opening the window where you can add a new
blog.
Click on “Add new”
Fill in “Toronto blue jays ” the title ...
 Click on “Add media”
 Under “upload files” click select files and select the image you
just saved on your desktop.
 Cl...
Why is good to create blogs with videos?
 Videos are a great way to communicate a sold point
to your audience. May blog w...
Let’s start by opening the window where you can add a new
blog.
 Click on “Add new”
 Fill in the title and description o...
 Click on “Add media”
 Click on the tab “insert YouTube Link ”
 Paste the link you copied from YouTube into the box
tha...
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    1. 1. CREATING A WEBSITE ON WWW.WORDPRESS.COM Presenter Name: Ahmad Siddiqi
    2. 2. A blog is a personal website or web page on which an individual records opinions, links to other sites, etc. on a regular basis. What is a Blog?
    3. 3. 1. To market and promote something. Blogging is a great way to promote yourself, your business, your product or service. 2. To help people. Many blogs are written to help people who may be going through similar situations that the blogger has experienced. By sharing life experiences individuals can help millions of people. Why create a Blog piece?
    4. 4. 3. To establish yourself as an expert. Blogs are a great tool to help individuals establish themselves as experts in a field or a topic. For example if you are trying to get a job as a writer, blogging can help you show your work and experience to individuals online, which will expand your online presence. 4. To connect with people you like. Bloggers brings likeminded people together. People share ideas. Blogging is something anyone who likes to write enjoys and these points can convey a message which will motivate the learners to participate. Why create a Blog piece?
    5. 5. Lets Watch a video on what industry specialist think of blogs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_fo5TF7dOU Why create a Blog piece?
    6. 6. To create a blog on www.wordpress.com, each student must have an email address. Having an email account is integral part of our lives today, almost every website you go on will ask you to sign up with an email address to receive discount coupons, newsletters and much more.  Browse to www.hotmail.com or www.gmail.com and click on sign up now  Fill up the sign up form and sign into your email account. Let’s create an email address
    7. 7. WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL, which runs on a web hosting service. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. WordPress is used by more than 22.0% of the top 10 million websites.  We will be creating our blogs on www.wordpress.com  Browse to www.wordpress.com and click on create website www.wordpress.com
    8. 8.  In Email section fill in the email address you created  Give yourself a username  Chose a password you remember  Give your blog an address. Sign up form
    9. 9. Wordpress has 3 types of accounts:  1. wodpress.com Beginner  2. Wordpress.com Premium  3. Wordpress.com Business Wordpress.com Beginner is a free account, which allows user to create and publish blogs. Click on create blog. Create a free account
    10. 10. There are 5 steps to setting up your blog on wordpress.com. It is important for you complete all 5 steps before moving on. Blog setup
    11. 11.  Give your blog a Title (something you want to blog about)  Give your blog a Tagline  Chose a language Step 1 of the blog setup process
    12. 12. There are free themes you can chose from here. Choose any free theme that you would like for your blog. Step 2 of the blog setup process
    13. 13. In this step you can customize your theme. Click on customize Lets customize the colour and header Step 3 of the blog setup process
    14. 14. step 4 connecting to social media  Social media is a great way to spread your word and share your blog with family and friends.  Connect your blog to twitter or Facebook. Step 4 of the blog setup process
    15. 15. Create a simple blog piece. Click on text Fill in the title and description box. Step 5 of the blog setup process
    16. 16. In order to get your blog working, wordpress requires you to log in to the email address you signed up with and confirm your Wordpress account. Lets log in and confirm our new wordpress account Confirm your email address
    17. 17. A blog piece should have categories. Categories help you organize your blog. For example if you had a blog about car, you should have categories for the different types of cars you want to blog about.  Lets create a category!!!  Click on the tab “posts”  Click on Categories Create a category for your blog
    18. 18. Give you category a name & Description Click on “Add new category” Create a category for your blog
    19. 19. We will create a blog piece step by step together.  Click on ‘posts’ in the dashboard menu  Click on ‘Add new’ When you click on “Add new” the browser takes you to a page where you can create your blog without having to write any code. Wordpress has a content management system, which always users to seamlessly create blogs and websites without struggling. First fully functional blog piece
    20. 20. Think about what you want to write about when you are filling this section out.  Enter a title for your blog.  A Catchy title will attract attention.  In the given space write about something or browse to Google and lookup some information about a topic you like and paste it into the provided area.  Click on “publish”. Publish allows you to publish this blog for public viewing. First fully functional blog piece
    21. 21. On the top left corner of the page you will your username Hover over it and click on dashboard. As illustrated in the image here you can see the location and look into your study guide. Creating a blog with an image
    22. 22. Is this a good idea? If so why? Blogs with images help convey a deeper message. Images are a good way to elaborate on what you want to say. For example a graphic image of war, anyone passionate about world piece can write many paragraphs about the image. Creating a blog with an image
    23. 23. Let’s start by opening the window where you can add a new blog. Click on “Add new” Fill in “Toronto blue jays ” the title space provided. Go to google.com and type “Toronto blue jays images”. Pick any image, right click and save the image to desktop. Creating a blog with an image
    24. 24.  Click on “Add media”  Under “upload files” click select files and select the image you just saved on your desktop.  Click insert into post  Go to www.google.com search an article on “Toronto blue jays” copy it and paste it into the space provided for the content of the blog.  Click on publish Creating a blog with an image
    25. 25. Why is good to create blogs with videos?  Videos are a great way to communicate a sold point to your audience. May blog writers use videos to prove their point and expand on what they have to say.  Videos generate a lot of views and attract people to read a blog which has a video. Create a blog with a Video
    26. 26. Let’s start by opening the window where you can add a new blog.  Click on “Add new”  Fill in the title and description of what you want your blog to be about.  Browse to www.youtube.com and search for a video related to what you want your blog to be.  Copy the link from youtube. Create a blog with a Video
    27. 27.  Click on “Add media”  Click on the tab “insert YouTube Link ”  Paste the link you copied from YouTube into the box that says “search YouTube”  Select the video and insert.  Write a description for your blog.  Publish your blog piece. Create a blog with a Video

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