WordPress on OneHost BD: How to Create a Website

Date : December 3, 2023 

Creating a website using WordPress on OneHost BD involves several steps. OneHost BD is a hosting service, and WordPress is a popular content management system (CMS) that makes it easy to build and manage websites. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you set up your website:

Step 1: Purchase a Domain and Hosting

  1. Visit the OneHost BD website and choose a suitable hosting plan.
  2. Register a domain name for your website. You can do this during the checkout process or use a domain you already own.

Step 2: Access cPanel

  1. After purchasing hosting, OneHost BD will provide you with cPanel access. Log in to cPanel using the credentials provided.

Step 3: Install WordPress

  1. In cPanel, look for the "Softaculous" or "WordPress Installer" icon. It's a tool that simplifies the installation process.
  2. Click on the icon and then select "Install Now" for WordPress.
  3. Fill in the required information:
    • Choose the version of WordPress you want to install.
    • Select the domain where you want to install WordPress.
    • Set a directory if you want WordPress to be installed in a subfolder (optional).
    • Enter your site name, description, username, and password.
  4. Click "Install" to complete the installation.

Step 4: Access Your WordPress Dashboard

  1. Once the installation is complete, you can access your WordPress dashboard by going to yourdomain.com/wp-admin and logging in with the username and password you set during the installation.

Step 5: Choose a WordPress Theme

  1. In the WordPress dashboard, go to "Appearance" and then "Themes."
  2. Click on "Add New" to browse and install a theme. You can also upload a theme if you have one downloaded.

Step 6: Customize Your Website

  1. Customize your website by going to "Appearance" and then "Customize." Here, you can modify the site title, tagline, colors, and other settings.

Step 7: Add Content

  1. Create pages and posts to add content to your website. Use the "Pages" for static content like an "About" or "Contact" page and "Posts" for dynamic content.

Step 8: Install Plugins

  1. Enhance your site's functionality by installing plugins. In the WordPress dashboard, go to "Plugins" and then "Add New" to search and install plugins.

Step 9: Configure Permalinks

  1. Go to "Settings" and then "Permalinks" to set your preferred URL structure.

Step 10: Regular Backups and Updates

  1. Set up regular backups using a plugin and keep your WordPress core, theme, and plugins up to date.

Congratulations! You've now created a website using WordPress on OneHost BD. Customize and expand your site according to your needs.

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