Free Self hosted Wordpress Blog


Now I am going to show you how to get self hosted wordpress blog for free. Yes what you read is right. It’s Free. Absolutely Free.

I think you are very excited to get started. Let’s Go Into Procedure.

If you are not familiar with the difference of self hosted wordpress blog (Wordpress.org) and the online version of wordpress blog(Wordpress.com), let’s know the difference. If you are already familiar with it just skip and continue with the procedure.

WordPress.com is an online blog just like blogger you can register for free with in a minute and start Blogging. You would get a domain named yourname.wordpress.com just like yourname.blogspot.com. But the self hosted wordpress blog is a little different from online version of wordpress blog. Here you have to own a domain and you have to find a webhost to host your website. The self hosted wordpress blog has many advantages when compared with online version of wordpress blog. For example in self hosted wordpress blog you will have the ability to change the Theme you like(You can Upload a New Theme). Self hosted wordpress blog will support Adsense, plugins, JavaScript and much more, all these features are not available in online version of wordpress blog.

Procedure:

As I said above you need to have a domain name and a webhost to host your wordpress blog. So let’s get a domain name and a webhost for free.

Please Visit http://www.co.cc/ and register a domain name.



Just Type The Domain name and click the Check availability.



Just click on continue with the registration.



If you already have an account just login with your username and password. If you don’t have a account click create an account now. Fill the form which appears in the next page and click create an account now.



You will be redirected to a page as shown above. Then you should set up your blog. Please click setup.



When You click set up you will be redirected to a page as shown in above fig. Click Setup again.



Select name servers and type as shown below
Name server 1: ns1.000webhost.com
Name server 2: ns02.000webhost.com



These are the name servers allotted when I am showing you this tutorial. At the time you see this post and register the name servers may change. You can get this from the hosting company. I will explain them in detail please don’t worry.



Type as shown in the above figure and click setup.



Click Ok.That’s it you are done with your domain registration. 

 Hosting:

Let’s get the webhosting for free. Please go to 000webhost.com and click signup and fill the details.



Fill the detals and click create accont now.



They will take 24 hours to verify your account. If they don’t verify your account in 24 hours please contact them by submitting a token. They will activate it immediately. They have a very good costumer service.



After Your account get activated. You can see the status as active as shown in the figure. Now Click Go to Cpanel



Find Software/services as shown in the figure. Click On the Fantastico Autoinstaller. This autoinstaller will automatically install your blog on wordpress. Some Times this auto installer will not work if this is the case we have to work a little bit more. In this Case you manually have to update the settings. I will make all the instructions about this in my next post.But most of the times it will work.

Happy Blogging and Have fun.

I will be happy to help you, if you face any problem.

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