The Building For Success Page showed you how to get a Domain name and a Hosting account.

Now that you have your hosting account set up log in to your CPanel follow along, pause the video and build your blog as you go.

 

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Customise Your Blog

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Plugins

  1. All in One SEO Pack
  2. Fast Secure Contact Form
  3. StatPress
  4. WordPress Thread Comment

Writing

http://rpc.pingomatic.com/
http://blogsearch.google.com/ping/RPC2
http://api.feedster.com/ping
http://api.moreover.com/RPC2
http://blog.goo.ne.jp/XMLRPC
http://blogdb.jp/xmlrpc/
http://coreblog.org/ping/
http://ping.blo.gs/
http://ping.bloggers.jp/rpc/
http://ping.cocolog-nifty.com/xmlrpc
http://ping.syndic8.com/xmlrpc.php
http://ping.weblogalot.com/rpc.php
http://pinger.blogflux.com/rpc
http://rpc.blogrolling.com/pinger/
http://rpc.icerocket.com:10080/
http://rpc.pingomatic.com/
http://rpc.technorati.com/rpc/ping
http://rpc.weblogs.com/RPC2
http://topicexchange.com/RPC2
http://blogdigger.com/RPC2
http://xping.pubsub.com/ping
http://api.my.yahoo.com/rss/ping

Pages

  1. About
  2. Contact

Widgets.

  1. Categories
  2. Meta
  3. RecentComments
  4. Text

That’s it for basic blog building, there is a lot more you can do, so much so that you can get lost looking at all the variations. Now that you have a framework to build on we can go deeper into customizing it, one piece at a time.

Click on one of the other pages in this tab for more.