Creating a WordPress Site

Today I will take you through the process of creating your website on http://wordpress.com.  We will use ccinkytest as our "name space"

  1. Launch your web browser to: http://wordpress.comwordpresscom
  2. Fill in your "Name Space" you have choosen for you church into the field above.  Once enter click "Create Website"
  3. Now you will need to create your sign in information.  Fill in the information on the page your presented with: createyoursignin
  4. Now enter in your Email Address, Username, and Password.  This will be your wordpress account.  Keep your Password private.  I recommend the following criteria to create a relatively secure password:

    • Minimum one capital letter
    • Minimum one lowercase letter
    • Minimum one special character: !@#$%^&*()….
    • Minimum one number
    • Minimum eight characters in length.
  5. You will be told if for some reason your Username is not available.
  6. Scroll down to the next sectionwordpresstype
  7. For the "Free" website choose the "Wordpress.com Beginner" click on "Create Blog"
  8. Once complete you will receive: blogisyours
  9. You have now successfully created a Free Website.
  10. If you take a look at yoru website now at: http://ccinkytest.wordpress.com  your page will look like this:freewebsite

 

This is your first step toward creating your website.  In the next article we will cover how to adjust your information about your website.

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