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How to Start a Food Blog / Website?

By Prasanna Hede @savorybites0411


Hi all, in this post I am sharing how easy it is to start your own Blog /Website and turn your passion into serious life goals!
Note: This post contains Affiliate links.
I have been asked so many times by my friends and my readers as how to go about and start a blog. I could not tell all this sooner but finally I am making a post to share this with you all passionate foodies who want to start a food blog!
It's very easy just 3 basic steps you need to follow to make your dreams come true.

.....and you are done! it's that easy,isn't it!

Let me tell you all the steps to do this!

1. Select a name for your Blog / Website:

This is the important part when you want to start your blog.

You can choose any name that can relate you to your blog/what kind of posts you are planning to post/ or it can be anything that sounds fun/interesting and lively!

Just go for the name that make you smile.

Once you finalize on your blog name then comes the part of registering a domain for your blog.

↠Go to iPage.com and click on "Get Started Now".

It just costs you $1.99 per month to get your blog hosted.

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

↠ Next you have to select a domain.Best option is to select a domain with .com. Check if the name you enter is available.

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

↠ Next is to enter your billing details.

This step is pretty straightforward like most of the online shopping sites that you register with.

Enter all the details you need to fill in like your name,address,credit card/paypal information and finally select the plan you want to choose.

If you take yearly plan then you will end up paying just under $24!

Also, you can make choices to be added as Website security, SSL certification,Website backup and you are covered!

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

Once you are done with your selections,click on "Checkout" and you are almost done!

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

3. Setup / Install Wordpress

Final step here is installing Wordpress, and you are done!

After you finish the domain registration,you will receive an email from ipage.com,asking you to validate you domain name.

You need to click on the link mentioned in the email and verify your domain.

Once,you are done with the step. Then next is to select the domain for installation.

Enter the domain name you have registered and click on "Next".

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

Next is enter details for the "Admin" of your WordPress blog.

You need to enter the Blog's Title,Username, Email Address of the Admin for your blog and set password. Then click on "Next".

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

You are done! Installation is complete!

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

Next you have to log in on to WordPress dashboard and launch your blog. You are ready to share your posts/recipes/pictures with rest of the world!

How to start a Food Blog / Website?

To conclude, its just takes 3 steps to setup a Blog / Website and iPage.com makes it very convenient and cheaper when you are just beginning your blogging career, to manage your blog.

Just last words on this post, it's very easy to get intimidated by some awesome bloggers out there but do not worry ,you will eventually get there and just share some authentic and creative content as finally content is what makes each blog unique!


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