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How to start a blog for free using WordPress: A Step-by-Step Guide

Do you want to create your own blog for free?

Do you want to become a blogger?

In this post, I will show you how to start a blog for free using WordPress. There is no technical skill required to setup your blog. Creating a blog in wordpress.com is totally free.

So without wasting time directly, we will jump into the steps.

Before creating a blog you have to decide in which topic you want to create a blog. Whether you want to share your story, share your knowledge is any specific topic, tech blog or just for fun you want to create a blog. It’s totally up to you which topic you want to choose.

Some of the blog topics are health and fitness, self-improvement, cooking, weight loss training, technology, DIY projects, Learning language, yoga, passive income etc. For more topics explore below links were a lot of topics are shared and explained in details.

How to start a blog for free


Follow below steps to create your own blog for free.

Once you decided any topic then proceed further to create a blog in wordpress.com

Step 1: Open your browser and enter wordpress.com or simply click here to open.

Step 2: Click on getting started.

How to start a blog for free

Step 3: Click on Start with a blog.

How to start a blog for free

Step 4: Choose a theme. A theme is a layout or design of the website. Later we can discuss more on the theme. Now just pick any theme by clicking on that.

How to start a blog for free

Step 5: Here you will see one search text box where you have to enter the blog topic you have selected. Suppose for example I selected passive income ideas. So I entered that in search text box and wait for few seconds.

How to start a blog for free

After few seconds result displayed with different blog names which are available. There are millions of blogs are available and most of the common names blogs are already available. So you may not get the exact blog topic name which you have entered.

Step 7: In search result you will see first option is Free and remaining other blogs is paid. So we will select the first option.

How to start a blog for free

Step 8: In this page, you will see different blog plans. Only first one is Free remaining Personal, Premium and Business are paid. So just click on Start with a Free option.

How to start a blog for free

You are almost done.

Step 9: Enter your email address and choose a password.

How to start a blog for free

Step 10: Click on Continue.

How to start a blog for free

Done.

Now you can see your blog is opened. See the URL or link in the browser. Whatever blog name we have selected is displaying there.

How to start a blog for free

Blog setup is done but there is no content, post or article in blog so we have to post some content in the blog.

Step 11: Before creating posts few more setting you have to do such as blog name, site tagline etc. For that click on Mysites and then click on Settings. Enter blog details.

How to start a blog for free

Enter your details in About page and Contact page.

Step 12: Click on write button from the top right. In this page you will enter post title and content.

How to start a blog for free

Step 13: Once you are done with title and content then click on publish button.  Once you click on publish button your article or post will be live on your blog.

How to start a blog for free

Same way write 5-10 articles and publish it in your blog.

Share your blog with your friends, family and in social media to get readers.

Here is the video on how to start a blog for free…

Final words…

Creating a blog is just a fun and great learning experience. I created my first blog for free several years ago. I learned a lot of things while working on my blog. You can also create your blog for free. If you are stuck up with the idea then go through the links shared above or simply for your notes you create a blog. Further, you can convert or create a website and buy web hosting service and use it for making money online.

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If you need any help setup your blog then contact me using contact us.

Are you already having blog or website? Share your blog link in below comment?

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Sourabh

Sourabh is a blogger and founder of PassiveTips. He is working as a fulltime software professional and part time blogger. Interested in learning and sharing knowledge and feels that blogging is the best platform to do it.
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- August 19, 2017

Sourabh is a blogger and founder of PassiveTips. He is working as a fulltime software professional and part time blogger. Interested in learning and sharing knowledge and feels that blogging is the best platform to do it.