Class 1 – Create a WordPress account

Step 1

Registration - Step 0


 

Step 2

  • Decide on a site name.
  • Select “Personal
  • Select “Portfolio
  • Click “Create Your Site and Continue

Registration - Step 1


Step 3

  • Remember your site address
  • Type in your email address
  • Create a user name
  • Create a password
  • Suggestion (best password): pick the first line of your favourite song.
  • Example: ocanadaourhomeandnativeland (26 character password)
  • Click “Next Step

Registration - Step 2


Step 4

  • Click “No Thanks

Registration - Step 3


Step 5

  • Pick a Theme
  • (More on this later – for now pick one that your like)

Registration - Step 4


Step 6

  • Select “Free

Registration - Step 5


Step 7

  • Locate the option “WP-Admin
  • Click on the link “WP-Admin” to go to your dashboard

Registration - Step 6


Step 8

  • Remember your site’s web address
  • This is your dashboard, you control your site from here.
  • Locate and click on “Sign Out
  • Close your browser

Registration - Step 7


Step 9

  • Open a new browser, type in your site’s web address
  • Now you will see what ‘general public’ sees.
  • At the end of the address bar, add “admin” after “/”
  • Example: bestwebsite.wordpress.com/admin
  • now you will be prompted your ‘sign in’ information

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