Building Your Website, Part 2

Here are the steps to take in creating a website on WordPress.org:

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Step 1: Use an Internet browser to log into the WordPress.org platform. Then, click on the ‘New Post’ option at the right hand side of the interface. Then, select to create a ‘New Page’.

Step 2: Use the WordPress.org editor to create content for the first webpage of your site. You will notice that this editor has similarity to the ordinary word processor with additions such as links, images and rich media.

Step 3: Save the page by clicking the ‘Publish’ button. Select the ‘Settings’ options from the left menu and then choose the ‘Reading’ option from the drop down menu.

Step 4: Select the ‘A Static Page’ option to choose the name of this first page. Then click on the ‘Save Changes’ tab to allow the page that you have selected to appear as a static main page that site visitors see when they find your website. You may continue to create more webpages by clicking on the ‘New Page’ button at the top of the interface.

Step 5: You may add widgets by going to the ‘Appearance’ tab on the menu on the left. Then, click on the ‘Widgets’ option from the drop down menu.

Step 6: Choose the area that you would like the widget to appear. Select the name of the widget and then drag it to the chosen area allowing it to be added to your website.

Step 7: Edit the widget settings by clicking on the widget name. Then, select ‘Save’ to save these settings.

Step 8: Select the name of your website on the top left side of the interface to preview the changes that you have made on your site. You may go back to the dashboard to add more webpages or to edit the existing ones.

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