How to Create a Free Website with WordPress
To create a free website with WordPress, simply visit the WordPress.com homepage and click on the Get Started button. Once you are on the WordPress.com homepage, you will see several options for creating a free blog. Choose the one that suits you best and click on the Next button.
Once you have reached the WordPress dashboard, you will see a search bar at the top. Simply type in the topic you are interested in and press enter to search for content.
On the left hand side of the dashboard, you will see several tabs. The first is Categories – this is where you can organize your content into various topics. The next tab is Tags – here you can choose keywords that will help determine searches for your content.
WordPress offers content creators several options for publishing their content. If you want to release new content frequently, you can use the standard Post schedule. Alternatively, if you want to release content less frequently, you can use the Chronologically order tab. Below the tabs is a bar with five options: Add New, Edit, View all posts, Search, and Settings.
Under the Add New menu, you will see the Add New Post option. Simply press the button to create a new blog post.
From the dashboard, you can access the editor by clicking on the gear icon to the right of the Add New Post button. You will see the same search bar at the top but with an additional option, the Drafts option.
View all posts
Clicking on the View all posts option opens a panel with a list of posts. Simply click on a post to read it, or click the Next arrow below the list to move to the next item.
The search bar at the top of the dashboard offers several options. You can use the search bar to search for authors, titles, or keywords.
At the bottom of the dashboard, you will see several options for configuring your blog. Type in your email on the right side of the page and click the Save Settings button to complete the configuration process.
WordPress.com also offers content creators a free Blogger blog. With a free Blogger blog, you can create a blog in just a few minutes. You will then need to populate it with content. At the end of the day, you will need to make a decision as to which platform to use.