I Bought a WordPress Domain, But Want to Run Another Website on it
This week I bought a WordPress domain, (http://simpleblogging.com/) . It’s good news that WordPress is open source and free to use. While I’m very excited about this development, it’s not without its challenges. Here’s my take on it.
Deciding Which CMS to Use
A content management system (CMS) is a tool used to create and publish content on a website. The most popular CMS’s are WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal. These are what most people think of when they hear the term content management system.
Each of these platforms have a lot to offer. They are all quite flexible and offer a large amount of functionality. In choosing a CMS, you must decide which features are most important to you and your website. Your needs will determine which CMS is appropriate for you.
What is a good subdomain name for my WordPress site?
A good subdomain name is essential for any website. It’s the domain name used after the prefix, and it helps the search engines find and index your content easily. A good subdomain name should reflect what the website is about, be relevant, and have the potential to be unique. If you’re looking for a free subdomain, try ‘.com’ or .net’ (generic top-level domains).
You can use GoDaddy‘s free basic hosting to create a WordPress website. This is a good place to start if you’re just learning how to create websites. It provides you with a free domain and allows you to install and run WordPress effortlessly. You’ll find a lot of tutorials online that will help you get started.
Why Install WordPress If I Already Have a Website?
WordPress is very flexible at the backend. This means you can install it on an existing site and it won’t break any styling or functionality. This is extremely useful if you’re just learning how to create websites or if the site you have is quite old and you want to make some substantial changes. You can use WordPress’ built-in FTP (File Transfer Protocol) to upload your existing site to your new WordPress installation. This way you don’t have to worry about file incompatibility issues. (WordPress also provides dedicated FTP clients for transferring files between your computer and the hosting server.)
If you decide to take this route, you should definitely look into the Vesta Content Management System, which is designed specifically for making major upgrades to existing sites without needing to rewrite the whole thing from scratch. Vesta comes with all the basic features you need to get started and it’s extremely easy to use. Many people use it to update their blog because it’s so simple to do so. You can use Vesta’s built-in search engine to find content on your site, as well as use its social features to connect with other websites and blogs on the internet.
Using a Content Management System to Manage My Website
Once you’ve installed WordPress on your site, you can use it to manage all your content and settings easily from one place. This is a great advantage to having a CMS. You can’t beat having all your site’s information in one place, especially if you’re looking for something specific.
To add a blog post, simply click the Add New button at the top of any page. Then, fill out the form with your article’s details and click Publish. You can do this for other content as well, such as a gallery of photos or a product review.
You can add meta-tags (such as keywords or descriptions) to each of your blog posts’ individual pages, as well as the blog as a whole. These tags will help the search engines find and index your content. To do this, navigate to Settings | Tags and create new tags for your posts. Then, add these tags to the individual blog posts and the blog as a whole.
You can use the built-in blog functionality to add new blog posts to your site. You can use the Edit Post button at the top of each post to change the content or layout. If you run a blog for your own amusement, you may not want to do this, as it could end up costing you time if you have to update your blog frequently. Instead, use a free blog platform, such as (http://wordpress.com/) or (http://blogger.com/) , to create a news feed of your recent activity that can be found at the top of your site. This way, new visitors can easily discover all your content without having to search for it.
The Pros and Cons of Using a CMS
The main advantage of using a content management system is that it makes creating and publishing content quite easy. WordPress makes this process quite easy by handling all the back-end stuff for you. All you have to do is come up with ideas for content and then use the platform’s tools to get it published. This frees up time to focus on other things.
However, as I mentioned above, WordPress is quite flexible and can be quite a bit complicated to setup and use if you’re just starting out. Some people also dislike how WordPress handles user login and passwords. If you prefer to keep your user login and passwords private, then WordPress might not be the right solution for you.
Another disadvantage of using a CMS is that you have to upgrade your hosting plan to take advantage of all its features. If you’re on a limited budget, this could be difficult. Also, if you decide to use a different CMS on a different site, then you’ll have to take the time to integrate the platforms’ APIs (application programming interfaces) to make the content work seamlessly together.
If you decide to take this route, use GoDaddy‘s free basic hosting to create a WordPress site. It provides you with a free domain and allows you to install and run WordPress effortlessly. It also comes with a lot of other features such as a free content management system (CMS), a free email marketing suite with full analytics, and a free website builder. At the very least, you’ll need to have the hosting package to create a site and install WordPress.