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The Most Frequently Asked Questions by WordPress Users and Beginners

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  • 2017-09-20 23:02:27
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We are in Web Industry for over 8+ Years. Over these years, we have received tens of thousands of questions. We have noticed that some questions are asked more frequently by users. In this article, we will answer some of the most frequently asked questions by WordPress users and beginners.

1. How do I start a WordPress blog?

First you need to make sure that you are choosing the right blogging platform for your website. Self-hosted site is the best platform in our opinion. It offers you the flexibility and freedom to grow your blog without any limitations. Next, you will need to sign up for a WordPress hosting account. All websites on the internet needs hosting. This will be your website’s home on the internet. You will also need a domain name. This will be your website’s address on the internet that your users will type in their browsers to reach your site ( You can Check out our Hosting Service. We are one hosting many companies in the world and our goal is to become an official WordPress hosting partner. Once you have signed up for a hosting account, you can go ahead and install WordPress. 

2. How much does it cost to build a WordPress website?

While WordPress itself is free, you will need a web hosting account and a domain name to use it on a live website. Here at Himanshu Softtech we design and develop some of the world's best WordPress Themes. You can get started by signing up for a shared hosting account. After that you can use a free WordPress theme with essential free plugins to get started. This would cost you roughly around $100/year. As your website grows, you will need more features, tools, and services to better serve your users. Some of these services and tools will cost additional money. Your goal will be to keep the costs down while offering the best experience for your users.

3. How do I make money from my WordPress site?

There are countless ways to make money from your WordPress site. In fact, website owners are coming up with new ways to make money online from their websites every day. You can run advertisements, sell products, recommend affiliate products, teach courses, sell paid content, and the list goes on.

4. Can I use WordPress without using any blog features?

Yes, absolutely. Many WordPress websites are business sites that don’t use any blog related features at all. WordPress started out as a blogging platform, but now it is a full-fledged CMS and an application framework. You can create a website using only the pages.

5. How do I install plugins in WordPress?

Plugins are like apps for your WordPress site. They allow you to add additional features like contact forms, photo galleries, etc to your website. To install plugins, first you need to visit Plugins » Add New page in the WordPress admin area. Next, you need to search for the plugin you are looking for by typing in keywords (like photo gallery, contact form, etc). If you know the name of the plugin that you want to install, then you can just enter the name of the plugin. In the search results, click on the install button next to the plugin that you want to install and WordPress will install it for you. Next, you will need to click on the activate button to start using the plugin. You can also install plugins sold by third party developers. Those plugins come as a zip file. Simply head over to Plugins » Add New page and then click on the upload button. Next, you need to click on the choose file button to select the plugin zip file from your computer and then click on ‘Install now’.

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