Step 2: If you just want to get started or try your idea, its recommended that you use subdomain which you get when you sign up for free hosting. Various options are available, you can try InfinityFree.Net or FreeHostingDaddy.Site .
Step 3: Once you Sign Up for the Free Hosting on the above mentioned sites or any other option available to you, check out for Cpanel (Control Panel). You may have received its credentials on email or got the link and credentials after successful sign up.
Step 4: After getting the Cpanel credentials, Log In to the Panel.
Step 5: In Panel, after logging in, you can explore various available options, but its highly recommended that you don’t edit to delete something without knowing and understanding the difference it may bring. You can add your own custom domain in option named Addon Domains. You can initially try your idea at small level on subdomain and then if works fine add your custom domain.
Step 6: For Building the Website, you need to look for option named Softaculous Apps Installer. Click on it. On the destination page, look for option WordPress or Search for it. Click on it.
Step 7: After clicking on WordPress option, on destination page it asks to choose the domain on which you want to install WordPress, select the domain on which you want to make website. After choosing the domain, also feed basic details like admin panel username and password, your email on which you want the installation details to be delivered, etc. After this click on install.
Step 8: On successful installation, you will get the message that WordPress was successfully installed. Now, you can sign out of the Cpanel and all work now will be done in WordPress Dashboard/Admin Panel.
Step 9: Now Log In to WordPress Admin Panel. The admin panel on WordPress by default is the domain.ext/wp-admin. Here domain is the domain on which you installed, ext is the extension of domain like .com or in or whatever. In short domain,ext is the complete domain name. suppose ankit.freehostingdaddy.site and then write /wp-admin for admin panel. Here in the admin panel log in with the credentials you used during installation.
Step 10: After logging in Admin Panel, you will see menu in left side. In this menu look for appearance option and click it. On loading of page, click on Add New option, On the destination page various themes will appear, check and try the live preview of the one you are comfortable with and is of you niche. Install the one which best suits your purpose.
Step 11: After Installing the theme, for editing click on the option Customize. Now, its exploration. Try, edit and update various elements and check the same on website.
Step 12: You can add plugins in the Plugins options, Add New, for social share, drag and drop page builder, building forms, etc.
Step 13: After you are done with building the basic website, its recommended that you take backup of the website. Log In to Cpanel and in Softaculous Apps Installer option, look for Installed option, click on it. Now, you can see that there are certain options available in the right side along with the name of websites on which WordPress is installed in left side. Take the cursor along the options in right side and see what is written, look for backup option and click on it. This will create a backup of website and can be reinstalled when there occurs any issue. On installation the website will come back to the stage on which it was when backup was taken.
Step 14: You can learn more on various online platforms. This is a basic article and will help you get started.
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