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Create Your Own Website Using WordPress in a Weekend by Alannah Moore

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4Setting up WordPress

You’ve Planned out the Website You’re Going to Build; Now it’s Time Start Creating it. The First Thing You Need to do is to Set up Wordpress.

The one-click INSTALL

These instructions refer to the setup of the self-hosted version of WordPress; if you’re planning on using WordPress.com, please see over the page.

If you’ve followed the advice given previously and chosen one of the suggested hosting companies, or an alternative hosting company with a one-click

  1. Log into Dreamhost. Go to Goodies > One-Click Installs on the left-hand menu.
  2. Scroll down the page a little and click on “WordPress.”
  3. Click the blue box labeled “Custom Installation.”
  4. Select your domain and click “Install it for me now!”
  5. Check your email and look for ...

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