Starting A Blog: Now at Your Fingertips
Bakers of Yerevan, flower shops of Los Angeles and NGOs across the world choose WordPress as their preferred content management system.
During the past decade, WordPress became one of the most popular go-to-platforms for developers, marketers and bloggers alike. Furthermore, businesses across the globe, such as Mercedes-Benz, are setting up their websites on WordPress as their sales channel. Well-known magazines and publications, such as New York Post, TED, USA Today, CNN, TIME.com, Spotify, TechCrunchl, and many more, also use WordPress. According to recent statistics, currently, WordPress runs 32% of the entire internet. With over 76.5 Million blogs, WordPress.com attracts almost 181 million monthly unique viewers.
With technology made accessible to everyone, becoming a blogger is now very easy. Whether you’re a traveler, a foodie or a political analyst, if you want your voice heard, all you must do is choose your topic, create a blog, start writing and publish.
Just as we thought it couldn’t get any easier, WordPress announced a surprise. Blogging is now literally at your fingertips. In a post yesterday, Nate Heagy from WordPress announced that Android and iOS users can now not only post, but also create their blogs from scratch using the WordPress app.
At WiseSource, we were thrilled by this news and decided to try the app for ourselves, and for you. Bellow you will find a step by step guide on how to start your blog with just a few simple taps on your mobile device.
We will wait a minute while you download the app and create your WordPress.com account. Ready? Follow the steps bellow:
Step 1: Tap on “Add New Site” to start registering your website.
Step 2: After choosing WordPress.com as the host, choose the type of website you want to create, let’s go with a blog.
Step 3: The app will suggest choosing from the many themes WordPress has to offer, choose the one you like and proceed.
Step 4: Do you already know what your blog title and tagline will be? Awesome! write them down on this step and tap next.
Step 5: Choose a unique name for your blog that goes with your title, this will be the link to your blog (yourblogname.wordpress.com). If the name is not available the system won’t let you choose it.
After few moments of loading, the app will show you the homepage of your blog with the sample posts. On this screen you’ll also see to buttons “Configure” and “Write First Post”.
Step 6: Your blog is now ready, tap “Write First Post” to start authoring your article.
Now that you know all this, it’s time for you to start writing. Happy Blogging.
Those of you who need more than a blog, don’t hesitate to contact our team to discuss your web presence.