How to Create Your Own Free Website or Blog

Everyone wants to have his/her own a blog site or a website. Some want to write about technology like me 🙂 , some have a passion for writing about the health remedies, own poems, motivational, inspirational, explorational stuff. The Web is the best place where you can explore your hidden talent.

But most of them stuck with the question “How to start a blog?” If you want to get online with your own blog site or a website, you are at right place. Here through this article, I am going to tell you how to start your free website or a blog.

There are two famous platforms i.e. Blogger and WordPress to start your free website or a blog. The service Blogger is hosted by Google itself whereas the WordPress service is provided by Automattic.

Free Website or a Blog on Blogger

Most of the people start with the blogger as its very easy to start. To own a free website or a blog over Blogger you need a google account.

To create a free website or a blog with blogger just follow the simple steps given bellow.

  1. Open any web browser of your choice and navigate to www.blogger.com.
  2. Sign in using your Google account username and password. If you don’t have Google account, create one using create account link provided below the login form.
  3. Click on “New Blog

    How to Create Your Own Free Website or Blog
    Click New Blog
  4. A pop-up screen will appear where you have to write your blog or website title in first text area as shown in below picture. In the second text area, you have to provide URL (web address) for your blog. From template section, you can choose any template. Once you done with all fields create blog button will activate.

    How to Create Your Own Free Website or Blog
    Create blog

    Note: You can change your blog URL, Blog Title or a template anytime. You can also use a custom domain like yourwebsite.com and custom Template.

  5. Once you created your free website or a blog, you will get below the dashboard. From here you can write your first article using post tab on right side. You can add pages like About us, Contact us using Pages tab.
    blogger dashboard
  6. The picture below shows short introduction to writing your first article.

    How to Create Your Own Free Website or Blog
    Write your first article (Click image to see in large size)
  7. The template customization can be done using the template setting see image below.

    How to Create Your Own Free Website or Blog
    Template Customization
  8. You can make further changes like changing your blog URL, adding SSL, adding multiple Authors or admins. from the setting tab shown in the image below.

    How to Create Your Own Free Website or Blog
    Settings tab in blogger dashboard

    So this is all about the starting your free blog on Blogger.

Free Website or a Blog on WordPress


WordPress is a most popular platform for bloggers. WordPress provides lots of indeed features to get popular on the web. It has many plugins to optimize your blog or website. You can create your free website or a blog on wordpress.com and if you are more serious towards your blog or website you may go with the self-hosted WordPress i.e. with WordPress.org

Steps to start free website or blog on WordPress

  1. Open any browser of your choice and navigate to wordpress.com
  2. Click on Create Website
  3. You will see the window shown in the picture below.

    How to Create Your Own Free Website or Blog
    Choose your domain here
  4. Enter your domain name it will suggest you available domain names. Here you have to select the domain name followed by wordpress.com which is only the free option. Refer the below picture.

    How to Create Your Own Free Website or Blog
    Select domain
  5. Pick a plan that’s written for you, as we creating a free website, we’ll go with Free plan. You may go with the Premium or Business plans if you need.

    How to Create Your Own Free Website or Blog
    Choose plan here (select free plan)
  6. Create your free WordPress account by filling the form. Provide valid email address.

    How to Create Your Own Free Website or Blog
    Create WordPress account
  7. Once you created an account, confirm your email address from your mail inbox.
  8. WordPress Dashboard from where you can add a post, plugins, and themes from the sections available in Left side navigation. See the picture bellow.

    How to Create Your Own Free Website or Blog
    WordPress Dashboard

So this is all about the free website and blog. I personally recommend you to have a Self-hosted WordPress site or a blog.
If you stuck somewhere while creating your blog, feel free to drop a comment in the comment section.

ALSO READ

Subscribe to our newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

Comment Policy: Your words are your own, so be nice and helpful if you can. Please, only use your real name and limit the amount of links submitted in your comment. We accept clean XHTML in comments, but don't overdo it please.

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

GET STARTED

Start WordPress Blog: Ultimate Guide For Beginners

Here is our step by step guide for beginners to start a WordPress blog.

Top 6 Best WordPress Theme Frameworks

There are many websites themes which are created by using a framework. Likewise, WordPress Theme frameworks also becoming so popular. The framework allows you...

The Most Essential WordPress Plugins

Here, I have listed some excellent plugins which will surely add more features and new functionality to your WordPress blog.

Tips to Speed Up WordPress Performance

Here, I am sharing some tips to speed up WordPress performance. All you need to modify .htaccess file on your server and add some plugins.

The Ultimate Guide to Harden WordPress Security

Learn how to improve WordPress security. Here are some basic security concepts that will help you to harden WordPress security.

How to Setup CloudFlare Free SSL for WordPress Blog

Google has announced that they will count HTTPS as a ranking factor which means if you using HTTPS you will get a higher position...

DEALS

AWeber

GET 30 Days Free.

POPULAR NOW

Get almost 100% PageSpeed on Newspaper theme

The newspaper theme is the most popular premium theme for a self-hosted WordPress blog. The theme is developed by team tagDiv. You...

How to Remove jQuery Migrate in WordPress?

jQuery Migrate greatly simplifies the process of moving older jQuery code to a higher jQuery version by identifying deprecated features. It then restores deprecated...

How To Reduce Admin-Ajax Server Load In WordPress

To increase better user experience, we always end up by increasing site speed. After clicking a website link seems like a simple thing. But...

Best Guide on Removing v=XXXX string from WordPress URLs

You might have noticed strange v=xxxx string in your WordPress URL. This string is comprised of an apparently arbitrary letter and numbers added as a parameter...

Tips to Speed Up WordPress Performance

Here, I am sharing some tips to speed up WordPress performance. All you need to modify .htaccess file on your server and add some plugins.

How to Delete Multiple Images in WordPress Media Gallery

Hey, guys today one of my friends asked me a question, How can I delete Multiple Images in WordPress? I replied, "It's very simple." Yeah,...