This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Blogging 101–Setting up Hosting & Installing WordPress

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Hosting Set Up

  1. We are assuming that you have a super duper domain name. If you don’t have one, think of one. You can either register your domain with Bluehost or point your domain to your site at Bluehost.
  2. Go here. Bluehost, You will need hosting, hosting is like renting space on the web for your blog. Bluehost has great rates, fantastic customer service, and we use them hosting all of our sites.
  3. Sign up for however long you like….don’t check any other services, you only want hosting. BTW, you will get EMAIL as a free bonus.
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Installing WordPress

So, Bluehost will help you install WordPress on your site. Once you have set up hosting, login and within the Hosting screen you should see this…..

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Now click the green INSTALL button in the upper right of the screen.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Now this is where you have to pay attention, be sure to select the box that says SHOW ADVANCED OPTIONS this is where you set the username and password for your wordpress site. Take note of it! Once you set it up, Bluehost will email you a link to the wordpress admin screen…don’t lose this email.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]So, now that wordpress is installed it is time to make it look pretty! It is time to shop for themes…… we will cover themes more in depth in an upcoming post. But for now check out Themeforest, Made by Minimal, and Elegant Themes these are a few of our favorite places to buy themes![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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