Get a Blog up and Running With Only a Few Clicks.When looking for a web host a blogger should be sure to select one that offers cPanel with Fantastico. With those two resources, installing a WordPress blog will be as simple as entering a little bit of information and clicking a few buttons.
The following steps are presented as a walk-through of the installtion process to illustrate just how easy it is to get WordPress up and running. By following these steps, a blogger can have their own blog online in mere minutes.
Once WordPress has finished installing, a confirmation notice will then appear on the screen. That is really all there is to it. After taking only a few minutes to follow ten simple steps a blogger can easily have their own WordPress installation online and ready to go. All it takes is a web host that offers cPanel and Fantastico.
It seems like a new version of WordPress is always being released. They come out so often that it would be quite bothersome for bloggers to manually install each and every upgrade. Luckily, Fantastico can be used for upgrading as well. Once again, all that is required is to click a link or two and the installation is completely up-to-date.
When upgrading, care must be taken to avoid overwriting custom themes. It is for this reason that a blogger should always back-up their theme prior to performing an upgrade. That will ensure that they have a copy should the upgrade process overwrite any vital files.
Now that bloggers see just how easy it is to install WordPress in cPanel using Fantastico there is really no reason why they shouldn’t begin using this powerful and robust content managment tool. After taking just a few minites to complete the install they will be on their way to dealing with more important things like installing a unique theme, writing compelling content, and drawing visitors in to their site.