How to Make a Website with WordPress Step by Step For Beginners! – 2019

Wow, that was a long title! But this text tutorial is exactly what it says – its for anyone (for beginners or for advance wordpress users). If you want to learn how to make a wordpress website or just a website with wordpress, this video is going to show you how step by step.

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This is a supplemental for the video we just uploaded on How to make a Website with WordPress for beginners 2019. In the video we cover everything from how to sign up for hosting and a domain, to how to install wordpress, and create and make all your pages for your website with wordpress.

The video tutorials we make always try to cover every single step in the most concise and clear way possible. The difference between our videos on how to make a website with wordpress for beginners compared to other videos on how to make a wordpress website step by step is that we not only show you how to make a professional website with wordpress but we also show you how to do everything and use the elementor pagebuilder so you can build any type of website that you want.

By the end of our videos, the goal is always for you to learn how to use wordpress and have the ability to learn how to build a website from scratch on your own.

So let’s not waste any more time talking and writing all this flub text for seo purposes which is what I just did…let’s learn how to make a website with wordpress for beginners step by step 2019 🙂

Requirements for this video tutorial to create a website with wordpress

  • You need some free time. I can’t promise you won’t get frustrated. But I can promise you, if you watch the video and follow the steps, you can make the same exact website with your own images.
  • You need to have an open mind. As I said, if its your first time with wordpress or watching my tutorials on how to build a website, we got a little fast to save you as much time as possible but we cover everything. The pause button is your friend.
  • And last but not least, you need to get hosting and a domain. Oh, and you need to have access to a computer, which I assume you do if you are watching our video tutorial on how to make a website with wordpress. 2019.

Step 1: Hosting and Domain

The first think we have to do to make our website is get hosting and also register a domain.

If you don’t know what hosting is, let me explain.

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We are going to get hosting with a company named Hostgator. At least, that’s what we’re going to recommend. And just for disclosure purposes, Hostgator is currently an affiliate partner for NYC TECH CLUB now, which means they pay us a small commission if you use our coupon code or referral link – but this is no fee to you. Just a way for them to thank us for referring you to them.

For hosting, we are using Hostgator. You can click on any of these Hostgator links to bring you to the website.

Make sure you use the Hostgator coupon code “NYCTECH30” for ~65% off. This is one of the largest hostgator coupon codes available.

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Our domain is our website address. So you want to make sure you get a unique one that works for you and for your website.

Step 2: Install WordPress

Once you get your hosting and domain with hostgator (don’t forget to use the coupon code NYCTECH30 for the largest discount code available with hostgator), now we have to install wordpress, the best content management system to build a wordpress website so we can start learning how to make our website.

To install wordpress, we need to go to our cpanel and click on install wordpress.

Now just fill out the information that you see in our video on how to create a wordpress website for beginners and wordpress should install 🙂 So easy, right?

Step 3: Install WordPress Theme

Now that we have WordPress installed, what we have to do is install our wordpress theme which is the template that is going to allow us to make our website.

So what I want you to do is going to your WordPress dashboard and hover over appearance and click on themes.

The theme that I want you to search for is the Airi theme.

Once you find it, go ahead and click install and then click activate.

Now we have the wordpress theme we need to make our website step by step. The best thing about the Airi theme by themes is that it is free and we don’t have to pay for any additional features in order to build our website for free 🙂

Now we can move on to the next step.

Step 4: Install WordPress Plugins

Now we need to install some wordpress plugins that will help us make our wordpress website step by step. Contrary to popular belief, plugins are not just for beginners but for everyone that make a wordpress website.

Plugins are tools that help you make your website.

There are going to be some recommended plugins that we can install including the elementor plugin which is the pagebuilder that plugin that we are going to use to learn how to create our website.

I also want you to install an additional plugin called the Really Simple SSL plugin so we can turn on our ssl certificate that hostgator provides to us for free.

The video shows you how to install plugins but if you need the steps just go to your WordPress dashboard and hover over plugins and click on add new.

Step 5: Demo Content for WordPress Website

If you have your own logo and images for your website then that is great! That’s actually what you want! But if you’re just starting out and you need some help with some demo content, we got you covered.

Click here to download a zip file with some demo images that will help you make your website with wordpress and help you follow this video step by step 🙂

Step 6: Create Homepage

Creating a homepage is really easy for the wordpress website we are learning to build.

  • Just click on new on the top of the page and click on page
  • Now title the page
  • Change the page attributes if you want for the wordpress website page
  • Click publish

We will be coming back to this page later to customize and make the wordpress website homepage. For now I just want you to make the page.

Once the page is made, we can go into our settings and set the page.

On the left hand side of the wordpress dashboard, you should see settings. Hover over that, and click on reading.

There you can set the homepage.

And then we can change the permalink for our website in the permalink tab. So make sure you do that! Watch the video if you need help.

Step 7 – Theme Settings

Now let’s go to the theme settings in our wordpress website so we can learn how to make and customize the colors, settings and formatting and layout for the wordpress website we are learning how to build for free.

  • To customize the settings, go to your wordpress dashboard
  • Hover over appearance
  • Click on customize

Now you can go through all the tabs to customize your wordpress website however you want. The great thing about learning how to make your own wordpress website for beginners is learning how to make any custom options for your website that you are buying.

We go through a lot of the tabs and show you what to select. Make sure you check out our free video on how to make a wordpress website for beginners for free.

Step 8 – Make Homepage

The video we have shows you all the steps we go through on how to make a wordpress website but I can give you the steps to get back to the homepage here.

  • Go back to your wordpress dashboard.
  • Hover over pages
  • Click All Pages
  • Find the homepage
  • Click Edit with Elementor

Watch the rest of the video to see how we customize and build this webpage using our video on how to make a website with wordpress for free

Step 9 – Make About Page

The video we have shows you all the steps we go through on how to make a wordpress website but I can give you the steps to get back to the homepage here.

  • Go back to your wordpress dashboard.
  • Hover over pages
  • Click All Pages
  • Find the about page
  • Click Edit with Elementor

Watch the rest of the video to see how we customize and build this webpage using our video on how to build a website with wordpress for free

Step 10 – Make Team Page

The video we have shows you all the steps we go through on how to make a wordpress website but I can give you the steps to get back to the homepage here.

  • Go back to your wordpress dashboard.
  • Hover over pages
  • Click All Pages
  • Find the team page
  • Click Edit with Elementor

Watch the rest of the video to see how we customize and build this webpage using our video on how to create a website with wordpress for free

Step 11 – Make Contact Page

The video we have shows you all the steps we go through on how to make a wordpress website but I can give you the steps to get back to the homepage here.

  • Go back to your wordpress dashboard.
  • Hover over pages
  • Click All Pages
  • Find the contact page
  • Click Edit with Elementor

Watch the rest of the video to see how we customize and build this webpage using our video on how to make a website with wordpress for free

1:59:22 – Step 12 – Menus

To make the menus for the wordpress website, all we have to go is go back to the wordpress dashboard and hover over appearance and click on menus

Now create a menu

Add whatever you want for the wordpress website header

Click save

All done 🙂

Step 13 – Responsiveness

The responsiveness for the wordpress website is best shown and discussed in the video since there are a lot of things you need to do.

Please check out the video that you are watching to see how to create and build a beautiful website using the elementor pagebuilder that is responsive.

Step 14 – Congratulations!

Congrats on learning how to make a wordpress website for beginners for free 2019! I hope you enjoyed this video.

If you liked this video on how to make a wordpress website and you learned how to build a beautiful website that looks professional for free then please make sure to subscribe to our youtube channel!


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