How to create a blog

How to create a blog, how to install WordPress, blogging tips, using tags correctly, finding images and more.

  • What are Hex Colours?

    What are Hex Colours?

    Hex colours are made up of six digits and are a way of specifying a particular colour which is defined by its mix of red, green and blue (RGB). Any blogger or website owner needs to know about hex colours. As an example, hex colours look like this: #ffffff (white), #000000 (black) and #8b6875 (purple) […]

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  • How to Create Your Domain Email Address

    Creating Your Hosting Email Address

    Most blog packages come with email accounts depending on the package you have chosen. These are email addresses with your domain. This post shows you how to create your domain email address. My email address for example is This looks much more professional than using hotmail or gmail addresses. The example below shows how […]

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  • How to Legally Protect Your Blog

    How to protect your blog legally

    When starting a blog there are some important pages that you need to create. We’ll go through how to legally protect your blog by adding various essential policies and plugins. You will need to add these three essential legal policies to your blog. A privacy policy, terms and conditions, and a disclaimer. You will also need […]

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  • Where To Get Free Images For Your Blog

    Where To Get Free Images For Your Blog

    If you’re new to blogging, you may not know that you can’t just take any old image from the web to use on your website, this is classed as image theft and it can get you into a lot of trouble. If you don’t want to pay out for images check out my suggestions on […]

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  • What is a Plugin in WordPress?

    What is a WordPress Plugin?

    If you’re totally new to WordPress, you may be wondering what a plugin is. Here’s a bit of information on what they are, and how to upload them to your blog. What is a Plugin? A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. […]

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  • Why You Should Use WordPress

    Why You Should Use WordPress

    I always advise getting a self-hosted WordPress website, this is not to be confused with I am referring to the self-hosted WordPress from, which is open-source software that you install on your domain. Why Is WordPress Better Than A Free Blogging Platform? WordPress is much better than using a free blogging platform like […]

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  • Choosing & Uploading a WordPress Theme

    Choosing and uploading a WordPress theme

    Following on from my post How To Install WordPress on Ionos, the following will help you choose and upload a theme. Once you’ve installed WordPress on your domain it’s time to log into your blog using the administrator name and password that you have just created. Here you will be able to choose one of […]

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  • How to Install WordPress and Create a Blog

    How to Install WordPress on Ionos

    This post shows you how to install WordPress on the hosting company I use for some of my blogs. Ionos packages include a free domain and SSL. Choosing A Host You will need a host when using A host will store all your blog data on a server so that it can be […]

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