Chapter 2: Setting Up Your WordPress.com Blog

Once you decide to run your blog on WordPress.com, setting it up is a snap. In this chapter, you sign up with WordPress.com, get familiar with its workings, choose among settings, and select a visual theme for your new blog’s appearance.

9781118675502-co0201.tif

Sign Up with WordPress.com

View Your New Blog

Get to Know Your Blog’s Dashboard

Understanding the WordPress.com Admin Bar

Understanding the WordPress.com Home Page

Create Your WordPress.com Profile

Select Your General Settings

Consider Premium WordPress.com Options

Buy a Domain at WordPress.com

Map a Domain to WordPress.com

Choose Your Personal Settings

Make Your ...

Get Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete WordPress now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.