3. Getting Started with WordPress (WordPress.org)

Using self-hosted WordPress gives you complete control over your website, including the capability to use custom themes, install plugins, implement e-commerce functionality, and modify code. If you decide self-hosted WordPress is the right solution for you, this chapter shows you how to get up and running as quickly as possible.

Installing WordPress

You can install WordPress from WordPress.org or from an automated installation tool your web host provides. If you don’t have strong technical skills, finding a web host that automates WordPress installation is your best bet.

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