In this series, I’ve been teaching the basics of making a combination website/blog using Bluehost, WordPress, and Thesis. Here’s what I’ve covered so far: In Part I: Starting with Bluehost, I showed you how to open a Bluehost account, register your own domain name, and install WordPress. In Part II: Changing the Look and Layout [...]

In my previous post, "Make a Website, Starting with Bluehost," I showed you how to sign up with Bluehost, register your own unique domain name, set up an email account on that domain, and install the WordPress blogging platform. With WordPress, you can instantly begin posting content on the Web and establishing your own Internet [...]

Blogging software has become so sophisticated that most people no longer need complicated and expensive website creation and management tools to build and maintain a Web presence. In less than 30 minutes, you can register your own domain name, install the blogging software (also called a blogging platform), make a few tweaks to the design, [...]

Whoa! Before you design and build an entire website packed with HTML (HyperText Markup Lanaguage) pages, learn a little something about CMS (Content Management System), such as Drupal, Joomla, or WebYep. A typical CMS provides a collection of tools that enable you to create and edit Web pages right online (inside your browser window) that [...]