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Learn How To Install WordPress – how to install wordpress theme

Learning how to install WordPress can be very easy … IF you know what you’re doing! Most people looking to install WordPress aren’t even fully aware just how powerful this tool can be.

That’s not to say it isn’t without it challenges … depending on what theme you want, how you want your site to look, etc you may STILL need a little help with HTML, CSS, coding etc …

BUT, the process of installing WordPress can be extremely easy. There are 2 key components you need to ensure an easy WordPress installation. IF you have these in place, installing WordPress should take less than 2 minutes!

#1 – A Hosting Company

This is the deal breaker! SOME hosting companies have the ability to install content management systems in a click of a button! I personally use a host called hostmonster for the simple fact that I can install WordPress in less than 2 minutes.

There are a TON of other reasons I use them (i.e. unlimited bandwidth, unlimited storage, additional “one click” solutions, credits to PPC for Google and Yahoo … the list goes on).

If you want to ensure an easy WordPress installation you need to make sure your host has this ability.

#2 – A Domain

Of course you need somewhere to upload your WordPress install! Understand though … there IS a difference between a wordpress BLOG (i.e. yourblogname.wordpress.com) and a WEBSITE using WordPress (yourdomain.com).

For a BLOG you will use wordpress.com to create an account. For a WEBSITE you will use wordpress.org for support, and, if your hosting company doesn’t support “one click” installs, you will also need to download the WordPress software from here.