It takes a lot of time and some money to make a career in blogging, but times have changed you can earn money for your hosting, custom domain and other necessities for your career in blogging by starting a blog or website with absolutely free self-hosting and free domain.
A word of caution, though, as the word free always appears it appears with limitations, but still free is free right(smiles).
You might have heard of them before we are here to explain briefly about all these free platforms for blogs.
Let’s start with a domain name, you can acquire the free domain name from very limited resources and forget the thought of getting a .com or .net or .org domains for free, they are absolutely premium believe us we have tried everything, you can’t ever get such demanding domains for free.
One of the best sources is BIZ.NF, here you can acquire a free domain with slightly not so popular endings like .co.nf or .co.cc and also free hosting with the limitation of 1000 MB disk space, 5 GB traffic, PHP 5, MySQL 5, WordPress, Joomla. But honestly it’s more than enough for a beginner in blogging could ask for.
Steps to create a free self-hosted WordPress blog with free domain
- Visit the NF site
- Check the desiring domain’s availability
- Register the domain by entering your details
- Sign in to the email provided for the registration and confirm the authenticity of the registration process.
- Log into your dashboard of the biz.nf website and get your domain name set up. so click on ‘Domain Manager’ at the top of that middle section.
6.Click on your domain and manage it by installing WordPress, WordPress is very easy to use and the best platform for all beginners and experts alike.
7.Choose a theme for your blog, or you can skip this and choose later.
8.Choose plugins for the blog depending upon the category of the content.
9.Provide accurate information for WordPress login data and confirm the installation process.
- Visit the website and login with the given details
- That’s it you have successfully created a self-hosting WordPress blog for free, now you can customize your blog with various themes and post content there whenever you like.
The other method is you can visit WordPress.com and start a WordPress blog entirely free and with unlimited hosting but the domain name will be (your domain).wordpress.com and ads will be placed on your blog by WordPress management and have limited plugins and themes availability. However, you can have no ads and more resources with the payment option.
The other method for free blog is using WordPress.org where you can get free domain but hosting must be from your own pocket which nowadays is fairly quite cheap from various sources, you will be given a WordPress blog with many options for customization and wide variety of themes and plugins with option of using customized themes and usage of extensive CSS and any other coding is unlimited up to user.
There are various free hosting and free blog services other than what you just read above, but the above are popularly considered to be the best of them, please feel free to express your doubts and queries in the comments.