Start Your WordPress Blog in Just 20 Minutes

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Have you always wondered how to start a blog, but couldn’t get around it? Chances are you’re confused as to which blogging platform you should use for your blog. While there are many blogging platforms like Tumblr, Blogger, Medium, etc., our recommendation is WordPress. Started in the year 2003, WordPress is a free blogging platform which has over 400 million active users and which sees over 54 million posts every single day! It’s super simple to set up and is highly customizable.

Here at HostGator, we’re bringing you the most straightforward guide to start your blog with WordPress! This guide will solve all of your initial queries regarding how to launch a WordPress blog and will not take more than 20 minutes of your valuable time. So let’s begin.

5 Essential Elements For Every WordPress Website

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Did you know that the WordPress celebrated the 15th Anniversary of the first WordPress release on 27th May 2018? In 15 years, this free and open source content management system(CMS) has grown leaps and bounds. In a recent market report by W3Techs it was observed that 31% of all websites use WordPress, that is a CMS market share of 59.9%

The above statistics prove that there are a lot of people that are using WordPress to establish their online presence. But many people are yet to get online, let alone use WordPress. If you’re one of them and are looking to start your online journey, then WordPress is the perfect platform for you.

How to Speed Up Your WordPress Website by Lazing Loading Images

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Gone are the days when a web user would wait patiently for your website to load. According to data from Akamai, nearly 50% of web users expect a site to load under 2 seconds, and they would abandon the site if it failed to load within 3 seconds. Google too has tightened the noose by penalizing websites with high load time. If you’re a website owner and reading this, you know that a slow website is bad news for you.

5 Easy Ways To Protect Your WordPress Website Without Any Plugin

5 Easy Ways To Protect Your WordPress Website Without Any Plugin

 

When you scout the internet to find ways to protect your WordPress website, you will come across tons of information. One of the most commonly shared suggestion would be to install a popular WordPress security plugin. But did you know that 22% of all hacked websites were because of a security issue in a plugin? This is just one of the reasons why you shouldn’t blindly trust your website’s security on a plugin.