If you are reading these piece of article, then you may belong to one of those people who is planning to start a WordPress blog in near future or you are just curious to know how much does it cost to start a WordPress blog. There are several websites on the Internet who offers reliable web hosting service and most of the famous bloggers whom I know also suggest those big yet reliable companies. But the rates that they provide is not affordable for every beginner. Even if you according their guide it will cost you around 50$ to 60$ to setup a self hosted WordPress blog. Now someone who don’t really have or want to spend 50$ to 60$ to get a WordPress blog what they will do ? Most of the times they drops the idea of getting a self hosted blog. But dropping an idea is not something we would appreciate so we at Geek Post thought of helping new bloggers and made a list of minimum requirements and expenses that we need to setup a WordPress blog. However, after a year when you will get good knowledge and skills from your one year journey as a blogger we would recommend you to shift to some reliable hosting providers, such as Bluehost or Hostgator.
How Much Does It Cost To Start A WordPress Blog :
Well if you will follow our article then you don’t have to pay much for your self hosted blog. Even getting a self hosted blog is less than you think. However, in this article we will just mention the requirement services that we need to buy for our WordPress blog, This article will not focus on extra services like, WordPress setup costs or buying a decent theme for your newly launched blog. But if you work hard a little more then setting up a WordPress blog is not that hard, it is easier than you think. Talking about the theme, there are so many websites that provides free theme for your blog, however here is an article you may like to check :
So let’s start with the guide, So before you really start looking for a WordPress theme all you need is a Domain, An address for your website. And it cost really really low for the first year. Companies like Godaddy or Bigrock offers Rs.99 domain for the first year so buying a domain is not costing you much. So just go to one of these site buy a domain and you are done.
Now after getting a domain the next very step is to get a web hosting for your WordPress blog, well there are so many providers who offers really really great service. But since we are talking about a cheap solution I would recommend you GlobeHost.com, according to my personal experience I have hosted more than five websites with them and all of them are running smoothly.
The company offers 99.9% up time at an affordable price and there customer support is also pretty amazing. GlobeHost’s pricing starts at Rs.249, and at Rs.249 you bassically get 250MB of storage, 5 Email Accounts, One click WordPress install and so many other options. According to me this is the best web hosting provider at their price segment. However for your hosted blog we would recommend you to get the Rs.599/year plan. The plan comes with 2GB of web space and unlimited email hosting with cpanel and one click WordPress installation. So if you are looking for a cheap solution you must check it out.
After purchasing domain and Web Hosting you are done, however if you are buying domain and web hosting from two different companies then you have to update the name servers in your domain settings, but it’s not as scary as it sounds. So coming to the answer of our question How Much Does It Cost To Start A WordPress Blog is Doamain Cost + Web Host = Actual cost, Rs.99+Rs.599 = Rs.698. However if you are buying the web host from GlobeHost then you can use WELCOME as a coupon code and get 10% of discount.
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