Block 1: Domains & Hosting

WordPress Building Block 1: the land

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Siteground: A Better Choice for WordPress Hosting

If you’re looking for fast, reliable and affordable WordPress hosting, the field is crowded with subpar offerings. I moved this site to managed hosting several years ago, but I have several other sites as well. Over the past three years, I’ve tried several different hosts, all with disappointing results. Then last month I decided to …

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How to Make WordPress Easier and Stronger: Introducing the Rainmaker Platform

WordPress Building Blocks is all about learning to use WordPress and make the most out of it. Naturally, when you’re using WordPress you also get involved with hosting. Then there are all the other tools and skillsets that go along with creating a website that attracts the audience you want. Things like: Choosing a theme …

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How to Set Up a Website Hosting Account

WordPress Tutorial #2 Before you can build a website, you need to host it somewhere. Most new sites use a shared hosting account, which is the least expensive way to start. (Click here to see a discussion of the different types of hosting.) Setting up a shared hosting account is generally straightforward. Here are your step-by-step …

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