How to create a WordPress blog on Free Web Hosting (000WebHost)?

If you are a newbie, then first of all you will want to learn WordPress

As we know, to make a self-hosted WordPress blog or website, we have to purchase domain name and web hosting. Now domain name is available cheaply and there is no worry of renewing it again for a full year, but for beginners most of the times, web hosting is not a cheap deal.

If you are a newbie, then first of all you will want to learn WordPress, in this way I have told you one way before that you can learn it by installing WordPress on Localhost i.e. your local PC. 

But localhost also has a lot of limitations, you can open the setup WordPress site only in your PC or in the local network, but not from anywhere else in the world.

In such a situation, we have to find some other solution. We published our blog a post some time ago,

Do not be overjoyed to hear the name of the free web hosting, because it also has many downsides, which, by reading our articles below, you can know:

But free web hosting is also a very good and easy solution for testing purposes and some small experiments. In such a situation, if you install WordPress on free web hosting, then you also get to learn a lot. This is a great free solution for beginners to learn WordPress.

How to setup WordPress Blog on 000WebHost?

Today I will give you  a step by step guide of the WordPress installation process on 000WebHost. 000WebHost to you

Provides basic free web hosting with some limitations. Its a limitation is that your website will be temporary offline or down for one hour every day. The funny thing is that you can set the time when your site is offline during the day and at what time, such as between 2 to 3 o’clock in the night. This is a great feature. We will talk about it at the end of this article.

Let’s start.

Screenshot has been given along with every step, so that you do not have any problem in understanding anything.

First go to this website  000WebHost  and click on the button of your Signup.

create a WordPress blog on Free Web Hosting

After that, in the form that opens, enter your email, set password and choose a unique name for your website according to the 000webhostapp.com subdomain.

  • If you type ‘raabta567’ , then your site’s home address will be raabta567.000webhostapp.com

After this, click on the button of Get Free hosting.

Free Web Hosting

After this, it will show you welcome message, and will ask you if you want to take intro tutorial. If you want to understand its interface, you can click on I want to learn, otherwise, by clicking I’m Pro, you can skip it.

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Now you have to verify your email, quickly open your email, click the link in their mail and verify your email.

When your email is verified, it will give you this success message, click on the Manage website button given below it.

You can skip the step procedure guide with Hi, you’re almost done. Clicking on the cross button. Scroll under it.

Here you will find three tiles, click on the middle tile to start the WordPress installation, in which the logo of WordPress will be shown.

By clicking on it, you will have a popup of WordPress Install open in front of you, set the username, password, URL and language for your WordPress blog, and then click the Install button.

Now it will start the installation process and in a minute your wordpress blog will be installed on free webhosting.

After this, it will give you a message of Installation Complete and congratulations and below that, Go will be the link to the Configuration page, by clicking on it, you will reach the login page of your new, created, WordPress blog.

Login with the username and password set in the above steps.

After this you will find that, like any common WordPress blog and website, your dashboard will be open and now you can create any kind of blog or website from it.

There will be a difference in this, on every single page of your website, a small image of Powered By 000WebHost will come in the bottom. You should not have any problem with this, because if they are giving you so much for free, then so much of their right is created.

Pro Advice:

As I told you above, this web hosting will be offline for one hour out of 24 hours. Now, at which hour these are offline, you can set this, in such a situation, you can follow the steps given below:

First of all in the dashboard of 000WebHost, go to General in the Settings menu.

In this, you go to the website sleeping time frame, and set the starting hour, now as I set 2 and click on the update button, now this site will be offline between 2 to 3 pm.

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Naeem Ur Rehman

Pakistan's youngest blogger and the CEO of Raabta.net. He is currently the student of BS Environmental Sciences at University of the Punjab, Lahore. He is also working as a senior advisor to Aagahi.pk, Mukaalma, and Pylon TV.
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