Last Update 10th May, 2017.
Welcome to the ultimate step by step and beginner friendly-guide on how to start a WordPress blog for free with SiteRubix.
Never started a blog before? Fear not.
The SiteRubix website builder is so beginner-friendly, a 7 year old could probably start their own blog with their eyes closed.
The best part?
WordPress comes as standard so no need to install anything. See, old you it was easy 🙂
Let’s get started and in the next few minutes you’ll be the proud owner of a brand new free WordPress blog.
Here’s a 1 min video showing you just how fast it really is to start a WordPress blog for free with SiteRubix:
Stick with me here I’ll show you exacly how it’s done.
What Exactly Is SiteRubix?
SiteRubix is a powerful hosting and publishing platform originally created in 2007 to accompany the affiliate marketing training at Wealthy Affiliate. (Highly recommended if you’re starting your blog to make money with it)
Here’s my full breakdown of the Site Rubix website builder for full info.
SiteRubix is 100% free and you get 100% access to all the free themes, plugins and the same benefits as a WordPress blog.
Your SiteRubix blog is yours to own forever (or until you decide to delete it) and you can use it to set up a blog on any topic you wish. It will also remain totally free.
One website builder like SiteRubix is Wix and on your content they display 2 advertisements for Wix itself, making your website look cheap and doesn’t give you full control over the content and look of your blog.
SiteRubix WILL NOT EVER place any ads on your website.
As well as free domain registration you get 24 hour support, site health monitoring and daily backups to name a few.
Here’s how to start your WordPress blog in 4 foolproof steps:
If you’ve answered the question of what to start a blog about and you know your reasons for wanting to start a blog, let’s dive straight in.
1. Pick your domain name
(The following images are screenshots I’ve taken from SiteRubix so you can see exactly what to do. Open up SiteRubix in a new window and follow along.)
Your first step is choosing a domain name for your new blog and making sure it’s available. Your site’s free domain will look like this:
2. Choose the type of blog you want to create
In this how to tutorial we’re looking at how to start a free WordPress blog so choose the free option.
(It’s worth noting that if you want to transfer your site to your a paid domain at any point you absolutely can.)
3. Choose a name for your blog
The name of this site is The Make Money Online Blog. You want to pick a name that represents what your site is about.
You can change this at any time.
4. Choose your WordPress theme
Now to the fun bit – picking out a look for your blog.
Themes are design layouts that give your website structure and visual appeal. With SiteRubix, there are literally tens of thousands to choose from.
Once you have found a theme that you like you can preview it or just select it.
5. Launch your blog
Click the ‘Build My Website Now‘ button, sit back and watch as all the work is done for you.
Your Blog is now LIVE
Go ahead, you can now type in your domain, and you’ll see your newly created WordPress blog.
Wow — that was easy right?
What do you do AFTER you’re done installing WordPress? Take a look at ‘How To Make Money With Your Blog‘.