Discovering WordPress

I’ve decided to kick off my blog posts with a hail and thank you to WordPress!

Having another half who’s a bit of a whizz at WordPress, it was a no-brainer for me to decide on the platform I’d use for my new website. Though with no practical experience, I was a little nervous in the beginning, so can only imagine how nerve wracking getting to grips with WordPress is for anyone who doesn’t have a techie expert on hand 😉 For that reason, I decided I’d talk about my experiences here – in the hope it might help other newbies out there!

Why WordPress?

Let’s start with why you’d choose WordPress for your blog or website, instead of one of the other multiple site building tools out there.

  • It’s free!
  • You can customise it and create the site of your dreams.
  • Installing WordPress

Just to reiterate WordPress is an actual platform not a cute looking site – that part comes later! So you need to kick off by downloading WordPress