How To Setup Free Website Hosting Using Your Own Domain Name and WordPress

How To Setup Free Website Hosting Using Your Own Domain Name and WordPress

I discovered a free website hosting offering and wanted to test whether it would support a WordPress install (which it does).

You can use your own domain name as well (e.g. yourname.com). I registered a new one for this example to demonstrate how someone could get up and running from scratch. In this example, the domain registration does cost however the website hosting is free. You could use any domain registrar out there as long as you can modify the nameservers on your domain per the example below.

I setup this website to be an example for my web design company so we can show it to our clients (www.MicrotekCorporation.com)

File Recovery Software – when disaster strikes and you lose important documents or photos

File Recovery Software – when disaster strikes and you lose important documents or photos

 

I have personally had several unpleasant experiences over the years with accidental file deletions and unexpected file corruption. Disaster can strike at any moment and generally when you least expect it.

 

Here is a list of mostly free file recovery programs. Some require installation and some can run as a standalone program. Some specialize in photo recovery if that is what you are looking for.

Step-by-Step Instructions on How To Set-up Your Own Website Using WordPress in Under 3 Minutes

Step-by-Step Instructions on How To Set-up Your Own Website Using WordPress in Under 3 Minutes

Registering your very own custom domain name (e.g. yourname.com) along with your very own blog online is very easy. I will demonstrate step-by-step how I set-up a new website in less than 3 minutes.

I will set-up WordPress for the new website (automatically done for you) as it is the number one most popular and well supported blogging system out there. You may hear the acronym CMS sometimes (Content Management System).

WordPress has many free templates available. Also as a bonus, for those of you who feel you aren’t comfortable with all this “web stuff”, I will show you how to publish directly to your new WordPress website using Microsoft Word.

Cable Clutter: Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops, Cameras, Home Entertainment, and Data Centers

Cable Clutter: Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops, Cameras, Home Entertainment, and Data Centers

Cluttered CablesCables are still a necessary evil. Wireless hasn’t taken over the world yet. Keeping your cables organized becomes a losing battle due to the temporary usually becoming permanent.

I find it difficult to have all my charge cables handy for quick connections. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, and cameras become devices that need constant charging. And each of them with their own adapters.