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So you may just be getting acquainted with WordPress. Luckily for you there is a great deal of information here on this website and elsewhere on the net. WordPress is a super platform to use, with a lot of scale. You can create just about any type of website you want by using your imagination and the right tools.

In order to host your own website and install wordpress, the first resource you would want to visit is the WordPress.org website. This website is different from the other website WordPress.com which offers visitors a free hosted blog to anyone who wants to start one without having to go through the trouble of purchasing a host account and installing WordPress themselves.

WordPress.org has a great deal of documentation as well. Don’t worry about remembering all the details in the there, just give it a glance over and then try to start working on your website as there’s nothing better than just seeing it for yourself and getting to know first hand. You will see that WordPress is pretty easy to get started with, as you become more familiar with it you will easily be able to implement some of the more advanced features or even design a WordPress template or design on your own.

You will also find the installation files at WordPress.org if you decide to run it locally on your computer for testing. You don’t have to download these files to the website on your hosting account, as your hosting provider will most likely have them there as an easy “one-click” install.

WordPress.org also has some very helpful forums where members can troubleshoot problems and discuss various issues.

The next article will detail how to install WordPress on your domain once you are up and running.

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