Building Your First WordPress Site

Just a quick note before we get started. In the videos I will be building out a WordPress Site for a Fire and Alarm Company. Of course you will need to modify your site to fit your practice’s needs. However, I decided to keep it neutral so that everyone is encouraged to use creativity in building their sites. In broad strokes however, it is all the same. You will want to follow the Overall Process:

  1. Buy a domain
  2. Set up hosting
  3. Point Your Domain at your Host
  4. Install WordPress
  5. Choose a Theme for Your Practice
  6. Build out Content and Customize it with specifics for your practice


1. Purchasing a Domain (website name)

2. Purchasing Hosting and Loading Your Website onto Your Host

3. Getting WordPress Set Up on Your New Site

4. Installing Your Theme

5. This Video will Show You How to Install Your Theme

6. Building Your WordPress Site 1

7. Building Your WordPress Site 2

8. Finalizing Your New WordPress Site’s Homepage

9. Creating New Pages for Your Website

10. Finalizing Your New WordPress Website Buildout

11. Just a Note on Making Sure your Content (pictures and words) are Congruent and Relevant to the Area You Serve