What are the basic facts of iPageWordPress?
February 5th, 2014 by admin | Type: Standard

iPageWordPress (wordpresshostinghelp.com) is a website whose purpose is to help users get to know WordPress better. It is registered under the Domain Name wordpresshostinghelp.com and whose registered address is PO BOX 639, 98083 Kirkland, WA, USA.

The website aims to help people discover and learn about WordPress better and help them with tips and users guide on how to maximize its use in their websites. It focuses on delivering the latest relevant information about WordPress, how to get it and how to install it, how to update it and especially, how to use it more effectively.

Topics and guides found and discussed in this website are sourced and compiled after consulting with content managers and editors, with recognized web experts and after interviews with those who are experienced in the use of WordPress as well as other CMS platforms. This is how the site is able to give readers helpful and practical tips in tinkering with your site as well as tips on installing themes and even recommendations on what to do to increase traffic to your pages.

What do I need to know about WordPress?

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WordPress is one of the free and open source tool and content management system (CMS) used by many web hosting providers today. It is based on PHP and MySQL and features a template system and plug-in architecture. It is so popular that 18.9% of the top 10 million websites use WordPress. It is also one of the most popular, if not the most popular blogging tool in use today, with about 60 million websites. It was founded by Matt Mullenwed and Mike Little and was first released on May 27, 2003. Since then, it has been downloaded it has been used by millions of users. Its version 3.7 is even recorded to have been downloaded by more than 10 million users.

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Basically, WordPress is an online publishing tool which helps you publish, edit and manage your texts, photos, videos and some other contents of your site. As a CMS, it makes online publishing a lot more easily as it reduces, it not eliminates the worries of how to publish and edit. It is so easy to use that some even compared to Microsoft Word, the difference being that it publishes online what you do instead of simply saving it in your drive. It is beyond doubt that WordPress is among the most preferred CMS choice today.

Does iPage support WordPress?

Yes, iPage supports WordPress, which means that iPage supports all the basic requirements needed for WordPress to run on iPage. In fact, experience has it that WordPress does run perfectly well on iPage. This is the very reason why a lot of iPage users prefer WordPress and uses it to publish and edit their contents, create their blogs and manage their sites.
It is also the reason why this site chooses the name iPageWordPress because it believes that the combination of hosting with iPage and the use of WordPress as one of the content management systems in their hosting package complements well with each other and is among the best package-feature combination in the business.

In what way can WordPress help me?

There are a lot of way in which WordPress can help you and your website. The most important of these is that it can help you publish any content quickly, eliminating the need to cascade your content through a developer. Gone is the need to paste your text, photo or video into an HTML file as all of these will be done by WordPress for you. Aside from this, WordPress helps you by:

  • You will enjoy the freedom and the ability of creating your own website with the help of its templates, themes and widgets.
  • Scheduling Posts which allows you to write and create all your posts at once and then have them scheduled for publishing later.
  • The built-in Rich Text Editor allows you to edit texts written elsewhere.
  • WordPress can create your image galleries for you. All you have to do is simply to upload the photos and let WordPress do the rest.
  • You can create links of your site to Facebook and/or Twitter accounts.

How can I install WordPress in my account?

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Installing WordPress into your iPage account is very easy. Simply follow the succeeding steps:

  • First, you need to download the latest version of WordPress from their Official Website. You can download version 3.8 from wordpress.org/download.
  • Then, you need to upload the downloaded file into your host account. To do this, go to the admin panel of iPage and select a folder where you want to install WordPress.
  • One uploaded, unzip the WordPress file in the folder and then start installation by clicking Install. With the use of simple scripts, your installation should complete automatically.
  • You may need to create .php files in a separate page to activate WordPress.
  • Now you should have WordPress on your page and all you need to do is to log-in using your WordPress username and password and start editing and customizing your new page as much as you want.