Optimizing your blog for fast loading speed and high performance is a must in WordPress. Of course, that doesn’t mean every other site is left out.
As long as search engines and human readers are involved, high speed and usability are top priorities. Generally, if your blog takes over 2 seconds to load, this is considered slow. 3 seconds and above is very slow. With the mad rush for plugins, your new blog which should normally load under 1 second will soon be graded “very slow”. That’s why I highly recommend being so selective when installing new plugins is concerned.
This blog (at the moment of writing this post) takes less than 1 second to load and it’s graded 99% by Google PageSpeed. There are actually 13 active plugins, 7 of which are listed and recommended in this post
Today, we will see how to install WordPress and one of WordPress’s strong points is its ease of installation. Even grand ma who can barely move the mouse can install this wonderful blogging script in less than 3 minutes.
This is Part V in our series of creating a money making blog. If you have not been following up, I encourage reading the previous four parts. Start from the front page here
In this part, we are going to see how to install wordpress in 3 minutes or less. There are actually a couple of ways to install wordpress. Most of the web hosting administrative tools offer a set of scripts for quick installation. In cPanel, this is generally available in Fantastico. HostGator’s cPanel makes it a choice between Fantastico and QuickInstall. I will be basing this tutorial on these two script bundles.
NB: If you choose to host with WPX Hosting, you are going to have the best experience ever