Get Started

Congrats on your new website! No matter what kind of site you want to build, our guides and resources will get you set up and ready to publish.

Video Guide: Getting Started on WordPress.com


Text Guide: Getting Started on WordPress.com

Want a concise guide that will help you create content, add pages, set a homepage, and create a menu? This guide will walk you through the basics that apply to every site you’re looking to create.


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Set Up Your Blog in 5 Quick Steps

You’ve just registered your blog — maybe you’ve even published a post already! Run through these five steps to make sure you love the way your blog looks, and wow all your new readers.

Head to the blog setup checklist


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Try a Blogging Email Course

Want more support? Give our intro email course a try: two weeks of bite-size assignments help you publish posts, customize your blog, and engage with the blogging community. Build good blogging habits that will keep you going over the long haul!


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Set Up Your Website in 5 Quick Steps

Whether you’re building a small business website or a personal portfolio, these five steps will get the framework of your new website all set up, leaving it ready for your great content.

Head to the website setup checklist


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Take Our Website Building Course

Building a business site? Let us help! Our business-focused email course is ten days of tasks and tips for planning site content, creating pages and navigation, domains, SEO, and more.


Watch a Video Tutorial

Watch one of our short video tutorials to learn the basics, customize your site, add content and media, integrate and connect to social media, and manage your account. Each video is only few minutes long, meaning you can learn WordPress.com quickly and on your own time.

Watch a Video Tutorial


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Follow a Detailed Tutorial

Our tutorials page has in-depth guides for your specific goals, such building a website for photography, a wedding, selling a house, a virtual classroom, and much more!


Get More Help

Still need assistance? We have step-by-step guides to every feature on our Support site. We also have active community forums in many languages. And of course, our friendly Happiness Engineers are only a click away.

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