Create Your Site

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How to make a WordPress.com website

Step-by-step
learn how to build
your website

(Please note that your WordPress.com account login information will not work on this site. You need to”Enroll for Free” with the button above and create an account specific to this site. The “Login Here” button is for those who have already enrolled.)

Create Your Site with WordPress.com

Is this your first time building a website? Are you returning to WordPress after a break? Are you looking for a basic understanding of how things work? You’re in the right place!

This free, self-paced, Create Your Site course will give bloggers, business owners, and creators from every niche a solid foundation of how to make a WordPress.com website. In this course you will be:

  • Creating a WordPress.com account
  • Creating a new site
  • Configuring basic General Settings
  • Activating the WordPress.com Appleton theme
  • Setting up 4 pages: Home, Blog, About, Contact
  • Editing Templates and Template Parts
  • Creating a menu
  • And more!

This free course will benefit creators at any stage of their website journey, but was designed especially with beginners in mind. By the end of this course, you’ll have the knowledge and specific action items to Create Your Site with WordPress.com, and you’ll know what your next steps are.

Create a website. Join a community.

Whether you’re just getting started, or you want to revamp your website, our WP Courses site and Community is designed to take your skills to the next level with:

  • On-demand access to content
  • A certificate of completion
  • Guidance from WordPress.com experts
  • Access to the WP Courses community

This course includes a balance of text-based instructions and videos for visual guidance. It’s also packed full of resources to ensure that you’ve got access to everything you need to succeed.

(Please note that your WordPress.com account login information will not work on this site. You need to”Enroll for Free” with the button above and create an account specific to this site. The “Login Here” button is for those who have already enrolled.)