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How to use Plugins on WP - I'm a noob

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by WhiteBoi360, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. WhiteBoi360

    WhiteBoi360 Regular Member

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    Ok I keep seeing a lot of people say basically "Oh just register a domain and use WP and so and so plugin"

    Ok I've had a domain for a couple of years but I sometimes use it on blogger (surprisingly I figured out how to do this via YT) And sometimes I just remove it from blogger and just do a straight up redirect with my domain -> CPA


    Does it work this way with WP? And can I use plugins with WP? Or do I need to set up hosting first to be able to use plugins? (I'd rather not have hosting and still be able to use plugins if possible)

    Enlighten me please and thank you kindly
     
  2. wickid

    wickid Junior Member

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    With WordPress you can either do it on your own hosting or let WordPress host the site for you. I have always done my own hosting of WordPress sites as you have a lot more control over your site and are not limited to just themes and plugins in the WordPress theme/plugin hosted area. Not every plugin or theme is carried in that area. I am pretty sure you can still use your own domain if WordPress hosts the content but they may charge you a fee for that.
     
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    travanx Regular Member

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    You can't use plugins with the free wordpress sites. Get a cheap host and play around. Softaculous in cpanel makes installing wordpress very simple.
     
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    You can pick up a good host service for a few dollars a month, its well worth having your own hosting
     
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    Enter this: CTRL+F4
     
  6. WhiteBoi360

    WhiteBoi360 Regular Member

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    Not going to enter that. Would rather enter my foot up your ass. If you can't contribute then don't waste a post.
     
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    When I first started here on BHW I paid someone like $25 to show me how Wordpress works, literally once it *clicks* it is easy and now I can even hack together my own landing pages. You could build a wordpress blog on your domain (you need some hosting) and use the wordpress plugin "redirection" to point example.com/off to your affiliate link. All I can suggest is have a go, try it on your own... google the errors you encounter and if all else fails, you could just pay someone to show you.
     
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    You will need your own hosting for WP in order to install plugins.
     
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    Clifton Allen Says Junior Member

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    does that install the plugins?
    what does it do?
     
  10. WhiteBoi360

    WhiteBoi360 Regular Member

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    I Googled it and it says it closes out of your current browser tab/window.

    If I'm wrong well pardon my language above
     
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  11. WhiteBoi360

    WhiteBoi360 Regular Member

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    Alright. Thanks. I'm still learning.. I just have a domain sitting around and not sure what I want to do with it.. I've been doing fine with just using blogger or the domain to redirect to the offer.. but might try WP out sometime soon
     
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    thefixer Regular Member

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    you need to get hosting at first..I suggest you buy a cheap host and practice your weaks...!! Then try it on some valuable hosts..!!
     
  13. yenerich

    yenerich Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    There are very good and cheap wordpress hostings.
    You do not need to worry about plugins, unless you need something and "that" things is done via a plugin, there is no reason to install plugins.
    Having a lot of plugins make Wordpress slower, so be wise and just use the ones that you really need.

    Write as much content as you can, its better to add content in english for adult people (i dont mind xxx or nudity, dont do that), i mean adults have more money and they can click more in ads.
    Maybe a site with funny images have a lot of traffic, but tennagers mostly. A site about a disease, per example, have visitors that mostly have money on his pocket. AND the care about the topic, so they can spend some money on it.
    Nobody spend money on funny dog sites...
     
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    Suggest you go back to YT, there are plenty of WP tutorials there.

    If you want to HOST WP then go to wordpress.org, if not and you want a frew WP blog then go to wordpress.com
     
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    CTRL+F4 closes just a window

    ALT+F4 can be unforgiving if you just filled a big form but didn't submit it yet.
     
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    There is not unified answer how to use a WP plugins all of them are different and with different purpose.

    There are tons of tutorials and video tutorials on the net for WP, i suggest try and research and if you stuck with some plugin we will gladly help you out.