What everyone with a hobby should know about WordPress

Some plain and simple talk about WordPress websites that often sounds complicated.

It used to be that you needed a domain and web hosting account before you could even begin to think about creating a website. And if you wanted a blog, then you needed to set up a MySQL Database and upload and install a blog program like WordPress. Another option was to create webpages with HTML and upload, one page at a time. In short – you needed both the money to pay for the hosting account and time and knowledge to do the necessary programming.

That’s not how things work today.

You can have a fully functional website automatically created and ready for you to start blogging, upload pictures, videos or audio files, – all in a couple of minutes. This is possible because the evolvement of WordPress and what is called WordPress Multisite.

This is the technology we use here on 101hobbies.com to offer free WordPress websites. You still need to enter some information, like your name, the name of the site you want us to create and an email address to send the login information to. It’s all automated and free.