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How to Start a Food Blog Using WordPress

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Start a Food Blog Using WordPress

Wondering how to start up a food blog?  Well, I’ve got an article that might be up your alley.  Check this out.

For brand new food bloggers, dealing with all of the technical aspects of setting up your website can be one of the greatest challenges. Who wants to mess around with a bunch of technical stuff when all you really want to do is blog about awesome recipes or slick new kitchen techniques?  So, if you’re looking into starting a food blog, but you have no idea where to start, we’ve got a big guide for you to help you through the process.

At the end of this guide, we will show you a few examples of really solid themes that would work great as a food blog. But, let’s deal with some other stuff first.

Some of you may be just starting out and some of you may be established food bloggers who are looking to up their game. Perhaps you are migrating from an existing platform like Medium? Oh yeah, you can check out our full guide on how to migrate your site from Medium to WordPress here.

So, when it comes time to finally get cracking and start that brand new food blog, or if you want to rebrand your old site, you have a couple of basic options.

  • First, you can hire web designer. Of course, this is going to give you the absolute most flexibility for your website, you’ll be able to get the developer to add all the features that you want to your website and you can even choose a completely Custom Design. This is a great option if you have a lot of money, but custom websites can easily cost over $1,000. The going rate these days is actually probably closer to $2,000. For most of us, that just isn’t in the cards.  Or…
  • You can do it yourself using a self-hosted WordPress site and a great looking food blogging theme. Fortunately, this process is quite easy and it still offers you a lot of flexibility in terms of the design and features of your website. Hopefully by the time you finish this tutorial, you will have all of the skills and knowledge that you need to start a killer food blog.

So, I am going to skip over the first option because if that is your plan of attack, you’re probably going to need to find a different guide to walk you through. This is going to be all about using WordPress to start up a self-hosted food blog.

It’s full of great tips and tricks for how to properly migrate your content and I think a lot of folks could benefit from it.

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