What do I need to blog on WordPress.org?

What do you need to blog on WordPress? It’s simple. To start a blog on WordPress.org, you need only a domain name, a host server, the WordPress platform itself (which is often provided by your host), a theme, and your ideas! Below are some additional articles that explain more about these pieces:

What is a domain name, and how do I get one?

How do I choose a domain name?

What is a web host, and why do I need it for WordPress?

How do I install the WordPress platform on my host server?

What’s the difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com?