Where should you host?
Ghost(Pro) is our most recommended platform. With Ghost(Pro), there are no worries other than writing on your blog. They take care of the updates, backups, maintenance, security, and performance for you. On top of amazing performance and service, you also help fund the Ghost project by hosting here.
DigitalOcean is where we host Ghost for Beginners and is one of the cheapest and most relaible places to host your blog. It does take some more work as you need to perform all the maintenance, updates, backups, etc yourself, but if your comfortable with using command line or have managed servers before, DigitalOcean is incredible.
Learn the Ghost basics
Learn how to use markdown so you can quickly and efficiently write on your blog.
Add Images to your Posts
Easily add images to your blog post to keep your readers engaged or show off your photos.
Categorize your Posts with Tags
Add tags to your posts to group them together for visitors who are looking for specific content.
Move your old blog's data over
Wordpress to Ghost
Move all of your blog's content from the Wordpress platform over to Ghost.
Tumblr to Ghost
Migrate your content from Tumblr over to your new Ghost blog.
Blogger to Ghost
Take your posts from Blogger over to your newly created Ghost blog.
Find a nice theme
Ghost for Beginners Theme Section
We have looked at hundreds of themes and put them in an easy to view format so you can quickly and easily look through them to find the one that suits your needs the best.
Themeforest is the best place to purchase premium themes for your Ghost blog.
The Ghost marketplace is a huge list of themes submitted by the authors and a great place to go looking for a new theme.
Learn to edit your theme
Learn about how Ghost themes are structured and what each file's role is in creating a beautiful looking website.
Enable Comments on your Blog
Learn how to add comments to your Ghost blog to allow feedback and conversations from your community.
Add Google Analytics
Instructions on how to add Google Analytics to your Ghost blog so you can keep track of your traffic and other important site metrics.
Even more information
Ghost for Beginners eBook
We have put together an eBook that goes through everything you need to know to get started using Ghost. We cover all the information above and more including how to backup the data on your blog, manage your users, and many more customizations. Head here to check out the eBook and get the first two chapters for free.