WordPress is becoming popular day by day and features are breath taking. If you have decided to go with WordPress then consider you have made a very wise decision.
For hosting the new Wordpress blog all you need is PHP 4.3 or greater / MySQL 4.0 or greater
There are 1000’s of themes to choose your taste and 1000’s of plugins to suit your needs.
Plugins : http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/
Dont forget to install WordPress Automatic Upgrade Plugin. This is an amazing plugin which simplies your job when new version of WP is released. Check this URL for reference.
Themes : http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/
Apart from this search on google / yahoo for fabulous WordPress Themes.
If you are looking for reliable hosting, try www.oviamhosting.com they have PHP 5.0 and MYSQL 5.0.
- Simple interface.
- Transfering huge MYSQL database is breeze.
- Easy to manage and very affordable.
- Domain is $1.99 per year (rate as of this date)
Happy Blogging 🙂