Setup blog with WordPress self-hosted


  • A domain from matbao or namecheap
    • for Vietnamese domain, matbao has a simple user interface and very good support for registering and payment
    • namecheap protects domain information (whois) without any fee – it’s free
  • a wordpress packages, bluehost is a good option. If you want to have more controll on your own host, try a VPS on aws lightsail, linode, vultr, digital ocean (standard price) or heiztner contabo (cheap price)


  • Simple text content with 2011, 2017
  • Advance features theme from wordpress market, or Envanto’s – Themeforest

Recommended plugins:

  • Security: Sucuri – monitor the website, notify if there is any changes made
  • Security: Prevent Concurrent Logins
  • Security: Limit Max IPs Per User
  • Security: reCaptcha by BestWebSoft: add Google’s capcha to login/ comment
  • Site Kit by Google – Add sites to Google’s search console and analytics

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