How to get a website up and running
The Step by Step Guide:
After reading this article you will be able to get your website up and running in less than 24 hours, all you need is just a connected PC to internet.
First of all let’s have a look at things that you need to get a website up and running:
- An Email address
- A Phone Number
- A Credit Card or a PayPal Account: to get web hosting and domain
In order to get a website up and running in less than 24 Hours I want you to leave anything else, close all other tabs and windows and have your full attention to this guide by following the steps bellow.
Choose your domain name:
To start a website you need a unique domain name (a domain name is the name that will be assigned to your website like: http://www.YourWebsite.com). Choose a domain name that well describes your brand and your business, if you couldn’t find the name that you are looking for, then try to add dashes or use another TLD.
It will be better to choose one of the following Popular TLD’s (.com, .org, and .net)
Don’t worry about it, we will go further on this in the next step.
Get a Web Hosting Service:
To get your website up and running you have to find a host for you Data, after getting the host your domain will be pointed to your web hosting service so your website will be accessible to anyone connected to internet just like other websites.
It is very easy to get this done even with no technical skills just follow the path with me to find out more.
In this tutorial I am using iPage as Web Hosting Provider because of its reliability and support for beginners, If you want any other web hosting service just have a look at Affordable Web Hosting Services.
“iPage will give you a Free Domain with each hosting Plan”
How to Get a website up and running:
OK let’s go practical! and learn:
First of all sign-up for hosting with a free(.com) domain click on the image bellow to get started.
Then Choose a Free Domain Name and click on Check Availability.
After that enter your billing information
It is mentionable that if you don’t check the domain privacy these information will be accessible to everyone through WHOIS websites.
Choose your payment method
Select WP-Essential if you want to install WordPress with more security and Speed, Otherwise you will find a drag and drop website builder after sign-up.
After sign up, log into your account and click on weebly Drag and Drop Builder to build your website.
Weebly is an easy website builder that is good for beginners, and it is as easy as dragging images and text into website and it will design the user interface automatically.
With ipage Hosting you will get it free otherwise you have to pay for it.
In order to get your website up and running watch the video posted on the top of the article.