Tuesday, October 2, 2018

How to make a website

3 simple steps to make your own website


Step 1. Choose a domain name and host for your website


To start a website online you need two things :

1. Domain Name

Domain name is the name which you are going to select for your website.

2. Hosting

Hosting is the services provided by your host to connect your site to the internet.

A domain name and hosting will cost you around $3 - $5 a month, but it is too mere to affect your pocket in anyway.

Where to get a domain name and hosting?

As for creating and hosting your website BLUEHOST is the best option which gives you a domain, professional WordPress website, unlimited hosting space and business email just for $3.95/ month*

• Click Here to register your preferred domain name.

Tips on choosing a domain name

A domain name is what people type into their browser to view your website. So, your domain name should be catchy, unique and memorable.

Catchy : Think of some best keywords which describes your website in the best possible way. Get around 10 to 15 best keywords then put them together and mix them up to get some really cool catchy (attractive) domain name ideas.

Unique : Think of a domain name which should be unique. Never buy a domain name which may get confused with another website. Your domain should also not be simply the plural, hyphenated or misspelled version of an already established domain. So be unique don't let your website falls flat before its even started.

• Memorable : Your domain name should be short, punchy and clear so that it should be easier for visitors to remember. If your domain name is too long or misspelled visitors may forget it.

Domain Name Extension : A wide range of domain name extension are available including .com, .org, .net, .info, etc. Dot-com (.com) domains are considered the most valuable and important if you are going to be building a brand. If you want to target a worldwide audience with your site go for .com, .org or .net . 

Step 2. Choose building platform for your website


First thing you need to do is to choose a website building platform. It is quite easy to build your own fully functioning and nicely designed website if you have selected the right website building platform. So, the selection of right website building platform should be your top priority.
Below is the data of three most popular site building platform that the world's websites are using in 2017 
• WordPress : 50.07%
• Drupal : 17.07%
• Joomla : 6.44%
And the winner is WordPress as nearly half of the world's websites are running on the WordPress website platform.

Why WordPress is more preferred?

Priceless : WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time. It won't cost you a thing.
Customisable design and Powerful media management : It provides beautiful designs, powerful features and the freedom to build anything you want.
Responsive and mobile friendly : In today's time with more and more people viewing sites on their phones and other mobile devices, it's really important to have a site that is responsive to these digital demands.
SEO friendly : It provides more visibility to your website on the search engines ,i.e, internet.
Easy and Accessible : The WordPress platform is so easy to use. You can easily access and use the WordPress even if you hasn't had very much experience with computer.
Good Customer Support : There are hundreds of thousands of developers and content creators to help you out on WordPress.

Step 3. Setup, Design and Tweak your website


Once you have purchased your domain name and hosting, you're well on your way!
Now its time to bring your website come alive. The first thing you need to do is install WordPress.
Installing WordPress
If you have signed up with BLUEHOST or any other similar hosting company, you should find your " 1 - click - installation " in your account control panel.

Here are steps you should follow - 

• Log in to your hosting account
• Go to your control panel
• Click on " 1 click installs "
• Look for the " WordPress " icon and click
• Choose the domain wher you want to install your website
• Click the " Install Now " button and you will get access to your new WordPress website

34 comments:

  1. Very informative post. Keep up the good work.

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  2. That was easy to understand and informative as well. Keep up cheers!✌👍

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  3. This is an excellent resource for anyone looking to start a website or blog. I CANNOT stress enough how great Wordpress is.

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  4. This is a great post! I wish I would have something like this back when I was making my website. It would've been very helpful.

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  5. Good advice for those starting out. I am with Stacie! I just went from blogger to wordpress and I am in HEAVEN! LOVE IT! Having your own domain name is key to success as well.

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  6. Great tips on picking a name. I took forever to choose one and wound up changing it after I did :)

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  7. This is great information for my Sister. I will have to share this with her. She is just starting out.

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    1. Thanks Claudia, this post may help your sister.

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  8. I think that choosing a domain name is the hardest task of all! I remember buying a thesaurus in hopes to help choose min!

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  9. I've never heard of Drupal and Joomla. Wordpress is definitely awesome!

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  10. I wish there was a post like this when I started building my first blog many years ago. This is a great resource for the newbies.

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  11. im using blogspot, i tot it is most popular and easy for other google it? and i just got my Domain Name!! now is www.cestlajez.com !!

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  12. the 3rd step is a super long step and i remember when i first created my website.. omg.. PENING!!

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  13. These are great tips for anyone starting off and creating a website for the first time. I also use Bluehost, they are awesome.

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  14. Very good instruction for setting up a new blog. I am always being asked how I started my blog, need to refer them to this post.

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  15. I had not idea that wordpress has such high percentage in people's preference. I wish I knew that beforehand. I don't know the other two platforms, just blogger that I'm using. Nice outline though!

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  16. Thanks for this great post - I will be sharing it with others I know who want to start their own blog :)

    Rae
    Mindful Rambles

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    1. Hope the people with whom you share this post will find it useful.Thanks Rae.

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  17. Think you definitely covered the basics!!! Coming up with the right domain is the truckers part of all.

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  18. It really can be done easily these day's can't it? I wish I had these tips back in the day, I would have loved it!

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  19. I have registered a domain on Wordpress. I had a free plan initially and now I upgraded to the premium plan. So if I want to change the blog to website what should be the way forward. I saw your link on a fb group share your blog+ tips . Can you check out my blog www.aboutparentandkid.com and guide me.

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  20. In the post, you mention that Wordpress is widely preferred by blogger, but you have a Blogger platform. What made you want to choose Blogger over Wordpress?

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  21. I have switched hosting so many times. I currently have Bluehost.

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  22. Great info! I need to show this to a few friends. I'm always having people ask me how to start your own site.

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  23. I remember coming up with my first domain name. It was a long process.

    The second blog, I bought a domain that had pr stats and backlinks.

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  24. Such a great post .. especially for someone just getting started. I remember when I was and everything seemed so overwhelming . The hardest part for me was my domain name .. but I'm awful about deciding!

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  25. Setting up a blog can be a lot of work - especially the first time around. These are some great places to start.

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  26. Well, that is a very clear and concise guide to setting up your own website. I wish I had found something so straightforward and helpful when I was just starting out.

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  27. This is very helpful information, it can be so hard to start off making a website!

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  28. This is a great resource for someone thinking about blogging! Great job laying it all out!

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  29. Very useful. Especially for those that are just starting. It can be confusing but it's great to find information that are easy to follow.

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