How to create website – Less than 5 minutes


How To Do, Tech / Friday, July 6th, 2018

Everyone wants a website. If you are one of them, then you are in the right place. We need three things to create a website.

 

 

1. Choose Right Platform

2. Register domain and choose hosting

3. Set Up Your Website

STEP 1: CHOOSE RIGHT PLATFORM


 
 

If you want to quickly create a good, mobile friendly and functional website, then you have to choose a platform. there are many platforms like Word press, Joomla, Drupal etc. you can choose according to your nice/topic.

For some platforms you need to know some HTML / CSS or other coding languages, so you really need to decide where you are in terms of website building capability. If you are a newbie then you would be best to choose WordPress.

STEP2: REGISTER DOMAIN AND CHOOSE HOSTING


After choosing the platform next step is to get a domain name and hosting. WordPress provides free hosting and domain name. But hosting they give you is really slow. And the free domain name that you give is useless as a sub-domain and you will see unprofessional(which will impact on your Google ranking).

If you are creating a website for the first time then you can get free service of WordPress. And if you are serious about building a website, then you can get paid services.

Choose your hosting plan

Typically, hosting plan cost approximately $3 – $6 per month. there is a lot of hosting companies like Bluehost, HostGatorSiteGround iPage etc.

Register your domain name

from this many companies provide free domain name with their hosting services (blue host, ipage etc).

Keep these notes in mind when choosing a name

  1.  Be Unique
  2.  Keep it short
  3.  Avoid Hyphens
  4.  Easy to type
  5.  Check copyright and social availability

STEP 3: SET UP YOUR WEBSITE


After choosing hosting and domain name and now it’s time to make your website function.

First thing you’ll need to do is install selected platform (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal) to your domain name.

I will tell about WordPress because it usually comes in use

Installing WordPress

There is two option to install WordPress, First 1- Click Installation and Second Manual Installation.

1-click installation is very easy, so would recommend going down this route.

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One click installation to create WordPress (Or Joomla, Drupal)

Almost every hosting company has 1-click-installation option.

If you signed up with Bluehost or any other similar hosting company, There is an option for 1-click installation in Control Panel.

 

 

After installation goes to your WordPress dashboard. if you don’t know how to go your dashboard,  type in: https://yoursite.com/wp-admin (replace “yoursite” with your domain name).

Enter your email ID and password that you provided during the 1-click installation.

After login opens your dashboard, your WordPress dashboard looks like:

 

There are many options for your website in this you can choose different themes, add plugins, make a post and customize your website according to your requirements.

Congratulations – you are ready to launch!

 

I hope this article will help you to create a website, if you like my work, please share it with your friends, family and anyone who might be interested in setting up their website.

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