In this article I will be telling you how to make a website and will be giving you my personal tips based on my experience that will help you to grow fast and in a better way. Their are many types of people in this world and all of us have different thoughts so before I start I want to tell you that please don’t copy anyone’s ideas and try to make the website with your own creative thoughts. As you know there are thousands of website but the one with the new concept is having the more traffic. I know you are thinking about, Is the idea you thought will work?
And my answer is why, why not. Its not that how much time it will take to achieve it to the great height but I only know that I will definitely work as great achievement take time.
So if you are ready with you great idea(I know it’s great!) you should follow the given steps below.
Step 1).Why you want to make a website-
First of all the most important thing that came into our mind while making a website is WHY? Why you want to make your own website and the answer to this question is different for everybody. As some people choose this platform to earn money and follow their passion and some just for fun to share their thoughts to the world and etc. Ask which type of website is best for you?
And then if you are satisfy with your answers you must follow the next step.
Step 2).What will you need?-
In this step you will know the basic things that you will need to make a website.
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Step 3).Choose a Domain and Hosting-
Before proceeding you should know basically the domain is the URL of your website while hosting allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible via the World Wide Web.
It is the truly the first step, one should follow the given steps while choosing a domain-
- Make it easy to type
- Keep it short
- Use keywords
- Target your area
- Avoid numbers and hyphens
- Be memorable
- Research it
- Use an appropriate domain name extension
- Protect and build your brand
CHECK IF THE DOMAIN IS AVAILABLE-
COST-The cost of the domain depends upon many factors. Mostly the domain is available only for $3-$4 or free. If you want the specified domain you should contact the owner of the domain.
HOW TO GET DOMAIN-There are many website present today to get domain and all of us know that all of them provide very good offers.
HOSTING-Meanwhile it is the very important process in creating a website as type of hosting provide you the speed of webpage and many services. There are many types of hosting packages available on the sites that provide hosting. If you are a beginner then I will recommend you to buy the cheapest package for short period of time ,So that in future if you want to stop the website your money will not be in the garbage.
You can get Hosting from Godaddy as it provides you great offer and you can use the code mentioned below to avail the offer.
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Step 4).Setup your account-
Now you have your own domain and hosting so you can now start setting up. After getting the hosting click on web hosting and then on set up.
So,Now you can manage your account by entering your Username and Password.After that you must be directing to the CPanel(Control panel)
Now you can finally install wordpress.
In the next step I will be telling you how to install WordPress.
Step 5).Installing WordPress-
WordPress.com is a blogging platform that is owned and hosted online by Automattic, it is ran on WordPress, an open source software used by bloggers. This website provides free blog hosting for registered users and is financially supported via paid upgrades,“VIP” services and advertising.
People use WordPress as-
- It’s Free
- Beginner Friendly
- Powerful & mobile friendly
- Easy to get help
To install WordPress-
- Click WordPress icon on your cpanel.
- Then click “install this application”.
- Scroll down and enter a administrator username & password. This will be the username & password for wordpress
- Enter your email & your site’s title.
- Click Install
Note-Change the password provided by hosting with our own.
Step 6).Customizing your sites yourself with WordPress–
This is step where I will guide you that how to customize your personal website with the help of wordpress and its plugins. The most interesting feature of wordpress is that you can change the appearance of the website in few minutes by changing the themes.
There are thousands of theme present in wordpress and many of them are free.
You can also download them separately in your external storage from here.
For the installation of theme follow these step-
- Go to the dashboard
- Under appearance click themes
- Add New Theme(Choose from the free themes)
- Click upload at the top(If you download it separately)
- Choose the zip file you downloaded and click install.
Step 7).Now you are Done, Time to make it live.-
After choosing your favourite theme you can download some important plugin but for now think of the articles you are going to write.
There are 2 types of content you can add to your WordPress site/blog:
Posts are the articles you post on a regular basis. These also called blog posts. They are arranged based on the date they’re published.
They are static, e.g. about page, contact us page, etc. These pages generally appear in the navigation menu.
Both posts and pages can be added by clicking the link under the new menu.
For creating menu-
- Go to appearance
- Select Menus
- Click on create a new menu
- Choose the name from the Categories
- Click add to menu
At last just try to work hard on your website and try to publish more content with images.
That’s it, we’ve covered the basics of making a new WordPress site. If you need any help, feel free to contact us here or you can comment.