How To Create A Website – In 3 Simple Steps

The time has come! You are ready to learn how to make your own website.

The process can seem difficult and confusing; however, do not give up just yet. You can learn how to create your own website by following this step-by-step tutorial in just one sitting.

By the time you are finished reading this tutorial, you will have your own personal or professional site up and running in no more than an hour.

Before you can get started creating your personal or professional website, you will need to find the exact domain name for your website and a web hosting company. You will need to seriously evaluate the company that you choose for these services because the stability of the hosting company will determine a lot about your site including the availability, reliability, and the time it takes for users to open up and operate the website. We will show you the most reliable company for these services.

Just in case you are not familiar with the technical terms, a domain name is the URL that users will use to locate your website.

Once you have set up your domain name and the account to host your website, which should not take any longer than five minutes, you will be focused on configuring your website. In order to configure your personal or professional website, you will be using an online tool called WordPress. This is a really intuitive tool that makes creating tailored, and unique websites easy and fun.

Are you ready to get started? Alright, let’s go!


Step 1- Choose Your Domain Name

The first thing you will need to do before you get started is figure out a domain name that will best represent your needs for creating a website. This will be partially determined by whether your website is personal or professional in nature.

Here are some basic guidelines when learning how to build your own website in reference to the domain name:

  1. Try to make the name relevant to your purposes for creating the website.
  2. Make the domain name clear and concise.
  3. Make the domain name short and easy to remember.
  4. Figure out the appropriate extension (.com, .net, .org etc.)

For example, if you were going to start a website for a school then it might be something like:

Once you have a couple strong variations on the domain name that you wish to use for your website, enter them into the domain name availability tool below and it will tell you if your chosen domain name is available or not.

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Enter your desired domain name in the box below (without any extension) and click Search.
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