How to Create A Website
- the fast and easy guide to assist newbies to create a website in an hour
Introduction: Wanna creating your own website but just don’t know how? You have found the perfect guide on how to create a website from the very beginning (without any prior website knowledge required). Follow the 4 steps described below and you will be able to create a website within an hour. You will also get your own email address based on your new website name too. We will keep the guide simple yet comprehensive and we promise to keep this guide jargon free too.
In a hurry to create your own website? Skip the background info and read the quick start guide to create your own website in 5 minutes now.
If you know how to email, you’ve all the skills required to create your own website.
If you know how to raise a dog (or a cat, a pet, a baby, whatsoever), you’ve all the knowledge to build a new website!
There are a lot of similarities between raising a dog and creating a website as you can see from the illustration below. Don’t worry if you have never raised a dog or the like, you just need to know that you will need to give the dog a name and a house to live in. That’s all.
the similarities between raising a dog and creating a website
What’s Needed to Create a Website?
Many websites on the internet are built with the 4 steps described below, including the website you are now visiting (wplearner.org) as well as many other examples (personal websites and professional websites). Don’t worry if you are not a visual designer, there are many free and paid (this is the one used on wplearner.org) resources to help you to make your website professional. We will cover these in step 4.
A computer connected to the internet which you can visit websites. Since you are viewing wplearner.org, you already have this.
Your Brain and Ideas
Your brain and ideas are crucial to your website – these make your website special and attractive. Congratulations! You are intelligent as you can find this guide.
Time: Only One Hour
Creating a website is fast and easy with the help of this guide. And this hour would be the most fruitful hour you would ever spend on the internet.
Building a website is cheap nowadays. For US
$6.95$4.95 (limited special discount for WP Learner), you will get a dedicated website working for you round the clock. The return on investment is pretty high, right?
Perhaps you have seen some advertisements offering you to create your own website for free. Beware! There is no free lunch. The service providers need to pay their own staff, internet connection and electricity bills. It is more prudent to opt for a paid quality website company.
Quick Start Guide to Create A Website
Follow the steps below to create your own website real quick!
Every dog needs a name, the same goes to websites. The very first step in creating a website is to choose a good name (called domain) for your website. Names of websites are usually in the form of www.domain.com or www.domain.org. Domain names are registered on a first-come-first-served basis. You need to act fast. Go to step 2 to learn how to register your website name.
The next step is to get a place for your website to live in (which is called a web host or hosting). You can sign up a website hosting plan together with a domain name for one low cost of
US$6.95$4.95 (limited special discount for WP Learner) per month here. Remember to uncheck any additional services (which are not essential but nice to have) during sign up to enjoy the low cost.
You do not need to know the website programming (HTML, CSS, PHP) to build a website. Simply install the website software – WordPress and it’s done. WordPress is the website software for about 1/5 of all websites in the world. Best of all, it’s FREE. You can install in with the one-click WordPress installation service once you logged in the web host. You can also create unlimited number of email accounts there free of charge.
Congratulations! Now you have a website accessible from anywhere in the world. You are a proud website owner! The next step is give it a beautiful website design (with the help of “themes”) and to add your contents, e.g. something about you or your company, your products and services, contact methods, etc. You can have a blog there too. It is easy to learn how to do these.