How to Build a Website
A complete guide to creating a website: no technical experience required
I’m going to boil all the preliminary information down to this: If you managed to get here by yourself, you are capable enough to learn how to build a website. There are a LOT of ways to build a website. There are various tools, website builders, hosting options, and tons of things to confuse you. I’m going to cut through all of the fluff, and just give you the simplest route to getting your website live. Ready? Here we go!
Phase 1: Setup Tools Required to Build a Website
Step 1: Purchase Domain & Web Hosting
Your domain is the name of your website like “www.example.com”. It’s very difficult to find a .com domain that hasn’t been taken. Using a .co, .net, or even .biz, .pizza, or whatever you can find is fine. It’s a matter of personal preference as to what you think is professional and appropriate for your business.
All you need to start is a domain name and Web Hosting, and you can get both at the same place.
It’s very difficult to find a .com domain. There is nothing wrong with .co .io or even .biz. It’s all a matter of personal preference.