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How to Start / Create Your Own Website
The primary objective of this guide is to enable you earn a valuable skill on starting your own website. It is a guide to steps involved when creating a functional website. The tutorial herein target beginners as far as web development are concerned. You don’t need to have prior experience or exposure to web development for you to use this guide. Since some steps in this guide are more involving, you will be able to find relevant links and click through to selective yet relevant articles on this site that will compliment your learning process.
Essential Guiding Steps to Building Your Own Website
Get Your Domain Name
The first thing you need to do is to get yourself a domain name. This is the first step before anything else. A domain name is the name you want to call to your website. For example, the domain name of the best webhost company is bluehost.com. To get this domain name, you have to pay a certain fee (annually) to a registrar of domains to acquire the right to own and use the name that you picked. Getting a domain name does not mean that you have gotten a website. It’s just a name that you have registered. It is sort of like register a company name or business name. That doesn’t mean that you have opened a business premise where you are going to use that name you registered.
· Detailed information on choosing a good domain name can be found in the article Choosing a Good Domain Name.
· After reading the above article, also read the article on How to Register Your Own Domain Name.
· It is also wise for you to read the article on Important Precautions to Take When Buying a Domain Name, to avoid the mistakes that some people make when buying a domain name.
You may read my next article on the second step to take after getting your domain name.