How to create a new website: Part 2 – Domain Name and Web Hosting


Before starting a new website we should have proper planning. If we are starting a website for making money its important. A website is a success only if it have a considerable amount of visitors.

What we want? A website or blog!

What is a blog?

Basically a blog is a website that has dynamic content. Blogs are dynamic, it’s content are updated dynamically. Blogs can be updated easily. They show recently updated first. With blog the visitors can add their comments. Also we can interact with them. For creating blog we use WordPress, Blogger etc. Creating blogs requires little or no programming knowledge(HTML, CSS etc).

What is a website?

Websites are are made using HTML, CSS etc. Normal websites are static. It’s contents are meant to last for a long time. Websites are normally used by companies, organizations etc. Creating websites using HTML, CSS etc takes a lot of time. If we have good knowledge in web programming creating a website is not a problem.

Steps to be followed for creating websites :

1. Find a domain name

First step is to find a domain name (name of website) for your website. Make sure the name is not taken by others. For eg. The domain name is no longer available.

2. Host the website using a web server

Second step is to host the website on a web server. Web server is a computer system that processes requests via HTTP, the basic network protocol used to distribute information on the World Wide Web. All web servers have paid hosting. There are some free web servers but they have low speed and performance.

The best hosting service is Bluehost. Sign Up link for Bluehost.

After you sign up and buy, the hosting is over.
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