If you are in a search of how to make a website, then have a look at this article
We are living in a scenario, where internet is the most important platform to express ourselves or to collect knowledge. This is why, people are making their own websites.
But, as we know that each and every person is not good in computers and hence they don’t know how to make a website? They search it on Google. Where they can find our article, which will help them to learn how to make a website.
We will make you learn in simple paces that how to make a website?
Step 1- Select The Category For Website
The very first step for making website is to select the genre and theme of your website. It should show the passion of the person, who is making a website. So that you can express it without getting bored.
This is because when you write about something, which is not your passion then you might leave it after some time. But, if it is your passion then you will stick on it for long time and earn more profit and fame from your website. So, first select your category of your website, it may be anything, like sports, movies, entertainment, tidings, WWE, and many more.
Step 2- Select The Platform
Whenever a person tries to make a website, he/she always thinks about the domain name, colors of the site, how will it appear? Etc. But, the most important thing that they always forget to remember, is to select the platform to make a website.
Here the platform means that what we use to make a website, whether it is HTML, CSS, FLASH and others. All these are very complicated and complex to functioned. There are many codes and instructions we have to learn and many times we forget to perform them. Hence, people avoid them.
Now, the introduction of content management system (CMS), like WordPress, Drupal and Joomla, have made the website development procedure easier and accessible. These systems are used by almost 71% internet users of the world. Whereas, WordPress alone is used by 50% internet users of the whole world.
Why Do Users Prefer WordPress?
It is accessible and friendly
If you know to operate Microsoft Office and understand English languge then you can operate WordPress without any issue. There are many free page layouts and plugins, which will help you to make your website more adorable and beautiful.
You can add tags, post, pictures, adds and other valuable things in your website by plugins. Some sufficient plugins have already presented there. For further important plugins and updates, WordPress will update you regularly and so, there is very less complication.
You can get it free of cost with fascinating and impressing layouts, plugins and themes.
WordPress is free to download by Google by its official website, WordPress.com. You just need to open the website and press the button ‘Get Started’ on this website.
After starting it, you will get your websites start, after following some easy instructions and you get your website with impressive layout and themes and plugins, which are free of cost.
It is accessible for both big and small sites.
Whether you want to open formal or informal website. It is used by both big tycoon and normal people. It is using by CNN, Mozilla, eBay etc. Even one of biggest space research centre, NASA is also using this system.
It can we operate by mobile, smartphone, tablet and iPad too.
WordPress will make your website responsive, means along with computers and laptop, you can also operate it by your smartphone, tablet and iPad too. This will help you to operate your website, while travelling, tracking, world tour and many other places, where we can’t take our laptop and desktop.
Along with accessible, website prepare by WordPress is also very safe and secure. Here, WordPress itself provide best plugins, which will help you to differentiate between comments and threats or spams.
Good help and support system
Whenever, there is need of any help and you are not getting something then you can take the help of WordPress. It will help you so quickly and accurately that will defiantly impress you.
But, if you are good in computer languages, and known many codes and don’t want to make your website by WordPress. Then you can go with Drupal, Joomla, HTML5 and CSS. But, if you are beginners, you should go with WordPress.
Step 3- Purchase Domain Name And Hosting
After selecting a platform for your website then the second step is to select domain name and host. Domain name is a digital identity of a person on Google. It will be the name of your website, blog and page. For example, www.abc.xyz. While hosting is like store house for users. It stores data of your website online.
As we know that CMS are free but for purchasing host and domain name, you have to pay monthly or yearly bases. For domain name, you have to pay yearly bases and for hosting you have to pay monthly bases.
For small scale website, you have to pay only $3-$5 Dollar per month. This is almost equal to the bill of your tea or drinks of a single day. But, if you will try to purchase a domain name of 3 words or a well-established website then you will have to pay more than millions.
To buy domain name you just go on a website, which sell domain names and hosting. There are many sites, like GoDaddy.com, bluehost.in, hostgator.in, bigrock.in, domain.com, name.com, namecheap.com and many more.
All these websites are very help full to buy domain names and hosting. You can purchase any domain name at an affordable and negotiable price.
Tips to purchase best Domain Name and Hosting
Before purchasing any domain name, we have learned some things that will increase the value of your domain name.
- The first step before selecting domain name is that your domain name should be related to the theme of your website. For example, if you want to make a website related to education then don’t make your website with your name or any things else. You can make a website like, ieducation.com, com, englishclass.com, etc. Which related to education.
- If you are trying to make a website of your own profile name, then Yourname.com will be best for you.
- The second thing to remember is that your domain name should have good SEO. For that you have to select a domain name, which is of at most 11 words. It should not have any repeated word. The domain name is easy to spell and learn. It should be eye catching.
- You should select domain name with .com, .net or .org. These are easy to remember or more popular than any other.
Step 4- Start Your Website
Now, you have purchased your domain name and hosting, so, you are at your last step. You have to install any platform, which you have selected to make your website.
It may be WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, HTML5 and CSS. As I told you that for beginners WordPress easy to work. I also used WordPress to make my sites, Releasedateportal.com, Howpins.com and Anniversaryroses.in.
- The first step to install WordPress, JOOMLA and DRUPAL in your PC, we need a single click. First you will have to signed it with domain and host selling websites, like Hostgator, Bluehost, goDaddy or other.
- After logging in these sites, after purchasing your domain name and hosting. You will have to open your accounts control panel.
- Now, search an icon of WordPress or another platform and click over it.
- After that you need to choose the domain, from your domain collection on which you want to make a website.
- Now you have to do a small thing to click Install Now, button. This will get you to access your new website.
- You can also install it manually.
Now, you can open your WordPress account by searching http://yoursite.com/wp-admin (here yoursite is the name of your domain, which you have purchased to make your website) on Google. This will pop-up a logging page of WordPress. From where you can open Dashboard of your site after filling your user name and password.
Now, you can access your website from your dashboard easily. You can select any Theme and Plugin for your website. You can change appearance of your site. All this is available at the menu bar, which is present at the left side of your Dashboard.
This is all to learn how to make a website. I hope you like this article of how to make a website. For more information related to your daily need, stay tuned with us on howpins.com