The one of the most cost effective forms of advertising is recognized as Internet and every business will appear there in some form in this competitive World. The Internet has gained a potential circulation of figures and coverage area compared to the more traditional advertising ways. To realize this potential, the pages of the Website need to appear speedily, continually promoted, evaluated and look fresh and up to date.
To start or create Website, you can search in Google. There are good and bad news – the good news is you will get good results and the bad news is that there are so many results. Here is the systematic process on how to create a Website.
This article provides everything you need to know to create your first Website. In addition, what is even better is there is no need to know about Web designing or have technical experience and you do not even need to learn the basics of HTML, CSS, PHP, and so on. This article is planned for the beginners and amateurs.
Step-by-Step Procedure on How to Create Your Own Website
Step 1: Get Your Domain Name (AnySite.com)
The first thing is to get you a domain name. The domain name is your Website’s home address and hence your time to select the name as whatever you choose will represent your brand name. The domain name ends in extensions like .com, .net, .org, .info, .us, .biz, and more. There are numerous extensions available, but .com is still the most popular so far.
Step 2: Select the Web hosting Company
A Web host is a company that has many computers connected to the Internet and this provides you with space to create Web pages and your content. Your Web pages on these computers is accessible by the whole world and people can connect to the Internet and view the Website.
Many hosting companies provide you their best features, but surprisingly almost all the companies offer the same services. Start the Website with the low-priced monthly plan and later you can upgrade as it is very easy.
Step 3: Start designing the Website
Once your domain name and Web host is selected, the next step is to design the Website. The creation of your site will depend on the type of your Website.
For example, if you want to create only a blog, you can use the built-in templates that come with the WordPress (a leading CMS) blogging platform. No coding is necessary and you only need to search for the theme, activate it, customize it and your Website is prepared to go.
Other than the WordPress, you can also build your site using a manual method or Web design software like Dreamweaver.
There are different kinds of Website as listed below:
- Content blog
Create a Niche Website
The creation of Niche Websites focuses on a narrow market. Define the target market more as it helps to engage your audience and sell products to them easily.
You can create two kinds of Websites:
- Static HTML – Content is uploaded and displayed “as is”
- Dynamic Website – Dynamic are the information pulled from a database to display your Website content by date, category, and so on. The dynamic Websites tools are Joomla, WordPress and other tools.
Static HTML sites are used less these days. To create them, you should have HTML knowledge, CSS, Web page editors and software like Dreamweaver and other.
The WordPress changed the Website world easy as there is no software to buy. You just install the WordPress script from the Web host, launch the admin panel, choose a theme design and start writing your content.
Step 4: Publish and Testing your Website
Once the content is written with the necessary information, publish your Website. Publishing is the process of getting the pages to the hosting provider. This can be done with the tools that come with your hosting service or with FTP clients.
Test your Web pages as you design them in the major browsers (latest), such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome. All these browsers are free of charge, so it should be no hard to get them. Unfortunately, testing your site directly in all these browsers is the only way to be sure that it works fine on your visitors’ computers.
Step 5: Promote Your Website
To promote your Website easily is through search engine optimization or SEO. To rank well in the search engines, make sure the Web content has good quality and customer views/ideas.
The other ways to promote your Website includes: announcements, email, and advertising. For example, you can use your URL address in the email signature.
Maintain Your Website
You need to maintain the Website to keep your site going well and looking good. To provide latest information, update the information on the content on a regular basis.