Intention of this page is to show you the big picture of website development process. There`s a lot of information on this site, which can be too much to bite in one chunk.
That`s why You should read this web site overview once without clicking on links, or even better – print it and read it on paper. When you understand the process of website development, go back and follow the links that will guide you to create your new website.
1. Plan your Website
Website Planning is very important because it clears many things. For instance personal website needs different hosting that business website. If you rush and buy hosting first you could realize that you made a wrong choice. So plan your website first!
2. Domain name
What it is?
Every website needs a domain name. It is a unique name that identifies a Web site. www.EasySiteGuide.com is an example of a Domain Name.
Domain names can be registered for a minimum of 1 and maximum of 10 years and during that time you have the right to do whatever you want with your domain.
How to choose it?
Well selected domain name will bring you lots of traffic. So before you register it be sure to know how to choose the best domain name.
My advice: Register your Domain Name TODAY! Thousands of names are being registered every day and your name could be taken right now if you wait!
3. Web Host
You will need a Web Host to store your files. Hosting companies or Web Hosts are constantly connected to Internet with high speed lines, enabling You to rent some space for your website.
There is not just one type of web hosting, so it is very important that you choose the most appropriate for your site. Use our Hosting Wizard to find the best one for you.
4. Building Your Website
Last part of website development is to build your website and put it online.
With Online Builder
You will also need some tools to build your site. Most popular and easier way to create a Website is using an Online Builder. It is as easy as clicking and filling text. In Step 3 you will learn how to use Online Builders to create your website and how to Install a Blog with just a few clicks.
With HTML Editor
Another way of building a website is with HTML Software. You have surely heard of Microsoft Frontpage or Adobe Dreamweaver. These are two popular website creation programs people use to create websites. If you want to learn HTML here are some great resources.
If you want your website to look great, but you have no clue how to design it, download our HTML templates from Webmaster Center. They are totally FREE! All you have to do is open them in a HTML editor and fill in your content.
Uploading your site to Web Server
When you are finished with your work you have to upload files to your web host. For that you will need a FTP program. We will teach you how to do that in Step 3.
Try to understand this quick website overview as a compass that will guide you through development process of your web site.