DIY – Website Setup Guide
As you might already know, at WeblogStore we work to direct you to the best resource on the internet on what you want as the internet already holds a wealth of information and thus we don’t intend to reinvent the wheel. (more on WeblogStore’s philosophy)
So here is a quick and simple list on:
- What you will need to setup your own website and
- Where you will get the resources required to complete your setup.
What you will need to setup your own website:
- a domain name
- a hosting service
- a Content Management System (CMS) software like WordPress
Fact: The domain, www.google.com, was registered on September 15, 1997 (Wikipedia)
We recommend either Bluehost or Dreamhost for your hosting purposes. These are prominent among the hosting service providers and are used by many users. In fact, WordPress themselves have recommended Bluehost.
What you will need:
Bluehost is an industry standard hosting service provider. Highly recommended by many. Supports WordPress auto-install and has lots of customization options. Bluehost was founded in 1996. (affiliate link).
DreamHost is another hosting service provider that offers equally good services and also supports the famous one minute WordPress install. DreamHost is based in Los Angeles and was founded in 1996. (affiliate link)
A comprehensive and free guide to setup your own website written by Robert Mening. This has great walkthrough guides on domains, hosting, and other setup guides for WordPress, Joomla, etc. We found no reason to spend time and write our own guide after finding this guide – so here is the link to the comprehensive guide on how to create your own website. The best we could find on the internet.