Guide to Making Your Own Website

Having a website is useful for many things and anyone can benefit from it. And luckily for us, nowadays making it is not as complicated and expensive as it used to be. Back in the old days, you might have to pay someone a lot of money to make one or study computer science to make your own. Today you can look up how to make websites from many sources on the internet. Here are general steps on how to make your own site on the internet.

Choosing your web hosting

a girl on a computerThe first thing that you have to do is to choose a web hosting place. It is a website where you can buy or subscribe to have a domain to use for your site. Think of it as a way to have rent space on the internet with the domain as the name of the place.

Find a domain for you

Looking up an available domain is not easy, on top of that you still have to make it eye catchy, easy to remember, and relatable to your content. Take your time and don’t rush this process because you don’t want to end up with a name that you don’t like and it’s not wise to keep changing the name while the site is already up running.

Design your web

a laptop and a coffeeTo do this step, you must first have a purpose for your website because different goals will require different layout and features. For example, if your site is to promote an event then you might want to have a page for registration, or if the website is for selling your stuff, then you can have a feature where people can add products to the cart and pay with the payment system that you want to provide.

Promote it

When your website is finished, you will not get a significant amount of visitor if you don’t promote it to the world and your community. Don’t be shy to post it on your social media and spread the word to your friends and whoever yo. Make sure that the SEO is running well so your site will be on the first page of the search engine as well when people are looking for certain keywords.