Tying It All Together

Start Your Website

Assuming that you have created your website using HTML code, as opposed to some content management system (CMS) like a blog, you will follow these steps to get your website online:

  1. Create the website. Most people code their websites using HTML.
  2. Register a domain name.
  3. Buy some web hosting.
  4. Find out what the nameservers are for your web host and set your domain to use them. It usually takes a few hours before the link between domain and web host works. This gives us time to:
  5. Configure your FTP client to connect to your new site.
  6. Upload the website's pages to the web host using the FTP client.