How to create a website? In today’s life everybody is using websites in day to day life. Websites are playing an important role whether it’s for online shopping or for searching an informational topic. For business people, Website is an online existence for their business. Website’s can be designed and developed by professionals or else if you are a tech savvy, then you can create your own website.
Here i’ll take you through different types of websites and steps involved in launching a website. First of all i’ll discuss about different types of websites that you can create if you are a tech savvy.
Basically to create a website these are two methods
- Free website
- Paid website
1. Creating a Website For Free
Free website is the one which will be provided by other services like blogspot from blogger, it is a service provided by Google. You can setup a website for free without any technical knowledge. And these are free you don’t have to pay anything. These types of website’s are useful for complete beginners. And the negative aspect is you don’t have control over those website. You have to use all existing templates or themes.
Say if you have built good user base or visitors to free website, then you don’t have anything in your control.
Create a website for free — pros
- You dont’ need any technical knowledge.
- It’s completely free, you don’t have to pay.
- Your free website will be up and running with in few minutes or hours.
Create a website for free — cons
- You don’t have anything in your control
- You can’t update themes or templates, you have to use all their existing themes.
- After creating good user base, if you want to move server that’s in your control that will be lot of headache.
Services that you can create a website for free
2. Create a Website With Paid Services
Here you have to pay for everything. You need to have a domain name (www.yourdomainname.com), then you should purchase web hosting. This is the place where you will upload website, these files will be served to entire web users.
And after that you need a web design, If you want a website with Database driven content, then you should develop that website design in PHP or any other CMS like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal.
Before continuing you need these three
- Domain Name
- Web Hosting
- Web Design
a. Domain name to Create a website
Domain name is the website address, that anybody can remember your website name, and they use it for visiting your website. Select a domain name that has your brand name in it or relevant to the topic you have selected.
b. Web hosting to Create a website
Web hosting is the service provided by a Web hosting company, this is the where you will put files online. And these hosting files are linked to your domain name. If anybody visits your domain name, these files will be served to them
c. Website design to Create a website
This is the website design which you are going to upload in to your Web hosting service.
Normally a Web design is made up of HTML + CSS + IMAGES
You can get this from a Web designer.
If you have already Web designing knowledge you can create one for yourself.