How to Create Your Own Website


Creating your own website involves 3 steps:

  1. Get your domain name.
  2. Get a web hosting account.
  3. Design your web page

Domain Name

The first thing you need to do before anything else is to get yourself a domain name. For example,  To get a domain name, you need to pay for the annual fee to register a domain. It is comparable to having registered your business.


Website Hosting

You can get website hosting from a web host company. Having a website hosting account is comparable to renting an office space for your business. This is where you place all files for your website. Purchasing a website hosting is based on the size of the disk space. Just like an offline business, the bigger the space,the more expensive is its rental.


Web Page Design & Development

Once domain name and web hosting is ready, the next step is to design the website itself. There are various platforms to use . Here are among the list:

  • WordPress
  • Squarespace
  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • Concrete5
  • TinyCMS