The internet is a prominent place, and it’s growing every day. But the truth is that there are millions of websites online today—many of them created by amateurs who don’t have any experience with coding or design. If you’re an aspiring web designer looking for your first project, you might be wondering where to start. Where do I find a template? How do I host my website? What about domain names? In this guide, we’ll show you how easy it can be to get started on your site without learning complicated code or hiring someone else to handle these technical details.
Try a website builder.
If you’re a beginner and want to know if you want to learn how to code or pay someone else to do it for you but still want your website, one of the best ways is to use a website builder.
Website builders are super easy to use, and they let anyone create their website without knowing how to code. You can easily make all kinds of websites without experience—business websites, personal blogs, and landing pages—the possibilities are endless!
If this sounds like something that would work for you but you aren’t sure where to start (or if it sounds too good), don’t worry—we’ve got some advice on choosing the right tool for your needs below!
Choose a domain name for your website.
- Choose a domain name for your website.
A domain name is the website address you type into your browser to get to your sites. For example, if you want to go to my blog at http://www.iptvfilms.com/, then I have chosen iptvfilms.com as my domain name for that site, which will be referred to as such in this guide from here on out. For people to find your site online, you need a short and memorable domain name (try not to exceed six words) with easy terms for others who may still need to learn about computers or the internet! Also, make sure the name isn’t already taken by someone else first before choosing one yourself because if someone else already has it when they try going there instead of finding yours as they wanted from their search engine results page (SERP), then they won’t be able to choose which one they want anymore since both addresses lead them towards each other’s pages instead of yours after that these visitors would leave without ever visiting again due their frustration at not being able to reach what they wanted either way—it happens all too often unfortunately but by having done this step right now before registering anywhere else means no one else can take away potential customers from us later down the road when starting up our business venture together later today.
Pick a web hosting service provider.
The next step is to sign up with a web hosting service provider. Web hosting services—the technical term for what most people call “a website”—are essentially storage and bandwidth for your site, allowing you to access it anywhere in the world.
Web hosting providers offer several different types of hosting packages, each with their features and limitations:
- Shared Hosting: This type of web hosting can be very affordable but has some rules worth considering before making your decision. With shared hosting, you share resources (like server space) with other websites hosted on the same physical server as yours. This means that if one of those sites receives an unusually high amount of traffic or causes problems on the server (for example, by having too many files open), this could affect your ability to access your site or cause significant performance issues in general. In addition, since all users share the same pool of resources, there may be times when another user who is also trying to access their site uses up all of those resources, such as CPU power or RAM, so that you won’t have enough left over for yourself!
Design your website with a template.
Designing a website from scratch can be complicated, but there are ways to make it easier. If you’re new to building websites, using a template can help. A template is a pre-made design that you can use as your starting point for your website. They come in several different types and styles, so you’re sure to find one that works for your needs!
Templates are available for free or for purchase online. Free templates often include advertisements on the site, whereas paid templates don’t have ads. You may also choose between HTML (HyperText Markup Language) and WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get). HTML allows you to edit code, while WYSIWYG displays an image of what your page will look like when finished instead of showing the principle behind it.
Although they might not seem like much at first glance, these differences can make all the difference when it comes time for someone who knows nothing about coding—like me—to build their websites!
Set up your pages and navigation menus.
The next step is to set up your pages and navigation menus. You can do this by using the “Add Page” button or clicking on one of the pages you’ve already created. You’ll need to add links between pages, too! That’s how people will be able to move around your site quickly!
Add blog and contact form pages to your website.
- Add a blog page. The blog is the central content hub of your website. You can use it to publish regular updates, like new products or information about what you’re up to in life.
- Add a contact form page. It’s also essential for visitors to have access to information that they need from you, so make sure there’s an easy way for them to reach out and ask questions or get any other help they might need from you!
Websites available will lead you through the steps of creating a site, and these services remove the need for programming knowledge.
If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to start a website, there are websites available that will lead you through the steps of creating a site, and these services remove the need for programming knowledge. If you don’t want to spend any money on your website, many free options are available.
Some of these website builders include Wix, Weebly (one of our favorite sites), WordPress (self-hosted), Squarespace (another one of our favorites), Jimdo, and WebStarts. Each website builder is different in price and functionality; however, they all have similar features, such as adding pages, blog posts, or products with just the click of a button.
Congratulations! You have a website and can now start adding content to it. You may want to consider hiring someone who knows what they’re doing with design or coding to help out, but if not, it’s good that we have all these different options available. The most important thing is just getting started—which is what this article aims at doing!