Taking into consideration that you probably have all your ideas and design ready for your website, the next step should be to make sure that you use you’re hosting the right way. The host for your website is very important, it stores your website and lets it run on a server that in turn makes your website visible on the internet. You will be the webmaster and will have full control of your page, the maintenance of it and of course a full control panel that will let you access to those features and more for a better administration of your site.
How to start hosting a website?
For hosting your website, you will need an FTP which stands for File Transfer Protocol to transfer your website files onto the host you recently bought. You can do this by getting the FTP program. The transfer happens when you use the login info given to you by the host company. You can import or move all the files that the protocol program collected from your website to move it to the host that the company is offering to you.
Research online to get the best hosting service
To find the best hosting service you need to research online. There are plenty hosting services out there, but it’s recommendable to read through all of them to see the features they offer. You can also visit top review sites that go in-depth into particular web hosting services to know all about them.
Free Hosting sites are excellent for trying out before committing.
If you can’t pay for your host right now or you are trying to see how everything works and want to give it a try, then you can use a free hosting site that lets you create your website for
free. For initial experiments and to get an idea of how to run a website you can try Blogger, Neocities or WordPress, they include a basic packaging that will help you run your website for free and it’s ideal to get the feel of things before passing onto actually owning a host of your own. They also let you create your own webpage from scratch without any coding knowledge with the theme templates they offer. You can also use and publish your website via GitHub but only if you have knowledge of coding and know how to create repositories for your web files etc.