So, you want to buy domain name and hosting. Right ? It’s really great idea! Here is a complete guide about How to buy domain and hosting.
Before starting, you must know the terms Domain name and Web Hosting.
What is Domain name: it is one URL or address which is uses as a name of blog or website. So actually it’s address of your website in the world of internet.
What is Web Hosting: Web hosting is a space for storing data of your website. Servers are used to store data of website as well as retrieve data when needed.
Now, let’s move on to the point,
How to Buy a Domain Name?
You can buy a domain name from many domain registrars, and they offer different prices on different domain names. Choosing most popular and professional domain is a good choice. It’s also useful for getting higher rank in search engines like google, yahoo, bing, etc.
Now, Follow these six steps to purchase a domain name,
#1: Go to Registrars site
Go to Domain Registrars website (i.e., godaddy.com)
#2: Find your Domain name
Enter your domain name which you wish to buy.
#3: Select & Add to Cart
After finding a domain name, select your domain and add it to your purchase cart.
#4: Create new account
Create an account for your domain name which is a very important step. This account will be primary account for your website. It’s used to managing your domain after purchasing such as changing nameservers, changing passwords, name, etc. so create an account and keep your domain details safe for feature uses.
#5: Payment Details
Fill your payment details for proceeding ahead. There are many options available for payments, like Credit card, Debit card, American Express, and also the safest way of online transactions PayPal.
#6: Complete purchasing
Now, your purchasing process is complete, and you can go to your account to manage your new domain.
That’s it. Now, you have a domain like www.yourname.com, and you can build a great blog or website!
For making this domain live on the web, you need to host it on Webhosting. So, here is the steps for buying a hosting.
How to buy Hosting?
Hosting is web space which used to store your all data of the website. This stored data will be loads to visitor’s computer or device, whenever a visitor requests any query of your website. This thing is done by Servers which you have bought or going to buy as a Hosting. So, you need to choose great and quality hosting for getting the best performance.
There are different types of hosting
- Shared Hosting
- VPS Hosting
- Dedicated Hosting
- Cloud Hosting
Hosting quality affects on some factors of your blog/website.
- Page loading time.
- Server responding time
- More visitors handling capacity
- Speed of your site
- Higher rank in search engines
- and much more! (So, choosing quality hosting is a wise idea)
We are going to buy shared hosting for our blog from HostGator because shared hosting is the best choice for new blogs. (Don’t worry, you can buy VPS or Dedicated hosting after some time when your site being popular).
Follow these SIX steps for buying a Webhosting.
#1: Go to website of Hosting provider
Some of the best hosting providers are HostGator, BlueHost, iPage and Dreamhost.
#2: Get Started and Choose Plan
Choose a plan which is suitable for you. I recommend you to go with the plan which offers unlimited domains to host.
#3: Sign up for new account
You need to sign up for a new account on registrars website. This account used for managing a hosting so keep it safe.
#5: Billing or Payment information
#6: Access your account and check out your new hosting service
That’s it. Now, you have successfully purchased a hosting for your blog/site, and it’s ready to use.
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