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How To Host A Website On Hostgator | Hostgator Hosting

how to host a website on hostgator
hostgator hosting tutorial hey guys bryan with WP cupid blog and today i’m
gonna be showing you how to host a website on hostgator step by step in
this Hostgator hosting tutorial video i’ll be providing you with a 60% off
hosting promo code shortly make sure you subscribe to our channel as we are
always posting new wordpress tutorial videos in this video I’m gonna be going
over four different steps to get your website hosted and up and running with
Hostgator step one is how to sign up for an account with Hostgator step 2 is
choosing a hosting package step 3 is registering a domain name and
then step 4 is how to install and setup your website with site builders or
WordPress on Hostgator so you can start creating a website with Hostgator the
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description to walk through the steps with me to set up WordPress on Hostgator
once you click the link you will see Hostgator web hosting page like you see
here keep in mind Hostgator does change your
landing page quite often so if it looks different don’t worry the remaining
steps after this stay the same you’ll see a get started button click the
button you’ll see three different plans you can choose from the hatchling plan
the baby plan in the business plan the planned I recommend going with is the
hatchling plan you can have one domain name with this plan you can always scale
up to one of the other two plans if you need to if you have more than one
website you’ll want to go with the baby plan as this includes unlimited domains
go ahead and select the hosting plan you want by clicking the sign up now button
you will now be on a page where you want to choose your domain name type in the
domain you would like to use along with the domain extension for
dotnet dot org etc I recommend going with if you can as this is the
most common domain extension if you already have a domain name just click on
the I already own this domain and put in your domain name once you do that we
want to choose our hosting plan just make sure the package type is the
correct plan you want next you want to choose the billing cycle you can choose
to pay monthly every 3 months 6 months 12 months 24 months and 36 months you
will see you will save the most money the farther out you purchase your
Hostgator hosting 4 I’m going to show you how to get hosting even cheaper than
one is listed in just a second next you want to enter your username pick
anything you would like next just enter your four-digit pin make sure to
remember this is this is used when you need to talk to hostgator support next
you want to enter your billing information over on the right hand side
you will see where you can put in your card information or you can pay via a
PayPal account after you input this information go to the next section where
you can add additional services if you would like to you will see protect your
site from hackers I will say there are plenty of free security alternatives for
WordPress so it isn’t necessary you will see get a professional email address
from Google I done select this as you can get free email accounts with the
Hostgator hosting select this only if you prefer to do it via Google next you
will see back up your hard work this will create a backup of your site
I don’t select this as there are free alternatives that work just as well next
you will see HTTPS SSL Certificates in order to get this you have to have the
baby hosting plan or above an SSL certificate protects sensitive customer
information in the next section is where you can add a coupon code if you want to
receive hostgator hosting for up to 60% off use promo code Cupid 60 now just
scroll down and accept the terms and conditions and click the checkout Now
button you will now be directed to a Thank You page Hostgator without email
you your Hostgator receipt and your Hostgator cPanel login credentials once
you get the email just click the link and log in to the Hostgator cPanel once
you are logged in we want to install a website builder to start making your
website you will see 1-click installs and next to it WordPress click WordPress
if you’d like to create your site via WordPress if you want to make your
website with something other than WordPress click on 1-click installs when
you do a bunch of site builders and content management systems will pop up
for you to choose from to make your website for the remaining of this
tutorial I’m going over how to make your website in-depth with WordPress as this
is the most popular website building platform select WordPress next you want
to choose your domain name you can pick it from the drop-down leave the box next
to it where it says directory blank now just click Next now we’ll say blog title
you want to put in the name of your site here enter the admin username password
and other information to use for when logging into WordPress next check the
automatically create a new database and check that you agree to the Terms &
Conditions once you do that click the Install Now button you will now be
redirected to a installation complete page that lists out your WordPress login
credentials now you want to enter your domain name at the top of the search
engine and put a slash wp-admin just like you see here this will take you to
the wordpress login page for your site you’ll receive an email with a link from
Hostgator with a login URL as well once you log in you’ll be in the WordPress
dashboard where you can begin in creating your site towards the top you
will see your site title and if you hover over it you will see view site
click either one and you will see the WordPress default theme currently being
used now you just need to customize the site and make it look however
you would like I want to now go over a basic wordpress tutorial to help you
learn a little about WordPress when making your website from the wordpress
dashboard on the far left you will see tabs hover over them and get to learn
them post is where you can add new post pages is where you can add new pages the
media tab is where your images will show that you upload to your blog comments is
where you can view comments people leave on your blog appearance is where you can
change the look of your theme or change your theme to another one or a premium
theme select themes when you hover over appearance it will showcase free
wordpress themes that you can choose from if you select the most popular it
will show you the most popular free WordPress themes hover over a theme and
click install once it is done you will see a button where you can select
activate to make the theme your WordPress theme you should also see add
new theme on this page this is where you can add a new theme if you got it from
another site or is a premium theme a great place to get premium WordPress
themes is theme forest I include the link in the description below you can
get all ready professional made wordpress themes if you don’t want to
bother with designing your site etc another great site if you need help with
designing your customizations in WordPress is you can hire
freelancers for tasks that you need done for as low as $10 per task Fiverr is
another great resource where you can get tasks done for just $5 you’ve
successfully set up WordPress on Hostgator you can now start creating
your website with Hostgator alright guys thanks for watching that is my Hostgator
hosting tutorial on how to host a website on Hostgator give this video a
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