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How to Start a Website

How to Start a Website

How to create a website easily?

The actual creating of your website is the last step to perform before you can go online. To do that you have to decide what kind of website you want to create – a blog, online store, gallery, forum, etc.

After you have decided what kind of website to create, choose how to make your website. There are several ways you can go.

The easiest one is to use a site builder application, which offers you great looking templates and has a simple and yet efficient navigation.

At SiteGround there is an included free SiteBuilder in your hosting account.

How to create a website with Free Open Source Applications?

Alternatively, there are many web applications such as Joomla! 3.x or WordPress, which allows you to create great looking and functional websites. These content management systems are for more advanced users and offer much more features than the SiteBuilder.

SiteGround is compatible with over 250 applications:

  • Content Management Systems (CMS) like Joomla! 3.x,
  • Blogs like WordPress and Drupal,
  • e-Shops such as PrestaShop,
  • Forums such as phpBB and vBulletin,
  • Wikis like MediaWiki, TikiWiki,
  • e-learning management systems (LMS), etc.

You can also use a more advanced web development application like Dreamweaver to create your website on your computer all by yourself and upload it to the server. Here you will have to be an advanced HTML user, but you will also have the most control options and space for your creativity.

SiteGround offers you also free script tutorials on the installation and usage of the best open-source applications, knowledge base articles and free templates. And what is most important – you get a free installation of the most popular applications with your hosting account at SiteGround.

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