Get Started – How to register and create your first free website successfully
Are you looking for a way to create and own your website for free without spending a dime, keep reading this tutorial on how to get started with Mysite.ng.
Starting a website can be very tough, time-consuming and sometimes may be expensive at the same time, especially when you’re not techy or a developer. Don’t worry, you’re not alone and you are in the right place. We have got you covered with our comprehensive step-by-step guide on how you can get started to build a website or blog for free on Mysite.ng. We will provide your with a well-detailed method without you learning how to code.
The tutorial we will be providing you is useful for anyone of all ages and regardless of skill levels. However, if you need assistance or DO FOR ME service, you can contact us to setup your website and even manage it for you by using the WhatsApp icon below.
What do I need to build a website?
You’ll need the following two basic important things to start creating your professional website.
- Domain name – A domain name is your website’s address on the internet just like mysite.ng. This is what your users will type in their web browsers to reach your site. For example, if you are starting with a free website using mysite.ng local domain, your website name could be yourname.mysite.ng or yournickname.mysite.ng or yourbusinessname.mysite.ng. Depending on the brand name you choose and what you are using the website for. It could be blog like health.mysite.ng and so on.
You can as well have your own domain name premium later after setting up your FREE website like yourname.com or yourbusinessname.com.
- Hosting – This is a server where your website files are stored and hosted. All websites on the internet have their hosting server. Most time, you will have to pay to get a hosting server otherwise using our free hosting website if you are creating a free website with us. This is one of the things we offer you so you won’t need to worry about spending money buying hosting services.
Getting Started With Your Free Website
Open your web browser, navigate to mysite.ng and click on the green “Start Here” button or the get started here.
You will go through 5 processes for creating an account and getting a domain.
Pick a Plan > Template Selection > Site Details > Custom Domain > Account Details.
Pick a plan
You’ll need to click on ‘Select Plan’ to choose the plan that you like and continue to the next step.
Select a Template and move to the next step
Title: A site title is useful for both users and search engines. By website title, internet users can see a precise and concise description of the page‘ content before deciding to click on a link.
URL: This will be your website address, visitors will come to your website through your address.
Here, we’re creating a free website so you won’t be able to create a custom domain. You will see a message “The plan you selected does not support custom domain registration” or you can select a new plan that supports a custom domain. Paid plans let you create a custom domain.
A custom domain will allow your visitors to access your site via a URL that looks something like yourname.com instead of yourname.mysite.ng
Create username, password, and email address where mails will be sent to.
Welcome, your site is live and here is your backend website dashboard. To view your front-end site as per the template you chose base on how your site will look like, locate the name of your site from the top bar, hover your mouse on it and click on visit site from the drop-down menu.
What next after your registration and site setup? Continue to Setting up your Website »