All right let’s, launch our WordPress site. I’ve created a very handy checklist that I make available at head police.com /resources basically in five steps we can launch our website.
It’s gonna be really quick the first thing we’re gonna do is buy our domain in my case at namecheap.com there’s a lot of places you can buy domain I prefer that the one the best. I’ve been using it for many years so let’s go to namecheap.com type the domain we wanna buy by this stage you should already selected a domain that is available ideally a.com and in this case it’s available so we just click the Add to Cart button and then I go view cart and then I buy the domain I’m gonna show you a trick actually here on voice is promo code if you go online and type and type name cheap promo codes.
You’ll be able to save a little bit of money so let’s see here coupons coupons name cheap coupons and we’ll just be able to see a recent name cheap coupon so in this case it’s date of Tom’s and we can go here apply and we’ll have a little discount you’ll see alright we saved a little bit of money and then you can go and click confirm order you enter your credit card credit card details and you’re ready to go in my case I already have my credit card details so I could just go and click here pay now and I would find domain it’s as simple as that so we buy the domain next thing we’re gonna buy the web host account so we go to Hostgator now this is an affiliate link if you go to hostgator.com.
I’ve been so happy because if you buy the the web host then i get an affiliate fee and this is pretty awesome actually recommended for anybody to do and you see a lot of informational marketers this is a way of actually making some money online they recommend really good products that they use and in exchange they get an affiliate Commission every time somebody uses them so you’re welcome just go to hostgator.com and not use it but if you use it yes so happy I’ll be able to you know buy myself a beer or invite you for a coffee next time you come to Vancouver by the way that’s has happened before some of my students have been visiting visited me in Vancouver and I’ve come out and taking them out for lunch so it actually has happened all right.
So let’s buy our web host we go to hostgator.com click on the big orange button choose the plan there’s three plastic hats implant baby bad business plan I’ve been using for seven years the baby plan because it’s very cheap and it allows you to host unlimited domains under the same account now if you go for the hatchling whines only one domain and the realities that you want to start doing stuff online you’re gonna have more than one website more it’s very likely that’s going to be the case and now you selling how many years do you want to contract your your web host for is the longer the cheaper so three years is the longest and the cheapest one I usually go for three years and click the big sign up now button and then you fill in the form to buy your web host the first thing you need to do is enter your domain so if you already bought your domain name cheap or GoDaddy or something like that then you click here and enter the domain you spot but you can also buy the domain right from Hostgator this is simpler because then you don’t have to point your domain from Namecheap to Hostgator it saves you a couple steps actually because then you also have to add it inside Hostgator but I like for flexibility to buy all my domain separate from the Hostgator because I have a bunch of domain some web sites right.
So I just like that but if you just want to save some step you can buy it right from Hostgator so let’s say they just when I register a domain and let’s see if that one is available you select the one that you want calm and it’s looking to see if it’s available or not and right now will tell us what is available or not and it’s available fantastic for 1295 actually it’s a little bit more expensive if you buy from Hostgator so I would buy from somewhere else plus you can get a discount with their coupon hmm about so now you select a package we said the baby is a good one twelve months or three years if you want to save more money enter a username security pin billing information credit card additional services all of these you know these artists abscess you don’t really need them but if you want you can buy them this is the coupon code that they have right now is called snappy they give you 20% off if you want to use my coupon it’s a groom or 25 off and you actually save 5% more which is awesome you can validate it there and it will say yeah it works and because what now you’re paying less than before right snappy snappy Valley baked.
Oh you will pay more room Oh 25 Oh instead of 300 bucks you paid 287 for 3 years so there you go and I make a commission and we aren’t very happy about that so once you do that you go click here I have agreed to everything in the world that you tell me to agree check up now and guess what’s gonna happen you have your web host the next step is to point your domain to Hostgator so once you but your Hostgator web host account you’ll get an email confirmation with your username and password then you go to your cPanel you login with it and then you see your admin panel here but there’s a lot of stuff in it don’t worry about it it’s pretty straightforward the next step is to add that domain huh to your account so you go here and scroll down and you’re gonna need this student two URLs I’m gonna copy this one and then I go to my list of domains on Namecheap so the domain that you borrow name ship will appear in this list under my account manage domains and let’s say I want a point let’s say that iPod just now although I buddy a few weeks ago a police book right is whenever I published the book about bliss then it would go the website would go here I click on it and what I’m gonna do is just add I’m gonna click here transfer DNS to webhost this is the way you point the domain to your web host and paste here the first DNS server and then I’m going to paste the second one here and then Save Changes so now that domain is pointing to Hostgator but now I have to add that domain bliss book.com to my Hostgator.
It’s a two-step process one is pointing and the other one is adding it as an add-on domain so if I go here to my Hostgator control panel there’s a here place for domains and [Music] let’s add here add-on domains the new domain name it’s available it’s gonna create a subdirectory I just usually like to take after calm so it’s just a clean directory create a password for it strong password you can actually generate one with your password generated and just click Add domain know now and there you go we just can check mark this so we bye boy by the web host account we pointed them into the web cos we added the domain to web host and we’re going to stop WordPress which you would say is a very complex thing but it’s actually very very simple all you have to do is go back to your cPanel and then you have the one quick install it’s a beautiful thing really so let’s find it get started with WordPress today you can click in there or if you go to one quick install do it you can also do it here quick install this takes you here and I’m going to just go WordPress click on WordPress I’m gonna go install WordPress there’s a lot of options here to pay but apply you don’t need that just go install WordPress and then you select the domain which is called blissful calm and when I just but keep this empty otherwise your workers will be installed inside a folder and then you just type whatever you want here your email me add room Oh mediacom my new blog Miguel Miguel Hernandez install WordPress boom that’s it you have now WordPress installed as soon as it’s finished installing.
You’ll get a notification your install is complete and then you have here a link to access the admin area of your WordPress account and a automatically generated password so you just copy that password then you go to that link enter your username the password login you can save this password if I want to and guess what you are already on a website I just create a website for Bliss book calm in less than five minutes if you want to see how that looks you can click here on my new blog and this is the default template it’s an ugly template but at least you have a place now where people can go and see that MVP on the next videos I’m going to show you how to set up WordPress and how to change the look so you have a very nice looking website and you can start you know getting traffic and promoting your new product to the world hey did you enjoy this video if you want to see more like this just subscribe here if you want a free gift click Gordon yeah they did it baby which one is me you.