Step 5: Check Out Your Site

Okay, you’ve learned how to create a website… now it’s time to check out your site and begin setting it up. The WordPress interface is very easy to use and customizeable. This website “how to create a website .net” is run on a WordPress platform with a variety of modifications.

But in the beginning, your website will look very simple and basic.

1.)  Check out your website at : yoursitename.com.

You’ll see something that looks like this screenshot (which uses the default WordPress theme “Twenty Eleven”)

2.) Log into your site’s control panel will be yoursitename.com/wp-admin

That /wp-admin suffix will become very familiar to you. When you type in yoursitename.com/wp-admin, you’ll be taken to a screen that looks like this:

3.) Enter in your username and password and you will be taken to the main WordPress Dashboard:

 4.) You are now ready to begin customizing and building your site. We could add more on how to create a website here, but that’s enough for this page. And it concludes a wonderful accomplishment: actually getting a functioning website online and ready to go.

Did you know many web designers charge people up to $2,000 to do this process for them? 

Though your site may be very basic now, you’ve learned how to create a website in a way most people have no idea bout.

For more information on how to create a website, including more tutorials on how to set up WordPress and navigate your website, click here!

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