For someone who is not technology savvy, building a website can sound really intimidating. However, with the improvements in technology, website building is made really easy with what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) website builders. In this post, I will be showing you how you can make your very own website in 3 simple steps for free (with no strings attached).
I have used various website builders over the years and my favourite is SiteRubix. I will teach you how you can build you own free website with SiteRubix and end off with some thoughts on. So let’s jump in!
Steps To Build A Website For Beginners – A SiteRubix Guide
Enter a name for your website
The first thing you must do is to think of a name for your website. Since I am teaching you the free method, I won’t be covering the buying of your own domain name. Instead, the domain name used will be SiteRubix.com. The name that you will be the sub domain and will look something like this: yourchosenname.SiteRubix.com.
To make things really simple, you just need to type in your chosen name into the SiteRubix widget below or go to SiteRubix directly to create your website.
If the name of your website is available, you will see the word available appearing on the widget. Click on “build it now” to proceed.
It will bring you to the page you see on the left. Click on “Build My Free Website!” SiteRubix not only provides you will a free website but a community, training, support and tools to make your website an AWESOME one.
Create an account
The next step is really simple. You need to create an account. Fill up the form on the right which I am sure you won’t have a problem with. You need to fill in your first name, last name (or surname), email address, password and a username for login.
Once you have filled up the form, click on “Create Account & Continue”. Congratulations, you are almost there.
Well, if you were just testing out a domain name just now. You can heave a sigh of relief. That was just for you to check if the domain name is available. Now the real creation process starts! There are only 4 simple steps to create your website.
1) Choose your domain name
This step is simple. Click on “A Free Website” and type in the domain name of your choice.
2) Name your website
This step is really simple too. You can name your website. For example, if my domain name is incomejane.siterubix.com, I can name my website as Income Jane.
3) Choose a layout
Simply click on the particular layout you like and you are done for this step. You can click on preview to see what your site would look like. Personally, I prefer simple, minimalistic themes.
Well done! You are at the last step of this creation process! Click on “I’m Ready, Build My Website Now!” Wait a little while and your website is up! Congratulations!
If you need my assistance with your website creation, feel free to leave a comment and I will guide you through the process.