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How do I start a website or blog?

To start your own website on your domain name you also need a webhosting package. A website consists of 2 parts: a domain name ánd a webhosting package. The domain name is the name of your website that you type into the address bar. The webhosting package contains the content of your website such as all images, text and code.

The right Webhosting
If you do not yet have a webhosting package you can easily order a New Webhosting package via your control panel by clicking on your domain name and choosing the option 'Choose your website' on the right side. For a new website or blog you can start with a New Webhosting S package. When you get more visitors you can easily upgrade the webhosting package to a webhosting package with more capacity and storage. You can find more information about the webhosting packages we offer on our New Webhosting product page.

If you have little or no experience with building your own website then using a program such as Wordpress is a good option. Wordpress is a Content Management System (CMS). With more than 25 million users worldwide it is the most used CMS in the world to build websites with. You can install Wordpress for free on your webhosting package with our one-click-install option in your control panel.

WordPress is known for a very userfriendly interface with which you can easily make your own website, blog or webshop without needing a lot of technical knowledge. You can set up your website completely to your own wishes. For this you can choose one of many different free WordPress themes and plug-ins.

You now know the basics to start your own website. Have fun!

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