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how to get a .com website?


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how do you get a .com website as me and m8s want a website for our band
btw have no idea about websites so sorry if this is a stupid question
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Type "web hosting" into google. It'll give you a whole bunch of sites that'll sell you domain names.
The most popular ones are
1 and 1
go daddy
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Edited by james_8970, 04 May 2007 - 04:30 PM.

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Your going to need A Domain Name + Hosting (stupid answer :whistling:)

1and1 $3 a month plain is very good value for money, and offers more than you are ever likely to use.

Then you actuality have to build the site. They do offer tools though to make this as easy as possible.

*Michael predicts a long thread on helping to build it :blink:
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Something else you need is a name aka URL for the site. To find out if the one you want isn't taken just do this> Enter

http: //yourname.com or http: //www.yourname.com , but without the extra space

into the browser window and hit the go button. If it leads to a site then try another one, until you find one you like that isn't used.
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Something else you need is a name aka URL for the site


That is a domain name, like we told him he needed. :whistling:

Normally they have a way of checking the domain when your registering it. Not every domain that shows up as not found is not owned by someone.
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thanks for all your responses
i think il be able to make one as i have done a lot of front page and stuff
will i be able to host a server from network storage and just pay for a domain name??
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No, you need a webhost. There are many, the owner of this site also does domain hosting at http://www.GTGhosting.com. Extremely reasonable rates for what you get. Not many other hosts offer sql and cpanel access for $5 a month.

Oh, and don't do your page in front page.
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ok sounds good
no i wont do it in front page i have just done quite a bit in front page before so i wont be completey stuck on designing
thanks agin for all your help :whistling:
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front page = will not work in anything but IE
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front page = will not work in anything but IE

With errors that is.....
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yer does crash abit
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You could try nvu http://www.nvu.com/
It is free, and should do most if not all the stuff fontpage does.
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wiked thnx il have a look
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