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Podcast – "how to make a website in under 30 minutes"

Author: Carl Heaton
He is our senior instructor and originally from Manchester UK. Carl teaches our Web Design and Online Marketing Courses.
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It is a great time to learn web design and in this Podcast Carl talks about how to create a website in under 10 minutes using Fantastico and WordPress.

It is a great time to learn and use web design to create professional sites quickly. There are many tools like Wix.com that help you create full flash sites with just a drag and drop, or Squarespace.com that gives you even more power to create interactive and professional sites.

Today we look at how to install WordPress and have a site ready for content in under 10 minutes.

10 Easy Steps to Setting up a Website in 30 Minutes

  1. Search for your domain name on www.instantdomainsearch.com and then purchase it on www.GoDaddy.com
  2. Then you will need somewhere of quality to host your website (WCB gets 20% off HostGator hosting)
  3. Connect up your new Domain to your Hosting by put name servers into the GoDaddy settings
  4. Wait a few hours and then you`ll be ready to do something Fantastico! Login to your cpanel and goto the very bottom and look for Fantastico. Click and look for WordPress > New Installation and then follow the instructions.


Now WordPress is installed..start the clock!

  • Choose your template (try Theme Forest) 5 min
  • Change design settings – 5 min
  • Add your plugins 5 min
  • Create your pages and posts (assuming you prepared your content before) 5 mins

Now for the 10 minute version


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