How To Build A Web Site Using Your Web Host’s Web Site

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How to Build a Web Site using your Web Host’sWeb Site BuilderThe actual how to of building your web site depends on which site builderyou decide to use. This tutorial shows you how to set up and build a website using Act Now Domains’ site builder because that’s the one I’m familiarwith and like the best.Setting up your website is really easy. Simply do the following steps. Ifyou ever get stuck you can always call Act Now Domains or whomever youbought your website from and they will help you.1. Go to www.ActNowDomains.com and login to your Account. Clickthe Website Tonight link on the Left menu bar. This will take you to apage that looks like the one below. Click the Launch link.

2. You will be asked to accept the Terms and Conditions. Click Accept.3. On the Site Settings screen, select your domain name from the dropdown list and enter your information, then click the Next button in thelower right.Note: The password you enter must have be at least 7 characterslong and have an upper case letter, a lower case letter and a numberin it.This will take you to a screen that looks like the image below. Clickthe Get Started button at the bottom.

4. The next step is to decide what type of design you want to use. It's agood idea to check out the 5 page pre-written site to see if what youwant is there. If you don't want to use one of the pre-written sites Iwould choose the middle option of "Choose from over 150 greatdesigns." Click Select a Template.Note: You are never stuck with a design so if you choose one anddon't like it you can just click a button and choose another one. Don'tbe afraid to check out several to find the one you want.5. You will then be asked to Select Your Design.

Note: If you see a template you like but don’t like the picture, goahead and select the template. You can change the picture later.Select the category that best fits your website. Don't be afraid toexplore the different categories as you could find one in a differentcategory that you will want to use for your website.

6. For this tutorial I'm going to select an Animal Template andchange the color from it's original brown to blue. You can click theEnlarge View button to get a better look at the template.

7. Once you have decided on the template you want to use, click theApply to My Site button.8. Click the Work on My Site button at the bottom.9. This will take you to your website so you can add your text, changethe images, and basically put whatever you want on your website. Themenu bar that the arrow below is pointing to shows up when you haveclicked on a text box.

To add text to your website - simply click on the content block where youwant to add the text. You can also put pictures and videos in thecontent blocks too.Once you have made changes to your content block make sure to clickthe SAVE button in the lower right cancel.If you want to do something special to just some of the text inthe section (for example, change the size of the font, bold certainwords, underline certain words, center your sub-headings, etc.)simply highlight the words you want to apply this action to and selectthe appropriate icon at the top right.

One icon that will be helpful to you is the UNDO icon. If you evermake a change and you think “oops, I wish I wouldn’t have just donethat!” simply click the funny looking arrow button.The other arrow beside it is the REDO button which lets you put achange back that you just undid.The cut, copy and paste functions are there as well.If you want to insert images on your page, simplyclick the spot in the section of the content block that you want theimage to go, then click the Insert tab at the top left of the page.

Once you are in the Insert section, click the Image button to insertyour photo.They have hundreds of photos you can use on your website or youcan insert a photo from your own computer. To insert your ownphoto, once you have clicked the Insert Photo link, select the UploadImage tab. If you want to insert video you simply click the Video iconin this section.

To Add a New Page to your WebsiteTo add a new page to your website, simply click the Page tab on thetop right of the screen and click the Add Page icon.To publish your websiteTo publish your website so it appears on the internet and everyonecan see it, simply click the Publish button at the top right corner of thescreen.Congratulations! A web site is always a work in progress so you’re neverreally done, but you should be very proud of yourself. You have a web siteand you did it yourself! Good job!

Web Site Builder The actual how to of building your web site depends on which site builder you decide to use. This tutorial shows you how to set up and build a web site using Act Now Domains’ site builder because that’s the one I’m familiar with and like the best. Setting up your website