Entertainment Website help

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  1. Homerj123

    Homerj123 Well-Known Member

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    Ok tech people,

    I'm looking to start a website (no, not about the stern show or anything like that), and would like to know what hosting company I should go through.

    I bought a domain name through namecheap, and was looking at website hosting and some people told me to use WordPress because they have good templates, but to get it free, your site will have "WordPress" in it (mywebsite.wordpress.com, instead of just ".com").

    I heard you can go through go daddy and they have wordpress templates and I haven't done html since ebay was in its infancy, I feel the templates would be the best bet. This will be my first time doing this.

    Your thoughts?
     
  2. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    Jpeg is the way to go
     
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    thinman Well-Known Member

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    It all depends on what you want to do with your website. What kind of website will it be? What features will it need? How much traffic do you think it will get?
     
  4. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Go here and get a cheap starter package with cPanel, install wordpress via your admin panel you will be .com only.

    You are welcome.

    http://www.hostgator.com/
     
  5. Homerj123

    Homerj123 Well-Known Member

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    What kind of pricing should I be looking for? The domain name cost me about $10 a year, and I saw hosting sites have different prices per month, $4.00, $6.00 and up.
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Yeah get the 4 bucks man, you will be starting at the bottom, you wont need anymore than that.

    They also have wordpress hosting where they will install it for you for 5 bucks a month.
     
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    Beth143nacho Bede bede beep VIP

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    why are you asking me? I wrote everything by tapping my dick against my phones virtual keyboard
     
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  9. Homerj123

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    It's not anything big, I just wanted to start a site for a comic I made to hopefully get some word of mouth started up.
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Any website that have launched ever started there man, you just cant beat the price or the customer service.
     
  12. Homerj123

    Homerj123 Well-Known Member

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    You definitely have talent.
     
  13. Bobby Axelrod

    Bobby Axelrod Well-Known Member VIP

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    This is obviously a ploy by the OP to get free advertising knowing someone will eventually ask the name of the site.
     
  14. wife is a whore

    wife is a whore Stripped of POTY for butthurting staff VIP

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    You can get wordpress templates anywhere, free or paid ones.
     
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    tecate PACOIMA!!!

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    start wit dos!:umelt:
     
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    I'm not looking for free advertising, and I actually wouldn't give out the name yet. One reason is because I don't want to be accused of shilling, but it's mostly because I'm afraid of putting the whammy on it before it's up and running (yes, I'm a little superstitious).
     
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    I have a real love/hate relationship with @Beth143nacho . I hate it when he lies, but goddammit, he's funny!!!
     
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    OMG, PM me the link when it goes up!
     
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    I was just messing around.

    Best of luck with site!
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    I did not like GoDaddy and found it non-intuitive.