If you’ve been reading my previous posts, you’d know that I highly recommend SiteGround especially because of its superb customer service. The good news is it’s very easy to join and you can do so for only as much as $4.95/month! In this article, I will teach you how to set up hosting with SiteGround in three easy steps.
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HOW TO START A WEBSITE WITH SITEGROUND
STEP 1: CHOOSE A HOSTING PLAN
SiteGround has three plans to choose from and you get a big discount when you first sign up on any of them.
#1. The StartUp Plan
This is what I recommend you choose as a beginner.
This plan comes with 10GB web space for 1 website, free SSL (Secure Sockets Layer for your website’s security), free email, and free WordPress installation.
#2. The GrowBig Plan
This includes the option for multiple websites, extra webspace, and improved website speed.
#3. The GoGeek Plan
This plan is perfect for those who have e-commerce and larger websites that require more extensive resources and integration.
STEP 2: CHOOSE A DOMAIN NAME
Register a new domain (for a separate price), or if you already have an existing one, you can go ahead and link it with SiteGround.
STEP 3: REVIEW AND COMPLETE YOUR ORDER
If you want to save money, I would recommend you choose a longer period (2 or 3 years) because you will get a greater discount.
Overall, if you already have an existing domain name, you can get hosting for less than $100AUD as shown in the above picture.
Personally, I spent around $169AUD because I had to register a new domain and I also availed the Domain Privacy to protect my personal information.
There you have it! Very simple right?
Once you have set up hosting with SiteGround, you just have to install WordPress then you can begin designing your website!