You've got a great idea and want to get it online driving visitors to your site! This Smart Guide is designed to help you do just that - no technical experience required!
Whether this is your first idea or one hundredth, managing Domain Name Servers (DNS) and other hosting issues can be complicated and confusing at best. This guide will help you navigate the basics of the process and serve as a reference guide.
We'll walk you through the entire process, starting with:
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How The Internet Works
Configuring Your DNS
Cache, Your Best Friend, Worst Enemy
Registering Your Domain Name
Choosing A Hosting Provider
Old Website Loading After DNS Change
Website Not Loading After DNS Change
A Blank Page
Error 404 - Page Not Found
Error 400 - Bad Request
Error 401 - Unauthorised
Error 403 - Forbidden
Error 500 (Internal Server Error)
FTP And SFTP
WAN IP Address
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