If you have created a new website and have no much idea about it, it might be really hard for you to figure out some proper kind of domain and hosting plan. You may find the experienced webmasters shopping around for the domains and hosting plan from the popular service providers like godaddy and hostgator. It may be something daunting for the new webmasters but it is nothing but a very simple decision that needs to be made with some amount of care and also good focus.
Here are some of the tips that can be helpful for the individuals in choosing best plans for them.
1. Choosing Domain Name
The first thing that you need to do is to make the choice of domain name. It is good for you to spare sometime before you choose the domain name. The domain name that you choose need to be something descriptive and can explain well about your website. It should also be spelled correctly.
2. Domain Name Registration
All that you need to do is to navigate to the website of GoDaddy and the register the domain name that you have chosen. This is not a big process and you can find that it is something really simple when you go to the website of godaddy. All that you need to do is to follow the instructions. Make sure that you enter the domain name correctly.
3. Hosting Plan
The next thing that you need to do is to go to the website of hostgator and the register for any hosting plan for the website. It is necessary for you to explore and figure out the kind of the plan that is most suitable for you as per the current and also the future needs and goals that you have.
If you are thinking that you may gradually have more than single blog in future then you need to better make the choice of such a plan that can provide you with the ability for hosting more than just a single website in much lower price.
4. Confirmation of Purchase
Once when you complete with the registration of hosting plan, you may receive confirmation mail that thank you for making purchase with hostgator. You may also receive a mail with subject line of “Your Hostgator Account Information” which you need to save and keep for future use.
5. Logging in
Now it is time for you to choose the website of GoDaddy again and then logging into the website. This is the finest way through which you can log in as well as can make the possible kind of changes.
6. Domain Choice
Now it is the time for you to choose the domain which you can do my choosing the domains tab that you can find on the navigation bar which is there on the top. This can provide you with the list of all the domains that you have purchased with the godaddy.
Now it is the time for you to choose the domain that you want to host with the godaddy hosting plan that you have chosen. All that you need to do is to check on box near to the particular domain that you need to host in the hostgator plan.
7. Clicking NameServers
Now you can find a new section getting opened with top of the screen.
8. Custom Servers
Now from the new section you can easily choose the option custom nameservers. Custom name servers means you are going to host the domains that you have with the godaddy in some other place.
9. Find the Section Your Name Servers
Now you can open the email that is saved and the one you received from hostgator. This email may have a section named your name servers.
10. Replacing nameserver
Now it is the time for replacing nameserver that is found in the box nameserver 1. You need to enter first value which is available from Hostgator.
11. Replacing nameserver 2
Now it is the time for replacing nameserver that is there in nameserver 2 box with second value received from hostgator.
12. Finishing Process
Once when the okay button is clicked the process ends here.
13. Adding Go Daddy Domain With Hostgator Account
This is the last step in which you need to log into the account you have with hostgator and then enter the domain name with godaddy that you want to host.