Once you have a domain name registered with NameCheap, and web hosting set up with SiteGround, the third step is to connect the two together. In other words, what we need to do next is point your domain name to your hosted web space. This gets a tad technical, but it isn't anything we can't handle! Follow me along, and I'll walk you through the process. Let's get started! (more…)
Now that you have your domain name registered with NameCheap and your web hosting set up with Web Hosting Hub, the next thing we need to do is connect the two—specifically, we need to point your domain name to your hosted website space. To do this, we'll need to make some changes to your domain name settings. The steps are straightforward, so let's get started! (more…)
That title's a mouthful! Anyway, FTP is a great method for managing your website—handling updates, admin stuff, troubleshooting...stuff like that. But if you've never worked with FTP before, then it can seem a little confusing. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to connect to your Web Hosting Hub hosted website so that you can work with your site directly. I'll also throw in a few goodies and handy tips as we go. Grab a coffee and let's get going! (more…)
Last updated on April 17th, 2019. Posted in Web Design For Business.
In this tutorial, we'll go over some domain name fundamentals—things like how domains work, why you should consider your domain your number one business asset online, and how to keep your private information safe. If you're really unsure about all this stuff, you're in the right spot! (more…)
If you're wanting to register your website's domain name, but aren't sure about how it all works, then sight tight and check out this video—I'll walk you step-by-step through the whole process and show you exactly how it's done. To do this, we'll need to use what's called a domain name registrar. I always recommend NameCheap. I've been using them for years, and they make the whole process very straightforward. Ready? Then let's get going! (more…)
This is a pretty important post. It lays out the foundation for everything you and I do here on Ten Ton. It comes from years and years of hard-earned experience and countless failures. It boils down to one word: Autonomy. Essentially, with our businesses, with our websites, with our marketing efforts, we must own and control as much as we can, and we must be able to move quickly if circumstances change. We must be autonomous. Let me explain... (more…)
Often, I get asked which approach people should take, Dreamweaver or WordPress. That's a really good question, especially for someone just starting out, who's not sure which way to go. (more…)