What Do I Need to Build a Website?

Everyone knows that having a website is the trending topic these days, but, it seems, it’s hard to figure out where to start. All you need are five simple things.

Didn’t catch it all? Here’s a recap:

5 Simple Things!

1. Domain Name

The recognizable word(s) that a user will type into the browser in order to navigate to your website. The domain name is usually similar to your business name.

2. Hosting Server

This is the location for the website files and is pointed to by the domain name.

3. Website Content

This consists of the physical code files, images and special features included in the website.

4. Security Certificate

Also known as an SSL, this adds an extra layer of security to your website and verifies the legitimacy of the site to both the browser, the user, and major search engines.

5. Analytics

By including analytics code, the website owner can evaluate usage data to continuously monitor and improve website content.