This procedure covers all the tasks required for setting up a Smallsite Design site. Each step links to a detailed procedure for that task.
Note that only the last step is specific to Smallsite Design. All the others are required to put up any site on the web. These steps only need to be done once, but if you don't feel confident enough doing them, despite the detailed instructions, you may choose to get someone to help you. If you take that course, make sure you change any passwords for any accounts you may have needed as soon as possible.
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To prepare to host a Smallsite Design site:
1Buy domain name△
2Buy hosting services△
3Point to hosting DNS servers△
4Create add-on domain△
5Use HTTPS protocol [Notes]△
While the certificates for a subdomain or add-on domain should be created automatically by cPanel within 24 hours, use this procedure to expedite that process.
6Create noreply email account△
8Buy Smallsite Design△