Setting Up a Website

A step by step how-to for setting up your website

You can set up a professional looking website for free. If you want your own domain name (URL), your website will cost you, roughly, from $4 to $8 a month.*

Step by Step: How to set up a website

  1. Go to Wix.com
  2. Click on Start Now
    step one in setting up a website
  3. Fill in your email address and a password (something easy to remember but hard to guess, like your favorite dish and a number or two. Be sure to include a capital letter).

    Important: the email is the way you will communicate with Wix for the life of your website. Make sure you either keep that email and can access it!

    Click on GO
    step two in setting up a website

    Wix will ask you to verify this info by typing it again.
  4. Choose a category, then a subcategory, then click on GO
    step 3 in setting up a website
  5. Find a design you like then click on Edit
    step 4 in setting up a website
  6. A video will show you how to modify the name of your website and the text of the page, and how to create new pages.

    When you have finished viewing the video, close the window and create your pages

    step 4 in setting up a website
  7. You can preview how a page will look by clicking the Preview button.

    When you like the result, click the Save button.

    When your website is finished, click Publish — and it's done!

    Optional: If you want your own domain name, click Upgrade

    step 5 in setting up a website
  8. Optional: If you want your own domain name (e.g.: myclub.org), you will have clicked Upgrade in the last step.

    The Combo package will undoubtedly meet your needs. Click on the little button in that box, then click on Buy now

    Fill in your billing information and click Submit Purchase, choose your domain name and you have a website!

    step 6 in setting up a website

*See What is a Domain Name? for an explanation of domain names



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