Why Use Wealthy Affiliate?
Before I came across wealthy affiliate, I was studying web designing for several months but gave up along the way. It felt so complex and time-consuming.
For some time, I even gave up on my dream of having a website, it just felt impossible. So you can understand how happy I was when I came across the wealthy affiliate platform, where I was guided to create my website in 5 minutes.
If you are like me and you have used other free web creation platforms, you might be worried about the speed of the website, lack of design variety and google indexing. Websites created using the wealthy affiliate platform, have the following advantages;
- Free hosting of two websites for starter members and 50 websites for premium members.
- The backend of your website will be powered by WordPress, one of the very best and widely used by many professional bloggers.
- On the wealthy affiliate platform, you will have access to training videos which will guide you throughout the process of site and content creation.
- You will be given tips on how to create content which will lead to the indexing of your website on google.
- Numerous Templates are available and you are shown how to modify the templates.
- upon the creation of your website some plugins are selected for you, which once activated will optimize your chances of being indexed on google.
Okay without further ado lets get into the building process;
How I created My Website In 5 Minutes
In order to show you the process as a starter member, I will be creating a new account on wealthy affiliate. The first step on how to create a free website in 5 minutes is ;
log in to your wealthy affiliate account if you already have one or sign up for an account by clicking the join now button.
Visit The Website Tab.
The next step on how to create a free website in 5 minutes is to visit the website tab at the sidebar.
Click Build Website
We then click the site builder button.
What Type Of Domain.
On the next page we will be required to choose the domain name type ;
- On a free domain: meaning you wouldn’t have to pay for this domain and your domain name will have the format yourdomain.siterubix.com.
- On a domain, I own: Meaning on a domain you have already bought or registered. You can also transfer domain names bought from other platforms to wealthy affiliate.
- Register a domain: That is if you want to buy a new domain name.
Choose Free Domain Name
For this tutorial on how to create a free website in 5 minutes, I will be choosing a free domain name, like I did when I just started.
Next, you will want to choose the name of your website, let it be something which is related to your content niche
This is the point at which I usually spend most of my time. There are so many templates to choose from, which might be overwhelming. Anyway, take your time to choose what pleases you best. Fyi, There are more templates available for premium members.
Website Created In 5 Minutes
We are done, sit back and let the magic take effect.
Now login to your site and get started.
You will be lead to the back end of your website where you will be able to modify your website.
Excited to see my new website. To do this hover over your website name on the top left corner of the WordPress dashboard.
Click visit site on the drop-down menu which appears. Looks good. Next stop content creation.
That’s how to create a free website in 5 minutes. Cheers to making a very big step towards the creation of your online business.
Coming up, I will be guiding you on how to customize your website or you could upgrade to premium membership on wealthy affiliate to gain access to countless tutorial videos on how to.