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Domains & Subdomains

How to Convert a Parked Domain to an Addon Domain with Bluehost

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In this session we walk one of our members through the process of converting a parked domain to an Addon domain with BlueHost. Member: My issue is that when we change the… when we’re working on my store, we did something to Bluehost because when we had to make the store, the host domain name

The Use of Subdomains and Subdirectories

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In this session, we answer a question about how subdomains and subdirectors work. We explain what they are and when and how to use them. Then we show examples of subdomains, how to recognize them from the website name. We use them mostly to develop demonstration sites but they can be created for many reasons.

Primary Domains, Addon Domains and Subdomains Explained

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In this session, we explain the domain system for WordPress sites. We cover primary domains, addon domains, parked domains and subdomains. We show how one of our domains is set up in our hosting account with both addon and subdomains and the location of the WordPress installations. Member: When you set up the… you actually

Changing Your Bluehost Primary Domain

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This member wonders if she should change her primary domain for her Bluehost account. We discuss why you might want to do that, the benefits of doing that and if there are any SEO implications. Rick: Yeah. Angela: Okay one last question about it. As long as I know it’s not a “subdomain”, I’m okay

Add On Domains and Subdomains at Bluehost

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This member wonders if she has properly configured her addon domains and subdomains at Bluehost.  We look at at the configuration of both her subdomains and addon domains in cPanel. Rick: So obviously, you have a question that came out of this morning’s session about subdomains. Angela: Yup. Rick: Why don’t you tell me about

What is the Difference between an Addon Domain and a Subdomain?

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A Subdomain is something that is part of or directly related to your main domain and an Addon Domain is just a regular domain that is added on to your hosting account after the original domain you used to set up your account.  We go through the structure of both domain types on bluehost and

InMotion Hosting – Lesson 1 – Tour your InMotion hosting account

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Setup Your Website with InMotion Hosting Hi! and welcome to Start Building Your Website Here Tutorial Series. My name is Melissa and I’ll be your instructor for part of the series. The goal of this tutorial series is to show how you, with basic Word processing and Desktop publishing skills can develop, manage and maintain

InMotion Hosting Lesson 3 – Part 5 – Introduction to your domain’s file structure

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Welcome back to the final part of Lesson 3 of the Start Building Your Website Here Tutorial Series. In this final part of the lesson we are going to take a look at the WordPress File Structure on our domain. So we will go back to the control panel and scroll down to the Files

Lesson 1 – Tour your InMotion Hosting Account

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This video tutorial lesson is the starting point for learning how to build your own business website. You will register your new business domain name and sign up for a hosting account with InMotion Hosting.  You will also take a tour of the control panel of your new hosting company. Before starting this lesson you

Lesson 1 – Part 1 – Register your domain name & setup your hosting account

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Today I’m going to show you how to register your domain and setup a hosting account with BlueHost. We're going to start this process by coming over to this link under Lesson 1 Resources for Bluehost. Click on that link and you are taken to the new Bluehost home page. They currently have a deal

5 Guidelines for selecting a Hosting Provider

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What is a hosting provider? A hosting provider“hosts” your website on their servers. They sell you file storage, database access, server processing power and email management. There are hundreds (perhaps thousands) of hosting services. Choosing the right host is one of the most important first steps in setting up your own business website. Since your

Selecting a small business domain name

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The primary goal of your small business website is to make sure that your ideal clients are able to find you easily online. If you’re a book store in Edmonds you want people looking for a local book store to easily find you when they Google “book stores, Edmonds WA”. Your domain name can be

Learning Center

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We want to be your resource for learning how to build and customize WordPress and Thesis business websites. The articles below are intended to help those of you who are just starting the process of building a website. Selecting a small business domain name 5 guidelines for setting up a small business website 5 guidelines