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Need a little help; attempting to start a website without a clue how..

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Gerbil, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Gerbil

    Gerbil Oh, Crazy!

    Jun 24, 2010
    To start, this website I am supposedly venturing towards is for our little farm.

    Sadly, I am about as computer/web savvy as my grandmother and on my own I am not getting very far.
    At this point in time, I am just trying to find a free website hosting-thingy (<- Getting all technical over here) that is fairly easy to navigate and that people actually use. There are so many out there, I can't tell which is which or where to begin!

    If you have one you like/ that you use/ that is built for web-novices, I would love to get some suggestions!

    Thanks, :p

  2. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Songster

    Aug 19, 2012
    Los Angeles
    Last edited: Feb 26, 2013
  3. Gerbil

    Gerbil Oh, Crazy!

    Jun 24, 2010
    Thank you, Dinos! I will check them out. :D
  4. UrbanChickenSF

    UrbanChickenSF Chirping

    Feb 22, 2013
    San Francisco, CA
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  5. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    Go with Blogger.com or Google Sites. Both are ad-free and easy to use, especially Blogger. Both are hosted by the mighty and reliable Google, so they hardly ever go down.
  6. Gerbil

    Gerbil Oh, Crazy!

    Jun 24, 2010
    I am looking at the Google one right now, actually looks fairly simple. :lol:

    Webs.com doesn't look too shabby either!
    Thanks again, everyone! I'll post again when or if I actually get it up and running,
  7. ThistleRidgeGA

    ThistleRidgeGA In the Brooder

    Feb 25, 2013
    Canton, Georgia U.S.A.
    I would recommend webs.com, personally. They have the most "realistic" website addresses like "thisismyfarm.webs.com" Whatever you go, avoid GoDaddy. I had a GoDaddy domain and e-mail account, and it was CONSTANTLY being hacked or going down. Tech Support was useless. They pulled the "I dunno" A LOT.

    I ended up paying for our current one through Homestead, and I love it! It is SO easy to use, and there are several add-ons (purchased) that make things so much easier. Our website is http://www.thistleridgefarm.com I haven't had a lot of time to really invest in it, but it gives some basic information, some history on us, a small storefront, and plenty of ways to contact us (Facebook, e-mail, blog, etc.)

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