How to put your website online – how to FTP to a domain & upload files to a webhost


Get your site online as cheap and quick as possible! Tons of people have asked me “how do I get my site online”? And here’s how.
I recommend HostGator (, since they have the best customer service as well as the best price. For $6/mo, you get unlimited domains/websites, so if you’re building websites for other people, you can bill them monthly and not have any expenses increase.

All you need is a
Domain Name: $12/yr
Webhost: $5-10/mo
I recommend HostGator (

Free FTP Program:
I recommend Cyberduck (

We’re going to get a webhost & domain, open an FTP connection to it, upload our files to our webhost, and then we’re done!

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