Hosting While Registering a Domain with Network Solutions

//Hosting While Registering a Domain with Network Solutions

I highly recommend registering a domain and setting up your hosting with Network Solutions. Why? Well I have used them for many years as I set up my very first domain with them in 1997, and have been using them since. They have their issues, just as any host does, but the interface and ability to manage the domain and the hosting account(s) have become very easy. So easy that I don’t ever have a need for technical support.

To set up hosting with the domain registration, you will want to go through the steps as you did when registering the domain on the Network Solutions website.

After you have:

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1) Chosen Your Domain

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2) Added it to Your Cart

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3) Created Your Account

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You will then have to choose what package you want:

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Select the “Domain and Web Hosting” package and click “Continue”.

They usually offer a discount if you are registering the domain and setting up hosting, so if you can do this all at once, you’re best off. I recommend both domain and hosting, but don’t recommend the larger package(s) with marketing or any other bells and whistles they throw at you. Just Domain and Hosting – that’s all you will need.

You will be asked to select certain “add ons”. Select “none” or “no” for any of those extras they ask you for (Ex: Web Forwarding, Web Consultation, etc). It’s a bit of a pain to have to select each one, but there really is no need for any of them. Especially if you are setting up a WordPress site.

Network Solutions is a great place to manage your Domain and your Hosting. Their account management makes it easy to manage where your domain points to (your DNS settings), you can manage files on your hosting server with their file manager or through FTP, or you can host several sites with a shared hosting account allowing you to pay only for one hosting account, but point several domains to different directories (folders) within the server.

 

2016-09-05T14:58:37+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Recent|

About the Author:

While Jenn Mathews focuses on Bellevue SEO, she has been optimizing websites successfully since 1999 having worked for fortune 500 corporations including ADP and many medium sized companies as well as startups focusing on clients with large complex campaigns and tight budgets. She has a proven track record of increasing traffic by over 85% and increased conversion rates by over 20%. In 2014 Jenn left the corporate world to focus on her consulting of Bellevue SEO clients and surrounding in Social Media Marketing and Analysis of marketing and business strategies. Jenn’s unique approach to managing client’s with complete open and diligent communication has proven to instill confidence in her abilities as well as strengthen relationships. Her skills developed in website design has also shown solid growth in revenue with every company that she has developed a solid relationship with. Her clients include: Microsoft, MTIInstruments, ProjectManager.com, Hypnosis.edu, hint Water, and several legal firms, real estate and accounting firms.

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