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A step-by-step guide to building a website

Creating a website requires both domain name and web hosting, we assume you have already purchased domain & web hosting services from our website otherwise use this link to

learn how to purchase domain name & web hosting.

Step by Step instructions to build a website

Take some time to read this article and create your own website using the completely free web builder that comes from our web hosting packages.

  • 775+ pre-made templates.
  • 100+ widgets for customization.
  • Responsive Designing
  • One Click Publish
  • E-Commerce (In Beta)
  • Blog as an additional feature
  • Integration ready
  • Less Time Consuming
  • Social Media & Media
  • Open Architecture
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We assume that you are already logged in to the site builder

  • Click the "Create New Site" option to start
  • Next, Select the 'get started' button
  • 775+ pre-made templates are available on SitePad with different business types
  • Choose the option that best suits your business or blog
  • The demo is there, so before selecting the templates, you can see the release
My Site Demo
  • You decide and select the template and then fill in the required details or enable the default and then edit
Site Details
  • Enable Dev mode is a useful option that restricts public view before editing the entire site
  • Select 'Yes' if you want to use the template image by default or 'No' if you want to upload your own image on the website
  • Select 'Return to Sites' option to return to the sitepad's home
return site
  • Go to DirectAdmin - Web Hosting Control
go control panel
  • In the Direct Admin, select the File Manager option
  • Click on public_html to open the folder
public html
  • Index.html should be removed or renamed because .html format is the first priority extension, but the sitepad will upload index.php, so after removing index.html, index.php will be the default homepage of the website.
remove old index file
  • Then close the file manager and go back to the sitepad
edit site
  • To View and Edit a Website 'Login to the Site' Options
edit site
  • Select 'Page' and 'All Pages' option to display and edit the pages you want
Edit- Pages
  • First you will get the "Edit Page Settings" option, its global settings for the specific page, so here you can edit tile, publish and add author information, link and other page attributes.
site edit
  • Close the 'Edit page settings' option and select the text or image area you want to edit
  • It will display 100+ widgets to customize anything

Add a CAPTCHA to Contact every Contact Form

  • A CAPTCHA can protect your website by generating tests or puzzles that protects websites against spam bots and abuse
  • Adding Google reCAPTCHA to forms in https://www.google.com/recaptcha/admin/create (Before creating reCAPTCHA, you need to sign in with your google account)
add captcha
captcha protection
  • add site key and secret key for google recaptcha
google recaptcha
  • Now, google recaptcha will be added to the contact form
site key and secret key