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Step-by-Step Guide:

Getting Started with Website Builder

Godaddy’s Website Builder is one of the easiest website builders we have used at My Site Spot to build a professional and beautiful looking website. It’s the perfect platform for beginners that want to get their website up and running as fast as possible and don’t want to spend hours building everything themselves. There are a a good amount of website themes you can choose from and then you can customize each part of your website however you’d like. if you’re looking to build a website this website builder tutorial is perfect for you!

Step 1

Go to our product page and select Website Builder. Choose your plan and complete your purchase. If you do not already have an account, you will be asked to create one.

Create an Account

Step 2

You will be directed to the page where you will enter what kind of website you want to create.

Choose Type

Step 3

Select Your Industry and Website Name: Choose the category that best fits your business. GoDaddy will suggest templates based on your selection. 

Step 4

Select Your Theme: You can either stick with the suggested theme or choose a new one.

Choose a theme

Step 5

Customize Your Website: Edit the layout, add content, and personalize your site to match your brand.

Step 6

Manage Your Settings: Adjust settings such as SEO, social media links, and other preference.

Step 7

Enhance Your Website: Add additional features or tools to improve your site’s functionality.

Step 8

Preview and Publish Your Website: Before going live, preview your site to ensure it looks and functions as expected. Then, publish it to make it accessible online.

Before your site goes live, check to see how it will look to visitors on desktop and mobile devices. Go through each page. Confirm that the information such as contact and operation of hours are correct. Check for typos, broken links and the general layout of the website.

Step 9

If there are corrections to be made, click on Edit Site. However, if everything is in place, the website looks like you imagined it would and you’re fine with your site being launched under the subdomain yoursite.godaddy.com, you can go ahead and click on Publish so your website can go live.

Step 10

Customize Your Domain: If you’re on a free plan, you’ll have a domain like yoursitename.godaddysites.com. For a custom domain, you’ll need to upgrade to a paid plan.

To purchase a domain, after selecting the Choose a Domain option, click on Buy a domain only. Click Buy when you see one that suits your business. For more options, enter keywords in the Search bar above the pop-up window. Next, choose your preferred domain name and pay for it.

If you’re connecting to a domain from another provider, choose I already have a domain. Then, click I have a domain outside of GoDaddy. Then, follow the prompts on your domain host’s site. After all necessary payments and processes, your site goes live.

These steps will help you create a basic website using GoDaddy’s site builder.