Monday, August 31, 2015
Determine what you plan to use your Web site for. GoDaddy hosts small business and personal Web sites. Visit the GoDaddy 'Hosting Plans' Web page to view your options (see Resources below).
Decide how much storage and transfer capacity you need as well as how much you're willing to pay. Your storage and transfer needs will be dictated by how large your Web site will be and how much traffic you expect to get. You will also need to decide whether you will be using a Linux or Windows platform for your site.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Sign in to your GoDaddy Account Manager (see Resources).
Click 'Web Hosting,' and then click your account.
Click the 'File Manager.' Select the WordPress folder, and click 'Delete.'
Click the 'Hosting Control Center' link to return to the main Control Center page.
Click 'Install Apps,' then 'WordPress.' Click 'Install Now' and then continue with the wizard to create the new WordPress site, and thus resetting it.
Visit the GoDaddy and log into the 'Account Manager.' Enter your 'Login Name' and 'Password' into the relevant text fields and click on the 'Secure Login' button.
Click on the 'Web Hosting' option in the 'Products' section.
Click on the 'Launch' option in your Web hosting account.
Click on the 'File Manager' option, which is located in the Content section. This will automatically open the file manager in the root directory of the Web hosting account. Typically, this is the location in which your index file will be located.
Click on the 'Upload' option in the menu bar and then the 'Browse' option to select the index file to upload your index file. The file will be labelled 'index' and will have one of the following file extensions: htm, html, php, asp or aspx; for example, the file might be 'index.html.' Finally, click on the 'Upload' button to confirm the upload of this file.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Purchase an additional domain that you want to add to your GoDaddy.com hosting account. Domains can be purchased at GoDaddy or elsewhere and then transferred to your hosting account at GoDaddy. Once you’ve purchased a domain name, go on to the next step.
Log in to your GoDaddy hosting account. Click on “Hosting” from the menu on the left side of the page. Click 'Manage Account' on the next page that appears. Your hosting control panel opens.
Mouse over the 'Settings' tab and a drop-down menu opens. Click 'Domain Management.' A page will come up listing your domains currently hosted at GoDaddy.
Click on the “Add Domain” button in the upper right corner of the page. A dialog box opens asking you to type in the name of the domain that you want to add and the directory into which you want to install it. If you click the 'Browse' button, you can create a new directory for the domain.
Click 'OK.' Allow a few hours for your domain to become fully functional.
Launch your Web browser and navigate to the GoDaddy website.
Type your GoDaddy username or customer number and password into the text fields at the top of the Web page, then click the arrow button or press 'ENTER' to log in.
Drag your mouse cursor over the 'Hosting' menu, then click the 'Hosting Management' link under 'My Account'.
Click the 'Launch' button under the 'Control Panel' column, next to the website domain where you want to remove the landing page.
Click the 'FTP File Manager' button at the top of the hosting control panel page. The FTP File Manager will automatically open in the main, or 'root,' directory of your website hosting server.
Click the 'Upload' folder icon near the top of the FTP File Manager page.
Click the 'Browse' button. Click to select an HTML file named 'index.htm', 'index.html', 'index.php' or 'default.html' in the 'Open' window, then click the 'Open' button.
Click the 'Overwrite Files' check box.
Click the 'Upload' button to upload the file to your website's root directory, taking the place of the GoDaddy landing page.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Open your preferred Web browser.
Log in to your Go Daddy 'Account Manager' by typing your 'Customer No. or Login Name' and 'Password.'
Click 'Web Hosting' under the 'Products' section.
Click the 'Launch' button next to the hosting account you wish to modify.
Navigate to the 'Server' section. Replace the existing 'Absolute Hosting Path' with the new one. Click 'Save.'
Open your Web browser and go to GoDaddy's website.
Enter your username and password and click to login.
Click 'Web Hosting' from the 'Products' menu.
Set up a new hosting account. Click the 'Launch' button next to your new hosting account and enter the following to set it up: Enter domain: This is the domain you would like to use.FTP user name and Password: This is your FTP authentication for accessing the hosting's FTP server.SSL credits: Choose this if you have SSL credits in the same account as the domain name you want to use.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Log in to your GoDaddy account and go to the 'My Account' page.
Click on 'Hosting' on the left side of the page under 'My Products,' then click on 'Manage Account' and choose 'Domain Management' under 'Settings.'
Click 'Add Domain.' Enter the new domain name in the field marked 'Domain,' and enter the sub-folder that will contain the site in the 'Folder' field. Click 'OK' to complete the process.