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Web Question... I have a site and domain name... no hosting... I dontunderstand...


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iRock

 
Member Since: Feb 09, 2005
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Hey everyone....


Maybe some of you guys could help a fellow die hard mac fan?


Here we go:


I have created my site in golive... I have the folder for my site on the desktop....ok?


Now, I've bought a domain name from godaddy.com


I dont have hosting yet.


If I want to get hosting and use that domain name with it.... what to I do?




I really could do with some help here guys....


All replies are greatly appreciated.


Keep up the good work here in Mac-forums... its the best online mac community I have seen yet.... it helped me make the switch and I havent looked back... My new iMac is on the way as I type this!



Shane


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you can contact me and hosting can be provided for you...
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iRock

 
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hey man, yeah I would be interested in hosting...


Stupid question.... I have so much experienve creating sites but I never learned the obvious stuff! Like this.



Whats the story with the hosting




chat ya then
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It's easy. Once you get hosting, you'll be provided with a place you can FTP your files to using GoLive (it has FTP no?)

This is simply putting all the files you created onto a server, nothing much more to it.

Also, when you're getting a hosting account, they give you their name server addresses, like this: ns1.hostingco.com, ns2.hostingco.com, ns3.hostingco.com, ns4.hostingco.com

Take the above name servers, log into your GoDaddy account and point the domain name you purchased over to the above name servers.

Wait 4 - 24 hours...

Done. Your site will appear when you type in your domain name.
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