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Skateonio says

I just really want to make a website, just for fun. So bored this weekend…. How do i start? Where do i buy my domain at if i wanted to buy a template from here? thanks to much!

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cosmincotor says

Hi Swagtonio, welcome to ThemeForest.

You need 3 essential things:

- a domain (you can register one when you purchase a hosting plan)

- a host (maybe from justHost, blueHost, dreamHost or mediatemple…)

- a website (you can buy a HTML/CSS template or a CMS powered theme/template)

To purchase anything from Envato, you will need an account (which you already have) and a PayPal account or credit card (view payment options).

Also, make sure you read about the licenses available here.

Good luck! :)

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Skateonio says

thanks for the reply!!! can i register a host with godaddy.com? or where should i buy my domain?

what does a host do???

i want to buy a template and i know which one too! i just need to do step 1 and 2 i think lol @cosmincotor

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charlie4282 Moderator says

You can buy your domain and host from Godaddy or someone like them.

Your domain is the address people visit to see your site and the “host” is where the files that make the website are stored

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Skateonio says

ok so say if i were to buy a templateee how would i apply it??? what do i do to make it different? thanksss

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charlie4282 Moderator says

It depends on what type of file e.g for HTML site templates you just need an HTML editor which can be as simple as notepad or various free downloadable ones.

For Wordpress you can modify most of it in the built in admin as with Joomla or a different CMS and so on.

Of course it depends how different you want to make it! Some form of image editor like Photoshop is helpful too.

Once you but one you edit it and upload it to your hosting.

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Goodphone says

You can buy your domain and host from Godaddy or someone like them.

Your domain is the address people visit to see your site and the “host” is where the files that make the website are stored

Hello, Am also a newbie. Please look at this site done with AIT Impression theme: www.sbai.org.ng This web address is not opening, instead it is downloading. Please any idea what the problem is. It was an unfinished project taken over by me.

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charlie4282 Moderator says

It’s a server issue with your hosting

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Goodphone says

Thanks for helping out. Will transfer of cpanel to another hosting company help?

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Goodphone says

Thanks all. contacted host. Issue resolved.

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