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How do I set my website?

To set up Your website You need a domain and hosting, I assume You already bought our hosting.

1. Register a domain (what is domain You can check HERE).

There are many domain registrars, You can choice popular or cheap or any other one. Below are 3 most popular:

2. Set nameservers

Set nameservers of Your domain to:

ns1.webhosting1st.com
ns2.webhosting1st.com

You can do it in Your registrar panel. For example how to do it in GoDaddy You can check HERE.

3. Add Your domain to our hosting.

If it is Your main domain, it is already added, because You used it in hosting order process. If it is another domain, You should add it to DirectAdmin. How to login to DirectAdmin You can check HERE, and how to add domain, HERE.

4. Upload Your files with FTP.

To upload files to Your website You will need FTP client, like Filezilla. Use Your login details, that You received with activation email (if you didn't reveived it, read THIS article).

Your website should be uploaded here:
/domains/yourdomain.com/public_html

You can also use Softaculous to quick install any popular cms like Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, etc. How to do it You can check HERE.

5. Wait for domain propagation.

After You changed nameservers (from chapter 2), wait up to 12 hours for domain propagation. After that time, Your website should work.

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