How to Make a Website in 5 Minutes

Creating a website is a multi-step process that involves careful planning, design, development, and optimization. Whether you're building a personal blog, an e-commerce site, or a corporate platform, the following steps provide a general overview of what's involved in making a website.

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Steps to Create a Website

Step 1: Find Your Perfect Domain Name

Find a Domain Now

Use our domain search tool to check your domain name’s availability.

Step 2: Purchase Your Site Plan and Domain with GoDaddy

GoDaddy Domain Search

Sometimes the domain name you choose is taken. If this is the case, find an acceptable name and add it to your cart.

Step 3: Purchase Your Domain

GoDaddy Checkout Page

During the checkout process, be sure to check the box that says “Start your website for FREE.”

Step 4: Complete Your Purchase

GoDaddy Checkout Checkmark

TRUiC’s promo code will be automatically added to your purchase. If you have made a purchase with GoDaddy in the past your discount may be less than what you see here.

Complete the checkout process.

Step 5: Launch The GoDaddy Website Builder

GoDaddy Website Builder Button

Click the button to launch the website builder, answer a few short questions about your business, and your site will be built within 5 minutes!


Your website is now live and you're off to a great start with your business!

If you haven't yet formed an LLC for your business, that's the next step. Check out our article on how to form an LLC in your state.