How to Set Up Fresh WordPress Godaddy on Multiple Hosting

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What is Multiple Hosting?

Multiple hosting (also known as distributed hosting) gives you the flexibility to run multiple websites from a single IP address. This type of hosting allows you to easily share a single database with multiple sites, or use a CDN (content delivery network) to cache and optimize site content, speeding up your sites’ performance.

How To Set Up Fresh WordPress Godaddy On Multiple Hosting

This tutorial will show you how to install and configure a fresh new copy of WordPress on multiple web hosting providers. Before we begin, make sure you have a good understanding of the fundamental differences between shared hosting, VPS hosting, and dedicated hosting. Also, read our tutorial on how to choose a web host if you’re still unclear about the various hosting solutions.

Shared Hosting

Shared hosting is the simplest and most popular type of hosting which provides you with a free domain and lets you install and run your website/blog from their server. This type of hosting is perfect for beginners who aren’t sure about the security of private servers, or for SEO (search engine optimization) purposes, as it offers a high degree of flexibility.

Virtual Private Server (VPS)

A virtual private server (VPS) is a form of shared hosting that provides you with a free dedicated IP address that is automatically signed up with a hosting provider. A virtual private server gives you the flexibility to install and run multiple sites from a single IP address, as well as provide further isolation and security by limiting access to specific directories and applications on their server. Virtual private servers are suitable for more advanced users who requirement more reliable and faster hosting than shared hosting provides.

Dedicated Hosting

Dedicated hosting provides you with a free domain and lets you install and run your site/blog on their server. This type of hosting is suitable for advanced users who need total control over their websites’ performance and security. Dedicated hosting also provides you with the flexibility to install and run multiple websites from a single IP address. This type of hosting is the most recommended for SEO purposes, as it offers the most stability and control.

Now that you have an understanding of the various types of hosting, you can begin configuring WordPress for multiple hosting. We will use the popular GoDaddy hosting service as an example, however, the steps outlined below will work with any hosting service, provided you follow them closely.

1. Choose a Domain Name

You will first need to choose a domain name for your website. Ideally, you will want to choose a.com,.org, or.net domain. These are the most popular and well-known domain extensions in terms of search engine optimization and brand-safety. If you are concerned about brand-safety, then you should consider a.com domain, as they are generally considered safer than the other two extensions (example: “wordpress.com” vs “wordpress.org” vs “wordpress.net”).

If you are installing WordPress for the first time, then you should consider purchasing a domain name, as this will make setting up your site much simpler. You will not need to remember a complicated URL (uniform resource locator) for your site, as you can always use the domain name as a URL. For example, mywordpressblog.com can be used as a URL to reach your site, instead of having to remember http://www.mywordpressblog.com.

2. Create an Account With GoDaddy

Logging in to your GoDaddy account will walk you through the steps to create a new hosting plan. From here, you can choose the Linux-based shared hosting plan, which is the most popular type of hosting among bloggers, or you can choose the Windows-based shared hosting plan, which is suitable for programmers and small businesses.

You will see a warning about DDOS (distributed denial of service) attacks if you choose the shared hosting plan. If you are installing WordPress for SEO purposes, then you should choose the Windows-based shared hosting plan. Otherwise, you can choose the Linux-based shared hosting plan. This will depend on your experience level. We would recommend the Linux-based shared hosting plan, as it provides you with more flexibility, as well as security features that allow you to prevent DDOS attacks.

3. Choose a Username & Password

Next, you will need to choose a username and password for your account. This will be the email address you use to log into your site, as well as the password you use to access your site (when you are logged in).

It is important to choose a username that is easy to remember, as this will be the email address you use to log in to your site. Also, choose a password that is easy to remember, as this will be the only piece of information required to log in to your site (if you use the same password for multiple accounts, then it will become easily hackable).

4. Configure Your Database

One of the first things you will need to do to set up your WordPress site is to connect it to a database. This will provide you with the flexibility to add more content to your site easily, as well as give you access to advanced features, such as creating complex queries or using foreign keys. For example, if you have a blog about fashion, and you want to connect it to a database containing articles about food, then you would need to create two separate databases, one for fashion, and one for food. Once you have created your database, you can easily connect WordPress to it.

5. Install WordPress

Installing WordPress is very simple. All you need to do is download the WordPress installer from GoDaddy, or your preferred web host. Once you have downloaded the WordPress installer, you will need to extract it to a temporary directory on your computer. Next, you will need to visit the WordPress directory (for example, C:\Temp\wordpress-latest-release), and click on the install button. You will be prompted to enter an email address where you can receive notifications about your new WordPress installation, as well as a password to use when prompted. You can now click on the “Install WordPress” button and your installation should be complete.

You can now navigate to http://yoursite.com in your browser, and you should see the “Welcome to WordPress” screen.

Congratulations, you’ve just installed your very first WordPress site!

How to Configure Email Accounts

If you decide to use WordPress as your content management system, then you will need to configure email accounts for the various people/companies that need to be notified about your content. Let’s assume that you use the abovementioned GoDaddy hosting service. To send out email notifications, you will need to do the following:

Set Up A Postfix Account

First, you will need to set up a Postfix account on your site. Postfix is the most popular SMTP (simple mail transfer protocol) server used by major web hosting companies, including GoDaddy. Using Postfix will allow you to send out email notifications, as you will no longer need to use a third-party email service.

To set up a Postfix account, you will need to log in to your GoDaddy account, and visit the “Control Panel”. From here, you can click on “Email”, and then click on “Settings”. Once in the “Email Settings” page, you can click on the “Postfix” link, and then click on the “Add Hosted Email Address” button.

A Postfix account lets you set up bulk email sending, as you can configure it to send notifications to any email address you want, whenever you want. This is very useful for bloggers and websites that send out multiple newsletters per week.