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Default Starting a new website - 12-16-2009, 04:49 PM

Im thinking of starting a website. Godaddy's having a sale, and domains are $1.
So, what do I do after i buy the domain?
If i buy vBulletin, what do I do? How do i work it?
Are there things I need to do?
Also, another question, if I use vBulletin, does the site have to be all forum-centered, like mydellmini?
canI have most of the site like a normal site, and part of it as forum.

I know these are extreme n00b questions, but web sites are not my area of expertise.

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Default 12-17-2009, 11:31 AM

The domains maybe $1, but vBulletin will set you back $195 ! There are free alternatives mind!

You'll need a host as well, there are plenty of free ones out there.

You can run separate scripts for each part of your forum (wordpress for blog, vb for forum) but unless you install certain hacks, the user base will be completely different, which is why I have chose to power the blog through the forum, so commenting on the blog is essentially participating in the forum.

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Default 01-01-2010, 05:40 PM

I think you should decide what the site is for.
Starting with a free one would be a good idea.
I'm not very demanding and "Google Sites" is enough for me.

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Default 01-02-2010, 01:46 AM

A WordPress blog isn't hard to set up and they can be really flexible. You could always have your domain name point to it.

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