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Important: This article applies to Network Solutions® customers only.

Perform the following steps to begin setting up your Web Hosting Package:

Step 1: Log into Your Account:

  1. 1. Click here and to log in to the Account Manager.
  2. 2. Enter your Username and Password, then click Login.

Step 2: Assign Your Domain Name to Your Hosting Package:

  1. 1. From the Account Manager, click the My Products & Services tab.
  2. 2. Click My Hosting Packages.
    • If you have multiple hosting packages, then you are prompted to select the package that you are updating.
  3. 3. Click Assign/Edit Your Domain.
  4. 4. Click Assign New.
  5. Select a Domain from the drop-down box and click Select.
    • If your domain is not listed, click –Add domain not listed, then click Select. Then type in the domain name and click Select. Follow the instructions displayed to configure the DNS to point correctly to your site.
    • If you have not yet registered a domain, you can purchase and register a new domain, then click Domain Names in the top navigation bar. Once the domain is registered, then start from the beginning with the Step 2 instructions.

Step 3: Set Up Your Email:

  1. 1. From the Account Manager, click the My Products & Services tab.
  2. 2. Click My Email.
  3. 3. Click the Create Mailbox link that is listed on the Hosting Package Email line item.
    • If you have multiple hosting packages, you will be prompted to select the package that you are updating and click Continue.
  4. 4. Under Emailbox Name, enter the first part of your email address, which will displayed before the @ sign in your email address.
  5. 5. Select your domain name from the Select Domain drop-down box.
  6. 6. Create a password for your mailbox, then enter the password in the Emailbox Password field and Confirm Password field.
  7. 7. Repeat items 4 through 6 for any additional email addresses that you would like to set up.

Step 4: Decide How You Are Going to Build and Upload Your Site:

Option 1: Use our Built-in Website Builder Tool

  • Use the built-in Website Builder Tool to build and publish your site. No web design experience necessary!

Option 2: Design your Own Website and upload your site via FTP or File Manager.

  • Follow the guide found here to get started with FTP:
  • Follow the guide found here to get started with File Manager:

Additional Resources:

  • Read through the FAQs and troubleshooting advice for FTP found here.
  • Follow the setup guide for the Open Source library found here.