I’m not sure what terms to use… when I type in my domain name, I don’t get to my website. I’ve had a variety of resulting errors but so far nothing results in arriving at my site.
I’m new to building a web site. I started by signing up with Dreamhost for everything. I then created a test page using Microsoft Word and saved it as a web document. I then uploaded the document using the AjaXplorer that comes in the package. When I viewed my site, the words showed up but the picture was a box with a question mark.
I made changes and uploaded the changes. Then nothing showed up. I made more changes without any improvement. I attempted to delete my old work and start over again, but couldn’t delete anything.
I went to the forum to get suggestions, which resulted in switching to fileZilla and Iweb… I was able to delete some things, but there were so many different directories that the system had created and so much content in the folders that I couldn’t delete everything and start over with a clean slate, which was my goal. After all of this I was still without any improvement.
I then switched to Wordpress. I have created some pages using a theme and have pushed the publish button, but still can’t find it online. Other than pushing the publish button, I don’t know what to do. Why can’t the internet find my site? How do I actually ‘publish’?
I have now followed several youtube videos, but they seem to assume something of which I am unaware, because I think I did what they did, but they can see their site and I can’t see mine.
I would appreciate any assistance that is offered.