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Starting a Blog?

So you want to start a blog but not to sure where to start or how to go about it? Keep reading we will give you some tips on how to start a blog for your business or tips on creating a small niche blog for your personal projects!

Domain & Hosting

The first thing you will need to do is Register your domain, you can do this here you don’t even need to start up a wordpress page first as Harbour City Hosting will do this for you. The cost for Harbour City Hosting to host a WordPress Blog for you is $4.95 Per month, you have access to everything you would need to host your wordpress blog including access to our fantastic new webmail client called V1. Once Harbour City Hosting have installed & Setup wordpress with just jump on live chat and fire away with any questions that you may have.

WordPress Themes

Now it’s time to think about a theme, a good theme will give you the look or feel of your wordpress blog. If you’re not a coder then a theme that you download & install makes design work a million times easier. A theme has two different halves one is called “The Framework” and the other is called “The child Theme which is the (The Beauty)”

Modify Your Blog

Once you have your domain name, Web Hosting and wordpress sorted it’s now time to get along designing your theme. You can either snap in plugins or code from the very heart of wordpress making this blogging software very powerful, here are a few examples of some wordpress blog websites. As you can read, wordpress is quite the user-friendly blog which can be used for your small business.

And to end..

There’s many ways and many different blog systems that you can use to start your blog however wordpress would be just one of the most powerful blog systems to use. In fact we’re using wordpress right now. Easy right?

To get started sign up for an account here, Start Up Plan

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Charity Hosting | Harbour City Hosting

Harbour City Hosting is committed to supporting the communities in which we operate. We recognise that our activities have a wider impact and can therefore contribute to the society in which we operate. We respect our employees’ desire to be of value and to make a difference and we encourage them to get involved in supporting community and charitable activities.

If you’re a Australian registered charity, you can take advantage of our tailor-made charity hosting package. All that we ask in return is that you place a small banner on your site to show our support.

If you’re a charity with larger hosting requirements, get in touch – we understand that every penny counts and can offer you a discount on our higher spec products.

Newcastle Based Charities are already taking advantage using Harbour City Hosting charity plans to support their online presence.

Sign up today and benefit from

  • 24/7/365 Australian based customer support
  • Free backups
  • 24/7 proactive monitoring
  • 99.9% uptime guarantee

If you have any questions in regards to Charity based hosting with Harbour City Hosting please contact us.


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A Discount & Our First Announcement

Welcome to Harbour City Hosting,  we’re a web hosting company servicing Australia with Web Hosting, Email only hosting and Domain Names.

We’re proud to announce our custom billing area which is a secure SSL login for our existing clients to manage their Web Hosting & Domain Names,  to make this announcement known we have a very special discount for new customers.

Use 7L17NFUVRH when you’re at the checkout after making your purchase to receive 10% off your hosting purchase for life.

A big Thankyou to our existing clients for staying with us during our change-over from our existing billing system to our current billing system,  our servers are currently active and have not skipped a beat since we have launched.

If you have any questions in regards to our current billing system or if you would like to add us on twitter,  please use @hchsupport,  for all existing customers please submit a ticket.

Thankyou & have a great working week!


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