Indiagetonline an initiative by Google in support with Hostgator is providing free .in extension domain and hosting for one year. The Technical support will be provided by Hostgator. This initiative by Google is to help small business in India to get the business online.
For registration only proof required is the PAN Card to verify whether the resident status in India.
Check the below points before Registering in Indiagetonline:
- Currently if you have any domain & hosting you cannot transfer to Indiagetonline as they are promoting only for new websites.
- The domain name will be registered in your name & if you want you can transfer your domain name after 60 Days. But remember you may need to pay other service provider for transferring your domain, its like you are purchasing a new domain from that service provider.
- The control panel for hosting is provided by Hostgator and contains many readymade templates which can be just modified as per your requirement.
- For 1 Year you don’t have to pay anything,after 1 year you need to pay charges for renewal of domain registration and hosting package.You can check the charges with the Hostgator. At the time of writing this article, renewal charges for 1 Year is almost 100 Rs Per Month.
- If you don’t want to continue with Indiagetonline, you can transfer your hosting to different service provider.The technical support is provided by Hostgator and you can chat online if you are facing any Issues.
- All the templates available are meant for small business and almost all the categories, You cannot create blog using this templates, this is good for creating websites for small business.
Steps to Register Domain & Hosting in Indiagetonline:
- Click on Get Started.
- Click create my free website now.
- Enter the domain name( You can register only .in extension only).
- click check availability. If the domain is available you can continue registering the domain.
- The Form requires all the basic information like Name, Date of birth, contact number, email address and PAN card is mandatory, provide address, Accept their terms conditions and submit.
- You will receive control panel details from Indiagetonline.
- Use your login credentials to login the control panel & in the left section you can find the Account setup date and account free till date.
- Clicking on Edit website link will provide you the option to select the template for your site. choose from the available list of multiple categories.
- The Design view contains many options like you will be able to add page and provide links to the pages.
- If you want to use the text images for your template, you can drag and drop using widgets and media.
- You have the option to use Google Maps,comments, video, carousel and Embed which enables you to add third party scripts.
- You will be able to add social media links and do modification as per your requirement.
- Even if You basic skills of designing website you should be able to design yourself.
- Once all the changes are done you need to publish to reflect online.