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Step 1: Buy a domain from GoDaddy

Step 2: Buy a hosting plan (Baby Plan - Link below)
To purchase a Hostgator account please go to:

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Step 3: Drop the files on your server via FTP and create a Database to link the two. If you would like a video on this I can create it. Documentation from Magento is here:

This tutorial got us to a place where we can use Magento Community 1.9. Download the free platform -

By Michael Cristancho

I'm a Digital Commerce and Experience evangelist who enjoys engaging in thought-provoking conversation and mutual exploration. I am a strong believer that learning never ends, and each day brings another opportunity to grow as an individual and professional.