1. Start the application on the homepage. You’ll be taken through several steps and will be asked for some required information, such as your name, organization’s name, email address, physical address, and a short 2-sentence summary of your organization. You will also be asked to select a domain name, but you may leave this field blank if you would like to bring an existing domain over to Grace Church Websites. Optional information collected during the application process includes your leaders’ names and bios, text for your organization’s About Us page, and service/meeting times. If you do not enter the optional information during the registration process, you will have an opportunity to do so after your application has been approved.
2. Confirm your email address. When you finish the on-site application, you will receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org asking you to confirm your email address. Please click the link in this email. Check your spam folder if the message does not appear in your inbox.
3. Wait for Grace Church Websites to make a decision about your application. You will receive a notification within 48 hours.
4. Finish your site’s customization. When your application has been approved, you will receive an email asking you to finish customizing your website.
–Click the customization link and you will be asked to answer three questions about your blog, event calendar, and Paypal.
–The email will also include your login information. It’s important to save this email for future reference.
–After you answer the three questions and click “launch website”, you will be logged into your content management system (CMS). Read the instructions on the dashboard to learn how to update your website.