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How To Create A SharePoint 2013 Site
Posted by Tushar Tajane on 22 July 2014 09:35 AM

How To Create A SharePoint 2013 Site


This guide will show you how to create your SharePoint 2013 site via the Control Panel.

Applicable to

All Live-Tech hosted SharePoint 2013 accounts.


A Live-Tech hosted SharePoint 2013 account.
Make sure you have access to your domain DNS configuration.

How to

  1. Log into the Control Panel.
  2. Click on Manage Sites, located in the SharePoint section.

How To Create A SharePoint 2013 Site

  1. Click on  Create a new SharePoint site.

How To Create A SharePoint 2013 Site

  1. Choose a Plan from the drop- down menu.
  • Enter a name for your site in the Name field.
  • Enter a description in the Description field.
  • Enter a URL in the Url field.
  • If you wish to make an SSL protected site, put a checkmark next to Is SSL.
  • Decide which user will be the primary site owner from the Owner drop-down menu.
  • Choose the language of your site (this cannot be changed later) and choose a site template.
  • Click on Create.

How To Create A SharePoint 2013 Site

  1. Take note of the  IP address that is displayed in yellow as you will need it in step 6.

How To Create A SharePoint 2013 Site

  1. On your DNS server, create a new entry to point to the IP address you recorded at step 5. To achieve that, go in your registrar's Control Panel (ex: GoDaddy, Network Solutions, etc.) and create an A host record called sharepoint.

Example: GoDaddy: Host name = sharepoint (This is to have as your SharePoint URL) internet address=

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