In my last post, How To Host Your Umbraco Websites I covered an affordable way for you to host your Umbraco website, using arvixe. In today's guide, I'm going to cover how to set-up Umbraco with Arvixe.


First, open the Arvie portal: umbraco_arvixe_setting_up4 Click on domains:


Select 'Microsoft Web App Gallery'


Select 'CMS' then browse through the Microsoft Web Application Gallery until you find the 'Umbraco' option, click install.

umbraco_arvixe_setting_up5 Go through the installation process until it completes

Configuring Your Umbraco Hosting Configuration

Almost there in terms of hosting installation, the last part of the puzzle is to configure your Umbraco hosting settings, the main things you will need to worry about is which domain to install Umbraco on and your database details:

  • Select the web domain you want to install Umbraco on
  • Choose a database password
  • Hit Install

At this point, you will be taken to the normal Umbraco installer. If you have never installed Umbraco before I recommend you read, How To Install Umbraco 7 In Less Than 5 Minutes