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Getting Started

Congrats on signing up with GearHost! We're super excited and honored to have you as a customer! At any point if you are having a problem please open a support ticket and we'll make sure to help. You can also let us know what's up on Twitter and Facebook!

Sign up for free

If you haven't already, click here to sign up. No credit card is required!

Verify your email

Yes, we need to make sure you're human so we're going to send you an email with an activation link. Please be sure to click on that link so your account can be activated.

Add a credit card (optional)

To get the best experience at GearHost you will want to add a credit card to your account. By adding a credit card on file you can create a Standard or Reserved CloudSite or scale within any restrictions. You also get access to other features such as faster and larger databases, add-ons, etc.

  1. Login to your control panel
  2. Select the Billing menu on your left hand side
  3. Click Payment Details on your top right hand side
  4. Select Add Credit Card and proceed with adding your card's information

To verify that your card is legitimate we will temporarily charge $1.23, this pending transaction will drop within 72 hours.

Create a CloudSite

Under the CloudSites menu click the Add CloudSite button on the top right corner. You will need to provide a name for your CloudSite and select a plan. If you did not add a credit card on file you can only select the Free plan.

Deploy your content

There are multiple ways of publishing your website such as; FTP, Git, Visual Studio,Web Matrix and more!

Thanks

We love our customers so thanks again for your business and let us know if we can help with anything!

Tip: If you ever need assistance or further clarification don't hesitate to open a support ticket and we'll help you out!

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