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How To Sign Up For An Account


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Deciding to use Gator's optimized website-building process is a great decision! Getting started with your easy-to-use, automatic website builder should be simple, quick, and exciting!

We appreciate you trusting us to assist you with your professional website, hosting, and support needs. We are committed to providing our customers with the most secure websites in the industry. Starting June 28, 2023, Gator is partnering with, and all new sign-ups will be redirected to All existing customers can still access their accounts here.

To create an account, you'll first need a previously unregistered email. (This means you haven't created an account with us using this email in the past.) Once you're on the Gator homepage, look for and click the Sign Up button at the top right-hand corner. 

Next, you will see a screen where you can sign up using your existing Google or Facebook account information. However, remember that those accounts' emails cannot be associated with an already existing Gator account. Alternatively, you can fill out your name, email address, and password, then check the box agreeing to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policies and click Sign Up! to get started.

Sign Up page

Once your account is created, you will land on your Gator Dashboard. From there, you can manage your website or domain, add/change email addresses, or review the knowledge base for support articles to help you get started. Below are just a few links to help you get familiar with your new Gator account.