You don't need much - a domain name and a Typomania account are usually enough
I've chosen a nearby pub that currently doesn't have a website for this walkthrough demonstrating how Typomania can be used to create one.
Several previous tenants have set-up websites for the pub in the past, so the most obvious choices of domain name have already been registered. I've registered redlion-sp.co.uk - the 'sp' representing Swaffham Prior, the village the the pub is in.
While the DNS for the newly registered domain name is propagating through the global DNS system, I'm going to set-up an empty framework. For this project I'm going to use a Raspberry Pi 4 hosted by Mythic Beasts.
Installation is partly manual, mainly for security reasons. I copy a few files to the server, create a config file so that the relevant domain name will work, and register the project with a version control system so that it can be redeployed to an alternative server if there's ever a hardware issue. Back-ups of files and a data are fully automatic.
The process enables a lot, but doesn't take long. I've completed this instance in a minute or while on a train, writing this.
Once the domain name is pointing to the right place, the next step is to install SSL certificates and create a database with a bunch of tables. After that, the first time the site is loaded in a browser several static files and directories are created, and the final operation is locking some file permissions and there we are - a live website ready for content.
Primary domain name
Typomania database name
Website name mobile
Enable error logging
Email address for error logs