Just want to build a website and get it out there? Make sense of WordPress with our easy guide.
“I can’t update my website myself – every little change I want to make costs me!”
This all too familiar cry of frustration from small business owners mean that rather than relying on a web design agency to create and manage their websites many are seeking alternative options.
Business owners are aware of the increasing importance of having an online presence; regardless of whether their key objective is using their website to sell online, to generate enquiries, or act as a branding tool. However the costs associated with building and particularly maintaining a website can quickly become a drain on business owners.
WordPress is a platform that appeals to many, as even if you have no coding experience you can set up a website and manage it yourself. There are lots of WordPress guides around, teaching you more than you’ll ever need to know – and whilst that’s fantastic what if you don’t want to become a web developer? What if you just want to build a website and get it out there?
Well this is the guide for you. We’ve pulled together a resource which rather than aiming to tell you everything, instead tells you exactly what you need to know to get your own website up and running in no time – regardless of your technical knowledge.
Via a combination of easy to follow video tutorials and links to articles and resources we’ll steer you through the entire process – from registering your domain and setting up hosting, to design and page creation, installing analytics, social sharing and even e-commerce.Click image to open interactive version (via [Simply Business]).
We’d love to hear from you if you launch your own website using this guide; plus if you’ve any feedback on the guide or WordPress resources you’d recommend – do let us know via the comments.
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