How to make a website:
Are you looking to make a website? Great! making a business website or a personal website can be challenging, especially if you are not a techy person.
But don’t worry now you can easily know how to make a website, without a technical skill level.
Because I have created this easiest to understand step by step guide on how to make a website without coding or programming. (Just drag and drop).
3 QUICK STEPS IN THIS GUIDE
- Choose the right platform CMS – (Content Management System)
- Choose your website address (www.) and web hosting
- Set up and customize your site
Step 1. CHOOSE THE RIGHT PLATFORM
By choosing the right platform, I mean the right Softaculous or you can call it CMS – (Content Management System).
When I got started a few years back with web development I used to code in HTML, CSS and etc. But for beginners the problem with those languages are:
- Difficult to learn
- A lot of time-consuming
- Tricky to master
But don’t worry know in this latest automated world of the technology we have (Content Management System).
What do I mean by a “Content Management System”?
A content management system is a website building platform. It is a user-friendly platform for building websites and managing your own online content instead of using programming languages such as HTML, CSS, PHP, and etc.
If you want to build a good, mobile friendly and a functional website quickly, you will have to choose a flexible, powerful and dynamic CMS.
I recommend WordPress platform for building dynamic web pages.
Step 2. GET A DOMAIN AND WEB-HOSTING
When it comes to setup WordPress site, then you need only two things:
- A domain name, which is your web address i.e: (www.example.com)
- Hosting, it’s a service that makes your site live on the internet
WordPress is free for anyone to download and use to build any kind of website without any restrictions.
However, the domain name and hosting will cost you around $3 – $5 a month which is less than a coffee so you won’t have to worry.
This is reasonable for beginners who are just starting out.
There are two ways to install WordPress
Step 3. CUSTOMIZE YOUR SITE
Congratulations! You have created your first WordPress website.
You can now login to your WordPress site Dashboard. Your login URL structure will look like below:
You can login to your WordPress site using the admin username and password you entered earlier.
And this how your WordPress Dashboard will look like when you login. All the activities of your website will be controlled from the Dashboard.
Selecting a Theme/ Template for your site?
By default, each WordPress site comes with a basic theme. If you visit your website, then it will look something like this.
You can change your WordPress theme any time, there are thousands of magnificent themes inside WordPress.
Once you click themes, you’ve got access to over 1500 free themes! now you just have to pick a perfect theme for your website.
Once decide the theme for your website now to click the install button and after installing activate your desired theme.
and that’s it your favorite theme is activated!
How to Install WordPress Plugins?
Plugins are the extended functionalities which provide additional functionality to your application.
Inside your WordPress “Dashboard”, you can see the Plugin “option”.
In WordPress, you can install plugins directly from the admin area. Download the plugin to your computer, then log in to your WP admin area and go to Plugins > Add New.
Browse to the plugin archive and select it. Then click Install Now and the plugin will be installed shortly.
If Plugin Removal Needed
The removal is also straight-forward in most cases. Simply remove the directory for the plugin you would like to uninstall and it will be automatically deactivated.
Still always bear in mind that not all plugins are easy to install, so always refer to their documentation and installation instructions first.
How Do I Add Content And Create New Pages?
So, let’s move ahead!
Next, with the theme you just installed, you’re ready to start creating content. Let me quickly run through some of the basics:
Adding And Editing Pages
Want an “About Me” or “About us” page (like I have on my menu at the top of the site).
1. Look along the sidebar in the WordPress Dashboard for “Pages” -> “Add New”.
2. You’ll find a screen that looks a lot like what you’ve maybe seen in Microsoft Word. Add text, images and more to build the page you want, then save it when you’re done.
Adding Pages To The Menu
If you want your new page to be linked to your navigation bar,
1. Save any changes you’ve made to the page by clicking “Update”.
2. Click “Appearance” -> “Menus” in the sidebar of the WordPress Dashboard
3. Find the page you created and add it to the list by clicking the checkbox next to it and then “Add to Menu”.
As shown In this Image below!
And that’s it!
So, now if you have thoroughly followed the steps in this guide, you should now have a fully-functional WordPress website.
CONGRATULATIONS – you’re ready to launch Site.
So now you can launch your website in the market, Share the links in the social platforms and lot more.
But 1 most important thing that I want you to is that to make some Important changes in your site setting.
I have specially written this article below for those folks who recently made their WordPress Site.
Note: Must read the article below and make the Important changes as shown in the article below:
If you have any question then comment below or contact me directly via my site contact us page!
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