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How to Create a Website

How to Create a Website ?

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Check this article guys, Explained in 6 simple steps

Introduction to Website

For every digital marketer WEBSITE is the most important thing. It helps to boost his career by reflecting all his work.

Website can be of any form. Types of Website one can create are
1. Personal Website
2. Business Website
3. eCommerce Website
4. Entertainment Website
5. Government Website
6. Media Website
7. Infopreneur Website
8. Educational Website
9. Non-Profit Website
10. Wiki Site

These are some of the type. For more information regarding type have a look on Wikipedia .

These website types doesn’t play any role in How to create a website. I just shared for your information.

Now lets jump into our topic.

How to create a website

1. Choosing a Domain Name

The first thing you need to do is choosing a domain name for your website. Simply, choosing a name for your website.

If website is for a business purpose then you can easily go with the business name. Same with

The problem arise when it comes to the other kind of websites. While choosing a domain name you need to take these points into consideration.
1. What is the purpose of the website.
2. Your name should be related to the purpose of your website.
3. Name should be catchy.

For domain name ideas you can check on Leandomainsearch.com.

leandomainsearch website
leandomainsearch.com

Here you can find all available domain names for a particular keyword.

After choosing a domain name the next major task is

Where to purchase domain?

As there are so many domain name providers out there. For instance Hostinger, GoDaddy, Hostgator, Big rock etc..,

Need to choose the domain providers wisely based on there services offering.

Next to it what domain extension to take ?

I personally recommend to take .com or .in extensions. If your website is for any business or personal purpose.

Based on the purpose of website you can go for domain extension.

2. Hosting for your website

The next and most important thing comes after taking a domain is hosting.

Simply hosting is like address to your website. Its a space in server you take for a price up-to a specific period.

All your data is stored in there. There are hell lot of hosting providers out there.

Don’t fall for any false or free statements. The whole website performance depends on hosting.

Contact me I will suggest you the best hosting providers out there based on your requirements

While choosing a hosting plan from the providers you need to look after these points
1. How many websites hosting support
2. Web Space
3. SSL Certificate
4. Content delivery network
5. Content Management System
6. Database
7. Performance
8. C-Panel access
9. Customer support

All these things to be taken into consideration before taking Hosting.

There are some Hosting providers who provides free domain and SSL certificate for a year with the hosting plan.

I recommend not to take free hosting plans they are useless and may also harm your system and risky.

For any suggestions you can contact me. I will guide you.

As per my research the best hosting providers are Siteground, Greengeeks, Bluehost.

Siteground is little costlier for beginners. I don’t recommend it for the beginners in Digital Marketing.

I recommend you guys to take it from GreenGeeks. It is the best in choices. To know more features click on below image

The only thing is you must have a credit card to purchase from GreenGeeks.

If you don’t have a credit card don’t worry Bluehost also provides the best hosting services.
To know more about BlueHost click on the below image

For any suggestion contact me .

3. Content Management System

Content management system is a software used to manage, create and modify the digital content.

The good content management system includes

  • Library of theme.
  • Templates
  • What you see is what you get (WYSIWYG) editor.
  • Mobile optimization
  • Plugins library
  • Responsive design
  • SEO tools
  • Analytical tools
  • Backup
  • Import export of contents
  • Personalization options
  • Page caching
  • Separate control of users
  • Analytical tools
  • E-commerce site functionality
  • Community management
  • Forms creation

I will make it simple for you.

There are almost 30+ content management systems[CMS] out there.

But out of those WORDPRESS ranks in top . Almost 38% of websites out there are using WordPress as a CMS.

WORDPRESS- HOW TO CREATE WEBSITE
WORDPRESS- HOW TO CREATE WEBSITE

Many hosting providers out there uses WordPress as there content management system.

WordPress is user friendly and one click install from your C-Panel.

You may wonder what is C-Panel.

C-panel is provided by your hosting provider.

Wordpress dashboard
This is how WordPress dashboard looks like

Hurray you guys has completed the major part of this article How to Create a website.

Now before you there is a skeleton of your website.

Lets go into the customization part.

4. Pick a Theme from Library

In WORDPRESS there are almost 1 Billion+ themes available.

Choose a theme that suits best for your website

Wordpress theme library
This is how WordPress theme library looks like

Things you need to take care before choosing a theme

  • Make a list of features your need
  • Keep the color in mind
  • Choose a responsive theme
  • Test the theme thoroughly
  • Choose a font that is easy to read
  • Mobile friendly

The Premium themes are to be considered as they are optimized better. These themes improves website performance.

5. Plugins and Tools

A plugin is a piece of software with some features which can be added to a website.

Plugins add functionality and features to the website.

Plugins dashboard
Plugins Dashboard

Plugins can be activated/deactivated anytime from your dashboard.

For a new website these plugins are must

  1. Wordfence Security – For Security of website
  2. UpdraftPlus – For Backup
  3. W3 Total Cache – For clearing cache on page(helps to improve site performance)
  4. Insert Header and Footer – Allows you to insert code or text in the header or footer of your WordPress blog
  5. Ninja Form – Web form builder
  6. ReallySimpleSSL – To make your site SSL proof
  7. Yoast or Rankmath SEO – Makes sure your on-page SEO is perfect

And you can install the other plugin based on your requirements.

Note: Don’t install any unknown plugin. It may be malware and damages your website.

Before installing a plugin have a little research on it.

For customizing your pages more. You can use these two tools
1. Elementor
2. Brizzy
Both these tools have a free version with some features.

You can make somewhat attractive landing pages using these two plugins.

Note : Don’t use both the plugins(elementor and brizzy). For a single page you can use only one plugin.

6. Add Your Content

Finally we are into our last stage in How to Create a website.

You guys are doing amazing. Now you have your website designed in front of you.

Now all you need to do is updating your website with the content.

First of all, Create a Contact page and About Page as I created in my website.

how to add new post

You can add posts through your dashboard>Posts>Add new

Editing your posts

After creating a post you can edit or remove your posts anytime.

This is the process for adding new pages too.

Wordpress editor

A WordPress editor looks same as Microsoft office Word

Isnt it?

Anyone familiar with MS.Word can easily go on with the wordpress editor.

You can decide what the items to be diplayed and what are not

You can choose what pages are to be displayed in the Menu.

WordPress is a Huge Ocean. Its very hard to explain whole WordPress in single blog post.

One can only come to know it by exploring it.

Conclusion

Congratulations. Now you know How to create a Website, Design Your Website, and add Content to your website.

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