WordPress is an open-source Content Management System (CMS), which allows users to build dynamic websites and blogs. WordPress is the most popular blogging system on the web and allows updating, customizing, and managing the website from its back-end CMS and components. This tutorial will teach you the basics of WordPress using which you can create websites with ease. The tutorial is divided into various sections for convenience. Each of these sections contains related topics with screenshots explaining the WordPress admin screens.
This tutorial has been prepared for those who have a basic knowledge of HTML and CSS and have an urge to develop websites. After completing this tutorial, you will find yourself at a moderate level of expertise in developing sites or blogs using WordPress.
Before you start with this tutorial, we are assuming that you are already aware of the basics of HTML and CSS. If you are not aware of these concepts, then we suggest you go through our short tutorial on HTML and CSS.
If you want to do it by yourself, then please continue to follow our step-by-step guide on how to make a website.
Here is an overview from start to finish of all the steps we’ll walk you through in this guide.
How to find and register a domain name
Choosing the best web hosting
How to install WordPress
Installing a template to change your site’s design
Creating pages in WordPress
Customizing WordPress with add-ons and extensions
Resources to learn WordPress and get support
Taking it further, building websites with more features (eCommerce stores, membership sites, selling online courses, and more).
Before we start creating a website, let’s cover some of the most commonly asked questions that we get.
First, nope you DO NOT need to be a web developer to create a custom website. Our guide is written for non-techy users, and we will show you a no-code solution to creating a website.
With that said, let’s look at all the things you need to build a website.
What do I need to build a website?
You’ll need the following three things to start your WordPress site.
A domain name – this is the name of your website such as google.com
WordPress hosting – this is where your website files are stored.
45 minutes of your undivided attention.
How much does a WordPress website cost?
The answer to this question really depends on what kind of website you are trying to build. We have written a 2000 word guide explaining how much does it really cost to build a website.
A typical business website can cost as low as $100 per year and can go as high as $30,000 per year.
We recommend all our users start small and then add more features to your website as your business grows. This way you will save money and minimize potential losses while avoiding overspending.
In this guide, we’ll show you how to build a website for less than $100.
We will also show you how to take it further by adding more features to it in the future.
Which is the best website platform?
There are many website builders available that will help you set up a website. We recommend using self-hosted WordPress as your website platform.
WordPress is the most popular website platform in the world. It powers nearly 43% of all websites on the internet.
WordPress is free, open-source, and comes with thousands of pre-built website designs and extensions. It is extremely flexible and works with almost every third-party tool and service available to website owners.
We use WordPress to build all our websites.
How to make the most of this create a website tutorial?
This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a website. We have divided it into different steps, and we’ll walk you through everything from start to finish. Just follow along with the instructions, and you’ll have a professional-looking website in the end.
We will also point you in the right direction to take your website to the next level based on your needs.
Have fun creating your website.
Remember, if you need help, you can contact us and we will set up your website.
Let’s get started.