An online presence can be created easily and quickly with CMS [Content Management System] like WordPress. Small and large businesses need to publish content, which can either be static or regularly updated.
WordPress offers responsive designs, myriads of themes, compliant coding, retina display ready, SEO friendly, lots of widgets, auto upgrade & support, multiple page styles, social sharing features, easy to install and more. You can build a website with ease and connect with digital world.
How to build WordPress website?
Choose relevant domain name
It is an online address, where your website will dwell. Web hosts offer free domain but it is advised to buy a personal domain name to have ownership as well as control.
Choose web host
Go for paid host to ensure control and quality. Make sure to choose a host offering WordPress script as you desire to create WP website.
Connect web host and domain
When you register the domain, name add the web host’s server information. It will show the domain registrar, where domain need to point [which host].
Install and get to know WordPress
Majority of hosts have WP script in their library, so installing is made easy. Basic function on WordPress are same, even if it is updated. As soon as you log in, you will see menu that includes standard options like –
There are default themes but you can even browse templates in the library. Customized option will allow you to alter the header and colors.
Set sidebar widgets
You will just need to remove or add widgets using drag and drop method. Default sidebar widgets are ‘Meta’, ‘Recent Comments’, and ‘Recent Posts’.
You will find plethora of plugins in the WP library that will help to improve the appearance and functionalities of your website. Basic plugins to be added will be security, backup, SEO, and cache.
Menu has plugin option, where you can add them. You can even choose plugins from outside sources and upload them.
Add static pages like About Us or Contact Us or create a unique homepage as per your business needs. After creating pages add content [posts] to your blog or business page. Page and post work similarly. You even get to add Visual and text to your content. There are options like post schedule, category, tag, and add feature image.
Make sure that the content written is excellent or this can impact your web traffic. The last step affects the visitor’s happiness level. Even if you mess with site but remain in touch and take steps to offer solution, advice, tips, etc. then visitors will still come back. It is because you managed to build a strong relationship of understanding and trust, which visitors’ value most.