Day: February 2, 2018

How to build a website

How to build a website

How to build a website

How to build a website.

Here is a look at different manners to build websites.

First, we cover different platforms to design a site.

Secondly, we look at how to host a website so that the world can find it.

Finally, we talk about what to do once your website is designed and how to get people to view what you have designed.

  1. Pick a platform.
    • The best – WordPress
    • The next – Squarespace
    • The other – wix
    • The technical – HTML5
    • WordPress in my opinion is the easiest platform. WordPress is an open source content management system that you can install on any server.

      Squarespace is a user friendly drag and drop interface that allows you to organize a website without coding in HTML.

      Wix is pretty much the same as Squarespace.

      HTML5 is the language of the internet browser. All websites use HTML and if you want to get technical you can learn how to write HTML sites in a text editor.

  2. Choose a hosting service
  3. Hosting is quite straight forward. A server holds the html files of your website and when someone searches the web for your site the server delivers those files. The quality of service from one hosting provider to another doesn’t vary much. They all do essentially the same job, pick one that is affordable.

    • The free – github pages but you need to make your page static and it will require you to use html5
    • The cheap –
    • The premium –

If you are located in Garfield County join the Enid WordPress Meetup.