How to Create a Website with Wordpress

Wordpress is an open source web development tool that makes creating a website easy to do. Wordpress can be used to create anything from personal blogs to fully functional ecommerce websites.
Wordpress is an open source web development tool that makes creating a website easy to do. Wordpress can be used to create anything from personal blogs to fully functional ecommerce websites.

You might have heard over and over again that your best bet at creating a professional online business is to hire a website designer and to pay them hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars to get a website up and running for you.

The truth of the matter is that you can create your own website with a website builder that looks professional and provides you with the perfect online platform for promoting the services and/or products that you have to offer.

Learning how to create a website using a website builder like Wordpress, can save you tons of money and it is easy enough to learn that you don’t need to know any special coding or HTML in order to get the job done.

The Benefits of Using Wordpress

While Wordpress is widely known as a blogging platform, it is much more powerful than that. In fact it can be the basis for a huge online storefront that offers thousands of products to visitors worldwide. You can create just about any kind of website you can think of by using Wordpress as your site building platform.

You’ll find that Wordpress offers lots of great features and tools to help make your experience a rich one. The administration functions are straight forward and easy to use as well. There are all kinds of plug-ins and website designs that you can plug right into your website to create in depth content, unique designs, and custom functions that will help your website stand out from the crowd.

You can use Wordpress with any website hosting service; all you need is a domain name which can be purchased for less than $15 a year at any leading domain registration site out there. Shared hosting is a perfect solution and it’s really affordable too. In fact, you can start your own website online that is as professional looking as those thousand dollar sites out there for under $20.

Of course, you can always spend more for things like custom website templates that can be plugged right in to your Wordpress website to ensure that no other site out there is like yours. On the other hand, you can use one of the hundreds of free templates out there and you’ll love the end results once you’ve launched your new website.

Simply find a shared hosting plan, grab yourself a domain name, and plug the Wordpress platform right into your website server which easy to learn through the right hosting provider. Learning to use the Wordpress functions won’t take more than a few minutes so you’ll be up and running before you know it.

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hurekatek 2 years ago from India

Useful for beginner. Thanks


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NathaNater 3 years ago

This is very valuable information, I like that creating and maintaining a website can be easy and affordable. Thanks much.


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Benz B 4 years ago

Great hub Web Gazelle. Wordpress is the best platform for DIY websites out there. It can save you a ton on money if you need to have a simple online presence. I recently wrote a hub called "How To Get A Website Built For $5" which is about wordpress as well you should check it out.


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DakshaDesign 4 years ago from Chandigarh, India

Great lens! Blessed and liked. Thanks for sharing such a good knowledge.


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Web Gazelle 4 years ago from USA Author

Thanks for the feedback and sharing my hub. Glad to hear that you liked it.


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ajayshah2005 4 years ago from Mid Asia

Good and informative Hub! Thanks for sharing. Shared with followers.


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Web Gazelle 4 years ago from USA Author

I didn't create the video, I just thought it was a pretty good video so I included it with this hub. Thanks for your comments.


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LindaSmith1 4 years ago from USA

Enough to get you started. But at least this guy talks at a releatively normal speed, and you can understand him. Good Video.

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