Creating and Maintaining a WordPress Site

Now that the basic introduction is out of the way, let us get started in creating and maintaining a WordPress Site. Starting from scratch to build a website might be frightening. This is especially true if your time is limited and you have never developed one before. It could seem like an impossible chore when you have other things to accomplish (like managing your business or following the passion you’d like to share)., fortunately, makes creating websites straightforward. No matter what your needs are or how much expertise you have, it delivers the power, flexibility, and ease of use to realize your digital ideas. Nothing is impossible for you to do with some basic knowledge and preparation.

Prep Work

  1. Determine the objective of your Website
  2. Research Pegs
  3. Determine Which Pages Your Site Needs
  4. Plan a Basic Website Branding and Content Strategy
  5. Write an Outline for Each Page on Your Site
  6. Purchase a Domain Name and your WordPress plan.

Prep Work 1. Determine the objective of your Website

What goals do you have for your new website? You should respond to this query first before continuing. These are a few instances:

  • Bringing in clients to your physical store
  • Using an online store to sell goods
  • Expressing your ideas through a blog or magazine publishing
  • Putting together a portfolio of creative work
  • Acquiring new newsletter subscribers

Prep Work 2. Find your Peg

You can learn a lot from analyzing what others have done before you. So, do some simple Google searching to find websites in your industry, market, or niche.

Here are some specific things you should look for:

  • What types of pages do their websites include?
  • What types of content are they publishing?
  • What types of images or design elements do they feature?

Prep Work 3. Determine Which Pages Your Site Needs

You’ll save time later on by deciding which pages you’ll need to construct. When it comes time to actually developing your website, creating a simple sitemap and organizing your site’s structure will also help you feel in control.

These are some examples of basic pages that most websites will need:

  • Home Page
  • Contact Page
  • Pages for Products and Services
  • Page of Testimonials
  • Blog
  • FAQ page
  • Privacy Policy

Think of this list as a straightforward introduction. Your website’s menu will include these pages

Prep Work 4. Plan a Basic Website Branding and Content Strategy

Establish standards for the material that will be shown on your site. This covers fundamental branding and design components to guarantee your new website has the finest visual appeal and audio quality.

  • The voice you choose on your website should sound like an extension of you or your business (depending on whether you are building a personal or business website).
  • Your website should be consistent with whatever visual identity your business may currently have. If not, you may need to choose the colors that should be utilized in the graphics and style of your website.
  • Decide Which Types of Visuals Your Website Will Need

Prep Work 5. Write an outline for each page on your site

You should decide what information will be on each of your website pages before you begin to write for them. You may accomplish this by creating straightforward page-by-page plans.

Creating a WordPress Site

You can create a WordPress site in two ways (Read Purchasing a Domain Name/Installing CMS). After creating your very first site, you have to familiarize yourself with the WordPress Dashboard so that every function you will need will be at your fingertips (Read WordPress Dashboard)

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