How to make a website step by step for beginner

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How to make a website step by step for beginner

To build a website we must know about a  the rules and regulations and also if anyone can build a website. Yes! It’s possible for everyone to build a website for that everyone must know abour web development, Design or Coding. Creating  a website can easily be done  by using the right tools and resources. Here is step guide on how to a make a website without learning how to code given below. This step-by-step guide Can help you to create a website from scratch without having to spend money for freelancers, agencies, or website builders.You might need  1-2 hours of your leisur time to read the guide and set up a website. In this guid Firstly you are going to know about the main steps you need to accomplish and they are

1. How you can find and register a domain name.
2. How to choose the appropriate web hosting
3. How you can install word press
4. How to install a template to change your website’s design
5. How to create pages in wordpress
6. How to customize WordPress with addons and extensions
7. About the Resources to learn Word press and get support
8. How to take the website further.

The three things that should be known to start your WordPress site.

A link of a website or domain name –  the name of your website such as google.com

WordPress hosting –  where your website files are stored.

45 minutes of your undivided attention

Self-hosted WordPress for your website platform
is a better option to build a website Because A business website might cost as low as $100 per year and can go as high as $30,000 per year.

WordPress being free is extremely flexible and works with almost every third-party tool and service available to website owners.

Let’s begin The step by step tutorial.

Step 1. Setup

One of the most common mistakes that are made b beginners is choosing the wrong website platform. For most users, a self-hosted WordPress.org site can be the perfect solution. It can come with thousands of designs and addons which can allow you to create any kind of website you can think of. WordPress is free for anyone to download and can be used to build any kind of website without any restrictions.

WordPress being free, you’ll have to arrange your own domain name and hosting, which can cost money.

A domain name is known to be your website’s address on the internet  what your users may type in their browsers to reach your site (For example, etcsourcingbd.com or google.com).

Next, you need website hosting. All websites on the internet need hosting which is going to be your website’s home on the internet.

A domain name might costs $14.99/year and hosting costs start from $7.99/month.

Step 2. Install WordPress

You can find tons of icons to do different things on your hosting account dashboard (cPanel). You may never need to use 95% of them, so you may safely ignore them. Start Scrolling down to the website section in cPanel and then click on the WordPress icon. You can now see Quick Install screen for WordPress. Click on the ‘Get Started’ button to continue.

On the next screen, you are asked to select the domain name where you want to install WordPress. Choose your domain from the dropdown field and then click Next.

Then you need to enter your website name, admin username, and a password for your website and they  can be changed  later in WordPress settings if you need to.You need to check all the checkboxes on the screen and then click on the ‘Install’ button to continue.

Quick Install will now start installing WordPress on your website. Meanwhile, it will show you some website templates that you can install on your site.

You may not need to do that right now because we are going to show you how to find and install free WordPress template on your website later in this guide.

Once the installation is over, you can see a success message in the top header.

You may now head over to the WordPress login page. Your login URL will look like this:

http://www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin

You can login to your WordPress site using the admin username and password you have entered earlier.

Step 3. Select Your Theme

You can find tons of icons to do different things on your hosting account dashboard (cPanel). You may never need to use 95% of them, so you may safely ignore them. Start Scrolling down to the website section in cPanel and then click on the WordPress icon. You can now see Quick Install screen for WordPress. Click on the ‘Get Started’ button to continue.

On the next screen, you are asked to select the domain name where you want to install WordPress. Choose your domain from the dropdown field and then click Next.

Then you need to enter your website name, admin username, and a password for your website and they  can be changed  later in WordPress settings if you need to. You need to check all the checkboxes on the screen and then click on the ‘Install’ button to continue.

Quick Install will now start installing WordPress on your website. Meanwhile, it will show you some website templates that you can install on your site.

You may not need to do that right now because we are going to show you how to find and install free WordPress template on your website later in this guide.

Once the installation is over, you can see a success message in the top header.

You may now head over to the WordPress login page. Your login URL will look like this:

http://www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin

You can login to your WordPress site using the admin username and password you have entered earlier.

Step 4. Add Content to Your Site

WordPress comes with two default content types called posts and pages. Posts are known to be the part of a blog and appear in reverse-chronological order (newer items displayed first).

On the other hand, pages meant to be static “one-off” type content such as your about page, contact page, privacy policy, etc.

By default, WordPress shows your blog posts on the front page of your website. You may change that, and make WordPress show any page as the front-page of your website You can be able to create a separate page for your blog or news section. In fact, you can create a website without any blog section at all.You can create a separate page for your blog or news section. In fact, you may create a website without any blog section at all. You can start by adding a few pages to your WordPress site. Don’t worry if you don’t have enough content for these pages at the moment. You may always edit and update them.You can start creating a separate page for your blog or news section. In fact, you can create a website without any blog section at all.You may start by adding a few pages to your WordPress site. Don’t worry if you don’t have enough content for these pages at the moment. You can always edit and update them.

Step 5. Customizing and Tweaking Your Website

Now that you created some content on your website, you can be able to customize and put it all in a nice presentable shape on your website.

Setting up a Static Front Page

You need to visit the Settings » Reading page in your WordPress admin area. Under the ‘Front page displays’ option click on the static front page and then select ‘Pages’ you have created earlier for your home and blog pages. Then click on the ‘Save Changes’ button at the bottom of the page to store your changes.

WordPress will start using the page titled ‘Home’ as your site’s front page and ‘Blog’ page to display your blog posts.

Change Site Title and Tagline

During the installation, you get to choose your site’s title. WordPress automatically adds a tag line to your site title that says ‘Just another WordPress site’. You can change both your site’s title and tagline at any time by visiting Settings » General page

Set up Comments Settings

WordPress comes with a built-in comment system which allows your users to leave comments on your posts. This is great for user engagement but can be targeted by spammers as well. Visit Settings » Discussions page and scroll down to the ‘Before a comment appears’ section. Check the box next to the ‘Comment must be manually approved’ option.

Create Navigation Menus

Navigation menus allow your users to browse different pages or sections on your website. WordPress comes with a powerful navigation menu system and your WordPress theme that utilizes this system to display menus and for that visit Appearance » Menus page. Enter a name for your navigation menu and click on the create menu button.

WordPress will now create your navigation menu.
You can notice your selected pages filling the empty area of your navigation menu. You may move them up and down to rearrange their position in the menu.
Now you will need to select a display location. These locations are defined by your WordPress theme. There are many more WordPress themes that have a primary menu that appears on top.
Then, click on the save menu button to store your navigation menu.
You may now visit your website to see the menu in action.

Step 6. Mastering WordPress

WordPress is easy to use yet extremely powerful. From time to time, you can find yourself looking for some quick answers. You should find out the answers to master word press.

Step 7. Taking it Further.

You have to accomplish the following steps.

Add an eCommerce store
Start your own podcast
Create a membership Website
Create a web directory
Create a coupons website
Build a reviews website
Create multilingual websites
Create a Job Board website
Create a question and answers website
Create a wiki knowledgebase website

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