How to make website in 5 steps
Believe or not. Creating website is possible in less than 1 hour using WordPress.
In this WordPress website building tutorial, I will show you how you can also start your own website in less than 1 hour.
Let’s start our journey of building website.
What is a website and why do we need a website?
We will start our journey by understanding basics about website, domain, hosting and various platform to make website. Website building used to be difficult and time-consuming. Now it’s not. Due to availability of new software and advanced tools, buildig a website has become super easy.
Website is the backbone of digital marketing. It’s first requirement of any digital marketing project.
Website is your digital identity on internet. Depending on your business, you can select type of website.
A static website is made using multiple HTML files, each one representing a physical page of a website. So on static sites, each url is a separate HTML file. Static websites are made using HTML and CSS code.
- Requires coding knowledge
- Content can’t be modified easily
- No admin panel
- Good for small project
Dynamic websites are latest type of website. Dynamic website usese software like PHP or ASP to dynamically build a webpage. Dynamic website requires CMS (Content management system) to store content in database and server side software like PHP or ASP to dynamically build pages.
- Dynamic website can be build using CMS tool like WordPress
- Dynamic website is the latest type of website
- Managing content is easy using admin panel
- Dynamic websites are easy to manage
Now since you know that dynamic website is better choice, let’s move forward and understand how to get started with building a website and competent required to make a website
Components of a website
- Domain name
- Website building platform
What is domain name?
To make website, we will need a domain name. Domain name is identity or address of our website.
Example of a domain name is optron.in
Here optron.in is domain name of my website which I have purchased from GoDaddy and I renew my domain name every year. You can buy domain name for 2 year, 5 years or even for 10 years.
It’s time to host our website on Hosting
What is hosting and why do we need hosting?
Hosting is server space which we need to make our website live.