How To Build Your Website Easily Without Coding?
Website?. Maybe you are looking to have your first made or you are looking to redesign your old design to a modern one. If you have no technical knowledge and want to build your website for your startup or business then this article is for you.
Just like we humans have different languages to communicate with each other, the same is for computers and the web. some languages are difficult than the other. We have developed ways to ease up the communication to better align with our understanding. I am going to talk about the best and cost-efficient way (a system build by combing some of these languages) to build a website called WordPress.
What is WordPress and Why it is still important?
WordPress is a Content Management System, an open-source (wordpress.org) platform where you can build any kind of website for your business without any restriction. you can easily edit your content and customize the design of your website.
WordPress is free you don’t need to pay extra charges for website every month as compared to other platforms like Spotify. You just need to buy a domain and hosting for the WordPress website. It is very easy to rank a website on Google because it is search engine friendly.
What do you need to make a website?
(Website Address www.yourbusiness.com min.cost: 1$)
(Storage Area for the content min.cost: $10 shared)
(Company Logo, Images, illustration, videos, details of services you sell)
Before buying any hosting plan, I would recommend to build it first on your computer (by setting up a local server). The best tool that I would recommend is Local by Flywheel
There are many tutorials that you can check online or you can check here
How to Make a Free Website on WordPress?
If you are a beginner and want to build a website for your startup business then WordPress is the best option for you. For building a website on WordPress you need three things
• Website Niche
Website Niche: Before making any website or starting any business you need to find your website niche. A website niche is a particular topic for a particular audience. It will help your website to rank on Google and compete with competitors.
Domain: The website name is basically called as Domain.
For example, youtube.com or twitter.com, “twitter” and “youtube” are domains and .com are domain extensions.
Hosting: It stores data on your website.
After buying a domain and hosting for your website and selecting a specific niche the next step is WordPress installation on your hosting.
• First login to the Cpanel of your Hosting
• Click on the WordPress icon and install it.
Here you have to provide all the information about your website and install it.
After installing WordPress you can install WordPress theme, there are already free themes installed on WordPress but if you have paid theme you need to install it first.
Themes basically a structure or a layout for a website. So if you are going to create your website on WordPress then themes will require to provide a professional look to your website. WordPress is just a path where you install these themes, style them as you want.
You can use free themes on WordPress if you don’t have enough money you can select your desired theme and edit them.
You can buy premium themes for your WordPress website.
You can buy premium WordPress themes from “ThemeForest”. You will get a collection of themes from “ThemeForest” and can use them for different website development.
Plugins are functions that use for the better performance of the WordPress website. There are thousands of plugins on WordPress but some plugins are more essential for the WordPress website. So we will discuss here some of the plugins that are important for your website and help your website to rank on Google and will perform well.
· Akismet Anti-Spam
· Classic Editor
· Google XML Sitemaps
· Really Simple SSL
· TinyMCE Advanced
· Yoast SEO
This plugin work for spams on the website if you install it on your website, it filters the spams from comments, messages, and trackbacks.
By installing Classic Editor into your website it will show your editor screen. So that you can easily edit your content there.
Google XML Sitemaps
Google XML Sitemaps help to improve the SEO of the website. By this plugin, Google will easily search your website and retrieve the content information.
Really Simple SSL
Really Simple SSL plugin detects your WordPress website settings and helps to configure your website to run on https.
This plugin acts as an editor, it provides the new features to the block editor.
Yoast SEO is the most popular plugin for WordPress SEO. You must install this plugin on your WordPress website to improve the SEO of your site.
Elementor is also a WordPress plugin from where you can select any free theme and edit your website. You just need to go to the Dashboard and click on the plugin option.
• Click on add new plugin you will see the new window which shows you different plugins.
• Click on the Search tab and search for Elementor and press enter, You will see Elementor plugin on the top. Click on the Install button and install it. After install you will see the activate option then you need to activate it.
• After installing and activating the Elementor. Go to the page and select add a new page and select edit with Elementor.
• When you select edit with Elementor you will see different templates are opened in front of you just select one of them and start to edit them and publish.
If you have a premium theme or you already select any free WordPress theme then you can skip the Elementor plugin installation.
WordPress VS Other Platforms(Shopify, Wix, Weebly)
If we talk about other platforms like Shopify, you can build your shopping store. But the thing is, on other platforms you need to pay every month for every new update. But the website on WordPress is free of cost you just need to pay for the hosting and domain. You don’t need to pay for any update on WordPress.
WordPress website is a great choice because it is easy to use and learn. It is safe and secure and it has all the features that are required for successful website creation. It is an open-source website creation platform. The best thing is you don’t need to pay per month for the new updates.