Designing a Website

design

Questions to ask yourself when designing your website

  • What does your business actually do?
  • What do you want your site to accomplish?
  • What makes your business standout?
  • Who are your competitors?
  • What websites do you like and why?
  • Who exactly are your customers and what do they like?
  • What features do you want your website to have?
  • Is this an informational site or do you want it to transact business?
  • Do you have a style guide or any existing material like logos and flyers?

WordPress Plugins

WordPress uses what’s called a “plugin” to enhance or add capability to your web site. These plugins are contributed by developers some for free and some requiring a fee to use. Plugins I have found useful for my site are listed below.

Child Theme Configurator – Creates Child Themes

Yoast SEO – Search Engine Optimization

UpdraftPlus-Backup and Restore

 

Resources

Web Site Resources

Create Web Site

Building a web site for business or personal use for be challenging and fun at the same time. There are many different tools available for free and for a fee depending on the degree of complexity required.

Some Available sources

W3 Schools  is a site with tutorials and lots of reference material.   http://www.w3schools.com/

Google web development.   https://developers.google.com/web/fundamentals/?hl=en

WordPress   https://wordpress.org/