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PostCreating a website
by Rocsteady » Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:23 pm

Looking for your tips plz.

I'm wanting to offer a service as a side job. To that end, I need a website.

Nothing fancy - one professional, modern looking page with explanation text, CTA, references/recommendations, and contact details would do.

I'm thinking an existing Wordpress template would be able to do the job. Is this the best route to go down?

Price is a key factor - wordpress + a domain name would be the cheapest way to do this I believe but I may be missing something. Any help appreciated!

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PostRe: Creating a website
by Moggy » Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:24 pm


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by JT986M2 » Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:29 pm

If it is going to be a straightforward website with it's main purpose being presenting information and contact details, then a template-style website will be your best bet. It will reduce the total cost significantly. As much as it pains me to say it (since I used to do it as a side-gig) unless you are looking for a customised design/layout, e-commerce features, or other specific requirements, then you are best going for one of the DIY template-style offerings. I can't offer any specific advice on which is best these days I'm afraid, as it's been years since I looked into it.

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PostRe: Creating a website
by rinks » Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:32 pm

Just put all your info in the first post and give people a link to this thread.

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PostRe: Creating a website
by Mafro » Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:43 pm

Rocsteady wrote:Looking for your tips plz.

I'm wanting to offer a service as a side job. To that end, I need a website.

Nothing fancy - one professional, modern looking page with explanation text, CTA, references/recommendations, and contact details would do.

I'm thinking an existing Wordpress template would be able to do the job. Is this the best route to go down?

Price is a key factor - wordpress + a domain name would be the cheapest way to do this I believe but I may be missing something. Any help appreciated!

WordPress should be fine for what you're after. Free hosting and the only cost would be the annual domain fee.

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by Preezy » Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:44 pm

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PostRe: Creating a website
by SillySprout » Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:44 pm

Moggy wrote:http://www.geocities.com


This reminded me of one of my old sites, and OH MY GOD. They still host a website I created on there back in 2002! :shock: :shifty:

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PostRe: Creating a website
by Lex-Man » Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:13 pm

You can make a pretty cheap website using Amazon S3 and might be worth looking into although I doubt it'd be cheaper than Wordpress though.

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PostRe: Creating a website
by rinks » Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:29 pm

SillySprout wrote:
Moggy wrote:http://www.geocities.com


This reminded me of one of my old sites, and OH MY GOD. They still host a website I created on there back in 2002! :shock: :shifty:


You can’t say that, then not link to it.

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PostRe: Creating a website
by SillySprout » Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:08 pm

rinks wrote:
SillySprout wrote:
Moggy wrote:http://www.geocities.com


This reminded me of one of my old sites, and OH MY GOD. They still host a website I created on there back in 2002! :shock: :shifty:


You can’t say that, then not link to it.


Hahaha, no, I'm not sure that I can stand by the content this many years down the line! Anyone can find it on Google, you just need to remember the name of the site I used to host my Gamesradar 1,5001st post spectacular on, all the way back in 2002! :slol:

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PostRe: Creating a website
by OrangeRKN » Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:35 pm

I'd say just go with wordpress, it does what you need and every conceivable question is a quick search away

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PostRe: Creating a website
by Rocsteady » Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:39 pm

Thanks guys, I'll go with WP. Cut of my millions on the way.

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PostRe: Creating a website
by Somebody Else's Problem » Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:40 pm

I've heard Microsoft Frontpage is a good tool to use.

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by Errkal » Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:48 pm

Somebody Else's Problem wrote:I've heard Microsoft Frontpage is a good tool to use.


Publisher and save as HTML all the way.

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PostRe: Creating a website
by Somebody Else's Problem » Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:50 pm

Errkal wrote:
Somebody Else's Problem wrote:I've heard Microsoft Frontpage is a good tool to use.


Publisher and save as HTML all the way.


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PostRe: Creating a website
by Lex-Man » Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:19 pm

Notepad++

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by Errkal » Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:23 pm

Lex-Man wrote:Notepad++


Check out mr developer over here.


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