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24th Jan 19

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How to easily create your own website for free

24th Jan 19

Megan Ellis
By Megan Ellis34 Followers

It has never been easier to create a quality website for free. In fact, many services allow you to create your site so quickly and easily, you don’t need any coding or development knowledge.

Here’s a quick guide on how to do this.

1. Decide on the main purpose of your website

Before you set up your website, you need to first decide what the purpose of the site is. Do you want it to be your blog, an online portfolio of your work, a professional profile, or something else?

The type of website you want to create will determine the service that suits you best. For example, WordPress and its free themes are great for bloggers and publishers. Sites such as Weebly, meanwhile, are perfect for portfolios and professional profiles.

Most services can do a bit of everything, but each has certain strengths and weaknesses.

2. Choose a service with a free plan

Find a plan with free site creation tools and hosting.

Free plans are much more limited than paid plans. They usually give you a certain amount of free themes, a website URL within the service’s domain (for example, yourwebsite.wordpress.com or yourwebsite.weebly.com) and limited customisation.

Choose the service that best suits your needs and consider what features you want the most.

Weebly has very detailed customisation, allowing users to build their websites sectio...

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