Resources for Writers to Create a Website

These are links to website resources we have found useful. Suggestions are welcomed, as is feedback on the value (or lack thereof) of these websites. Use the Reply area at the bottom of the page to provide feedback.

Creating A Website Resources

  • 6 Best Website Builders in 2018 — Website builders are tools to create websites without the need for programming. They typically provide hosting and a simple interface to design your site. To find 2018’s best website builder, we compared the six top platforms, ranging from simple drag-and-drop builders, like Weebly, Squarespace and Wix, to more robust e-commerce and interactive systems, like WordPress, Shopify and Joomla.
  • Best Website Builders — To help you figure out which website builders are worth your hard earned money and which ones aren’t, creators of this website have spent the past six months testing and reviewing the most popular ones on the market.
  • FirstSiteGuide — Lots of reviews of hosting services, blog platforms, web builders, as well as guides such asHow to Make a Website, Web Hosting Explained, How to Choose a Domain Name, and How to Register a Domain Name, and more
  • Go Start a Blog — Free resource on starting your own blog that includes over 20,000 words of content, instructional videos, and downloadable worksheets to help new bloggers get started.
  • How to Set up a WordPress.com site — This blogpost is aimed at setting up a website for teachers, one of the free that concentrates on setting up a free WordPress.com instead of the more complicated and powerful self-hosted WordPress.org platform.
  • How to Start A Blog: Step-By-Step— Free guide to setting up a blog using HostGator as the hosting service.
  • How to Start a Blog — Free guide regarding the steps to set up a blog using SiteGround as the hosting service
  • Learn WordPress — Level up your WordPress skills and understand the best practices.
  • MakeAWebsiteHub.com includes a number resources for setting up a website, such as a guide to help people set up their first website, cheat sheets for people just beginning to code, and advanced tutorials such as this one WordPress security.
  • Site Builder Report — Steve from Site Builder Report tries every website builder so you don't have to.
  • Website Setup — post on how to customize WordPress for beginners
  • Website Setup — post on the same site as above that compares website builders