Welcome to the Dutch website about WordPress: WPsitemaken. There is plenty of information about WordPress for both novice and advanced users of this popular CMS. Learn how to create your own website with WordPress, and then how to get the most out of it.
What is WordPress?
WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) that was founded in 2003 by Matt Mullenweg. In the early years, it was a simple system for creating a blog. As time progressed, it was further developed and it is now possible to create websites, such as the one you are looking at now, and webshops with it.
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If you are new to WordPress and wondering “How do you build a website?”, you’ve come to the right place. The website contains all the information you need to know as a beginner, from applying for a domain name , to going through WordPress completely . For example, you will be explained how to start with a (WordPress) website, you will be guided step by step through the installation procedure , but also what each part in the WordPress dashboard entails. If you have had the basics, you can still discover plenty of new things in the field of themes , plugins and SEO . Already excited? Get started right away .
Anyway a good tip
Be on time with registering your domain name. You are almost never the only one with a good idea for a website, so make sure you are the first. In that case, a catchy domain name is often still available and you will be grateful for that later.
Registering a domain name does not cost much, less than 10 euros per year, so if you leave it unused for a while, this is easy to oversee. And let’s face it, a good domain name is well worth those few euros, isn’t it? If you already have a good idea for a domain name, you can check whether it is still available with the domain checker. If available, you can register it immediately, and also take out a hosting package to get started with your website right away.
Are you already at home in WordPress? No problem. WordPress, and the internet, do not stand still and that is why there are always new things to learn in terms of themes , plugins , SEO and security . New posts appear regularly on the website, with which you can ensure that you stay informed about the latest techniques that WordPress has to offer.
If there is a problem with your WordPress website or if you just have a question, you can always contact us or leave a comment under the relevant message. It also pays to look at the frequently asked questions ; your question may already be answered there.