We have already talked about the open source website scripts in the previous story, WordPress vs Joomla. While these open source scripts deliver a great control over websites, they definitely need a learning curve. You can pretty easily learn beginners essentials e.g buying a domain, webhost etc though our web development tutorial series, but learning about working on WordPress or Joomla like a pro takes a bit of time.
If you are in a hurry to launch your first website, you can take a route to DIY (Do it yourself) website builders. Instead of starting with hosting and configuration, you can directly jump in to an easy to use backend to drag and drop the elements of your website.
If you open a search engine like Google, Bing or Yahoo and search for a term and hit enter, you are more likely to visit links that appear on the top, and preferably on the first page of the results. There is a reason why some of those websites rank higher than others and the basic reason is SEO!
Having gone through the primary requisites of , and domain mapping, its time to decide how to actually build the pages of your website.
This problem was solved with the advent of open source content management systems (CMS) like WordPress and Joomla. These provided a graphical user-interface and considerably reduced the need to learn any of the programming languages. You could just click a couple of buttons here and there and voila! You would have had a page with its most common elements flash on your screen.Read More
Let’s say you have a great site, awesome graphics, smooth transitions and an ever increasing readership. You should be really happy! Well, there is one thing your site might be missing out on- and that is accessibility.
It’s no secret that Facebook is the most popular social networking site in the world at present, although Google + and Twitter are not so far behind. You would only be smart if you use that to your advantage and help grow your user base. In this tutorial, we will look at ways in which you can integrate the Facebook API and link your website to Facebook in every possible way.Read More