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.