“Failing to plan is planning to fail,” or so the saying goes. If you’re looking to create a new website for your business, you first need to plan it out so that you know what you’re doing.

These posts will walk you through the planning process for a new website. That way you can be confident every step of the way and end up with a great website.

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A look at some of the top Gutenberg themes

It's been almost a year since the Gutenberg editor was rolled into WordPress core. And there are a number of themes that are designed and built with it in mind. So let's take a look at some of the top ones.

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Best WooCommerce themes for ecommerce websites

WooCommerce is the most used WordPress plugin for ecommerce websites. But sometimes it can be tricky to get your theme set up to integrate it nicely with the design. So here are some top WooCommerce themes you might want to try out.

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Think about website accessibility from the start

Website accessibility is a requirement on today's internet. It doesn't matter if it's expensive or if you're not sure what the guidelines are. Start thinking about accessibility from the start of your website build, and everything will fall right into place. Because everyone should be able to use your website no matter what technology they use.

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What you can do to make the website build process run smoothly

You might be building your website now with a developer, and you might be wondering how you can keep things running smoothly. That's great! Here are somethings you can do to help the project run on time.

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Why you need to be defining goals for your business website

You probably have goals for your business. But do you have any for your business' website? If not, you're missing out on data that could help you improve your website and ultimately your business.

Why it’s sometimes better to take a simple website over a complex one

So you want a complex website design for your small business. But you don't currently have a site and there's an offer for a simpler site with a much quicker build time. It's tough, but you should go with the simpler option.

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Understanding project scope and scope creep and how to avoid problems

Scope creep can be a very dangerous thing for a website project. It can sometimes bring the project to a screeching halt as features get added outside the project scope. So let's avoid it.

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Should you create a website for your small business?

So you have a Facebook page for your small business and it's the only place your business is on the web. That's okay, right? If you want to grow your business, you're going to need a website too.

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How to use page builders correctly

Page builders are very tempting to use, especially if you're a non-developer. But things can go wrong with them pretty quickly if you're not careful. Here's how to use them correctly.

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What to check for when looking over the website

So your website is just about ready to go live. You like the design, it's been developed and the content is in. So what's next? Check the design again.

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The value of using a pre-built theme for your website

So maybe you want a new website for your small business in 2019, but don't have the resources for a custom theme. Using a pre-built theme is the next best option.