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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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The anatomy of a landing page

If you're selling a product or a service, you need a landing page to show it off and convert people to be customers. So how do you create the perfect landing page?

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What is the store page?

The online store is where you begin to turn lookers into paying customers. So how do you make a good store page for your website?

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What is the contact page?

The contact page might not seem important to you, but to your visitors, it's how they ask you questions. So make sure your contact page is up to snuff.

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What is the about page?

The about page is obviously where you talk about yourself and your business. But what real role does it have on your website?

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What are calls to action and why are they important?

You've probably heard about calls to action and how important they are on a web page. But what exactly are they and why are they so important?

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What is the homepage?

What is the website homepage anyway? Well, it's likely the first page prospective customers see and it's your chance to make a good first impression. So yeah, it's pretty important.

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What is the site footer?

So what exactly is a website footer? What does it do and why is important? Well, it can be one of the most versatile parts of your website.

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What is a site header anyway?

What is a website anyway? Let's break down the different elements that make a website a website, starting with the site header.

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Always stay up to date with WordPress Core

I'm always baffled when I run across a website that has a really old version of WordPress running. I know some people still aren't on version 5.0 because of Gutenberg, but you still should stay updated for security and the newest features.

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Make sure to document your website

Do you know why you installed that plugin or how to set up your website from scratch? If not, it's time to start documenting your website today. It will help save you and any developer you hire time and headaches.