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blog 552 Google Analytics 4 for Beginners: What is GA4 and How to Use It

A guide to setting up Google Analytics 4: from an overview of features and interface to instructions for transitioning from Universal Analytics.

blog 548 What is a website aggregator: types of aggregators, earnings calculation, step-by-step instructions of create

An article for those who want to create a website aggregator with automated content filling without programming and large investments.

blog 541 March 31 — Backup Day. Why it's important not to forget about backups and how to make a backup of your website (instructions)

On the eve of Backup Day, we talk about the features of backups, strategies and the best ways to create backup copies of a website.

blog 533 SEO on a shoestring – what a website owner can do on their own for site promotion without hiring specialists

SEO is a lengthy and complex process that requires the involvement of specialists. However, improvements can be made on website independently.

blog 551 TOP-8 Best WordPress Themes for Blogs Relevant in 2024

Choosing a theme for blog from thousands of WordPress themes is no easy task. But we're here to help you navigate and review the 8 best themes.

blog 546 What is DNS and How the Domain Name System Works

What is DNS and DNS server, where and how to configure NS servers, what are DNS records, how to edit them — we answer frequently asked questions.

blog 540 How to Independently Create a Website with Online Courses Using a CMS

Information on choosing CMS and LMS for an educational platform, and step-by-step guide on creating a website for selling online courses!

blog 530 What a Heat Map of a Website Can Reveal and How to Create One

A click map is one of the most intriguing analytics methods. It assists in visualizing how users interact with the site and where their clicks.

blog 549 Bounce Rate on a Website — How to Analyze and Reduce It

Do readers visit your website and not interact with it? This is what a bounce looks like — an important metric that we'll discuss in article.

blog 543 Thank You Page on the Website: How and Why to Design It

Sell more, build a loyal community, and show your love for customers with a thank you page.

blog 538 Our Users' Stories: How Alexander Grechanyi and His Family Create SEO Fairy Tales and Invent Plots Using Brainstorming

Among several websites created by the Grechanyi family, the most unexpectedly successful project was a fairy tale website.

blog 528 Copyright on the Internet: How to protect your content and how not to become a delinquent

Learn important information about copyright that will allow you to safely use others' content and securely protect your materials.

In the era of information technologies, website development is available to everyone. To create your own projects, it is not at all necessary to study 5 years as a programmer. And even attend 2-month courses on website development. Today, all information is available online, in public access. Including in the blog about website development of the hosting company CityHost.

Is it difficult to create websites and learn the intricacies of website development?

It used to be something beyond fiction to create a website. Now this task is within the power of anyone - you only need to want to. Moreover, today there are 2 ways to learn how to create websites yourself. And everyone can choose the option that suits them.

The first way is to learn web programming and layout languages. There are enough books, courses, and online seminars on this topic on the Internet. And in open access, that is, all information is completely free. Some sources are paid, but the cost is quite acceptable.

Yes, it will take a lot of time and effort to learn web design. It will be necessary to understand the theory, then apply the acquired knowledge in practice, gain experience. But in the future, you will have a great opportunity to engage in website development at a professional level. In other words, make money creating sites for clients.

The second method is easier. It consists in getting acquainted with the basics of creating a site on a specific CMS. For example, on the now popular Wordpress. In this case, it is enough to understand simple things:

Here, too, there is enough information on the topic - for example, it is easy to find online site-building lessons dedicated to working with a specific CMS. And in any format: text or in the form of videos.

This option is more suitable for those who want to create a website for themselves. In terms of time, it is much faster than it takes to learn programming languages. And it will take less effort. Having figured it out, you can make a blog or a small online store, and then get some income from advertising or selling products.

Main wish!

It is very easy to create a website yourself. Yes, in addition to this, you will have to understand other nuances. For example, how to choose a reliable website hosting, how to make backups, how to protect the site from viruses. But you can find all this information on our CityHost blog, studying useful articles on site building.