The thought of building a website can be one of the most intimidating things.
And if you’re new to the whole site building thing, then the first question you might ask is, “how long does it take to build a website?”
To be honest, it really depends on your needs, resources, and the purpose of your site overall.
There are some cases where it can take weeks to get a site up and running with everything you need.
In other cases, you can build a site in less than a minute.
Below I plan on going over each case, and giving you a better understanding of how each can affect how quickly you build your website.
And depending on the purpose of your site, I will show you where you can build your site in less than one minute.
Necessary Tools Needed To Build A Website
Building a website is almost impossible without some of these necessary tools. There are many different aspects to building a site, but the items I have listed below are pretty much the foundation to any site building project.
- Domain Name - this will be your sites address. How people will find your website online.
- Hosting Service - if the domain name is the address, then hosting is the actual house. This is where your website will live in the online space.
- Content Management System (CMS) - will allow you to customize your site the way you like.
- Support - it’s not a matter of if you will have if issues with your website, but when. Making sure you have the right site support is crucial to the development of your website.
There are a variety of different places where you could get each tool.
Some companies like Godaddy which is known for finding domain names, can also provide you with hosting.
WordPress which is very popular tool for bloggers, is great for allowing you to customize your website, but can also provide hosting as well.
The most difficult part about setting up your website is making sure all these tools work well together.
But if you keep reading, I will share with you a place where you can get everything you need in one place.