One of the most important decisions to make before having a website built for you is whether to choose a static website or a content management system, known as a CMS. There are advantages to both but choosing one over the other is a matter of determining what your needs are.
Registering a domain is one of the first steps to having a website of your own. There are hundreds of registrars to choose from and the difference between them is generally price and services. For a .com domain, some registrars offer it as cheap as $9/yr while one of the old registrars currently charges $35/yr for the same name. As a web development company, PureWebMedia has a preference for registrars that combine useful tools for managing a domain with low prices. Whom you choose is up to you but here is our recommended list:
To get the most out of your website, often you will need to use external software to edit or create content for your website. There are a number of utilities that are out there which are either free or extremely cheap and we will cover a number of those below to help you get started.