Some people find it intimidating to build a website from scratch, despite the benefits it offers to businesses due to the complexity and length of the development process. In fact, everything is much simpler. Today we will describe the three main stages that an online resource goes through before it starts ranking well and making real profits. Knowing how the process of creating sites works, it will be easier for you to choose a contractor and control the development process. If you are interested in how the cost of website development is formed, we invite you to read our article on this topic.
The primary stage in which you need to choose a hosting and domain of the future site
A domain name is a specific alphabetic or numeric sequence (site name) that identifies your Internet resource on the network.
When choosing a domain name, it is necessary to take into account several factors in order for a website created from scratch to be profitable in the near future, namely:
Domain zone. It often happens that novice online business owners, when choosing a domain for their website, buy a new domain and, in an attempt to save money, choose the cheapest domain zone. For example, let's take the domain webmaster.md where .md is your domain zone. Each country has its own domain extension, meaning the geo belonging to a particular country. If you run your business only in Moldova, then you should think about buying an md zone, since the geo-referencing of the domain plays an important role in the further promotion of the Internet resource.
Domain registration. When buying a domain, you should consider a reliable domain registrar. For example, nic.md is the domain name registrar in Moldova. The cost of a domain name with the md extension costs 450 lei per year.
Further, it is worth thinking about choosing a site on which the entire file system of the Internet resource will be stored.
The Hosting is the rented space on a server that is 24/7 on the network where your web portal will be stored.
There are different hosting capacities: this parameter is selected in accordance with the expected scale and traffic of the site being created. For example, a large online store with tens of thousands of pages and 50 thousand unique visitors per day requires a very powerful and more expensive hosting to ensure stable operation.
One of the popular hosting services in Moldova is provided by zhost.md.
The site’s CMS - a set of modules in the form of a site content management system, the purpose of which is to edit the content of a web resource.
It is matched to the needs and scale of the business (free, boxed CMS) or is developed on a turnkey basis by an IT company (studio version).
Using this system, specialists customize the design, add the required number of pages, sections, buttons, add content (text and graphic), determine the location of information, edit / delete it, etc. In other words, the site acquires the visual shell that ordinary Internet users see.
The choice of a CMS when creating a website from scratch is quite an important step since it not only helps users to see a visually high-quality resource, but also makes it possible to properly configure the site for its further promotion. When choosing a CMS for high-quality SEO promotion, it should contain the following parameters:
Building a website from scratch is not enough to make it profitable for you. Usually, Studio Webmaster clients, when developing a web resource, additionally use the SEO website promotion service. The stage at which the company's specialists are engaged in external and internal website optimization. In some cases, this is a rather lengthy process, as it involves a set of works aimed at ranking a site in the top search engines.
Website promotion takes place in several stages, among which are:
Internal optimization. At this stage, work is carried out in accordance with the requirements of search engines, namely: prescribing meta-data, filling in text, optimizing images, as well as some other work based on the analysis of competitors.
External optimization. The most important factor for bringing a site to the top. External optimization boils down to building a link mass to your Internet resource in order to show search engines the enormous importance of a site on the Internet.
The three-stage website creation from scratch turns out to be not such a difficult business, but only if you cooperate with a company that will guide you and tell you how to do the right thing at all stages of website development. Such is the Company with ten years of experience in the IT field - Studio Webmaster.