How to Make a Website that’s Awesome – PowerPoint SlideDeck – 08

A few nice plugins that are awesome images I found:

How to Make a Website that’s Awesome – PowerPoint SlideDeck – 08
plugins that are awesome
Image by SideWages
How to make a website that’s awesome

Here are the resources I use: www.sidewages.com/resources/

Why Aim for an Awesome Website?
– have your end goal in mind
– business websites need professionalism
– personal websites can be more casual
– evaluate your options and then do something!

Web Hosting is Awesome
– figure out what web hosting is right for you
– share hosting is fine for most people
– VPS hosting for >2,000 hits per day
– dedicated hosting for >15,000 hits per day
– share hosting is where you start

Don’t Forget Your Domain Name
– make it meaningful
– make it easy to spell
– make it catchy
– make it original
– no dashes & no numbers

Create the Website
– you can program it all if you want
– no need to start from scratch
– start with a content management system (CMS)

Content Management Systems Rock
– Joomla, Drupal, and many more are options
– WordPress is a great start
– Just go with WordPress, please!

Why Use a Content Management System
– choose from ready-made designs
– use ready-made plugins
– tons of support available
– no need to know how to program
– keep more of your money $$$

Big Website Dreams And You
– keep your big dreams in mind
– but start out doing the basics
– pick your host & domain name
– pick your content management system
– do something today

Here are the resources I use: www.sidewages.com/resources/

Trusswome!
plugins that are awesome
Image by Filter Forge
It’s the Trusswome! texture created in the Filter Forge plugin. It can be seamless tiled and rendered in any resolution without loosing details.

You can see the presets and download this texture for free on the Filter Forge site here — www.filterforge.com/filters/6133.html (created by KGtheway2B)

To use this texture download Filter Forge 30-day trial version for free here — www.filterforge.com/download/

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