Question by kt_scarlett7: How do I convert my website from dreamweaver to wordpress?
My friend put together my small business website in dreamweaver for me. However, I now want to maintain it myself—my friend recommended putting it into wordpress. However, I am not a web designer and have no idea what I’m doing—is there an easy way to convert my current website from dreamweaver to wordpress (for someone who can’t read code, etc)
Answer by Chlankboot
You better begin by learning a little bit about WordPress (which is not difficult btw). I advise you to download XAMPP to have a local apache web server (www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html) where you can install wordpress (wordpress.org) and test it locally.
Then you have to chose a theme that suits your site, there are hundreds of free quality themes or if you can afford it, go for a premium theme (20$ to 150$ in general).
After you get familiar with wordpress, you can install it on your live server, put your theme, and begin importing (copy / paste ? yeah). You have to chose between putting your old articles as posts or as pages, posts are good if you plan a blog-like site. Ther’s also hundreds of free plugins for each single feature you may think about.
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