21 February 2024

Hey there! Wanna know how to create your own website using WIX? No worries, I got you covered! I’ll walk you through each step, so let’s get started!

By Ronald Smith

 Wanna know how to create your own website using WIX? No worries, I got you covered! I'll walk you through each step, so let's get started!

Have you noticed how popular website building platforms have become lately? It seems like everyone is jumping on board, including companies that offer products and services to customers like you and me. They want to give us the best experience possible, so they’re providing these tools as part of their comprehensive solutions. One recent example is when Square acquired Weebly, another popular website building platform, back in April 2018. Pretty cool, right?

If you’re thinking of building your own business website, WIX is a great choice. The best part? It’s free and not too complicated, especially if you follow a step-by-step tutorial. Maybe you’re not familiar with the process, or you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the options available on the platform. Don’t worry, my friend! I’ve got you covered. Let’s dive into a quick tutorial on how to use WIX to create your perfect business website. Trust me, it’s easier than you think!

Let’s Get Started: A Step-by-Step WIX Tutorial

Create Your Account

If you’re ready to dive into the world of WIX, just like signing up for any other online service, you gotta create an account. It’s super easy! All you need is your email address and a password. If you don’t feel like typing all that in, you can also sign in with your Google or Facebook account. Nice and convenient, right?

Time to Choose Your WIX Website

Now comes the fun part – deciding what kind of website you want to create. Just click on I Need a Site For… and explore the different options available to you. If you’re running a small business, you might find options like a business website, an online store, or a blog to be the most helpful. But don’t worry, there are plenty of other selections for different types of businesses too! Maybe you’re into photography, or maybe you have a restaurant, a hotel, or a beauty and wellness business. Whatever it is, WIX has got you covered!

 Wanna know how to create your own website using WIX? No worries, I got you covered! I'll walk you through each step, so let's get started!

Listen up! The website you pick has a big impact on the stuff you can do and the way your site looks. So, make sure you pick the option that matches your business and the kind of site you want to make.

Choose a Design

 Wanna know how to create your own website using WIX? No worries, I got you covered! I'll walk you through each step, so let's get started!

So, once you figure out what kind of website you want to make, I’ll show you a bunch of templates to pick from. You can either go with the popular ones or search for something that suits your needs. If you have a specific category in mind, like websites for consultants, service providers, or marketers, you can narrow down your search. Or you can start with a mostly blank theme and customize it just the way you like.

Update Your Information

Once you’ve picked a template you like, WIX will show you a preview of the design. And guess what? You can actually edit it! How cool is that? All you have to do is click, drag, and drop the different elements on the page to customize it to your liking.

Now, before you get too carried away, there’s something important you should take care of first. It’s time to update your business name, tagline, and any other text bits on the page that aren’t specific to your business. Don’t worry, it’s super easy. Just click on the text you want to change, and voila! A text editor will appear.

This magical text editor lets you type in new text and also change the size, font, and other fancy elements. So go ahead and make your website truly yours!

Spiffy up Your Media

When you use this website, you can do more than just add words and information. You also have the power to make it visually unique and tailored to your needs.

Make it Yours

So, your template is like a starting point for your brand-new website. But, guess what? You can take it even further and add more cool stuff to make your site really pop! Here’s what you do:

First, check out the sidebar. There’s this nifty little button called add that you should click. When you do, a whole list of awesome page elements will pop up. We’re talking text boxes, images, slideshows, buttons, menus, videos, and even shapes!

Now, when you choose one of these elements from the menu, you’ll see a bunch of options for how you want it to look on your site. Pretty cool, huh? Then, you can go ahead and add these elements and rearrange them however you like. It’s all about making your site look exactly the way you want it to!

And here’s the really cool part…

So here’s the deal: once you’ve got your homepage looking great, remember to give the same love to all your other site pages. Now, I’m not saying you have to copy everything exactly. No, no, no! You can totally make each page unique and special by using the same awesome method. Just click on the page you want to spruce up in the navigation bar and add whatever cool elements you want. Then, save your work and move on to the next page!

Time to Start a Blog!

 Wanna know how to create your own website using WIX? No worries, I got you covered! I'll walk you through each step, so let's get started!

Hey, did you know that you can choose which pages you want to have on your website? It’s pretty cool! One page that you might want to consider adding is a blog. If you didn’t pick it as your main web page, no worries! You can easily add a blog to your website using the tools on your sidebar. It’s simple and hassle-free. Plus, you can manage your posts and add new content right from the sidebar too. How convenient is that?

Don’t Forget Your Products

Guess what else you can do? You can also include a store manager on your website. Whether you have an eCommerce site or just want to sell a few products, this is the perfect section for you. You can add all your products here, and even upload awesome photos and set prices. And that’s not all! You can also customize payment options, shipping details, and tweak store settings right from this section. It’s like having your own online store right at your fingertips!

Ready to Share?

Once you’ve finished working on your website and you’re happy with how everything looks, it’s time to share it with the world. You want to make sure that everything is just right before you publish it. Luckily, there’s a button in the top right corner that allows you to preview your site. This way, you can double-check that everything looks and works the way it’s supposed to.

Once you’ve done a final check and you’re satisfied with your site, it’s time to hit the publish button. Don’t worry, it’s also located in the top right corner. When you click that button, your site will go live for everyone to see. Exciting, right?

After clicking publish, a popup will appear showing your domain. This is the unique address that people will use to find your website. It’s like your website’s home on the internet.

Alternatively, instead of using the provided domain, you can choose to connect your WIX site to a domain that you already own. This allows you to have your own branded domain, which can make your website look even more professional.

Once you’re finished, you should have a fantastic website that effectively represents your business. It’s something you can be proud of and share with others through social media and other platforms. Go ahead and show off your hard work!