DIY Websites for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

Resources & Links

Getting Help

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Part 1 – Setup

Introduction – Our Philosophy – Mobile First

Viewport Sizes (http://moversandmakers.xyz/viewportsize)

Fundamentals – Browsers

Browser Market Share (http://moversandmakers.xyz/browsermarketshare)

Browser Standards Compliance (http://moversandmakers.xyz/browserstandards)

Google Chrome Download (http://moversandmakers.xyz/chrome)

Fundamentals – HTML

HTML 5 Crash Course (http://moversandmakers.xyz/html5crashcourse)

Fundamentals – CSS

CSS Missing Manual (http://moversandmakers.xyz/cssmissingmanual)

Fundamentals – JavaScript

You Don’t Know JS: Up & Going (http://moversandmakers.xyz/ydkjavascript)

Fundamentals – PHP

PhP: Learn PHP Programming Quick & Easy (http://moversandmakers.xyz/phpeasy)

Fundamentals – MySQL

MySQL Explained: Your Step By Step Guide (http://moversandmakers.xyz/mysqlexplained)

Fundamentals – Linux

LINUX: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide! (http://moversandmakers.xyz/linuxbeginner)

Fundamentals – Apache

Apache: The Definitive Guide (3rd Edition) (http://moversandmakers.xyz/apacheguide)

Fundamentals – FTP, SFTP, and SSH shell

SSH Mastery: OpenSSH, PuTTY, Tunnels and Keys (http://moversandmakers.xyz/sshmaster)

Step 1 – A Domain Name – The Point

Namecheap (http://moversandmakers.xyz/namecheap)

Bad Domains (http://moversandmakers.xyz/baddomains)

Step 1 – A Domain Name – Choosing a Domain Name

Namecheap (http://moversandmakers.xyz/namecheap)

XKCD Password Strength (http://moversandmakers.xyz/xkcdpassword)

Step 1 – A Domain Name – Registering Your Domain Names – Registration and Features

SMS 2 Factor is Insecure (http://moversandmakers.xyz/sms2factor)

Step 2 – Hosting – Dreamhost Shared Hosting

Dreamhost (http://moversandmakers.xyz/dreamhost)

PC Mag Hosting Award 2014 (http://moversandmakers.xyz/pcmag2014)

PC Mag Hosting Award 2015 (http://moversandmakers.xyz/pcmag2015)

PC Mag Hosting Award 2016 (http://moversandmakers.xyz/pcmag2016)

Step 2 – Hosting –  Secure Hosting

Google HTTPS as a ranking signal (http://moversandmakers.xyz/httpsranking)

Step 2 – Hosting – Mail – The Point

Email Domain Perception (http://moversandmakers.xyz/emailperception)

Email Domain Perception PDF (http://moversandmakers.xyz/emailperception_pdf)

Step 2 – Hosting – Mail – Setting Up Email

Common Email Addresses (http://moversandmakers.xyz/rfc2142)

Step 2 – Hosting – Mail – Managing Email

Dreamhost Mailbox Manager Interface (http://moversandmakers.xyz/dreamhostmailbox)

Dreamhost Atmail Help (http://moversandmakers.xyz/dreamhostatmail)

Step 3 – WordPress.org – The Point

WordPress Popularity 1 (http://moversandmakers.xyz/wordpresspopularity1)

WordPress Popularity 2 (http://moversandmakers.xyz/wordpresspopularity2)

Step 3 – WordPress.org – One-click Installs

Brew the Perfect Cup of Coffee (http://moversandmakers.xyz/perfectcupofcoffee) –

Step 5 – Themes – Premium Themes – Why is Divi Great?

Divi (http://moversandmakers.xyz/divi)

Elegant Themes Members Area (http://moversandmakers.xyz/etmembers)

Part 2 – Building

(See above for resources from Introduction and Fundamentals)

Step 6 – Navigation & Pages – The Point

Nielsen Norman Group – Growing a Business Website: Fix the Basics First (http://moversandmakers.xyz/nngdesignpriorities)

Step 6 – Navigation & Pages – The Point – Navigation Overload

Step 6 – Navigation & Pages – Navigation Overload – Organization

Nielsen Norman Group – Centered Logos Hurt Website Navigation (http://moversandmakers.xyz/nngcenteredlogo)

Nielsen Norman Group – Website Logo Placement for Maximum Brand Recall (http://moversandmakers.xyz/nnglogoplacement)

Are You Making These Common Website Navigation Mistakes? (http://moversandmakers.xyz/kmcommonmistakes)

UX Mag – Usability Tip: Don’t Make Me Search for Search (http://moversandmakers.xyz/uxmagsearch)

Step 6 – Navigation & Pages – Custom Header

Lorem Pixel (http://moversandmakers.xyz/lorempixel1920x700)

Step 7 – Homepage – A Hero to Save the Homepage

Wikipedia Hero Definition (http://moversandmakers.xyz/hero)

Step 7 – Homepage – A Hero to Save the Homepage – Improving the Homepage Hero

Pexels Video Background (http://moversandmakers.xyz/hpbgvideo)

Step 7 – Homepage – Newsletter Opt-in

Google Search: The Importance of Email Marketing (http://moversandmakers.xyz/emailmarketingisimportant)

Aweber (http://moversandmakers.xyz/aweber)

MailChimp (http://moversandmakers.xyz/mailchimp)

MailChimp API Help (http://moversandmakers.xyz/mailchimpapi)

Step 8 – Contact Page – Making a Great Contact Page

Hubspot Contact Form Fields and Conversion (http://moversandmakers.xyz/fewerfieldscontact

Step 8 – Contact Page – Contact Hero

Contact Page Hero BG (http://moversandmakers.xyz/contactherobg)

Step 8 – Contact Page – Contact Page Contact Form

Add this to your “Add code to the < head > of your blog” field:

Step 9 – About Page – Building an About Section – About Page Heroes

About Page Hero BG (http://moversandmakers.xyz/aboutheadbg)

Step 9 – About Page – Building an About Section – Primary About Page – About the Brand Subsection.

A Lorem Pixel Image (http://moversandmakers.xyz/lorempixel500x500)

Step 10 – Products/Services Page – Creating a Great Product Page – What Makes a Great Product Page?

Final Credit Card  (http://moversandmakers.xyz/finalcreditcard)

Step 10 – Products/Services Page – Building a Product Page – Solution

Product Page Hero BG (http://moversandmakers.xyz/productherobg)

Step 10 – Products/Services Page – Building a Product Page – Ease

Video for the Ease section of the Product Page (http://moversandmakers.xyz/producteasevid)

Step 11 – Articles Page – Building an Articles Page

Articles Hero Image (http://moversandmakers.xyz/articlesherobg)

Step 12 – Support Page – Building a Support Page

Support Hero Image (http://moversandmakers.xyz/supportherobg)

Step 13 – Resources Page – Building a Resources Page

Dreamhost Panel (http://moversandmakers.xyz/dreamhostpanel)

Alternative URL to use without a Dreamhost account (http://moversandmakers.xyz/dreamhost)

Dreamhost Logo (http://moversandmakers.xyz/dreamhostlogo)

Resources Hero BG (http://moversandmakers.xyz/resourcesherobg)

Part 3 – Going Live

(See above for resources from Introduction and Fundamentals)

Step 14 – Legal Page – The Point

Privacy Policy (http://moversandmakers.xyz/wikiprivacy)

Step 14 – Legal Page – Privacy Policy

PII (http://moversandmakers.xyz/wikipii)

IP is PII 1 (http://moversandmakers.xyz/ipispii1)

Step 14 – Legal Page – Creating a Legal Page

Sample Legal Page (http://moversandmakers.xyz/samplelegal)

Legal Page Template (http://moversandmakers.xyz/samplelegaltemplate)