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There seem to be lots of web builders out there. Wix, Wordpress and others. Which one should I use and should I use any at all or just get some to build the site?

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Wordpress claims states that about or around 25% of all websites use it's platform. The platforms you asked about have their pluses & minus and fan base. Since I am more familiar with wordpress, that is the 1 I can speak about.
https://wordpress.org/hosting/ here wordpress talks about hosting a wordpress website.
My suggestion would be to go to youtube.com and search for wordpress Avada Theme tutorials. watch several and then you will have a good idea of what type of website you want to create, how a wordpress Theme works and if this is the path for you to create a website. There are many Themes for wordpress and Avada is just 1 of them.
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P.S. a short cut would be to have someone upload wordpress to a hosting company, install the slider/header photos, contact info, etc and all you do is add the content, maybe pay that person for 1-2 hours to show you the features and how to use each feature, save a lot of time, frustration.
 

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Wordpress is the easiest for upkeep and customization. Squarespace is very easy and will give you a snazzy looking site, but might not be well-suited for ongoing content addition.
 

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Squarespace. Packed with features and beautiful themes.
Weebly. Perfect for anyone looking for something easy to use.
Wix. True drag-and-drop.
Voog. Good for multilingual websites.
Strikingly. The best website builder for one page websites.
Ucraft. Flexible editor.
XPRS.
 

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Weebly is easy but you pay for it in SEO issues

Weebly is easy to use but has problems with SEO that you don't readily see unless you look deep into the code after the pages are built. One of the big issues for me is that Weebly renames your pictures that you put on your website. It may seem minor - but, if they take a picture named Tampa-FL-hood-cleaning-company.jpg and they rename it to 9773979thr8080.jpg, you lose. So, as much as I like building in Weebly because it's easy, I wouldn't do it.

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Wordpress is the most flexible for all CMS builders, but there are many solutions for using a 'builder' to create a custom-coded website without a service like wix or squarespace as well.
 

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100% Wordpress but you need to know how to use it.


Wordpress is like an iphone. And iphones does nothing just like a site with wordpress does nothing. All your plugins and custom graphics are like your apps.
 

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Wordpress requires a bit of education to really use it. If you don't want to become a Wordpress guru you might want to stay away. Especially true if you "just want to run a house cleaning business" and don't want to be a programmer. If all you want is a simple web site that is like a flyer or brochure then you might go with something simple like Square or Wix. Pick one that is designed for simplicity. Sometimes entrepreneurs want to do everything and one thing to learn in business is to spend your time on what you do best and let others do what you are not skilled at. Personally, I contract out to a marketing person to do this stuff for me.

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We Recommend Weebly

Hi topnotch, my team and I have worked on a number of client websites, building one sole trader sites and up to international business websites. We have found that most platforms (Weebly, Wix, Wordpress etc.) all have a similar drag and drop platform which offers the most flexibility for beginners when building a website. In our opinion, Wordpress is slightly more difficult to use as Paul Newcastle Carpets mentioned in his comment. So if you or anyone else is looking to build a website from scratch as a beginner, we would suggest Weebly or Wix. A recent carpet and upholstery cleaning website we built for a client in Sunderland, UK was carpetcleaningsunderland.com

Please contact us if you would like any tips, we're always happy to help. Additionally, if you would like to see other websites that we have built we can also provide you with these.

Wish you all the best.
 

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Definitely like someone already
previously wrote Wordpress
is very easy to use
you don't need any advanced courses
only need to be additionally installed
several plugins.
But the most important thing is that you want to
embrace it all.
Good luck.
 

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Even if your website pages take the least time to load, it is of no value when the interested customers can’t even access the site. In this day and age, the uptime of a website has to be at least 99.94% on average. So any web host who provides any lower uptime percentage than that, is not worth considering. Some hosts even promise to compensate if the website ever goes down for longer than they promised. Pick a provider who is confident enough in their capabilities and whose uptime history for other clients align with their claims.I can confidently recommend hostingfoundry.com
 

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Opening a website is not just about hosting
but also its correct structure
and that's a bigger problem than finding it
fast hosting
 
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