In order to build a website, you do not need to be a technological genius. But you do need to have the correct tools at your fingertips. One such tool is Bluehost. Bluehost is a web hosting company, one of the largest and most respected in the business. This service makes your website available on the World Wide Web. Paired with Bluehost is the content system WordPress. An understanding of these two systems provides the basis to building your own website.

The Internet and the websites which populate it shape our world. People are increasingly turning to Google — rather than their mothers — to find the answers to their questions. The Internet allows us to do our shopping, banking, working, and much more from the comfort of our own homes. For better or for worse, we rely on the web more now than ever before.

In order to maintain your relevance in this modern world, you need to establish an online presence. As a business, you want to make your products easily accessible. As an employee, you want to maintain a clean online record as to prevent embarrassment for current employers and appeal to future ones. And as an individual, you want to appear contemporary and popular.

No matter your motivation, navigation on the web can be easy. You need not limit yourself to navigation, you can also easily acquire the ability to build your own website. With a quick introduction to the systems on the market right now, you can gain enough knowledge to create your own online presence.

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The course from Udemy titled “Bluehost & WordPress: How to Build a Website from Scratch” presents this knowledge in a step-by-step fashion. Access to a computer connected to wifi is the only necessary prerequisite to this program. The course costs no money but it will direct you to make a Bluehost account once inside.  


You do not need any previous experience in order to understand and benefit from this course; Udemy classifies it as Beginner Level. The intended audience lies in those who do not know how to start a website, face confusion with WordPress and Bluehost, want to create a professional website, or need a remedy to a web hosting issue.

“Bluehost & WordPress: How to Build a Website from Scratch” contains 18 lessons broken down into the 4 sections of “Introduction to Course,” “Creating Your Website,” “Customizing Your Website,” and “Farewell.” You can progress through these lessons at your own pace. Each lecture is less than 10 minutes long and the entire course takes about an hour and a half to complete. This minor time commitment will provide you with the knowledge and resources to sign up for a Bluehost account, to install WordPress to Bluehost, to make your website professional, and to build your website.

Instructor Phil Ebiner has helped over 140,000 people to exhibit their creativity online and make money while doing so. Ebiner exudes his passion for creating as he personally guides you through the process to creating your own website. He encourages questions and wants to ease you into the realm of web design.

“Bluehost & WordPress: How to Build a Website from Scratch” on Udemy not only gives you a taste of building a website, but walks you through the process step-by-step. The introductory level caters to individuals at any point in this process. Due to the course’s structure, broken down by lecture, you can go immediately to the topic you desire. You can also complete the course at your convenience, only needing a computer and access to wifi in order to gain valuable website building knowledge. And, the free cost makes this course, simply a no-brainer.