How much does it cost to build a WordPress website?

How long is a piece of string? It depends what you’re looking for. Basic limited blogs are free, but a fully functional custom designed and built WordPress website usually costs £1,500 – £10,000.

How do I create a free WordPress website? offers limited free packages that allow you to set up a basic website using standard templates, with ads. Alternatively if you already have web hosting it probably comes with free WordPress installation that will allow you to set up your own site without the restrictions of free website packages.

We’ve described all the differences between and, and how you can tell which one’s in use on your website.

How do I build a WordPress website?

If you just need a blog is the best place to start. If you need further custom design and functionality, like e-commerce, people like us can work with you to design and build a fully bespoke WordPress website that you can then take on and edit yourself.

How do I get started with WordPress?

Start with a free package on if a basic blog is all you need – it’s pretty simple. If you need something much more customised with bespoke design or functionality there are many free courses available on and

Does WordPress cost money? websites are hosted by WordPress and they have a limited free package. is software you can download for free but you’ll need to pay and set up hosting and a web domain for it yourself. We’d be happy to help, of course.

Is WordPress easy to use for a beginner?

It’s easy to set up basic websites with As for self-hosted websites, once it’s all set up it’s fairly easy to install themes and edit content. Page builders like Elementor and Divi allow fairly easy drag and drop WYSIWYG editing.

How long will it take to learn WordPress

A web developer working on his ownIf you’re generally confident signing up for things on the internet you can set up a basic WordPress website right away. To design and develop your own fully custom WordPress website you’d need at least basic proficiency in HTML, CSS, PHP and JavaScript and understanding of how web servers use databases and are hosted.

Can I learn WordPress on my own?

Yes, in fact many web developers and coders start by teaching themselves. There are many free courses available on and


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Author: Aidan Ashby

Aidan is a web and branding designer living in Bristol, UK. He’s a cautious optimist and is loathe to discuss himself in the third person. He loves pancakes and has a perpetual desire to just be sat in the woods with his feet up in front of a bonfire.

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