Divi and Elementor Website Page Builders To Create Websites without having to learn CSS or HTML Programming

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Divi and Elementor website page builders are the two (2) most popular WordPress plugins to build amazing websites on WordPress Content Managements System (CMS) without having to learn HTML and CSS programming languages.  Both plugins comes with all the necessary website elements like headers, textbox, image box, column and rows .  So, all the website builder can do is drag and drop onto a page and build up a fabulous website on WordPress. If are an tech savy SME owner, student, or freelancer and interested to build a website Divi or Elementor site builder can make it easy for you. Also, in terms of cost, building  a website with Divi or Elementor is far more cheaper than engaging a professional web programmer. Here are steps:

  1. Choose your domain name

First thing to do is to think about your domain name. The name of your SME or your website. It should be short, easy to remember and catchy for people to remember. Especially, if the website for SME or organization, it should not be the full name of the organization. For example, Bank South Pacific (BSP), their domain is bsp.com.pg. Many organizations will use initials as domain name. Once you have decided on your domain name, next is to look for a website hosting provider.

  1. Choose a Web Hosting Platform

Now, you have a domain name but where will your domain or website live on the internet. This is where webhosting is important. There are so many web hosting companies to choose from to host your domain. Some of the popular webhosting providers on the cloud (internet) includes  www.bluehost.com, www.dreamhost.com, www.hostgator.com  and etc.  You can do a Google Search with key words like “ Best Webhosting Sites” or “Best Hosting Sites Reviews “. Look for their pricing plan, customer support,  number of websites under the pricing plan and etc.

Once you have decided on the hosting provider, make sure you select Managed WordPress hosting plan. This is important if you have less technical skills. The hosting providers will take care of your most of your technical aspects of things and less on your site.

Once, you have selected webhosting, you can sign up to begin the process of registering your domain. The first thing  you will fill in is your domain name. Simply fill in the prepared domain name and rest of the process is very simple.

For this you will require a Debit Visa Card from your bank. The hosting provider will require you to register your Visa Card during the initial registration process and payment. The subsequent Monthly or Annual subscription fee for hosting your website will be automatically charged or deducted from your Bank Account tied to your Visa Card whenever it is due.

You will also need a working email address that will be required by the hosting provider for communication purposes.

3-Installing WordPress

Once you have completed your registration and payment, you will be given Login Access to your Portal by the Hosting provider. Once you are inside, you will have the what is termed as the Dashboard where you can Install WordPress Content Management System (CMS).  Look for the various menu options available on the Dashboard and install WordPress.

It should be straightforward installation and once completed you have a blank WordPress website. You also have thousands of Demo website Themes. You can activate one as place holder for now.

If you are new to WordPress, you can do YouTube Search for tutorials on installing WordPress websites.

  1. Pay for Divi or Elementor Website Page Builder

Think of WordPress CMS as your blank canvas to paint. Once that you have the canvas, you obviously need the paintbrushes, paints and all other necessary accessories to paint. This is the where Divi or Elementor page builders plugin brings. All the elements you may need to build your website.

To pay and Divi or Elementor page builder, go to their respective websites, pay, and download the plugin. Plugin is downloadable ZIP File.

www.elementor.com

https://www.elegantthemes.com/

Inside your client portal dashboard, you will be required to generate your API keys  (like serial numbers) for each website. One API key will be for one WordPress website. Copy your API key and save it somewhere using either Notepad or Microsoft Word Application.

  1. Login into your WordPress Dashboard and configure your Elementor or Divi

Login back into your WordPress website dashboard and install the Elementor or Digi Plugin.

Then the Elementor or Digi plugin settings, they will be a place to enter your API key. Copy the API key and paste it then, click button to invoke and verify with Divi or Elementor. It should be straight forward.

Once activated and confirmed you are ready to use the page builder.

Both Elementor and Elegant themes (Divi creator) have step by step tutorials on their websites as part of their supports services. They also maintain their YouTube Channels for video demonstrations as well.

All it requires is a bit of time to go through these tutorials and then start build your website.

  1. Divi or Elementor Prebuild Website Templates.

Divi and Elementor plugins also comes with Prebuild Website Templates, you can go through the list and choose a template of your choice. The site will be created and then you will polish up the content with your own content. Prebuilt Website feature is great for those who have limited time to set up their website. You can also modify or delete any element you don’t need.

They have also integrated AI assistance as well to assist with AI assisted site creation.

In summary

  • Decide your website domain address
  • Pay and sign up for Managed WordPress hosting
  • Pay and sign up for Divi or Elementor Page Builder plugin. Generate your API Key
  • Login into WordPress dashboard and invoke Divi or Elementor Plugin API and activate it on WordPress
  • Build your website pages with Divi or Elementor Drag and Drop elements

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