The Raspberry Pi 4 is powerful enough to run a web server to host multiple websites. At least the 8Gb version is. That’s the version I use for this very purpose. As a web designer and developer, I like to host my own websites on my own server. You can find lots of articles which give you bits and bobs of how to setup a web server but this guide is specifically tailored to guide you through not only the server setup – including Apache, MySQL, PHP, virtual hosts configuration and WordPress installation. But also how to configure your web hosting domain, home router and dynamic DNS, in this complete guide to running a live web server on a Raspberry Pi from home.
If you are planning a project to create a new website -whether that be for personal use or business- but you do not have the skills to make the website yourself, what sort of experts do you require? Do you need a website designer or developer (or both)?
In this article, I am going to explain the reasons I have for why you need a website redesign. These are some of the more common reasons and are primarily aimed at business owners. I generally work with small businesses, so a lot of what I say here comes from my experience of working with small businesses.
You want a new website. You have to choose who will design and develop your website. Do you go with a freelancer or an agency? Do they both offer the same services? These are probably some of the questions going through your head and you are unsure where to start. I am going to try and help you decide and give you a guide on the benefits of hiring a remote freelance web designer.
In this guide, I will help you understand why it is a good idea to use WordPress when building a new website for your business.