Why hire WordPress freelancer in Malaysia
if you can do it yourself?
Here are the 4 easy steps for you to create website yourself without hire any WordPress freelancer in Malaysia.
Before We Start
What is WordPress
WordPress is the most popular content management system to create website or blog. In fact, WordPress powers more than 40% (2021) of all the websites on the Internet. Based on Usage Statistics and Market Share by W3 Techs, there is more than 27 millions WordPress website worldwide, more than 20,000 WordPress website in Malaysia.
Why use WordPress
1. Is Free and Open-Source;
2. Always up-to-date up with latest trends;
3. Always up-to-date with Security patch;
4. Easy to learn with the huge community;
5. Easy to scale up / expand with themes and plugins;
6. SEO Friendly & Google love it;
7. Do not lock down like WIX / SquareSpace / Shopify
Let’s start how to create a website
What is web hosting?
Web hosting is the place to your website files live, is like your house where your website live.
What is domain name?
Domain name is an address that people type in the browser to go to your website.
Web hosting is your house & domain name will be your address for the visitor to visit you.
For better SEO, get Top-level domain (LTD) example like: .com; .net; .org & .edu.
You may check up Domain Names — SEO Best Practices by Moz
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WordPress Hosting Suggestion
I had tried / use more than 10 web hosting company in the pass, here are some web hosting companies that I’m using.
ServerFreak is very famous is among the local WordPress Community, reasons that their affordable price, support and Powered by LITESPEED with LSCache. With LSCache, you don’t additional cost of getting additional cache plugin.
Cloudways WordPress Cloud Hosting
If you like to use WooCommerce and need to use Cloud VPS like Digital Ocean, Linode, GCP, or AWS, Cloudways makes it easier for you. You get to configure the specification that suits your needs. Unlike shared hosting, you do not share resources with others.
If you need Lightning-Fast Web Hosting, Top Notch Security with Professional-Grade Web Application Firewall, with personalize WordPress’s theme, and Plugin Management, Daily Backup, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and many more, we will manage your WordPress website for you 🙂
Choose the right WordPress theme
Theme is like the cloth of your website, you may choose the most suitable theme that suite your business website.
WordPress Theme Repository
You can find all kinds of FREE themes, from blog to news portal to business to eCommerce website.
Import website demo
After the demo is installed, you may use page builder Elementor to replace the image & text with your content.
Please note that Elementor is Page Builder, not post builder, to create post, please use WordPress editor – Gutenberg.
Here are some MUST-HAVE
plugins for WordPress website.
Google Site kit is the official WordPress plugin from Google for insights about how people find and use your site.
SEOPress is a powerful WordPress SEO plugin to optimize your SEO, boost your traffic, improve social sharing, build custom HTML and XML Sitemaps, create optimized breadcrumbs, add schemas / Google Structured data types, manage redirections 301 and so much more.
Shortpixel Image optimization plugin. There is no better compression result than ShortPixel. It compresses images and PDFs, WebP convert, and many more.
WP Fluent Forms create contact Forms are just a few clicks away. Select your form fields, click on them or just drag & drop them to the editor, put some dynamic conditional logics if necessary.
NinjaFirewall (WP Edition) is a true Web Application Firewall. It allows any blog administrator to benefit from very advanced and powerful security features that usually aren’t available at the WordPress level, but only in security applications such as the Apache ModSecurity module or the PHP Suhosin extension.
Simple History works as a log/history/audit log/version history of the most important events that occur on WordPress.
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Tips, Tutorials and Resources
Malaysia WordPress Community
WordPress Meetup is for all WordPress users from new to experienced to get together and discuss all things WordPress.
Regardless of whether you use WordPress for business or pleasure, as a blogger, developer, or designer, our monthly meetups are sure to help you get the most out of this amazing open-source software.
We would love for you to be a part of our welcoming, active and enthusiastic group. So please join us and come along to the next event!
Just like WordPress, joining the group and attending our meetup is absolutely free!
Malaysia Elementor Community
Calling all Elementor enthusiasts! Malaysia Elementor users unite and meet to share, learn and support one another.
Happy Client Success Stories
Search results rank in 0 position with accordion from website’s FAQ.
Problem: Website build more than 10 years ago without proper site structure and it didn’t get proper index by Google.
Solutions: Rebuild website with Better SEO Site Structure
The website get proper index by Google with Featured Snippets in 0 position, Accordion in Search Results and Site links.
Website rank number 1 in search result, above Taobao and Shopee.
Problem: Website ranking dropping to page 6 due to an “enhancement” done by another web design agency.
Solutions: On-page SEO, Technical SEO and WordPress Management
Fine-tuned the website On-page SEO and Technical SEO. Plus solve out the problems of WordPress cores, theme and plugins.
Website rank number 1 targeted keywords in local search result.
Problem: Website original is build with WIX and is hard to find in Google, client tired of spending ads on digital marketing.
Solutions: Convert WIX to WordPress with Better SEO
Rebuild WIX to WordPress with keywords research, competitors research, better SEO content and site structure.