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    • jeff_chandler
    • By jeff_chandler 4th Mar 18, 6:28 PM
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    Building a web site
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    • 4th Mar 18, 6:28 PM
    Building a web site 4th Mar 18 at 6:28 PM
    Hi all.
    I have just come from Hospital where I have undergone a total knee replacement and now have time on my hands.
    I have been keen to have my own website for a while now and thought this would be the perfect time to go ahead and create one. I have seen many TV adverts for these so called free to make sites but are they any good?
    I phoned someone weeks before I went in hospital and he replied just after my admission and wanted almost 500 for making one. A bit steep I thought.
    So, which one would suit and which are the easiest to make and understand. I'm not a computer wizard but I understand the basics.
    All I want is to record my travels and place a few pics on it. I'm also a real and craft beer buff and write blogs about the places we've been.

    Kind regards Jeff.
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    • Norman Castle
    • By Norman Castle 4th Mar 18, 7:55 PM
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    I've used Wix and Weebly. They're free and very easy to use. Try them to see what you can do.
    Last edited by Norman Castle; 04-03-2018 at 7:59 PM.
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    • Oli.s
    • By Oli.s 4th Mar 18, 8:16 PM
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    • 4th Mar 18, 8:16 PM
    Hi Jeff? Why not just create a wordpress site? These are free. Think if you prefer you can also add your own domain.
    Originally posted by CreditCardJunkie
    I'd echo this, a wordpress site would be free and they are easy to set up and would suit your requirements as a blog style site.
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