WEB Looking to start my own site/blog/gallery

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  1. s34s0ns

    s34s0ns OT Supporter

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    I've been toying with the idea of opening up a site for myself to showcase my art.

    I'm kind of shooting in the dark here so what I'm looking for is something that I can use to display and also possibly sell my stuff through. I would also like to be able to update it with posts/information etc. Maybe something along the lines of a "portfolio" type of setup.

    Any advice on where to start? ...getting traffic is a plus, but is really secondary to making it look clean and :cool:.

    Thanks for the help.
     
  2. Browning

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    If you don't really know what you're doing, and would rather not shell out monies for a server, domain name, etc, you might want to just start a hosted wordpress blog. Totally free but you're limited to certain things.

    http://wordpress.com/
     
  3. Browning

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    I've always hosted wordpress myself so I'm not sure if it can be transferred over to your server later on or not.
     
  4. s34s0ns

    s34s0ns OT Supporter

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    I should look into that... so in theory I could mess around with it on wordpress then transfer it to my own domain?
     
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    you should be able to export it as an xml file and then import it on to your install
     
  6. Browning

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    looks like it, yes:)
     
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    Okay cool, I'll get on that.
     
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    :h5: have fun
     
  9. Swift

    Swift http://www.bounceweb.com

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    WordPress is definitely one of the best ways to get started. Get some cool SEO addons and you'll be set for Google too! :big grin:
     

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