Setting up my website–some notes that might be helpful to others

My website was surprisingly easy to set up in WordPress. I found some excellent “how to” instructions from Jane Friedman on the web, and WordPress has a number of free templates that already have built in menus and pages. I chose “Penscratch 2” because I liked the clean look. I bought a WordPress plan because it includes hosting, which for me is much easier than self-hosting, and there are no ads and plenty of storage. I have a premium plan (about $96/year), but a personal plan (about $48/year) would probably work just as well for me.

Here are the how-to links I mentioned:
https://www.janefriedman.com/author-website-components/http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/step-step-guide-build-author-website
https://www.janefriedman.com/using-wordpress-author-websites/
https://www.janefriedman.com/wordpress-themes-for-writers/

The Friedman articles have other useful links.

There are many options for website design, tools and hosting, of course, but this approach worked for me.

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