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WooCommerce online store customization: currencies, locations, taxes, payment methods, shipping and more
$150 $119
Convert your Divi based site to Elementor page builder with ThemeREX Studio
$1,050 $799
If you need to add new icons to your WordPress site according to your design, we can do it for you!
$59 $29
If you need to add new fonts to your WordPress site according to your design, we can do it for you!
$59 $29
Migrate Your Entire Shop (Shopify, Magento, Prestashop, Opencart, Bigcommerce or any other CMS) to WordPress (WooCommerce).
$670 $560
Migrate Your Shop products (Shopify, Magento, Prestashop, Opencart, Bigcommerce or any other CMS) to WordPress (WooCommerce).
$250 $210
Website Security service includes: - Scanning the site for viruses. - Finding viruses, injections, 3rd-party malicious software and code, shells, back-doors. - Fixing site and removing the above mentioned threats. - Providing personalized recommendations for further site usage.
$145 $120
Custom Logo Design. Need a logo for your website or business? Get a professional logo within 5 business days.
$800 $599
Content Development. High-quality SEO texts (up to 1500 words) and 15 royalty-free images on the topic for your website to rank highly on search engine results pages.
$170 $140
Essential SEO services. Best works for starters, new sites or projects that never made a Search Engine Optimization
$839 $699
Essential SEO services. Best works for starters, new sites or projects that never made a Search Engine Optimization
$100 $90
Create a technical assignment (project plan) in accordance with the goals and budget of the project.
$59 $49
Get 1 year website Maintenance from our professional Support team.
$350 $299
This option includes the theme installation on your server with your logo and google map with your address; replacement of the contents and images for up to 6 pages (without the change of the layout); removing the elements that you do not need on your website; setting the icons for your social networks (without the change of the layout), and changing the color scheme.
$420 $350
This option includes the installation of the theme on your server, as well as the import of dummy data. For the theme to be installed on your server, you should have the following server settings: - max_execution_time 600 - memory_limit 256M - post_max_size 32M - upload_max_filesize 32M
$47 $39
We will replace the template’s logo with yours on each page of the template. Customers are required to provide logos in fine quality in .PSD, .EPS, .PNG, or .JPG format. Logo width should be 300px and 600px.
$35 $29
Installation and configuration of the plugins for SEO, security, and cache management.
$59 $49
We will upload the new files of the theme and make a backup version of your existing files.
$60 $50
Optimization of website speed. It includes optimization of website speed on desktop and mobile.
$150 $119
We will make your theme compatible with WooCommerce plugin. We will add shop page with products output, cart page and single product page. We will provide you with information regarding shop customization. (small doc that will guide you where you should make changes).
$119 $99
Adding compatibility with Elementor and rebuilding your site/theme’s headers and footers with Elementor. Rebuilding your pages and posts with Elementor and removing WPBakery shortcodes.
$839 $699
If you need the theme in any other language, we can make a full translation of the language theme files. You should provide us with a text translation.
$72 $60
It includes: - Theme and dummy data Installation - Configuring homepage with your content - Moving up to 10 pages from your old website to the new one, plus 10 blog posts - Extra pages can be ordered separately
$470 $390
If you need to set a new color scheme according to your design, we can do it for you!
$95 $79
This option applies if you need your website at http://your-old-domain/ to be moved to http://your-new-domain/, or if your website at http://yourdomain/subfolder1 needs to be moved to http://yourdomain/ or otherwise to http://yourdomain/subfolder2.
$70 $59
Personal Skype Session. Create your website with the Professional Assistant in your headphones. You may share your screen and our professional agent will guide you through the process.
$60 $50
Adding RTL language compatibility to the theme.
$225 $175
We can replace theme clipart (images) with your own images. Usually images are used in slides, background.. and they have a copyright notice. You can provide us with your images and we will replace theme images with your own (up to 6 pages). Price does not include changes in Photoshop (if this one is required).
$119 $99
This offer will be useful if you need a one-page website with scroll to anchor sections.
$215 $180
This option includes coding 1 page of a site template in HTML5 based on the design of the existing WordPress theme. Fully responsive, with clear code, without plugin markup and classes. It is not just a WordPress convert. Files included: PHP Files, HTML Files, CSS Files, JS Files Compatible Browsers: IE11, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome Estimate time - 14 business days.
$169 $139
Our team will install, activate and set the WPML plugin for up to two languages. We will also edit contents for both languages for up to 6 (six) pages for you.
$300 $250
Website promotion to the top in search engine results, increase of the targeted traffic, monitoring of the link profile. It is optional for an offline business.
$525 $485
On-page and off-page website optimization, improvement of the behavioral factors, complex reproach and technical maintenance. It is the optimal decision for multi-page commercial websites, e-commerce sites, web portals, services, stores that has more than 500 products.
$2,700 $2,613
It is a perfect solution for catalogs and e-commerce websites with a limited budget. It is optional for an offline business.
$924 $878
You will get 1 confirmed company at Google Maps and 1 Facebook spot. That will allow to set up advertising campaigns more effectively.
$79 $66
You will get a document with a detailed analysis of your competitors. Based of this information, it will be possible to predict budgets and terms of the promotion and also to choose the best channels of promotion.
$319 $266
You will get a document with a content publishing schedule, keywords that need to be used and a technical task for a copywriter. Based on this, it will be possible to define a budget for the article writing for entering Google’s top 10.
$343 $286
You will get a document containing links to the tables with the chosen and proven sites for link placements. That will be used in order to make up a budget for a link strategy for entering Google’s top 10 and also you will receive recommendations on working with these sites.
$343 $286
You will get a document with the results of the website usability audit and recommendations on the usability improvement based on the website data. Also, you will get recommendations on how to boost the conversion rate and prolong time spent on the website.
$343 $286
You will get 1 active contextual advertising campaign Google Ads for 100 keywords. If the campaign includes more than 100 keywords, an additional ones can be added for an extra fee of $100 per 100 keywords.
$366 $306
You will get 1 active trading advertising Google Ads campaign with 3 carefully selected audiences. Additional audiences and banners can be created for an extra fee of $ 20 per 1 working hour.
$366 $306
You will get 1 active trading advertising Google Ads campaign for up to 100 products. More products can be added for an additional fee of $100 for 100 products.
$366 $306
You will get 1 working targeted remarketing Google ads campaign with 3 ready advertisements. Additional advertising texts can be created for an extra fee of $20 per 1 working hour.
$366 $306
You will get 1 working targeted advertising campaign aimed to increase your company’s recognition on Facebook and Instagram. The campaign will include 2 groups of ads and 4 single ads. More ads and groups can be added for an extra fee for $20 USD per 1 working hour.
$366 $306
You will get 1 working targeted advertising campaign aimed to increase the number of leads from Facebook or Instagram. The campaign will include 2 groups of ads and 4 single ads. More ads and groups can be added for an extra fee for $20 USD per 1 working hour.
$366 $306
You will get 1 working targeted advertising campaign aimed to increase the conversion rate on Facebook or Instagram. The campaign will include 2 groups of ads and 4 single ads. More ads and groups can be added for an extra fee for $20 USD per 1 working hour.
$366 $306
You will get a set up Google Analytics services that will catch leads and collect the remarketing audience.
$130 $109
You will receive a document containing a detailed technical analysis of the website. Our SEO-specialits will detect the factors stopping the website from entering Google’s top 10 and you willl also get professional recommendations on their optimization.
$344 $286
We will write 1 (one) unique SEO article. It will have 500+ words including 2-3 keywords in a text.
$60 $50
Get 6 months of technical support from our professional Support team.
$29 $24

How to Make a Website. Step-by-Step Guide How to Easily Create Your Site

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Ready to make a website? In this step-by-step guide we will talk about all your options, and how you can easily create your website with no coding skills required.

Let’s start from the very basic thing. What is website? In simple terms, a website is a collection of pages placed on a web server and organized typically under the same domain name.

Generally speaking, there are 2 ways to build a good professional website. The first way is to code it yourself using modern coding languages. Obviously, this way requires plenty of time, efforts, skills and knowledge.

The second way is to use existent site builder, framework, content management system, etc. If you choose this way, your site development will be much easier and more pleasant. And we strongly recommend choosing this way.

Best Content Management Systems & Site Builders

There are multiple content management systems (CMSs) and site builders on the market for modern website. The most popular ones are WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Shopify, Squarespace, Wix, etc.

Below is the market share of each platform. Gray bar is a share among all sites in the net. And green bar is a share among CMS systems.

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As you can see the vast majority of all sites are made with WordPress CMS. And its market share is growing each month.

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The reason of such an amazing growth is that this CMS has a very strong community. It develops plenty of free plugins and widgets. Most of WordPress contributors are open to give a hand to beginners.

Moreover, the engine is constantly supported and a user can update it with 1 click. Above all, it was made to be understandable and manageable by both newbie and professional developer.

So, if you want to build a website and not sure which platform to choose, we strongly recommend using WordPress.

Let’s proceed with the specific steps to create your site.

Step 1. Choose Your Site Domain Name

Domain name is a unique name of your website. Also, it is a web address where internet users can find your site. For example, our domain name is themerex.net. You can find it in a browser search field.

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It is crucial to choose a correct domain name. It influences your SEO, reputation and brand memorability.

Here are some general recommendations for picking a domain name.

  • Pick a branded name over the general one. In long term prospective it is always better to associate your domain name with your brand rather than using general keywords. For example, if one owns a pizzeria “Sanchos”, it is better to go with something like sanchos.com than pizzeria.com.
  • It should be easy to spell & read. Don’t make your domain name too long or too complicated to read/remember. Your customers shouldn’t have any problems typing your site name and access your web page.
  • Pick .com over .org or .info. Intuitively web users want to go to .com websites. This extension is much more popular and easy to type, read and remember.
  • Avoid numbers, underscores and dashes if it’s possible. Don’t give your customers a chance to make a mistake. Try to use only letters.
  • Make sure your domain name is available. There is a chance that the domain name you pick is already used by other site. Therefore, you need to check it first. Luckily, there are plenty of free tools available online.

 In fact, this process is not that easy as it seems to be. Therefore, we’ve prepared a step-by-step guide how to choose the domain name correctly.

Step 2. Choose a Web Hosting Provider

Web hosting companies provide a space on their web servers and data centers, where site owners can place their websites. They make sure your site is loading well and constantly accessible through the web.

Also, good hosting providers give convenient tools to facilitate your work over the website. Hence, it’s extremely important to choose a good hoster.

Here are some main qualities of good modern hosting provider.

  • Security. You want your site to be in a safe place.
  • Speed. Your visitors shouldn’t wait too long while your site is loading.
  • Uptime. Hosting company has to make sure your site is always up and running, no matter whether they have any difficulties with their software or hardware.
  • Support. In case you have any questions or difficulties, the hoster has to be ready to assist you.
  • Services. The company has to be ready to provide you with any kind of web hosting related services, even if you don’t need them right now.
  • Price. Nobody wants to pay more, if it is cheaper somewhere else.

We are 10+ years in web design and development. We had a chance to work with dozens if not hundreds of different hosting providers. So, we came up with a list of TOP 3 web hosting companies in the world for modern website:

We strongly recommend using one of these 3 hosting providers for your future website.

And here is the detailed guide how to choose the best web hosting provider.

Step 3. Create an Account and Install WordPress

So, we already picked our platform (WordPress), chose our site domain name and the web hosting provider. Our personal pick is BlueHost. We’ve been partners with them for a long time, and our site visitors now have 50% discount with them.

Let’s see how to create an account with this hosting provider.

First, get our discount by visiting our BlueHost Promo-Page.

Then, click on “Get Started Now” button.

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On the next screen you can choose a suitable hosting plan, considering main features and prices.

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Once the plan is selected, you will be headed to the screen where you can enter the desired domain name.

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If you don’t have a domain registered yet, fill in the left field. BlueHost will register it for you. In case the domain name is unavailable, the system will worn you.

However, if you already have a domain name registered, fill in the right field and click “Next”.

Now, you will need to add your Billing information.

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Once all the billing information is filled in and the payment processed successfully you will get an access to your BlueHost Account.

Now, let’s install WordPress on your server.

Login to your BlueHost Dashboard and navigate: My Sites -> Create Site.

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This will enable the installation wizard. Just follow the steps. First, choose the site name and tagline:

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Then choose a domain and optional free plugins:

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Make sure to save the access credentials.

Next, click “Go back to My Sites”:

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You will find your new site in your BlueHost Dashboard. Click “Log into WordPress”.

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For more details and ways to install WordPress make sure to check our post on how to install WordPress correctly.

Great job! You’ve successfully installed your WordPress. Now let’s pick a good Theme for your site.

Step 4. Choose & Install WordPress Theme

WordPress Theme (or some people call it WordPress Template) is a crucial part of your future WordPress site. It defines the look of your website, ensures compatibility with required plugins and provides general site functionality. Therefore, you need to choose a high quality WP Theme.

Here are some qualities that any good WordPress template must have:

  • SEO-friendly
  • Crossbrowser
  • Responsive
  • Fast load
  • User-friendly
  • Gets regular updates
  • Has mostly positive customer reviews

Next, think about functionality you would need. For instance, if you are looking for a charity WordPress theme, it has to have donations and events management systems. Or if you build a medical clinic site, it should be equipped with an online booking functionality.

The best places to get high quality WordPress Themes are: ThemeREX WordPress Themes and ThemeForest.

Here is also a detailed step-by-step guide How to Choose the Best WordPress Theme.

When you chose and downloaded the theme it’s time to install it into your WordPress.

Log in to your WordPress dashboard. Link to your dashboard will look like: DomainName/wp-admin. Let’s imagine your domain name is example.com. Then your dashboard link is: example.com/wp-admin.

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Enter your username and password.

Once you are successfully logged in, navigate: Appearance – Themes and click “Add New” button.

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On the next screen click “Upload Theme”.

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Then, just chose your theme on your PC and click “Install”.

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On the next screen click “Activate”.

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Some themes have a setup wizard that walks you through the next steps of your site development. For example:

Rhodos - Business WordPress theme

Gutentype - Blog WordPress Theme

The wizard will help you to install and activate required plugins, upload demo data and start a basic customization process.

However, if you chose the theme without a wizard, here is how you can proceed further manually.

Navigate: Plugins – Installed Plugins and click “Begin Installing Plugins”.

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In a new window check all the plugins, choose “Install” in a Bulk Actions dropdown and click “Apply”.

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It will take some time for WordPress to install the plugins. The page will be refreshed once the process is completed. You will need to click “Return to Required Plugins Installer”.

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Here you will need to check all the plugins, choose “Activate” in a dropdown and click “Apply”.

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This process also may take some time. When all required and recommended plugins are installed you can proceed with dummy data installation. Different themes may have different dummy data installation ways. But in most of the cases it’s: Appearance – Install Dummy Data.

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Demo content installation requires some time as well, so be patient while it is loading on your server. Usually it takes no longer than 2-4 minutes. Once the import process is finished you will get an exact copy of the theme demo on your site.

Step 5. Must Have WordPress Plugins

Most required plugins will be uploaded by your theme during the theme installation. However, there are some “must have” plugins you need to install, if they were not installed by the theme. Here is the list with the essential free WordPress plugins.

  • UpdraftPlus. No matter whether you are a beginner or an experienced WordPress user, your site needs to have a backup. There are can be different situations like your hosting / server may suddenly crash, some of your files / databases may be accidently deleted or moved. UpdraftPlus gives an option to make a full backup of your site. Moreover, it can store a copy on a remote storage. It’s great, especially of your server goes down. 
  • Yoast SEO. Certainly, you want your site to be seen by Google, Yahoo and be on their 1st pages. Yoast SEO helps you to optimize your metadata and site content in most effective way. This plugin has both free and premium version. But free one is more than enough for the beginning. 
  • W3 Total Cache. Good site speed brings plenty of advantages. It positively influences your SEO and provides better user experience for your visitors. This plugin improves your site performance and reduces your page speed.
  • Contact Form 7. When it comes to building contact forms on your site, the #1 choice is Contact Form 7 WP plugin. It helps to easily create any number of contact forms with any set of fields. 
  • Wordfence Security. Obviously, safety comes first. The plugin identifies and blocks malicious traffic, suspicious requests, protects from force attacks, scans site files (theme, plugins and core), repairs overwritten files and more. Also, Wordfence Security helps to set two-factor authentication, CAPTCHA, block attackers by IP, Host etc.

The plugin has both free and premium versions. But even a free one is still quite powerful.

Certainly, you may not need some of these plugins in your project if you use other plugins with similar functionality.

Let’s see how you can install these free plugins. In your WordPress dashboard navigate: Plugins – Add New.

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In a search field of new window type the plugin name and click “Install Now”.

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The Installation may take from 30 sec to 1 minute. Once the plugin is installed click “Activate”.

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Great job! You’ve installed and activated your plugin and you can start working with it.

Step 6. Customize Your WordPress Site

When you installed your WordPress theme, plugins and imported demo data, you can proceed with a customization.

This stage requires some time and patience. If you want to save your time you can order a professional customization from our Custom Studio Team.

Always start with what the theme offers you. Most of the theme authors provide, what we call, “Theme Panel” or “Theme Options”. It’s a place, where you can control main options of your theme. For example, logo, title, general settings, color schemes, header & footer settings, layout, etc.

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Most of our themes have the theme options panel. So, make sure to start your customization from there.

The next step is a WordPress Customizer. You can find a link on the top bar of your screen.

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On the left side of your screen you will see available settings.

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Go through them one-by-one to see what else you can customize. Sometimes you don’t need these options immediately, but may need in a future.

The next step is managing your site content. If you’ve imported the entire dummy data, go to your WordPress dashboard and navigate: Pages – All pages.

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In a new window pick the pages you’d like to delete, in “bulk actions” drop down menu choose “Move to Trash” and click “Apply”.

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Do the same with blog posts. Navigate: Posts – All Posts. Then, pick the articles you don’t need and delete them.

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If your theme goes with WooCommerce store, you can do the same with the products. Navigate: Products – All Products and delete those you don’t need.

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Next step is setting up your site menu. Navigate Appearance – Menus.

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Please note, your theme may have multiple menus, so choose the one you need to modify and set which one is your main menu.

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You can drag-n-drop menu options to change the structure and hierarchy.

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Also, you can add new menu items on the left side of the screen. Choose the item type, check the box and press “add to Menu”.

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If you need to create a new page, navigate in your dashboard: Pages – Add New.

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If your theme is equipped with WPBakery (previously known as a Visual Composer) on the next screen fill in the page title and click “Frontend Editor”.

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Then, you will see a new page with a WPBakery frontend editor enabled.

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Click “+” button to see the available shortcodes that you can use on a page.

However, if your theme goes with Elementor Page Builder, navigate: Pages – Add New.

And on a new screen click “Edit with Elementor”.

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You will see a new page with the Elementor Dashboard on the left side.

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If you want to create a new blog post, navigate: Posts – Add New. And repeat the previously described step depending on the page builder you got.

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Here is a good example how to install and customize your WordPress Blog site based on Marcell WordPress Blog Theme.

Another great example of setting up an Agency site based on Eject Creative WordPress Theme.

And one more case for Real Estate Agencies site made with Good Homes WordPress Theme.

Before publishing your pages and posts make sure your content is well optimized by search engines. As it was mentioned, the easiest way to do that is to install Yoast SEO Plugin. It automatically adds it’s panel on every post and page of your site.

yoast-seo

You will be able to manage: meta title, meta description, keywords. Also, it helps you to arrange your content properly. It will reveal and highlight any imperfections. Above all, you can manage whether to allow/disallow Google index your page and set the meta data for social media.

Also, Yoast SEO has its own menu in your WordPress dashboard.

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It’s also strongly recommended to go through the settings and set suitable options and macroses.

Step 7. Add Google Analytics

You are almost done. When you have your content and pages ready, make sure to track your traffic and user behaviour on your site. The best way is to set Google Analytics (GA). If you don’t have an account yet here is the link. When you register an account with Google Analytics you will get a tracking code that needs to be added to all your site pages. Most of modern WordPress themes provide easy GA implementation in theme panel. Here is how it is done in Rhodos WordPress theme.
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You can add your API Key, Analytics code and Remarketing code. However, if your theme doesn’t have this option, go ahead and use a free plugin Google Analytics Dashboard.  It’s very easy to use. When you install and activate the plugin you will simply need to add your tracking code.
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When your tracking code is set on your website, go ahead and check if it works with your GA account. You will just need to open any of your site pages and see whether your Google analytics shows active users.

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If you see yourself there the GA was set successfully.

In order to save your time, you always can order any part of website development from our Custom Web Studio. They can do everything starting with WordPress installation services and ending with turnkey website development. So, you may delegate the job to professionals and concentrate on what you really like to do.

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