Converting your website to WordPress

Are you looking to convert a website to WordPress?

Although it’s possible to do this manually, the process can be time-consuming, and it’s easy to make mistakes. This is especially true if you have a heavily-populated site and want to transfer all of your content to a new platform.

Fortunately, you don’t have to do everything yourself. As WordPress experts, FreshySites helps site owners make the conversion and move to WordPress, so they can start enjoying the benefits of this extensive ecosystem.

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Why convert to WordPress?

WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) available, powering the majority of websites across the world.

The platform is free and very beginner-friendly. However, you’ll need to pay for a hosting service and domain name registration.

Removes restrictions

Some first-time site owners opt for all-in-one solutions like Wix or Squarespace, which enable users to build and host their websites on the same platform. However, these solutions are restrictive when it comes to site customization and scalability.

More features, customizations, and settings

WordPress, on the other hand, enables you to build any type of site and customize it however you like. Once you convert to WordPress, you can take advantage of all its features and benefits. You’ll become a WordPress convert and not want to go back to any other platform.

Reasons to convert to WordPress

While there’s no “convert” button to facilitate the switch to WordPress, our expert team of web developers can make the process easy. In fact, you won’t have to do any work — we’ll handle the entire procedure of moving your website to WordPress — from start to finish.

Let’s take a closer look at why you might want to convert your existing site to WordPress.

1. Freedom

As a free and open-source platform, WordPress gives you total control over your site. You own your content, and there are no restrictions.

Other website building solutions may not offer the same degree of freedom and control. If your site is powered by software that is developed and maintained by your hosting company, then you risk losing all of your work if something goes wrong on their end. Thus, the sooner you convert to WordPress the better, since you own the entire site (not just the content).

2. Flexibility

With a WordPress site, you have the ability to back up your content to your computer or a more secure location. You can also easily migrate your WordPress site from one hosting company to another.

By doing a WordPress conversion, you’ll have access to a broad database of free plugins that can amplify your site’s functionality. These include page builders, contact forms, email marketing software, social media tools, and much more. You can even add custom code to your site if you like — something that other platforms don’t let you easily do.

3. Cost

Running a WordPress site is very cost effective. You can download the platform for free, and build a basic yet functional site without breaking the bank.

Switching to WordPress will also save you a lot of money in the long run. You’re not restricted to a fixed monthly or annual fee, as is normally the case with other website builders. After converting your site to WordPress you will need to pay a fee for WordPress hosting. However, down the road, you could switch to a cheaper solution if your current one becomes unaffordable — though weighing the benefits of your provider should be considered before choosing the cheapest option.

4. Unlimited options and features

The sky’s the limit once you’ve become a WordPress convert. There are thousands of themes and templates available, many of which are free. You can also customize these themes to your needs, or use page builders to design your content from scratch.

There’s also a wealth of tools you can use to enhance your site. Whatever feature you might want, there’s likely a plugin that fits your needs. Since WordPress is an open-source platform, there’s a large pool of WordPress developers who are constantly creating new tools for site owners.

Convert to WordPress with a professional team

There’s button to press to switch your website to WordPress. In most cases, it will require re-building your website, but also utilizing your various pieces of content — to ensure your new WordPress website is properly converted with all your desired information. Our in-house team of WordPress conversion experts can recreate your existing website for you, using the WordPress CMS. It’s what we do.

Reap all the benefits of WordPress, without the hassle of converting it yourself.

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Converting your site to WordPress with FreshySites

We’ll be honest with you: converting an existing site to WordPress is no easy task.

While it’s possible to transfer some content (such as posts and images) by using a dedicated plugin, there are some aspects of your site that are not so easily moved over. This includes the design of your pages.

How it works

At FreshySites, during the conversion to WordPress, we’ll work with you to redesign your old site and make it ready for the WordPress world. We’ll do our best to re-create your pages to the smallest detail.

We’ll also be happy to revamp your pages in order to make them more professional and functional. Just tell us what your WordPress goals are, and we’ll make sure you get there.

A little more about us

We are a creative team of web designers and developers dedicated to creating beautiful and responsive websites for our clients. We make it our mission to deliver products and services that perfectly meet your needs and expectations as a business owner.

Over the years, we’ve designed websites for a variety of industries and purposes. We’ve also converted many websites for clients who wanted to make the move to WordPress.

However, that’s not all we do!

What we offer

We guide our clients through the entire site development process. Besides offering fast and reliable website support, we also provide a variety of tailored services to help you grow your business.

  1. Search engine optimization (SEO)
    After converting your WordPress site, it needs to be optimized for Google in order to bring in traffic and drive conversions. Our team of SEO experts will make sure your content ranks high in search engines.
  2. WordPress backups
    While WordPress is a powerful platform, it is also vulnerable to various attacks. At FreshySites, we perform regular backups for your converted WordPress site to keep your mind at ease.
  3. WordPress site maintenance
    Your newly converted WordPress site will also need to be constantly updated, so you don’t run into glitches and technical issues. Our maintenance tools and services will keep your site in tip-top shape and help ensure maximum uptime. Stagnant WordPress websites aren’t good for anyone, so our team can help with maintaining a healthy website.
  4. WordPresss speed optimization
    A slow website can drive people away, which may decrease your conversion rate. Fortunately, our WordPress speed optimization services are designed to improve loading times across your entire site — during the process of converting your existing site to WordPress — and delivers the best possible experience to your visitors.
  5. WordPress support
    Our journey with you does not stop after we convert to WordPress. Our dedicated team will continue to look after your website, to ensure that it runs smoothly and efficiently at all times.

Are you

Ready to switch to WordPress?

Let’s get make you a WP convert.

Being the owner of a WordPress site offers a lot of opportunities. Thanks to the platform’s broad range of tools and features, you should be able to turn your existing site into a profitable business. Whether you want to grow your blog, sell products online, or offer professional services, switching to WordPress is a smart move.

At FreshySites, we completely re-create sites built on other CMS platforms and make them ready for WordPress.

We can even tweak your content and re-design your pages, to ensure that your new WordPress converted site looks professional and enhances the user experience.

Get started with converting your site to WordPress

If you want to learn more about how we can convert your site to WordPress, feel free to contact us for more information! We’ll also answer any questions you may have about this conversion process.

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