One of the biggest questions you have to tackle now when considering a website is whether or not to have a custom designed
site built from scratch (which is what I've been doing for many years now), or to go with a template driven or CMS (Content Management System)
type of website.
There is no one correct Web Design answer for every person or business. To see how a template driven system might differ from a custom built one,
you can see the site
I built here, and the current template driven site here.
To find the best solution to all the design questions and options you must understand your needs, as well as maintenance issues and how you intend to use the site.
For people or small businesses that would like to make a lot of changes consistently, add content or update pages, a CMS system or Blog is
probably a good option for you. One of the biggest and best, which also happens to be free is
For a detailed discussion about this issue as well as a good overview of the entire web design process,
Even if you already have a custom website, adding a Wordpress blog might make a lot of sense for you.
Scroll to the bottom of this page to see some examples.
To get a better understanding about Wordpress and the differences between Wordpress.org and Wordpress.com,
checkout this article.