In the not so distant past, creating a small business website took a lot of time and money. Unless you knew how to code using HTML, CSS, and PHP, you had to pay a lot of money for a web designer to do it for you. It was a drawn-out process too as it took a lot of back and forth between you and the designer to ensure you got the website you wanted.
Nowadays, it is easier than ever to set up a business website. You need to know how to code and it costs a fraction of what