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Hi there!

Hi there! Im new here and just started learning about using a WordPress because my purpose is to built an e-comerrce website for my designed furniture and accessories. My idea is pretty near by the vision of www.droog.com because I want to include shop, news and different articles about design, so I wonder - is WordPress the best solution for me and should I bought a theme or customize the vision by myself. Droog.com is my favourite minimalistic design site and I really want to make mine with the same vibes and style. (If my post is not proper for this forum Im sorry for confusing all of you guys)

Kind Regards Jen

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I don't know how skilled you are in web development but doing it on your own is quite a lot of work as you might probably know. Based on what you said :

I want to include shop, news and different articles about design

Wordpress is indeed a solution, you could create an online-shop using the woocommerce plugin which is free, or another one if needed, and adding news and different articles won't be an issue neither as you can easily do that with wordpress.

For the theme, this relies on the end design you want, If I were you I would simply browse some websites selling themes such as this one, which is focused on woocommerce.

If you find something close to your needs, you could take it and then adapt it to be sure it suits your needs. If ever you don't find what you want, then in this case, you could do all the theme on your own.

This would take more or less time, depending on your skills.

Thanks a lot! I downloaded some free woo-comerce theme from the site you gave me. For now I`m going to try it and see how far I can go with wordpress. I hope to upgrade my skills soon.

28,736 Points

Don't forget to add the woocommerce plugin once downloaded. There are courses on woocomerce to help you on Treehouse as well.