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HTMLl/CSS vs Wordpress

So Im looking at the website that you can make with WordPress and was thinking how much easier it would be to make a good looking website with WordPress instead of using hours of coding. So I was wondering which is easier and better for web design.

oh and is it possible to make a WordPress website and then edit some of the stuff with css, javascript etc...

2 Answers

Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
5,929 Points

WordPress can be very easy to set up. You can definitely edit the code in WordPress - some themes have an area where you can insert custom code, or you can edit the files directly from the WordPress admin page under Appearance, Editor. If you create a child theme, you can save any changes you make when updates are made to your current theme. Details on creating a child theme are in the how to make a website with wordpress course.

Erik Krieg
Erik Krieg
43,038 Points

Besides using pre-made themes or child themes, it is also not too much extra trouble to learn how build your own custom themes if you already know some php, so WP can be the best of both worlds.