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Adding New Features to Your Site1:08 with Zac Gordon
As your site grows and your needs and goals expand you will at some point want to add new features on to your site. In this video we will take a look at some common examples of new features and discuss when it’s appropriate to try something yourself or when it’s better to hire a WordPress professional. If you can accomplish the new features with an easy to setup and use plugin, you may be able to take on the project yourself.
When you first make a website, you may want more features than you can afford.
For example, for our tour site we may have ideally wanted things like testimonials,
videos from past trips, or a big interactive map charting all of our destinations.
Rather than trying to add everything at once,
it's better to launch a site with the essentials first and then add on later.
If you meet your initial goals and generate more income or publicity for your business,
then you will likely generate enough revenue to pay for the new additions.
What features you add will depend on what goals you set for your site and what features people request.
For simple features, like a testimonials page, you may be able to create the new page yourself and then add it to the main menu.
However, if you want people to be able to submit testimonials online and then have them show up on different pages throughout the site,
you'll likely need to work with a WordPress developer.
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