The Open Desk

Margie Beilharz

Freelance editor and writer in science, environment, education, health

As promised in my talk at the 2019 national editors conference Beyond the Page, here are some useful resources to help you put together a website.

Setting up a domain name and website in Australia

Choosing and registering a domain name in Australia, including a or name:

Setting up a website:

About vs comparison: plans and prices:

Glossary of terms:

Creating your website support:

Online WordPress tutorials:

Browse themes:

Tweaking your website

Test the speed:

Optimise your images (reducing file size) before uploading to WordPress: SEO basics:

WordPress widgets: