Once your CMS is installed on your web server, the next task is to design your website’s template, also called theme. Instead of attempting to improve upon the default template, my advice is that you find a professional-looking template that closely fits your purposes, and then modify it according to your visitors’ needs. This will simplify your design work immensely. If WordPress is your CMS of choice, then you can find a quality template at WordPress’s own theme directory.*
Even with a well-designed template as your starting point, a significant amount of work and technical know-how is required to create a template ...