In this article we show how you can build a website for your activist movement. First, we talk about why a website is (not) useful to have. Then we review various options for building one.
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Before you start looking how to build a website, ask yourself: what do I need a website for? You might not need a website at all, or it might just be too expensive or time intensive to build one.
Whether you need a website or not, really depends on your movement. These are some reasons why it might be useful to your organisation:
There are many ways to build a website. Some options are very simple, where others require more technical experience. The more resources (time and money) you are willing to invest, the more you will be able to customise your website. We recommend going for one of the three options below:
Even if some of your members are experienced web developers, it might still not be worth it to build your own website completely from scratch.
Free for static websites connected to Github repositories:
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