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  1. How to build a restaurant (or café) website

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  2. Define the goal(s) of your restaurant website

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  3. Know whom you want to feed/serve

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  4. Decide on the basic design elements of your restaurant website

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  5. Make the homepage and the menu bar simple

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  6. Write About page copy

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  7. Don’t spend too much time customizing the Contact page

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  8. Add content to the Menu page

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  9. Make sure that the Booking/Reservations page is up and running

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  10. Use the power of the Gallery page

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  11. Add a News section

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  12. Promote your restaurant (website)

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  13. It’s your time to shine – go and build your restaurant website

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Now that you have defined the goals of your restaurant website are, and target audience, you can determine some crucial elements of the site.

First, let’s talk colors. If you have been checking out the competition, you have probably seen that the most commonly used colors are black, white, green and brown, red and yellow. High-end, sophisticated restaurants use black most commonly to emphasize the elegance and beauty of their dishes. Restaurants that serve organic and vegan food use green. Fast-food chains tend to choose red and yellow (just think of McDonald’s or KFC).

We are not going to tell which colors you should choose for your business. Instead, we are just going to mention that, If you need help with defining the colors, you can check out the article in which we covered the best color schemes for restaurant websites. In that post, we also wrote down some tips that can help you choose the right color scheme for your site.

Second, the fonts. Choosing the right typography for your website is, believe it or not, a bit more complicated than deciding on a color scheme. You have to make sure that the fonts match your restaurant branding. You have to know a thing or two about the font classification. Additionally, you also need to pay attention to which fonts go well together and which don’t. To help you on this journey, we would advise you to go through this article.

Third, you have to take care of all the other necessary site customization. You can start with modifying the Title, Taglines, the number of Pages, URL structure, the number of Categories, etc. When it comes to this part, we’ll let you discover all the charms of working with WordPress. 🙂

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