How To Build A Law Firm Website With WordPress?
Do you want to build a law firm website? Building a website for your law firm is probably one of the best marketing tools you can use to grow your law firm practice and get more clients. A survey says that 80% of the consumers look online for more information before making any buying decision. A law firm website will help you stand out from your competitors.
A law firm website needs to follow a certain design style. The design must be elegant, clean with bright colors, and must include all the necessary information about the lawyer and the law firm. So if you thought that you need to do tons of coding to launch your lawyer website, you are mistaken. All you need is the free Responsive theme and you will have yourself a full-fledged law firm website.
Here’s a step-by-step guide to launch your free law firm website!
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Step1: Installing & activating free Responsive theme
Responsive theme is a fully customizable, fast and responsive WordPress theme. It comes with 40+ pro and free templates that are built with Elementor and Gutenberg. These ready site demos are built for every business niches and can be easily customized.
With the Responsive theme, you don’t have to worry about creating a website from scratch. Just download the theme, import one of the ready site demos, edit the content, and launch! You can get a copy of the free theme from the website. Alternatively, you can also download it from WordPress.org.
After you have downloaded the theme, log in to your WordPress Dashboard and go to Appearance > Themes > Add New
Upload the downloaded theme zip file
Install and Activate the Responsive theme
Step 2: Installing the free ready site importer plugin
As you know the Responsive theme has 40+ pro and free website demos. The ready site importer plugin helps you import these templates in just a few clicks. You can grab the free copy from the WordPress repository. This plugin can be installed like any other WordPress plugin.
After downloading the plugin zip file:
1. Log in to your WordPress Dashboard
2. Go to Plugins > Add New
3. Upload the downloaded plugin zip file
4. Install & Activate the plugin.
Step 3: Import the “Lawyer” ready-site demo template
Now attract more clients and build your practice with this ready-to-use law firm template. It has all the features that will help your law business grow. The theme comes with pre-designed pages, like the Home page, the About page, Blog pages and so much more. All of these pages are built with Elementor and Gutenberg so they are can be easily edited and customized. You can also showcase your Team and the services you offer with separate Team and Practice Area sections.
To import the law firm template, go to Responsive > Ready sites on your WordPress dashboard.
Select the free lawyer ready site template and click preview
On the preview page, you’ll find two options. You can import a single template or import the whole site.
Click on Import Site to start importing the law firm template
When the import is complete, click on the Launch site button that will take you to the newly created website.
Step 4: How to edit the homepage of your law firm website?
Go to your WordPress dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customize
You can also click on the Customize button on the top of your website.
Here you’ll find tons of options to customize the settings of the theme. To edit your Homepage, click on the homepage settings in the customizer.
Here you can choose what’s displayed on the homepage of your site. It can be a post in reverse chronological order (classic blog), or a fixed/static page. To set a static homepage, you first need to create two Pages. One will become the homepage, and the other will be where your posts are displayed.
You can also choose to display a custom front page. To do that just enable the “custom front page” option at the bottom. After that you’ll see the following option to customize your Home page:
- Home Page: Choose to enable or disable the Hero Area. Change the headline, subheadline and put a CTA button. You can also customize the featured content area by uploading an image of your choice and changing the content.
- About Section: Choose to enable or disable the About section and add a custom CTA.
- Feature Section: Enable or disable the feature section. Choose the posts or pages to be displayed in the featured section.
- Testimonial Section: Add a testimonial section to increase your conversion rates.
Step 5: How to add content to your law firm website using Elementor?
Follow the steps below to edit the barbershop website using Elementor drag and drop page builder.
Go to your WordPress dashboard and click on Visit site. After your website opens, click on Edit with Elementor on the top.
Here you’ll find tons of options to change the content and style of your page. On the Elementor editor page, you’ll see two blocks reminiscent of Customizer. On the left you can find Elements (1) and Global (2) tabs, allowing you to change global settings and choose the content modules for adding and editing.
3. Click on one of the content sections you want to edit. It will be encased in a thin blue frame. It means that the section is active now. Hover on each section to see the available options.
4. After you’re done making the changes, click on Update.
You have successfully set up your law firm website. If you’ve come this far then, you would have realized that creating a law firm website on WordPress is not as difficult as it seems. WordPress is a powerful yet flexible CMS where you can find tons of free themes that lets you build professional looking websites in a short period of time.
If you have any questions, do let us know in the comments below!