How To Build a Wahanda Clone
Why Build a Wahanda Clone
Wahanda.com is Europe’s largest hair and beauty marketplace and the Wahanda website generates huge revenues and profits. If you are in the hair and/or beauty business, cloning a website like Wahanda can enable you to build your own website at a fraction of the cost that it would take to make a website from scratch. It can also help increase your traffic and business as the system that Wahanda has developed is proven to work. Reasons you should consider building a marketplace like Wahanda include:
- It costs less – Building a custom website from scratch will take up to ten times as long as making a clone website. Obviously if it takes so much longer it will cost more to develop.
- A system proven to work – Using Wahandas system to market similar type products makes sense as they have a system that obviously works. Modeling a business after one that is successful is something that has always been done.
- Recognition – Wahanda has huge exposure internationally and many people are familiar with their website and how it works. A Wahanda clone will attract customers because of the similar look.
Cloning websites is nothing new. There are huge websites operating today that are clones of other sites. VK.com is a Russian site modeled after Facebook and Alibaba.com is known as the Chinese Ebay. They are examples of sites created by people who saw something that worked and adapted it for their purposes.
How to Build a Wahanda Clone
So now that you know why you should build a Wahanda clone, the question is how do you actually go about doing it? It isn’t as easy as snapping your fingers but it’s much easier than you might think. As it’s popular and easy to use, WordPress is the CMS that will be discussed here. The following are the basic steps for building a Wahanda clone without too many technical details:
- Choose your domain name for for website
- Choose a host for your website. Make sure it supports WordPress
- Download the latest version of WordPress and upload it to your hosting account using FTP
- Create a database. Your host will have a control panel you can use for this
- Install WordPress
- Choose a theme. The theme you use will be essential to making your Wahanda clone. It needs to be compatible with the version of WordPress you are using as well as the most popular plugins if you don’t want to run into problems. It should also be easy to customize. Three themes that can be customized to your requirements are:
- Customize the theme you have selected to meet your specific requirements
- Create your essential pages
Without going into a lot of details that is all that is involved to create a website like Wahanda. The theme you choose and customize is the only step that will vary between making a basic WordPress site and creating a clone site of Wahanda or some other well known site that you may want to clone. Those people familiar with WordPress will require very little time to clone any site once a theme has been located that fits their requirements.
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