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We've been running a series of articles here on ZDNet about setting up and running websites. With so much change going on in the world, it's more important than ever to have a compelling web presence. Also: How to build a website: What you need to get started. In this article, we're going to look at all of the components that go into creating and maintaining an actively updated, mid-level website. We're going to look at the content management system, the extensions and themes, the hosting provider, and the SaaS services that support the site. By the time you finish reading, you'll have a good feel for what resources are used, so when it's time to plan out your site, you'll know what to look for. The site we're going to discuss as an example is one of the WordPress-based sites I operate. Its purpose is to provide an online home for a few freemium software products I develop. The core products are open source, a donations add-on, and a privacy add-on for WordPress.