It is impressive that today so many businesses still lacking finding their way online. It is rather the lack of experience or funds that stops small business owners into building an online presence for their business. In this article I will show you and easy and inexpensive way to create your own personal or business website without being a web designer or developer.
The software WebsiteBuilder.com was launched in 2014 and has been constantly improved ever since. WebsiteBuilder is browser based software. You don’t need to install anything on your computer; just sign up for an account and start build your site through your favorite web browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox or other). The good thing about WebsiteBuilder.com is that you can try it out for free as long as you are good to use a sub-domain. If you want to publish your website to a .com or other domain, you will need to upgrade your account. About the available premium plans and features you can find more information in the next part of this WebsiteBuilder review. Now let’s find out why you should consider this tool for creating your website.
What’s good about WebsiteBuilder.com?
Beginner Friendly: No experience or any coding or design skills are required to get started. You don’t need to spend hours to learn how to use your account, how to upload files or manage your hosting account. Everything is straight forward with a very friendly interface.
Easy to Use: select a design that matches your niche (from over 1000 themes), edit the choose design by adding your text, images and pages and publish your website with one click when you are done. You can come back anytime to edit your website.
Free Hosting & Domain Name: while with other website builders will require you to purchase a hosting account and upload your files to a server, with WebsiteBuilder everything is included. When you purchase a premium plan you will get a free domain as well web hosting for your website.
High Quality & Professional Templates: there are over one thousand designs available in their template database. All these templates are ready to launch, which means you only have to replace text and images eventually, upload your own logo and you are done.
Drag and Drop Builder: this function allows you to quickly insert elements into any section of your website. The builder is feature rich, with options to adding simple elements such as images, buttons, icons or pre-built sections for about, contact, portfolio or front pages.
What’s bad about WebsiteBuilder.com?
Changing Design: WebsiteBuilder is a great tool, however there are also some downsides to it. You cannot change the design of your website easily. To deploy a new template to your website, you will need to delete the old design and upload the content again.
Transfer Option: it is not possible to export and move your website to another host or builder. There is no export option for the files or database. It is possible to download the website manually and save it in HTML, but there is no easy way to transfer it to another provider.
WebisteBuilder – Uptime & Performance Results
Now that you know what are to pros and cons of using WebsiteBuilder, is time to reveal our experience and test results. In the next part of this review I will provide you with information on uptime and performance of a website built and hosted with WebsiteBuilder.com.
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