These days anyone can create a website without hiring a web designer. Thanks to site builder tool, a web design tool that can be used by both non-experienced and advanced users for creating professional websites.
Bluehost hosting provides 4 site builder tools.
You can access them from your bluehost control panel.
How to access Site Builder Tools from BlueHost?
Log into your BlueHost control panel and click on website builder tools. Alternately you can access these in the BlueHost SimpleScripts library.
Here are the 4 site builder tools BlueHost is offering:
1) Soholaunch – All bluehost accounts include the base version of Soholaunch Pro Edion free of charge.
2) Trendy Site Builder – is a stunning Flash Website building tool that helps users build professional quality flash Websites.
3) concrete5 – Another Popular Website design tool
4) Weebly drag-and-drop website builder – Bluehost hosting plan includes the Weebly drag-and-drop website builder (Basic edition) for FREE.
Weebly drag-and-drop website builder
In this article, we will focus on Weebly Site Builder, which is very popular. BlueHost provides a basic edition of Weebly Site Builder, which is good enough to create a website. There are matching template designs for many categories.
Weebly’s Basic edition main features
- Add up to six pages to your site
- Add YouTube and Flash video
- Add contact forms / photo galleries / blogs
- Create a mobile-optimized version of the website
- Add RSS feed reader
- Select look and feel from hundreds of built-in templates
- Drag and drop design elements including text, images, video, galleries etc
- Basic search engine optimization.
Weebly Pro version features
The Pro is available for $8.95 per month on an annual term.
The Pro version add additional features such as:
- Create unlimited pages
- The ability to password protect individual pages or an entire site
- Custom Favicons
- Embedded documents or files to download
- The ability to edit template HTML/CSS or create themes from scratch etc.
An eCommerce option is available for both Basic and Pro editions for $2.95 per month on an annual term.
Here’s a video that shows how to use Weebly Website Builder within BlueHost