How To Create A Website
SITE123 makes it easy for everyone to create a website for free. You can make your own professional, attractive website with a few simple steps.
1. Choose the right website type for you Do you want to learn how to create a website for free? For any kind of website you want to create, SITE123 has the right type for you. Our website building platform is made to be the easiest and most convenient builder online. You can build your site without needing a hosting company or a web developer. Discover why you should create your free website with SITE123 today.
We offer many categories and even more subcategories including business, restaurants, events, and many more. There are hundreds of website types on all kinds of subjects, so if you need a way to create your website for free, you’ll find it with us. SITE123’s system is made for users with very basic experience to be able to build professional looking sites and publish them online while they learn how to create a website. Build your own website with SITE123 today.
Pick a website layout and structure that you wantWhen you know what type of website you want, you can easily pick a layout and structure for the website. There are many layouts available for each kind of webpage on SITE123. You also can pick between the different structures - this completely changes the overall design of your website. If the template is where you start, the layout and structure is where you add some nuance to the design you want.
2. Explore the Essential Features After you have chosen your website type, layout, and structure, it is time to give your website some nuance. Our free website builder allows you to change many variables throughout your design while making your professional website. When adding your content, you need to focus on the visuals - adding colors, uploading images and videos, writing personal details, etc. With SITE123, you can always create your site with ease.
Add & Edit PagesQuickly add and edit every type of page you need. Every type of page can be added to any website type and then edited.
Arrange your PagesSort your pages to appear in any order and give each page the name you want for it. All changes are reflected in the editor in real time.
Upload Images & VideoUpload your own images and videos to multiple page types. Not have all the content you need? Browse through our free media library, filled with loads of content. Add filters to any image and style everything the way you want as you learn how to create a website.
Use our fantastic design featuresCreate beautiful galleries of videos and images, enhance your content, and customize your site while it adjusts to be completely responsive on all mobile devices.
Choose Colors & FontsPick from hundreds of web fonts that fit your websites. Choose from dozens of color palettes samples or customize all of your colors manually.
3. Add Your Personal Content
HomepageThe first thing most people will see on your website is your homepage. This means that the text, images, or video should clearly show who you are and what your website is all about. If you are trying to sell something, it also helps to have a call for action - buy this, start here, etc. to guide viewers to what you want them to do.
My About PageThis is where to share your story and tell about your website and experiences. Make sure that your message here is suited to your audience and to your company’s broader culture. Letting people know about who you are and what you are all about can assist in making new customers feel comfortable while learning about your company or organization.
Many Page TypesWhile you create your website, use the many useful page types available to you! There are dozens of great choices - restaurants, schedule booking, services, events, online stores, among many others. These pages are specifically designed to handle the task you are working on. Take advantage of these pages as you create your free website.
4. Social Media & Contact Us
SITE123 Contact FormThe Contact Us page is designed so your visitors can message you and provide information to your website. For every email you receive, you will get a message in your form messages folder. Viewer feedback is valuable for learning more about your potential customers and website audience.
Social Media ImplementationSocial media has become one of the primary ways of marketing your website online. SITE123 allows you to add social media buttons to your header and footer which link to your respective social media accounts. We have this feature on by default so all you need to do is enter your information!
Mailing ListSITE123 allows users to easily sign up to be on your mailing list. Everyone who signs up with their email address on your mailing list can be sent newsletters, promotions, updates, and any other messages to their email accounts. Making sure to create a big mailing list will give you a voice to keep in contact with your customers and subscribers.
Use Google MapsWant to advertise your company location? You can use google maps as a part of your contact us page to show off your physical address. If customers know where you are located, it looks professional and adds credibility to your organization or business.
5. Manage Your Website
BloggingAdd a blog to your SITE123 website and see how useful an online community can be. Blog posts are fantastic tools for updating your audience, bringing in new visitors, and keeping your website fresh and relevant. Share anything that you think would help your business, including tips for customers, videos, pictures, behind the scene specials, and anything else you can think of.
Online StoresYou can add a free online store to any SITE123 website. Features for the store can be expanded based on what premium package you select for your account. You can sell as many physical and even digital goods as you want with the professional package; all of this without any commission charged by us. Management of your online shop is done in your dashboard and is easy and intuitive.
Schedule ServicesGet your customers scheduling appointments with you live on your website! The Schedule Booking page allows clients to make reservations for services you offer that fit around your schedule. You can even set when you can take further appointments and take payments online from clients; all of this designed with your convenience in mind.
Apps & PluginsThe SITE123 App Market has dozens of powerful apps and plugins that you can integrate into your website. You can add apps that feature live chat, create custom forms, track visitor browsing habits, and collect user information, among many other services. These apps import features that help you learn how to create a website and make it powerful.
6. Connect Your Domain
Set Unique DomainsHave your own domain? You can easily connect your domain to the SITE123 website you created. Any premium plan allows you to connect your domain and showcase the investment and professionalism you are putting into your website.
Search New DomainsIf you don’t have the right domain for your website yet, don’t worry! We have a powerful and convenient domain search tool which you can use to see if the domain you want is available. We offer over a hundred domain .TLDs so you a wealth of choices available. Try it out and find the domain you are looking for!
Connect my domain for meConnecting a domain can be a chore for someone who doesn’t how. SITE123 can help you. If you don’t know how or don’t want to connect your domain yourself, we can do it for you for no charge! Simply submit your information on our “do it for me” form and we’ll set everything up for you.
Redirect DomainsDo you have multiple domains and want them all pointing to the same site? That is no problem with SITE123! Our redirect domains tool lets you assign multiple domains to forward directly to your primary domain, allowing you to have multiple domains all pointing to one website!
7. Publish Your Website
Publishing your websiteWhen you website is ready, all you need to do is publish it. It couldn’t be easier - All you need to do is click the green “Publish” button in the editor panel and your website will be live. When you thought about how to create a website, did you ever think it could be this easy?
Share your websiteNow that you have created your free website, it is time to start sharing it! Start by posting your website on the various social media outlets and sharing it with your friends, family, and associates. Spread the word about your website and watch it begin to grow!
Improve your website’s SEOSearch Engine Optimization is pivotal for helping people find your website online. SITE123’s SEO status is excellent, allowing users to more easily find your website. We also provide useful tips to any of our users who speak with our 24/7 online chat support. We do our best to make sure your website stands out to online search engines.