Weebly is really free!
Weebly is a San Francisco based company that was founded in 2006 with the mission to help people put their website up quickly and easily. Weebly offers free web hosting with a Web 2.0 online site builder with some advanced features.
Weebly now hosts more than 3 million websites from personal sites and blogs to websites for businesses, weddings, classrooms, churches, artistic portfolios, and more.
Don’t wait, visit Weebly to check out this great web host!
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Is Weebly really Free Web Hosting?
I actually first heard about Weebly through an article on TIME’s website when it was named one of TIME’s 50 Best Websites of the year in 2007. I quickly checked Weebly out. I must admit, the website is very impressive with its offerings. I signed up an account and tried it out immediately! True enough, the service is completely FREE.
You can opt to buy a pro account upgrade for a small fee, or purchase your own domain, but for 99% of us, the free package is more than enough as it’s 100% feature packed!
Registration is fast and easy. Just visit their website and you will see a big registration form on the main page that contains 3 fields only – Username, Password and Email. Just fill out these easy fields and your account will be activated instantly. Right after registration you can start building your new website with the user friendly site builder.
Weebly Free Hosting Features
Powerful, drag & drop Website Editor
Weebly includes a super easy drag & drop website editor. You can simply add videos, pictures, maps, and text by dragging them to your website. At first, I was stunned how straightforward it is to build a website with Weebly – no HTML or technical skills required! You just have to try the site builder to believe how easy it is!
Check out this quick tutorial on how to build a website with Weebly’s drag and drop website editor.
Free Hosting with No Restrictions
Weebly doesn’t impose arbitrary bandwidth restrictions, storage caps or limits on the number of pages allowed. No worries if your website ever make it to the front page of Digg.com or TechCrunch.com!
100+ Professional Design Templates
Weebly offers dozens of professional designs to choose from and more is being added regularly. You can just use the ready made design templates or you can completely customize them for your site. All within the Weebly editor.
Powerful Blogging Features
Want to have a blog? Weebly supports an unlimited number of blogs within your website. They even have comment moderation features to fight spams.
Weebly doesn’t place advertising on your website. But if you want to place your own AdSense on your website, you can do so easily! Weebly has integrated with Google AdSense to allow you to easily enable advertising by simply entering your email address. You can earn money from your site instantly!
Use your own Domain
If you already have your own domain, use it with Weebly, at no charge. Yes, you can choose to use your own domain name and Weebly will still host your website for free.
This is just a short list of the features Weebly has to offer. You can also customize your favicon, set your footer message, tweak advanced SEO settings, integrate with Google Webmaster Tools, password protect pages and much more. There are countless other features we don’t have room to mention here… why don’t you discover yourself at Weebly?
This is a view of the feature rich yet easy to use Weebly Editor. As you can see in the screen shot above, most of the editing task can be done by drag and drop. The WYSIWYG interface is so easy even a beginner can design a professional looking website in minutes. We will do a step by step Weebly tutorial in the near future. Stay tuned.
At the meantime, do remember to check out Weebly, and create a free website and a free blog!