In the online website builders’ market, Weebly is one of the most reputable and professional platforms. With a simple interface, you can easily build smart-looking, clear, user friendly webpages. Weebly has a lot of bright, attractive template designs for you to choose from. The integrated eCommerce tool offer flexibility – in particular for the mobile sites. We will look at more reasons why Weebly is one of the best out-of-the-box web solutions.
Weebly’s Free and Paid Plans
Weebly is one of the only companies on the market to allow you to build a site for free. All you have to do is create an account with your email address. The service is limited but few would complain about a free service. With the free option you can have up to 500mb of storage, a domain name and a 10mb maximum file size. The first paid for subscription will remove the Weebly branding and you can connect a custom domain name, along with selling goods and a shipping calculator. The highest package gives you unrestricted access to all features.
Web Design Tools
A review of Weebly editor reveals that it is extremely user-friendly. There are different function modes like build, apps, store and theme. There is a clear blue button that instantly publishes the site you have been building. Text boxes and images, audio and video can easily be added with the drag and drop tool. The Section element offers a way to add an area of content that more objects can be dropped into.
Site pages can be added from the sidebar which displays when Pages are chosen from the menu bar. There are 4-page choices available. The navigation of Weebly builder is useful as it will take you to the target destination – in other builders you’d have to use the sidebar. Text can be directly entered on the page which is a rare and useful tool.
Apps and Images
There are over 300 widgets that can be added to your site, some for free and some available at a cost. These are an extension of your site’s capabilities that will give you a competitive edge. Useful apps include Facebook Live Chat and Privy. Weebly has excellent image-editing shops, allowing you to adjust a range of things like brightness, contrast and colour saturation, also with the power to upload multiple images at once.
Making Money with Your Site
PayPal, Square and Stripe are accepted for payment. The builder includes abandoned cart notifications which studies show can give back 15% of potentially lost custom – pivotal in business. The store builder allows you to add the usual features like shopping cart, sales, coupons and invoices, and you can even sell digital downloads.
An enormous advantage of using Weebly is that you can take an in-house built site and host it elsewhere. You can download your site and send it to a standard web host service. This means that you don’t have to have your site locked in to one service or have to rebuild it elsewhere. This is a serious time saver and makes Weebly stand out against others.