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Wix Templates: more than 300 beautiful designs – but are they right for you?

Your website is a window into your online presence. Whether you use it to attract customers, to showcase your work or to grow your business, you have to make sure of one thing: that it looks absolutely great. But if you’re building your website from scratch, it can be an overwhelming task: how big should

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Volusion Vs Shopify: Two Different Ecommerce Visions

If you’ve never heard of Volusion, you might be surprised. The company has been around since 1999, and they currently power 30,000 online stores. Which really isn’t all that impressive, when you compare it with the Shopify stats. Launched in 2006, Shopify is now the home of 600,000+ online stores. Talk about a fast growth! Google

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The 16 Best Weebly Alternatives

Let’s get one thing out of the way: we really like Weebly. They regularly take the 1st or 2nd spot on our list of the best website builders, and 40M users can’t be that wrong. Plus, they constantly bring out new updates to improve their platform, which means their solution is like a fine wine that

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Will my store get found with Shopify’s SEO?

Unless you are a massive social media influencer or have a large curated list of contacts to sell to, you’ll need to rely on organic search engine traffic to sell online. Just like an ice cream maker depends on sunny days. That’s why before purchasing Shopify, you should really check their SEO options and see

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What Are The Cheapest Website Builders?

Times have changed. There’s no reason why launching your own website should cost an arm and a leg. You could, of course, ask someone to design the website for you, but our suggestions below are some of the cheapest website builders that might be a better option for you. The cheapest website builders in detail

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Squarespace vs. Weebly: Who Will Make The Best Websites?

If Squarespace and Weebly were salespeople, they’d have very different personalities. Weebly would be humble, understated, maybe quietly confident. Squarespace would be the flashy, stylish guy who repeatedly namedrops Keanu Reeves. The guy who regularly splashes millions of dollars on a SuperBowl adverts. Speaking of millions, Squarespace claims to have “millions of users”, without actually saying

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Opening a Shopify Store? See What Real Owners Think of the Platform

Reading in-depth reviews about Shopify can give you a lot of answers, but maybe not all of them. So today, we thought we’d ask some real life Shopify store owners to give us their thoughts on the platform. Why did they choose it? Was it a wise decision? And what would they change about Shopify if

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The 9 Best Free Ecommerce Website Builders

There is no shortage of options to create an online store these days. But doing it for free? Not actually that simple. The choice in platforms is limited, and on top of that, you have to do without some of the features reserved for paying users. So we thought we’d investigate the best free ecommerce builders out

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How Good is Weebly for SEO Exactly?

Website builders are great for complete beginners. Maybe that’s why professional webmasters sometimes look down on them. This is particularly true when it comes to SEO. They will claim that web builders miss crucial SEO features. And they point to a lack of sites built with, say, Wix or Weebly at the top of the Google

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The 15 Best Wix Alternatives – Who Else Can You Build Your Website With?

Stunning websites. Freedom to create anything. The best choice for you. These are just a few of the claims Wix make on their website. And to an extent, we tend to agree. They regularly top the list of our most recommended website building platforms. We think they are great for small businesses, drag and drop

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Wix Vs Squarespace – Squaring Up For A Good Fight

“You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover”. Sounds nice as an ideal. But then, of course, we all go around and do exactly that. Whether we like it or not, appearances matter a lot, and the look of your website is no different. So what do you do when two platforms offer fresh, sleek

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Wix Vs Weebly – Battling To Be The Best Website Builder

Wix and Weebly have a lot in common. Offices all over the world. Big marketing budgets. Good reputations. In fact, they are two of the most popular website builders on this planet. However, taking a look into Google’s Keyword Planner Tool we can clearly see that Wix.com gets six times as many searches as Weebly.com.

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6 Great WordPress Alternatives to Easily Create Your Own Website

There are millions of WordPress fans out there. And little wonder: it boasts a great variety of themes and plugins, is flexible, and very easy to use. However, the free Open Source platform WordPress.org is not for everyone as it also comes with some disadvantages. In this article I will take a look at situations where WordPress

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The 19 Best Free Website Builders: We Expose Their Strengths and Weaknesses

Creating a website has become a fun, relatively pain-free experience in recent years. Forget coding, cryptic words like HTML and FTP. These days, the main challenge is to find the right website builder among the enormous selection available on the market. As you can guess, plenty of site builders offer free plans for you to

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Weebly Themes: Few, But Completely Free

We’ve often praised Weebly for being one of the easiest website builder out there. We love their robust features like team management that can give you or your company a professional online presence. But that’s all about how the websites operate. Today, we’ll take an in-depth look at the pros and cons of how they look.

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Shopify Vs Wix – Ecommerce Champion or Website Builder Superstar?

This may come as a surprise, because the Wix store isn’t the first name you’d think of for an online business. But in this in-depth, stamina-filled fight with Shopify, we’ll see if it’s worthy of your consideration. Who knows, the underdog might have a few surprises in store (pun intended). Wix vs Shopify – Rounds Overview Shopify

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Wix ADI Vs Wix Editor – How Smart Is Their Artificial Design Intelligence?

Hard to believe that it would take weeks or months to create a website manually a few years ago. Web builders have drastically accelerated the process, and they’re now raising the bar once more thanks to the technology of AI (Artificial Intelligence). That’s right, after deciding which Netflix show you should watch or what Amazon product

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Best Live Chat Software: These Are Our 18 Top Tools (with Pros and Cons)

Running a business online, you now have access to more support and sales channels than ever. From phone to email, social media like Twitter and Facebook and even Whatsapp, there is no shortage of ways in which you can communicate with your users and customers. But one new channel, in particular, is becoming increasingly popular:

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14 Shopify Experts Reveal their Favourite Hacks with the Platform

About Shopify Experts We refer to Shopify as “The Swiss army knife of online stores” on our comparison chart, thanks to their impressive functionalities and versatility for building all kinds of ecommerces. But like a real Swiss army knife, it can take a while to learn exactly how to make use of all its functions!

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18 Top App Makers to Create Your Own Mobile App – Without a Single Line of Code!

We’ve been following the website builder market for more than five years now and creating a simple website is not really much of a problem these days. But does the same hold true for mobile apps? Can it be possible to create a mobile app without having a clue about programming languages? While my wife

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Find out How Domain Names & Email Accounts Work with Weebly

If you want to create your own website using Weebly, you are probably looking to associate a proper domain name to it (e.g. your-biz.com). However, there are several options and it can get confusing. Some proof of that is all the regular questions we get about this: To help all these confused Weebly users out

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Volusion Review: Is it the best all-in-one eCommerce platform?

Volusion is one of the oldest players in the eCommerce builder market: it was founded in Austin, Texas in 1999 and employs over 250 people. So far, Volusion’s merchants have generated an impressive $28 billion in sales, putting them ahead of their direct competition. According to Volusion, their platform powers more than 30,000 online stores.

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Wix Vs WordPress: Fast and Flashy Vs Full Features?

If you’ve heard of Wix, it’s probably through their massive advertising campaigns that include A-list movie stars, pyrotechnics and million-dollar budgets. You will have an idea of their platform as fast, fun and flashy. In a way, they’re quite like the Apple of web builders. The one for the cool kids. WordPress, on the other hand

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The Best Game Engines For Beginners

Here’s the thing with technology: the longer it’s around, the more people will access it. For instance, 10 years ago, nobody would have dreamed of creating a website without programming knowledge. Now everyone can do it in minutes. You can even build a smartphone app in the same way! So what about creating computer games? Well yes, it

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All You Need to Know About Wix’s Domains & Email

At WebsiteToolTester.com we receive many questions about website builders. And a high percentage of them relate to Wix. Particularly, you guys often ask about how domain names and email accounts work at Wix.com. So let’s explore these questions in-depth: Do I need my own domain name? As you probably know, Wix offers a free plan

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Weebly Vs WordPress: Your Complete Guide

According to some reports, WordPress runs more than a quarter of all the websites on the Internet. That’s an insane number of websites! So does it mean you should definitely go with the popular option? Well, if you’re reading this article, you’re already considering one alternative in the form of Weebly. Which is great because

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Is Wix’s SEO really that bad?

You may have heard (or read) someone saying: “Don’t go with Wix, their SEO sucks”. You’re not the only one: So we decided to thoroughly check the ins and outs of Wix’s SEO and let you in on our findings. We’ll also show you where we identified weaknesses (for certain types of projects even we would advise against

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Shopify Vs BigCommerce: The Ultimate Knockout Ecommerce Deathmatch

Ladies and Gentlemen, the gloves are off. Shopify and BigCommerce are both competing for the top spot as your next ecommerce platform, and they’re not scared of fighting dirty. Just look at these two pages! Shopify Vs BigCommerce (according to Shopify) BigCommerce Vs Shopify (according to BigCommerce) Not exactly objective / helpful, are they? Luckily for you,

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Shopify Vs. WooCommerce – We Compare Them in 13 Different Rounds

Fully updated on 23 Apr 2018 Have a look at the Google Trends graph below. See the little blue and red lines shooting up in recent years? Yep, they represent the public’s interest in Shopify and WooCommerce, two solutions for creating a fully-fledged online store. And since you can’t really decide which is the best one

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Why you should prepare to have your site down – lessons learned from going offline

I love my weekends, who doesn’t right? A couple of Saturdays ago I had some popcorn in the microwave and I was ready to enjoy a film. I can’t remember exactly why I checked WebsiteToolTester.com that night, but strangely, the website wasn’t there. At first I thought it was a problem with my old laptop,

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Squarespace Vs. WordPress: Can The All-In-One Site Builder Compete Against The Most Trusted CMS?

Congratulations, you’ve finally narrowed it down to two options: WordPress.org Vs Squarespace. So, which of these two website builders is the right one for you? Well, that’s a little bit like asking what kind of car you should drive. The short answer is: it depends. We know, that’s not exactly helpful, but hopefully by the

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How to Create a Password-Protected Website or Membership Areas easily

There are a variety of reasons to protect your website or parts of it: For example: you would like to share photos with your friends, you want to show work in progress to different clients (e.g. a designer or a photographer), your goal is to make content available exclusively to members (paid or unpaid), for

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Are website builders good for SEO at all?

Overview of this guide: What is SEO? How SEO works SEO recommended tools The best website builders for SEO Final comments Many people are complaining about the performance of website builders in search engines. Some argue that it’s impossible to rank well with them. But the truth is that they’re not too different from other

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Top 7 Ecommerce Website Builders for Creative Entrepreneurs

If you’re a creative entrepreneur trying to set up shop, you might wonder what website builder is right for your business. You may have custom needs to make your business and ecommerce shop run smoothly, like a quick and easy store software with simple themes to get up-and-running quickly, or robust design and customization tools.

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How to add a booking web app to your website?

The website builder Wix has added a very handy feature to the “Wix App Market”: Wix Bookings. This new website app is very handy if you want to offer “One-on-one” or “Group Sessions” on your website. Need examples? Offering yoga classes, consulting services, photography sessions, music studio bookings or guitar lessons via your website –

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The Most Annoying Web Design Trends of 2015

Obviously, your website should be modern and appealing, and it should inspire your visitors by using an elegant design. But be careful: Don’t just chase trend after trend! After all, conventions that die hard are not necessarily conventions worth their while… To keep your website clear of the little things in design and usability that

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What a Website Builder Can & Can’t Do

So! You’re looking at creating a website using a website builder like Weebly or Wix but you’re not sure if they are powerful enough for your project? Let’s find out what can and cannot be achieved with them. Example 1: Portfolio or Small Business website Creating a (relatively small) online portfolio for your work, a

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How We Created a Lookalike of U2’s Home Page in 36 Minutes

Building a great website doesn’t need to take months of back and forth, hefty bills and a degree in programming. We use the Wix.com website builder to show you how you can create a rockstar website in under 40 minutes.

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WP Engine vs Flywheel – The Story Of How We Almost Switched Our Hosting Company

It’s not that we were unhappy with the service WP Engine provides. Their servers are fast, they have every comfort you can imagine, a proper staging area being one of them, and their support usually answers promptly. But… Their prices: when you have between 100,000 and 250,000 visitors per month, you find yourself in a

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The 19 Best Ways to Build Your Website, Online Store (and Mobile App!)

Remember 1992? The year Wayne’s World came out, the Olympic games took place in Barcelona (our home town!) and Microsoft managed to release a Windows version that didn’t flop (3.1). But yet another game-changing thing happened that was almost unnoticed—the Internet. Prior to that point in time the Internet was strictly scientific, but in 1992 it was

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Appointlet Review – How An Online Scheduling Service Can Help Your Business

It’s surprising how much time can be spent on something as mundane as scheduling appointments. Many workplaces have someone employed full time just to keep on top of staff timetables. This organisational time-sink got developers thinking: what if there was an easier way? What type of business can benefit from a scheduling service? This is

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A CMS Is Too Complicated for Your Project? Try a Website Maker

Content management systems such as Drupal, WordPress or Joomla, are doubtlessly very powerful tools, and when combined with some of the multitude of plug-ins that are available, they become even more efficient. However, many people lack sufficient knowledge to develop and manage a project with a traditional CMS. I think you might agree that one of the biggest obstacles

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Announcing the WebsiteToolTester Startup Scholarship

Update: Please don’t apply anymore! We won’t accept any further applications! Are you a student with an entrepreneurial spark? Can’t wait to start your own thing? Wait no more. We want to support your business idea through our Startup Scholarship of $1,500 plus one year of free hosting with one of our partners. Year after

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Website Builder Development in 2014: A Look Back at the Best Providers

Website builders often have to contend with the notion that they aren’t suitable for professional websites. Supposedly, outdated technologies and designs place unacceptable restrictions on their users. How is it, then, that companies such as Wix, Squarespace, or Jimdo keep growing, with new record numbers year after year, as seen in our market analysis? The

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How Reliable Are Website Builder Servers Really?

Nothing is more irritating than not being able to load a website because the server is unavailable. Because we, too, are annoyed by this, we tested the server availability for popular website builder providers back in 2011. In our test, Jimdo came away as the winner, with only 33 minutes and four seconds of downtime

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Website Builder Market Report 2014: From Whipping Boy to Investor’s Darling in 6 Years

In 2008, Mike Butcher of TechCrunch published an article about a brand new website builder called Webnode: “Webnode appears to have been on mars for the past few years as it is launching a Web site building tool ignoring moves by some little-known players called Google, WordPress, Six Apart and others.” That quote pretty much

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Too Slow Across the Board: A Review of Eight Website Builders’ Page Speeds

Whether at home or on the go, when users look up information on the web, they expect an immediate response. Initial content such as headlines and navigation should ideally be available within two seconds, giving the user the opportunity to interact with the website. Your website offers relevant information, is SEO optimized, and user-friendly, too?

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Why a Call to Action Can Improve Your Website Dramatically

Do you remember the last time when you were on a website, you wanted to buy something or hire someone, but you just didn’t know exactly how to do it. Sure, there was a phone number and a contact form, but somehow the process was more difficult that it should have been. Probably there was

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Hosting – CMS – Domain – Site Builders: How is it all connected and what does it mean for my website?

Readers contact us on a regular basis with questions such as, “I created my website using Jimdo Free, which was nice and easy. Now I want to move my site to my own hosting service because I already have a domain, but I’m not sure how to do that. Do I have to start over

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Brand new: the Website Builder Side-by-Side Comparison

When we made the jump to WordPress half a year ago, we had a few very good reasons for it. One of them was that a lot of readers requested a side-by-side comparison feature that makes it easier to compare all the different features of different website builders. After quite some time in development it’s

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6 Types of Blog Posts That Your Readers Will Love

  Content marketing has changed the blogosphere for the better. As businesses race to attract new visitors – and new custom – content is being produced to higher and higher standards. Quality content is a must, and frequent production is important, but you also need to produce a variety of content to keep your audience

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7 Avoidable Mistakes that Scare Away your Website Visitors (Updated 2018)

The internet is a shopper’s paradise, filled with store fronts at every turn. If one store front doesn’t look interesting, then the shopper can just move on to the next one. But if you’re committing any of these errors, you can be sure you’re actively driving your visitors away. 1. Tired, faded merchandize = visibly

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Re-Launching Our Website – Why We Switched to WordPress

It’s done – it has been nearly four years now since we began our work, and now we are proud to present our brand-new layout. It was a fair deal of work – after all, we started working on it in May! Why the change? Our old website, which was based on Webnode, had been

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Improve Your Online Presence by Making Animated Videos

Maybe you know the video we have on our home page. We had it created by a very talented animator who specializes in speed drawing. You simply hand him over your script (storyline) and he will create something nice out of it. The downside is that it’s at least $400 per minute. Now, we wanted to make a

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8 Top Tips for a Smooth Relationship with your Web Design Client

A word from Robert: In our blog we usually we focus on how beginners can quickly and easily create their own website. This great post, however, talks about web designers and the challenges they may face in their day to day business. It comes from Nir Barlev of the Webydo site builder that has been made specifically

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The Complete Guide to Making Your Website Accessible

  As the web evolves, the software we use to access information becomes more sophisticated. With the evolution of web browsers, smartphones and tablets come powerful tools that make the web available to anyone. But software can only get us halfway towards the goal of a fully open, accessible web. In order to ensure disabled

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Find out What Your About Page Should Include

Believe it or not, your About page is one of the most important, if not the most important page on your website. But why? The About page is the place where you get to sell your brand. An About page can help to set your company apart from the competition. For example, many companies market

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Creating a Charity Website: How a homeless shelter dropped their costs from $500 to almost zero

Just like for regular companies, websites are essential tools for charitable organizations. Not only do they need to provide up to date information to their supporters, but they also need to offer easy ways to give donations, which is another important aspect. A few weeks ago, William Keffeler contacted us because he was looking for

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Is my website secure with a website builder?

We recently received an interesting question via our contact form: Hello! […] I would be interested to know how long the various site providers have been on the market – in other words, how “sure” can I be that my site provider will still exist in x years. Well, I’m not asking you to look

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How can I prevent my website from being visible before I have finished editing it?

Last update: 06 July 2016 We have often been asked this question, which is enough reason to write a little blog article. There are different reasons for wanting to keep your website shielded from public access. One of them is that it simply may not yet be ready. A website generally only appears in search

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Weebly launches site search, header slideshows, more social icons – and new (pricier) plans

In this post we would like to show you Weebly’s new bundle of features and let you know what we think of them. Site Search If you’ve read Weebly’s blog comments, you likely noticed there was constant demand for one feature: Site Search. Although it is possible to add a Google-powered search feature to your

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Facebook page vs. business website: what’s more important?

Millions of brands and businesses actively use social media, and Facebook is an essential component of any social media marketing campaign. But over the last few months, businesses have found a less useful tool. More ads, less of what users really want to see Facebook has shifted the goal posts, reducing the visibility of posts

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The advantages of Google Analytics and how to add it to your website

Those who run a website usually want to know how many visitors are actually accessing the site. A lot of online website builders often provide their own statistics tools. This article will tell you why we nevertheless recommend using Google Analytics. What exactly is Google Analytics? Analytics is a free web analysis service from Google, which allows you to

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8 Myths & Facts About Website Builders

Not all that long ago, using a website builder to design your website had a similar stigma attached to it as trying to run your car off of reused cooking oil. It could be smelled out from a mile away and the performance often left much to be desired. Recently things have taken a change

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Zoho Sites: Arun Prasad about the impressive new website builder

There are hundreds of possibilities when it comes to building a free website. Just recently, Zoho launched their new website builder called Zoho Sites. Just another free website builder? Not really. We’ve had a look inside this new product and we have to agree with Raju of Weeblyforums in that is has big potential. Not only is it

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7 Website Tips for Freelancers to Attract More Clients

Very few freelancers can afford to forego an online presence. There are so many ways to establish an online profile. There’s LinkedIn, of course, but Twitter and Google+ are also very effective at attracting potential customers because of the large number of users on these platforms. All these social networks are great, but it’s important

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How Brent Thomas of BikeWrappers is crushing it with his Jimdo online store and even got featured on CNN

Today’s interview features Brent Thomas, entrepreneur and passionate cyclist from San Francisco. His company BikeWrappers.com sells unique bike reflectors that are a lot brighter than common products. The reason Brent came up on my radar was because he is running a Jimdo online store. So let’s ask him a couple of questions about his business and the experience

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Wix html5 Website Builder – Let’s Compare It with the Flash Version

As the first maker of a website builder, Wix released their HTML5 editor by the end of March. Over the Easter holidays we finally took the time to experiment with this new powerful tool. Here’s what we think of it. Flash versus HTML5 The fact that one of the largest website builder makers creates a new editor

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Alternatives to Etsy and Ebay for selling your handmade products online

It’s the classic challenge for young start-up design or crafts businesses: you have a great new product – but how do you sell it? Whether it’s shoulder bags made from old rubber dinghies, jewelry from recycled materials, or organic cotton T-shirts: there is no shortage of new product ideas – nor is there a lack

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How to create a favicon and install it on your website

What is a favicon, anyway? A favicon is a 16×16 or 32×32 pixel small icon, symbol or logo that is usually located left of the address bar of the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Firefox). Just like here: When you have many browser windows open, you can easily and quickly find a particular desired site

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Our review of Yola’s new online store

More and more small-business owners are using platforms like eBay or Etsy to sell their products online. And many do so very successfully. For a lot of them it also makes sense to create their own online store so that they are more independent when, for example, eBay decides to increase their sales fees again. It’s great

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Our latest website builder video reviews and tutorials

For the past two weeks or so we have been busy creating new videos. I think videos are by far the best way to present website builders as a good screencast can tell you so much more about a software tool than text. The only two disadvantages are that video production is a lot more

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BaseKit (now called Sitejam) review – first impressions and a comparison with Squarespace

BaseKit started out in 2008, so is still a relative newcomer to the website builder market. The British company has positioned itself in the high-end category, somewhere between WordPress.org and Weebly. BaseKit doesn’t use a Freemium model, and in this it is similar to the longer-established New-York-based provider Squarespace. Indeed, comparing the websites of the two, you can’t

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Four months of continuous testing: Server availability of five major website builders

Note: here you’ll find the results of our server availability test 2014! How often does your website look like this? A website that’s off-line is not a great first impression for your business. With online website builders we usually have no control over where the site is hosted. We are therefore at the mercy of the web host

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Meeting the website makers #2: Jimdo talks about the US market (and cookies)

The next stop on my road air trip was San Francisco. Jimdo’s office is located in San Francisco’s Mission district, where a lot of start up companies are based. Very interesting place. I had the chance to talk to Powen Shiah who is Jimdo’s US Country Manager. Enjoy the interview (and sorry about the bad lightening –

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Meeting the website makers: interview with Squarespace in New York

We’ve tested their products again and again, but who are the faces behind the website builders? On a recent trip to New York and San Francisco I stopped by the offices of Squarespace, Jimdo and Weebly. My first visit led me to Manhattan where Squarespace calls home. I was very happy to met Nic Papic

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Create a backup of your website easily – works for Jimdo, 1&1, Webs and most other site builders

If you’ve ever had a hard drive failure, you’ll know that a backup can be the ultimate life-saver. If you’ve built your website with an online website builder, all your data is stored in the “cloud”. Your provider will take great care to make sure nothing ever gets lost. But sometimes unfortunate things happen: for example, you may

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How to add a free search engine to your website

In this tutorial you will learn how you can add a free Google-powered search engine to your website. Many website builders either don’t feature a search engine at all or only offer a very simple one at best. We are going to use Google’s custom search, which will look like the search top-right of this page. It’s

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Find out Which Website Builder Is the Best at Mobile-Friendly Sites

Mobile internet usage is on the rise: projections show that by 2015, more people will use mobile devices than computers to get online. Thanks to the iPhone, iPad and Android devices among others, this market segment is growing at an unstoppable rate. Mobile versions of websites will soon be essential for a range of location-based businesses,

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How to add a free forum to your website

You want to add a forum to your own website? Getting a basic forum is super easy – and even free! It works with website builders like Jimdo, Weebly, Webnode and many more. As long as you can add a HTML widget to your website it will work just fine. The video explains how you can get your own

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7 Ways to Add Something Special to Your Website, at Very Low or No Cost

To make a website stand out is hard these days. Great content can be found everywhere, you just have to look for it. But how about something really special? Something like this: No one here at WebsiteToolTester is able to do something like this. But fortunately there are nice people who do these kinds of

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Best of Photography: 9 Inspiring Sample Websites

Presenting a portfolio in a professional way is particularly important to a photographer. A website can be the best way to showcase his or her work to prospective clients and to the rest of the world. We went searching and found 9 great sample websites that have been created with easy to use website builders. Get

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Twitter, Facebook & Co: Why you should integrate them into your website

Want to drive more visitors to your website? Then you’ll probably need social media to help you. Search engines Google and Bing recently announced that they would include criteria from social media channels to determine their website rankings. What does this mean for bloggers and website owners? If you want to (continue to) rank highly in Google,

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1&1 MyBusiness Site: how to remove the advertisement in the footer

Every new 1&1 MyBusiness Site features this advertisement: “This website was created using 1&1 MyBusiness Site.” Not only does it look unprofessional, a pricey product like this one should be completely ad-free. This short video will show you how to remove this footer. Find our full 1&1 MyBusiness Site review here.  

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7 Great Free Tools To Build Website Forms

Contact and registration forms are used a lot online, and it’s easy to see why. Coding forms can be tricky for beginners. You’ll need to tweak the HTML and add some script server-side. The options below will make this much more accessible. Four reasons why a contact form is better than an email address on

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Volkswagen’s fun theory and the online tools that “get it”

Volkswagen Sweden is running a very interesting project called the fun theory. They want to see if it’s possible to take a boring task and make it fun, so that people actually want to do it. Watch this short video to see how this bunch of Swedes made recycling fun: Source: thefuntheory.com This video really hits the nail

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Interview with Webnode’s Global Marketing Manager Carlos Botero (Voucher inside!)

We are very happy to interview Carlos Botero (30) today: he is Webnode’s Global Marketing Manager and will give us interesting insights into his job and the development of Webnodes the website builder. Robert our “chief executive tester” talked to Carlos. Carlos, thank you very much for letting us do this interview. Would you please

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Our Latest Review: Homestead, the Tyrannosaurus Rex of Website Builders

There are website builders that are fun to review. And then there are those that require a steady supply of cookies if our human testers are to perform at the best of their abilities. Today’s contestant certainly features high in the cookie-consumption league. Homestead claims that more than 12 million people have used its website

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How to use your own domain with Webnode or Weebly

To use a domain you already own with a website builder requires a change in your domain’s DNS records. Please be careful as your domain can become unavailable if you make a wrong setting. Tip: before performing any changes to the DNS make a screenshot of the original settings! Or ask support to make the

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How blogging could deliver amazing results for your small or freelance business

Last updated: 14 July 2014 Once you’ve built your website, you’ll need to turn your attention to attracting visitors. Unfortunately, this is the point where many people choose to do nothing (bad idea). A better option is to run Pay per click (PPC) ads through a system like Google AdWords. However, you’ll have to pay

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Find out why even your (very) small business needs a website

Almost half of all small businesses do not have their own website, according to a 2009 study by Adology. This number may be even higher among freelancers. The reason for this almost always comes down to one of three things: a lack of money, a lack of time – or both. So we’ve come up with

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Showcase: 12 great websites made using website builders

If you think it’s not possible to create a stunning-looking website with a website builder, then you clearly haven’t seen our gallery. We had a lot of fun creating this blog post. We talked to a Swedish band, an English writer and two great designers, as well as many other interesting people who make their living

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Now everyone can create their own websites: We help find the right website builder for you.

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who have the technical skills to build a website, and those who have actual content worth sharing. It can seem so unfair! Wouldn’t it be nice if there were website tools that were so user friendly, you didn’t have to be a web designer to

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