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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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