Do-It-Yourself Web Design Options

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Web Design Options

Web design embraces a range of specialties and competences to create and sustain or maintain websites. It involves things like search engine optimization, copy-righted software, special industry codes and interface design. The ordinary person would be completely lost in trying to design a website on their own and so the web industry has created some solutions in what we call Do-It-Yourself (DIY) web design templates.

Nuts and Bolts Web Design have taken this concept a bit further and will make the best combination of options to design a custom website that works for your Business or Non-Profit. Often times, it is ideal to work with a Web Design company to make the most out of your time and energy. Web Design companies like ours have various Programmers, Graphic Designers, Content Writers, PR pros & Videographers that can help bring your project to reality, on your terms. We are mainly a custom WordPress Development & maintenance/support shop.

When first starting your business or non-profit, it is important to create a Web presence. Budgeting will be tight when you’re starting off, so going with  D-I-Y Website builder software makes practical sense. Here are some of the web design templates and services that are available on the market that work beautifully with small businesses and non-profits.

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DIY Web Design

Weebly’s:

Starting Weebly website is as easy as filling out a form on the home page, adding domain, whether a free Weebly,com domain or another, then go in to the editor page to build out your site. This website designer is easier to use than say, Moonfruits and many of the themes are the same as those found on WordPress. Weebly can also enable your site to work on mobile devices. You get unlimited pages, storage, bandwidth and two websites on the free version. The Pro version, which has monthly fees, has more offerings but you will need to decide based on your business requirements

 

WordPress:

Started in 2003 this WordPress has grown from a handful of users to the being the largest self-hosted blogging tool on the market. What began as a blogging system has developed into a complete content management system with the use of widgets, plugins and themes. Online resources such as mailing lists and forums and information on free or low-cost events is consistently shared with the entire WordPress community. Set up is simple whether you have your own domain name or not and you can choose the free option or one of the Pro (paid) choices available. Again, the plan you choose will depend on what your business is about and your personal goals.

Moonfruit:

This is a free editing and website host that offers a myriad of exciting and very detailed designs and editing tools. The website designed by Moonfruit are available in mobile HTML5, Flash or HTML, depending the device of the user. The likely challenge you will face is navigating the site editor, but getting started is fast and simple.