40 Online Powerful Website Building Tools To Create Your Free Site

Creating websites nowadays has been made very easy thanks to a bunch of great tools available out there. While the most number of features for making websites and webpages are offered by desktop applications or web development suites, online website building tools are catching up fast.

Today we’ll be presenting a list of 20 of the best online available tools to build websites which have features which are close to their desktop counterparts and are relatively easier to use. It doesn’t matter if you’re a blogger, webmaster, or a common house wife looking to build a home on the web, this guide is surely for all interested in building webpages out there. you can get mobile website design software as well.

Take a look at 40 excellent online tools to create websites for free.

WiX

WiX is a free online website builder which enables users to create stunning flash websites. To use WiX, you don’t have to be a designer or flash programmer. With WiX, you can create websites, widgets, free MySpace layouts, banners, newsletters, flyers and much more. Wix’s drag & drop interface easily adds audio, video, images, text, animation, decoration, and so much more.

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Weebly

Weebly is a free online utility to help you create basic or professional websites and blogs without any technical knowledge. Weebly provides many excellent features including:

  • Excellent drag and drop website editor,
  • 70+ professional design,
  • Content elements (e.g add pictures, videos etc to your website)
  • No third party advertisements displayed on your website
  • Excellent Blogging Features
  • Use your own domain with Weebly for free
  • And much more.

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Webnode

Webnode is a free ajax based website builder. Users can select design from a massive list of template designs. Other than that, Webnode brings drag and drop functionality to add content to your website. In short, it is an ideal solution for people looking to create a website for personal or business use. Other features include

  • Real time fast editing as you see it in the browser
  • No installation or configuration
  • Use your own domain
  • Photo galleries, polls, forums
  • Blogs, fulltext search, RSS
  • Detailed website statistics
  • Community and social features
  • Plenty of external gadgets and widgets

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DoodleKit

DoodleKit is a free online website builder which enables you to create and manage your website’s content, upload photos, create a blog, create a paypal shopping cart, create forms, build forums and choose different layouts (with different color themes and header images) all in one simple interface. DoodleKit also features paid plans to create websites with some extra features as well.

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Webs

Webs is one of the best online website builders. With Webs, you can create a professional looking websites for your business or personal use in few simple steps. You can even add a blog, calendar, forum, photo gallery, video gallery and many more. With Webs, you can even transform your website into a social network by adding members and creating personal profiles so you can turn your site into a community where friends, colleagues and family can connect and collaborate.

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Google Sites

Google Sites is a free online utility to create and share webpages. You can create websites in few simple steps, customize it according to your needs, add contacts and much more.

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Jimdo

Jimdo is an easy to use only utility which help users create webpages, integrate pictures, add videos and texts, change the design with a click, add as many pages as you want and much more. With Jimdo, users can also create their own online store with secure payment options and other important features.

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HyperWebEnable

With HyperWebEnable, you can create a website in few simple steps. All you have to do is register your domain and build you site using HyperWebEnable in few easy steps. HyperWebEnable does not only allows you to create your own website but you can also add various addon scripts (CMS, blog, Forums etc) to your blog and customize it according your needs.

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WebStarts

With WebStarts, you can easily create a website using your own domain, hosting and design tools. Even if you are not a designer or a developer, you can use WebStarts to create a professional website in few easy steps. WebStarts provides a drag and drop interface so that you can design your websites easily and it also enables users to add photo galleries, videos and much more.

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MoonFruit

MoonFruit is another online utility which can help you create free websites without any professional skills. Main features include drag and drop editing, social media integration, the Moonfruit library, search engine optimization (SEO), integrated Google tools, flexible image tools, 3rd party widgets adding and much more.

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350Pages

With 350Pages, you can create a professional website within minutes. The service provides drag and drop editor, professional designs, enables users to create an e-commerce websites with shopping carts and widgets, add photos, videos and much more.

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eSitesBuilder

With eSitesBuilder, you can create a website with professional design in minutes. Using eSitesBuilder user friendly CMS, you cannot only create your own free website but you can also create your own online store, business websites and much more.

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Homestead

With Homestead, you can design your own professional website without any designing skills. You can choose from a massive library of over 2000 templates and add content according to your needs. It has also been rewarded as one of the best website building tool by Forbes.

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Bravenet

Bravenet is an excellent website creation tool which does not only help users create professional website but also provide web hosting services to host the site. Bravenet is equipped with excellent web tools which enable users to add discussion forums, mailing lists, photo galleries, blog, online calendars and much more.

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Angelfire

Angelfire is one of the best website building tools on the internet. It helps you create professional websites and blogs with the help of web on drag-and-drop website builder and a massive templates library. It is also equipped with some excellent file management and site maintenance tools.

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Blink

With Blink, you can create your own professional website in the blink of an eye. It has simple drag and drop interface which helps users create professional websites, blogs without any technical designing knowledge. You can even create your own online store and receive payments without any problem.

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Tumblr

Tumblr is one of the best website creation tools out there. You can signup and use its user friendly dashboard to quickly make and edit webpages. It also lets you upload them to a domain while working on them simultaneously.

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Edicy

Edicy doesn’t require any signup on your part so you can get started to build websites right away by launching the Edicy tour to building websites. Edicy supports adding various multimedia elements to websites while constructing them like pictures, videos, texts, forms etc.

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WebSketch

WebSktech not only provides great web building services which feature a neat looking dashboard to add all sorts of website components, but is an all-rounder of a service which also provides free and paid webhosting, domain reselling and other things which anyone who plans to own a website eventually needs.

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Office Live

This one is for people who want to establish some sort of an online business on their websites. Office Live’s website building service provides a lot of features to do so like free hosting, free e-mail and online support, and a large collection of free templates. These free features lower down the investment required to build a quality corporate website while helping generate revenues as well due to the professional quality thanks to Microsoft’s Office Live!

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Webon

For someone willing to create professional looking websites easily, Webon is the place to go. It helps one create great looking websites with minimum of fuss. And it’s free of course! Check out the samples of websites created by other users using Webon to see what kind of websites you can create with Webon.

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Viviti

Viviti is an online website management service which allows its users to quickly edit content on their webpages, build new webpages and add new content to existing pages. It also provides complete hosting solutions for all types of websites including such as business hosting and/or private hosting etc.

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Yola

Aimed for corporate users, Yola provides some great services to create free websites online. Yola provides excellent and award winning support to its customer. Yola also has a great team of web designers who can help you get the best out of your idea but one requires a subscription to access their expertise.

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WikiSpaces

Wikispaces is a service which allows building of community supported websites like Wikipedia. It is especially useful in that aspect where multiple people can change the content present on the website. The What You See is What You Get (WYSIWYG) editor featured in WikiSpaces along with the customization features makes it a great choice for website construction.

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Sauropol

With Sauropol, anyone can create a website related to anything, be it for your company, rock band or newborn baby. Choose from our selection of designs or upload your own. Created websites can then be transferred to a domain or one can be bought as well. The standout feature of Sauropol is the automatic SEO support which is given along with each designed website.

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Roxer

Roxer bases its web development services around three words which are self-descriptive; Click, Drag, done. Apart from that, Roxer also supports live editing which means you can edit your website even after it’s finished and uploaded on a server. The changes made this way make Roxer a very flexible service to use.

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DevHub

DevHub allows website creation as well as importing blogs from popular blogging platforms such as Blogger, WordPress, tumblr, TypePad etc. You can easily incorporate your blog from these services on the newly designed websites via DevHub. Existing blogs can also be modified using DevHub using its blog import and export feature.

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Snap Pages

Snap pages is one of the easiest way to create your own website online. With their simple drag and drop tools and a great WYSIWYG editor used for web page creation, you can have your new website up and running in no time. Snap Pages supports a lot of colorful and multimedia website elements (pictures, animations, graphics, videos etc.) as well. Websites built using Snap Pages are professional looking as well.

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Let’sEat

This great website designing tool is for restaurant owners and other cuisine related businesses. This site as some wonderful templates which can be chosen to create cool websites related to eating. Also, you can add the menus of what your eating place to offer online to your website making it one of the best choice in this regard.

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TripOutlook

Like Let’sEat is focused on creating websites for cuisine related businesses, TripOutlook is a website building tool which specializes in creating websites for travel related content. One can create some really great travel blogs or travel agency websites using TripOutlook. It features great picture upload and editing tools which help add travel content (mostly pictures and videos) quite easily.

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Moogo

Although not a free service, Moogo is a great service to try for building professional looking websites. Its simple dashboard also makes it one of the easiest tools to use online. Moreover, Moogo can be used and is ideal for usage by private customers who wish to create a website for their hobby, present their work or communicate their thoughts and ideas to the world.

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Flooha (Removed by owner)

Flooha gives its users a lot of control in determining what type of websites they should build from scratch. The standout feature of Flooha is that it even supports sharing websites under construction to get feedbacks from people whose opinion could matter in the determining the design of the website.

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Basekit

Basekit provides a fast way to create and publish websites, from a Photoshop design or design templates with no coding, install or download required. Just use Basekit to import your Photoshop designs and websites can be created within minutes, literally. Basekit has extensive support for Adobe products such as Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash etc.

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Ucoz

Ucoz is a free website builder which allows you to create your own website without any technical knowledge. They even give you hosting space and enables users to add photo galleries, videos. They offer many other useful features such as blogs, guestbooks, CMS, forums and much more.

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Your Free Web

Your Free Web helps users create their own professional websites and offer features such as drag and drop editor, add multimedia elements to your website without any coding or technical skills and much more.

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Clan Site Manager

With Clan Site Manager, you can create a professional, advertisement free website within seconds. Just choose the template from the massive library of themes, customize your website and start adding content.

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Ewisoft Website Builder

Ewisoft Website Builder is an excellent website creation tool. Like other website builders, it does not offer that much functionality as you need to have some knowledge about coding and designing. It can be used by beginners as well to create a decent website for personal or business use.

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DoTemplate

With DoTemplate, you can create your own professional webdesign within few minutes. Just download the template you like from there gallery and customize it according to your needs.

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WebSpawner

With WebSpawner, you can create your website with no programming or HTML skills. If you are unsure how to use the service, you can contact their customer support for help.

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Terapad

Terapad is one of the most powerful website creation tools online. Terapad is equipped with all the latest Web 2.0 features, built-in SEO, ecommerce ready, massive template library and much more. And best of all, the service is free.

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17 Comments

  1. Nick says:

    One you left out here is IconoSites – http://www.iconosites.com. IconoSites provides really, really good design quality.

  2. Mia says:

    I am using wix to create free website.There is also drag and drp features for animation when you use that.

  3. Bipul Verma says:

    Thanx for the tips about the website creation but hyperwebenable.com is not a succesful place….After your signup you’ll on have to wait for it…..

  4. tiziano says:

    Very nice page!
    but for the next article you can also try our http://www.freshcreator.com
    It’s a simple tool, wyswyg interface, designed for small and medium hospitality.

  5. viviana says:

    please I’d like some help… I want to create a site for creating sites as the ones in the list above.. I want to know what i need… is there a cms or something like that.. I’d like my site to be as wix.com or better if you can tell me which is the one in quefacilweb.com.. thanks

  6. Frank says:

    What a list!
    What a delight!
    What a pleasure!

    A real demonstration how joyful ans useful altruism can be

  7. Stu Green says:

    Also worth checking out Halogy, http://www.halogy.com which lets you create a free site.

  8. burman says:

    Great blog on free sites I like weebly and esitesbuilder

  9. Keep posting stuff like this i really like it

  10. Mark says:

    Damn, Angelfire is on the list AND their tool is actually good and easy to use! I didn’t even think they were still around.

  11. web3mantra says:

    Thanks for sharing this post.I like this post.It contains good examples of powerful website building .

  12. Jason Matthews says:

    Great article. I love how far free websites have come in the past few years. Of the ones on this list, I really prefer Webs and Yola.