A completely fresh Site Builder has been seamlessly incorporated into the Web Hosting Control Panel

July 31, 2019
We are excited to introduce a new, modern, and user-friendly Site Builder, available now.

This updated tool replaces the older Site Studio and is aimed at assisting users in effortlessly creating stylish and contemporary websites from the ground up with minimal effort.

The new Website Builder is seamlessly integrated into the Web Hosting Control Panel, making it accessible for immediate use. Keep reading for more in-depth information about this exciting tool.

What does the new Site Builder offer?

Website builders have gained popularity for over a decade as a hassle-free solution that eliminates upfront costs, allowing users to create visually appealing websites effortlessly.

Both individuals and businesses can use them to construct anything from single-page sites to professional e-commerce stores.

With the continuous advancement of web technologies, website builders now provide numerous opportunities, emphasizing ease of use and responsiveness.

The new Website Builder, integrated into the Control Panel, represents the latest advancements in website design.

You can access it in the Web Tools section of the Web Hosting Control Panel.

This tool is designed to be lightweight, incredibly user-friendly, and, above all, to assist users in creating websites that display beautifully on any device.

Virtually anyone can build an attractive, responsive website within minutes using this tool.

Moreover, the process can be quite enjoyable!

Users can forget about the multitude of complex settings typically associated with website development.

The new Website Builder handles all of that in the background.

All users will see is an intuitive point-and-click and drag-and-drop interface with content controls.

They can adjust their website's layout, apply styles, add new content in real-time, and preview all changes on the fly.

Key Highlights of the New Site Builder

The new Site Builder is specifically crafted for beginners.

No prior experience in website building or HTML coding knowledge is necessary to use it.

A Personal Assistant will guide users right from the start, ensuring they can easily navigate the platform.

Users will find core website elements, such as menu bars, banner areas, text sections, and more, neatly organized into user-friendly modules known as content blocks.

This empowers users to effortlessly customize key aspects of their website with a simple mouse click.

Here's an overview of the benefits that make the Website Builder an excellent choice for your website.

A Website Structure Built on Content Blocks

The Website Builder provides a user-friendly structure built on content blocks, making it simple to manage paragraphs, headers, features, and more.

Each content block comes with layout and style customization options, enabling users to tailor the appearance to their preferences.

All users need to do is choose a pre-designed content block and personalize it with their text and images.

Additionally, users can effortlessly introduce new content, categorized into three types: popular items, text blocks, and modules/apps.

Simplified Website Management

As previously mentioned, the Website Builder demands no technical expertise.

An intuitive Personal Assistant is there to guide users at every stage.

Users simply hover their cursor over the content block they wish to edit, and a convenient toolbar will appear, providing essential editing functions such as:

  • Effortlessly edit the content within the block
  • Rearrange the position of a content block as desired
  • Add new content, including text and images, to a selected content block

Diverse Range of Responsive Website Designs

The Website Builder presents an extensive array of fully responsive website templates for your selection.

Each template provides an extensive array of customization possibilities, including:

  • Six foundational theme layouts (with sidebar, top menu, various styles)
  • Six primary menu layouts
  • Thirteen menu/logo alignments
  • Sixty color schemes
  • Over 150 professional fonts sourced from Google

Additional Noteworthy Features of the Site Builder

Drag & Drop Capability

Users can effortlessly organize a significant portion of their website content using straightforward drag and drop functions.

Any layout adjustments made will seamlessly adapt to all devices, ensuring there are no broken elements, a common issue in some other drag-and-drop editors.

User-Friendly File Manager

The integrated File Manager simplifies tasks for users. They can effortlessly upload their own files from their computer or access over 500,000 professional photos from a single location.

Multi-Menu Structure

For users managing complex websites with multiple pages, the Website Builder offers efficient content organization through menus. They can create separate menus for specific sections, use drag and drop to arrange subpages within these menus, and even establish drop-down submenus. Additionally, users can add individual menus to any part of a subpage, selecting from predefined vertical or horizontal layouts.

SEO Features

In addition to site creation tools, the Website Builder includes built-in SEO features such as customizable meta tags and SEO-optimized menu links. These features enhance a website's visibility on search engines like Google and Bing.


The Site Builder also makes it easy to add a sitemap to your website.

A Wide Range of Valuable Apps and Add-On Modules for Your Website

After establishing the foundation of their website, users can easily enhance it by leveraging the integrated apps.

Here are some essential apps that website owners should consider for their specific site:

  • 1. Blog: Easily add a blog to your site and expand your audience with a user-friendly blogging platform.
  • 2. Photo Gallery: Create visually appealing galleries to display photos across all devices. Upload and arrange images effortlessly through drag and drop actions.
  • 3. Contact Form: Include a contact form for easy customer communication. Customize fields such as message subject, phone number, fax number, captcha code, and more.
  • 4. Live Chat: Engage with customers in real-time by adding a live chat service. Enjoy unlimited chat conversations, automatic messages, a 14-day chat history, and customizable chatbox designs.
  • 5. Discussion Forum: Strengthen audience engagement with an integrated discussion board module featuring a lightweight and responsive design.
  • 6. Shopping Cart: Sell products like eBooks or photos using the built-in e-commerce module. Support various payment gateways like PayPal and 2Checkout, and create product catalogs with categories and subpages.
  • 7. Events Calendar: Embed a calendar of events on your site for visitors to stay informed about important events. Create one-time and recurring events.
  • 8. Voting Poll: Gather quality feedback from your audience with predefined questions and answers using the Vote Poll module.
  • 9. YouTube Videos: Effortlessly add YouTube videos to your website by simply entering the YouTube link; the video will be automatically embedded.

Advanced User Options:

For users proficient in HTML, CSS, or JavaScript, custom code can be added to any part of the website, including custom scripts and meta tags in the header area.

Utilize the integrated visual HTML editor to apply customizations, such as custom HTML/CSS/JavaScript code, downloadable files, images, videos, and more.

The 'Include PHP Code' option allows users to integrate PHP code into page content, enabling connections to databases or forms.

Customize design themes with HTML and CSS.

Built-In Help Center:

The Website Builder offers built-in assistance throughout the process. When users launch a new website in their dashboard, they can access a video preview of the tool. Additionally, a video library provides detailed explanations of the Website Builder's main functionalities.

In the website menu, users can access a help section with a knowledge base and a personal assistant.

How to Get Started with the Site Builder?

Once you log in to your Control Panel (under the 'Web Tools' section), you can begin using the Site Builder immediately.

Here are the steps to kickstart your website creation journey:

  • 1. Select the hosting location for your new website.
  • 2. You also have the option to choose the default loading path for your website.
  • 3. Click the 'Choose a template' button to access a list of sleek design themes for selection. You can switch to a different theme later if you change your mind.
  • 4. Upon selecting your desired theme, click the 'Install' button. This action will instantly redirect you to the Site Builder's dashboard.

Within the dashboard, you'll encounter a quick site setup wizard that will guide you through the initial steps, making the process user-friendly and intuitive.

The new Site Builder is an excellent addition to your web hosting offerings. With its intuitive interface, an array of modern and fully responsive design themes, extensive point-and-click and drag-and-drop customization options, and a comprehensive Help Center, it empowers your customers to effortlessly manage their online presence and become webmasters with minimal effort.

Will Site Studio be phased out?

We will continue to provide support for websites built using Site Studio. Users with an 'Active' status for Site Studio in their accounts can access the tool via the 'Site Builder (LEGACY)' link under 'Web Tools.'

This approach allows Site Studio users ample time to acquaint themselves with the new Site Builder and transition to its user-friendly website creation platform at their own pace when they are comfortable doing so.