What is a Website Builder?
Website builders are tools that allow the construction of websites without manual code editing. In other words, a website builder is a program or tools, that help you build a website. Website builders come with a variety of options so it is foremost to find one that fits you and your website.
So what is a website builder exactly?
A website builder is a software that allows you to create a website online. A software will reside on a web server at a hosting company or be part of a hosted SaaS (software as a service) platform. For most people especially those who are setting up their first site, a website builder offers a low-stress, low-cost option for creating a good-quality site. Or in other words, you do not use your local computer (desktop or laptop) to hold software that will build the website. Instead you will build the website online via software designed specifically for website creation.
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Types of website builders
There are two main types of website builders: offline and online
1.Offline Website Builders
Offline website builders come as software programs that you download and install on your computer. You will build your website and save your files on your computer, and when your website is ready, all you need to do is upload all your website files to a web host.
2.Online Website Builders
Online website builders are web-based and run on the provider’s service. Unlike offline website builders, you don’t need to download or install the software on your computer – all you need is a web browser (ie. Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer) and an Internet connection
Who Are Website Builders For?
Anyone can use a website builder, but they’re an especially good option for people who:
Need to launch a website quickly.
do not have tech skills and don’t have time or interest in learning.
Feel intimidated by the idea of putting together their first website.
Would rather let someone else handle site updates.
Have a small site-design budget.