"Build a website myself?"
Now you can! Build a website in minutes with our easy website builder SiteMaker.
First choose one of the fantastic website templates and customise the colours and layout. Then to add your content, images and any exciting widgets you want to include, simply Point & Click, Drag & Drop!
SiteMaker is suitable for all skill levels so even if you have no experience, you can have fun creating a website that's unique and professional looking. Create, edit and preview your site via your web browser, then you're ready to publish your new website online! You get complete control over your website design with every click.
Start a website today with SiteMaker and let your creative side out!
Customise To Suit You
Kick-start your website with one of SiteMaker's professionally designed website templates. There are over 100 to choose from, each giving your website a stand-out look and feel.
SiteMaker's website templates range from visually striking and vibrant, to simple and elegant designs; there is something to suit all tastes and needs. New designs are being added all the time, so make sure you revisit your SiteMaker toolbar frequently.
You can use the website templates as they come, or get customising and create something that's uniquely yours! Experiment with colours, add gradient effects, switch the layout, play around with images and fonts, and use widgets to get the look you want.
For a quick and easy way to design your website, start with a SiteMaker template and make it your own.
Point & Click, Drag & Drop!
SiteMaker makes editing your website as easy as Point & Click, Drag & Drop. You can drag text boxes, images, and a range of widgets and tools into your web page, and move them around until you are happy with the layout. To edit your content, simply click into your text box and get typing!
With SiteMaker's WYSIWYG editor (What You See Is What You Get), any changes you make are instantly visible in your preview mode, so you can see exactly how your website will look online before you publish it.
Once you are ready to go live, you can publish your website immediately!
Royalty-Free Stock Images & Videos
Need some images for your website? We've teamed up with Fotolia to offer you exclusive FREE credits to access more than 20 million royalty-free stock photos and video clips.
From your names.co.uk Online Control Panel we'll provide a link to create your very own FREE Fotoliа account. On sign up, you'll receive 5 FREE credits to download up to 5 xs images (perfect for websites) and get 30% more credits with your first purchase on Fotolia! Creating an account is simple, all you'll need to do is sign up and activate with your mobile phone.
Add colour, interest and impact to your website through the use of creative stock photography from Fotolia.
- Get 5 FREE Fotolia credits to download photos and illustrations
- Choose from over 20 million files
- Get 30% more credits with your first purchase of Fotolia credits
- Bonus is valid for 90 days after activation
Fotolia images can help you communicate with your audience in an affordable way. Images and videos are grouped by categories and concepts to help you find what you need, such as People, Business, Landscape, Abstract, Technology and many more.
Already a Fotolia member? No problem, as a names.co.uk customer you will still receive 30% bonus credits on your next Fotolia purchase.
Have Fun With Images
Images are a great way to personalise your website. You can upload your own photos, and select images from SiteMaker's vast library to compliment your website. Why not add photos of yourself, your hobby or interest? If you are creating a business website, use photos that show your company and the work that you do.
Create different looks for your photos and images using Image Tools - change the shape, style or effect, it's up to you!
- What you can do with images:
- Crop images
- Create shaped borders
- Overlay one image with another
- Make images transparent
- Animate images
- Create slide banners