"Build a website myself?" Now you can! Build a website in minutes with our easy website builder SiteMaker.
First choose one of the fantastic HTML5 website templates and customise the colours and layout. To add your content and images simply Point & Click, Drag & Drop!
NEW SiteMaker HTML5 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 NEW SiteMaker HTML5 and let your creative side out!
HTML5 Website Templates
Customise To Suit You
Kick-start your website with one of SiteMaker's professionally designed HTML5 templates. There are plenty to choose from, each giving your website a distinctive look and feel.
SiteMaker's HTML5 templates range from visually striking and vibrant, to simple and elegant; there is something to suit all tastes and requirements. New designs are being added all the time, so make sure you revisit your SiteMaker toolbar frequently.
You can use the HTML5 templates as they come, or get customising and create something that's uniquely yours! Experiment with colours, 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 NEW SiteMaker HTML5 template and make it your own.
Point & Click, Drag & Drop!
NEW SiteMaker HTML5 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 and access to more than 20 million royalty-free stock photos and video clips.
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.
From your names.co.uk Online Control Panel we'll provide a link to create your Fotoliа account, all you'll need to do is sign up and activate with your mobile phone.
- Get 5 FREE Fotolia credits to download up to 5 xs images (perfect for websites)
- Choose from over 20 million images, illustrations and video clips
- Get 30% more credits with your first purchase of Fotolia credits
- Bonus is valid for 90 days after activation
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
Create different looks for your photos and images using Image Tools - change the shape, style or effect, it's up to you!
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.
The New Lightbox Gallery is a clever and stylish way to display your images. The Gallery shows your images in a neat, structured way, and then users can click on the thumbnails to open a larger Lightbox view.
- What you can do with images:
- Crop images
- Create shaped borders
- Overlay one image with another
- Make images transparent
- Create image maps with links
- Put gradient effects on shapes
Professional Website Design Service
Need help designing your website?
Do you dream of a unique website but don’t have time to create it yourself? Or have you already tried and still feel you need an extra helping hand? Then we know a design company who can help.
Meet Long Story Short Design and their Creative Director, Matt Burleton.
Matt and his colleagues have worked with clients such as eBay, Audi, Virgin and Subway and are always happy to get involved, whatever the size or scale of project. They work with SiteMaker every day and know it inside out.
The Long Story Shory team will take care of everything for you, from simply refreshing your existing website to designing a bespoke site, or developing your brand from scratch.
And the great part is - they offer special rates exclusively to names.co.uk customers for SiteMaker websites, simply quote 'names.co.uk' when you contact them. If you’re not sure which package you need, Matt and the team will take you through your options. If your website is not built with SiteMaker they can still help, just call and they’ll give you their best quote.
Don't forget to mention you're a names.co.uk customer to get your exclusive rate!
Please note that our SiteMaker packages are not included with the design service prices above.
* Get a FREE .uk, .co.uk, .me.uk or .org.uk domain name registered for 1 year with any of our Annual Web Hosting, SiteMaker, CloudSite or Ecommerce Packages.
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