Start building your own professional, beautiful website with Weebly today.
Did I mention that it's free to get started? Yes, you can have your own website in a matter of hours for free!
Don't worry if you don't know HTML, CSS, PHP, or any of those other silly acronyms. Weebly's simple drag and drop interface makes it easy to add text, photos, videos, and other elements to your website.
About the course:
You will leave this course having the knowledge and tools required to build a professional looking website without having to know a single line of code.
Starting from the first step of signing up for a Weebly account, we work through how to do everything that you need to do to complete your website, including:
Weebly makes it easy to build your website and provides plenty of help along the way. Their help, along with this course, will have you on your way to an amazing website in no time!
The first step to creating your website with Weebly is to sign-up for a free account. This 2 minute video will show you just how easy it is. Upon completing this lecture, students will have signed up for a free Weebly account and can move on to building their website.
Choosing a theme for your Weebly site allows you to select the overall look, layout, and feel for your site. Upon completion of this lecture, students will have chosen a theme for their new website and will know how to change their theme if they change their mind.
Every website has a domain. This lesson will show you how to choose a domain for your new site. The domain will determine what the URL (website address) is for your new site. Upon completion of this lesson, students will have chosen a domain for their website.
The Weebly Website Planner is a tool that allows you to plan out your website. What is the goal for your website? How many pages do you want to have? What is the purpose of each page? The Website Planner gives you a checklist that helps you plan your website. Upon completion of this lesson, students will know how to use the Website Planner to map out a plan for their website.
The background image is the large image on the home page of the site. This lesson shows you how to choose a background image for your site if the background image is enabled. Upon completion, students will be able to choose and change the background image of their site.
In this lesson, we learn how to make basic changes to our home page such as the headings, subheadings and buttons. Upon completion of this lecture, students will be able to customize the look of their home page.
In this lesson, we learn how to change the font on different elements of your website such as headings, text boxes etc. Upon completion of this lecture students will be able to fully customize the font styles on their website.
This lesson will show you how to add elements to your web pages such as text, images, titles and more. This will allow students to add the content to the website that they require. Upon completion of this lecture students will be able to add content to their website by dragging and dropping elements on to the page.
A contact page is a very important part of any website. You need to give people a way to contact you. In this lesson, we will learn how to create a contact page on your website complete with contact form. Upon completion of this lecture students will have created a contact page with a contact form.
In this lesson, we will go further with our contact form and customize the fields that we have available on the contact form. We will also add a Google map to our contact page. Upon completion of this lecture students will be able to customize the look of the contact form and the information that we collect.
In this lesson, we will learn how to add a brand new page to your website and how to add the new page to your navigation menu. Upon completion of this lecture students will be able to create new pages, add them to the navigation menu, and rearrange the order of their pages.
Now that we have created a new page, we need to add content to it. This lesson shows you how to build your new page from scratch and add content to it such as titles, text, and images. Upon completion of this lecture students will be able to custom build a brand new page for their website complete with content.
A blog can be an integral part of a website. In this lesson, we will learn how to add a blog to our website and create blog posts. We will also learn how to moderate comments on our blog posts. Upon completion of this lecture students will be able to add a blog to their website, create blog posts, and moderate comments on their blog posts.
In this lesson, we will learn how to embed a Youtube video on your website. This is useful if you produce your own videos or just want to share other Youtube videos on your site. Upon completion of this lecture students will be able to add a Youtube video to any page of your site and customize the look of the video.
Most Weebly themes come with social media icons that link to our social media pages such as Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. In this lesson, we will learn how to add links to our own social media pages as well as customize which social media icons appear. Upon completion of this lecture students will be able to add, remove, and customize social media icons on their website.
Getting started with Weebly is completely free. However, there are paid premium plans that offer more features. In this lesson, we explore the different premium plans and the extra features that they include.
A final thank you for signing up for my course and seeing it through to the end.
I provide online marketing solutions and help my clients get visitors and leads. I build mobile and traditional websites to my clients and optimize existing websites. I provide printing and direct mail marketing services.
I believe in empowering my clients and potential clients through education and information. I achieve this by providing classes, seminars, webinars and written materials that give my clients the opportunity to learn while at the same time having their problems solved.
I love to help realtors improve their online presence and help them gain more referrals. The real estate industry is an interest of mine and I love helping those in the real estate industry with their technology, website and search engine optimization requirements.
I am an experienced public speaker on technology related topics. Here is what a recent client said about the social media seminar that I presented to her group.
“Scott you are a very professional and knowledgeable speaker. The concepts and ideas you presented to us on Social media were inventive, exciting and easy to integrate into everyday business.
We really appreciate you taking the time to teach us how to better use the great tools of the web that are out there. YouTube, Twitter, facebook, pinterest, LINKEDin etc. are all incredible and FREE tools that not enough REALTORS are fully aware of yet. Thank-you for giving us the insight into some benefits and rewards of harnessing these great programs.
The agents had nothing but great things to say about you! Scott, thank-you so much for coming out and sharing your expertise on social marketing with the Orangeville & District Real Estate Board and our local REALTORS. Keep up the tweets! Kari Clark, sales representative at RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., ODREB Director of Education (Orangeville & District Real Estate Board)”
Specialties: High quality computer services, training, website design and online and social media marketing for businesses.