Step-by-step Guide to Building Your Website

by | 15 Mar 2024

So you have a brilliant idea for a website, but the thought of coding and technical jargon leaves you feeling lost? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there! Thankfully, you don’t need to be a web developer to create a stunning and functional website anymore.

With 1-grid’s intuitive, no code website builder, anyone can go from zero to online in minutes. Follow this step-by-step guide, and you’ll be amazed at how simple it is.

First things first, head over to 1-grid and log in. Once you’re in, dive into the user-friendly website builder interface.

1. Choose Your Template and Customise

The 1-grid website builder delivers dynamic templates with fully flexible content layouts to suit your needs. No more saving, refreshing, and repeating! Add content to your home page, and tailor it to your brand colours and style. 

Experiment with text and image placements (left-hand side, right-hand side, or centred) to find the perfect fit for your brand.

Easily add a contact form page where visitors can submit their details directly to your company.

website builder templates

2. Add Essential Pages and Content

Start by adding essential pages so that people can find their way around your website, such as Home, About, Contact, etc. 

Use the handy widget options on the side to include your logo, social media links, and saved content. Remember to select the page you want to edit from the dropdown menu before making changes.

Easily add a contact form page where visitors can submit their details directly to your company to get in touch to find out more.

3. Check Out Your Content on Mobile and Desktop 

Rest assured, your website will look fantastic on any device! 1-grid provides previews of how your content will appear on desktops, mobile devices, and tablets, ensuring your content is optimised across all platforms.

website builder view on mobile and desktop

4. Choose Your Domain Name

Create a meaningful and memorable domain name that tells the world more about you and what you do. Having a familiar and consistent name online builds trust with customers. People feel comfortable when they can easily find you and it looks professional. 

Your domain name also includes privacy protection to boost your search engine ranking, protect your website and your visitors and keep spam at bay.

Simply head to the main menu and select Domains on the left-hand side to find a domain name that suits your company and add it to your website.

5. Launch and Shine!

With your beautiful website complete, all you need to do is publish it and share it with the world! Remember, 1-grid is your one-stop shop for building a website that’s affordable, easy to use, and mobile-ready. So, what are you waiting for? Start building your online presence today!

Bonus Tip: Feeling stuck? 1-grid offers helpful tutorials and support resources to guide you every step of the way.

Begin today and kick start your dreams! Take your business online with 1-grid by your side, every step of the way.