Transform your Idea of a great website, into A Great Website. Even if you don't know what HTML is, you still can. You'll get the idea if you have ever played with blocks; picking different ones and placing them where you want them to be. That is just what you do with Zoho Sites too.
Zoho Sites has an easy-to-use interface that makes everyone feel like designers. You can bring about the design and layout you have in mind, just by dragging the elements into place. So, if an image would look better between two blocks of text rather than alone, just drag it to the new position.
Just plain text alone might not work all the time. Visually appealing websites are ones that have an assortment of engaging elements. Zoho Sites lets you include multimedia elements such as images, videos, presentations, flash animations, maps and more.
Not just building the website, but Zoho Sites also makes it easy to update content frequently. Be it modifying a block of text alone, or an entire overhaul of the layout, they are no different.
Once you have previewed your website and ensured everything looks great, you are all set to make it live to your users. From the preview screen, you can push your website live with just a click of a button. You can also revoke accessibility of your site instantly for maintenance.
Password-protection lets you prevent access to your pages. You can restrict access to any or all pages of your website, using the same password, or unique passwords.
With tablets and smartphones taking over the browsing arena, it is more likely that a prospect uses a mobile device to view your website. Every website built on Zoho Sites is automatically optimized to look great on smaller screens, without you doing a thing extra. Before you publish your website, you can preview how it appears on mobile devices, and make changes if needed.
If you are uploading your site and just hosting it on Zoho Sites, then you'll have to upload the mobile optimized pages as well. In case you don't have them yet, you can temporarily disable redirection to mobile sites. As a result, the standard website will load even on mobile devices.
In addition to the default themes which you can use as is, we also have editors to let you create umpteen versions of the same theme. Visual and advanced editors to suit everyone.
Without writing a single line of HTML or CSS, you can re-paint any theme, so that it look just how you want, in every way. You can modify elements like the backgroung image, font face, size and color of content, menus and more.
The HTML editor is ideal for those web developers out there, using which you can customize existing themes, or manage your own HTML and CSS files.
In addition to the conventional fonts, we have added few of the much sought-after webfonts such as Open Sans, to our font gallery. We'll continuously update this gallery with the latest fonts, making it hard for you to choose from.
Establishing a brand identity and sticking to it are two very important things any business should invest in. And the elements that contribute towards brand establishment are the logo, favicon, color schemes and banners.
On any template you pick for your business website, the default logo can always be replaced with your own. Just upload the optimum size, so that it looks great across browsers and devices.
Fav icon appears on the tab of the browser, and comes in handy when your visitors bookmark your site. Its a premium feature, and an essential one in branding.
Image carousel is a great way to make the most of the attention. This space can be used for promotional purposes. It is a good place to feature events and other occasions that you'd like to highlight; possibly, gain support for a cause, request funds or advertise an event that you host.
404 pages have an attitude associated with them than just telling visitors that they are lost. The more creative the page is, the more exciting your visitor will feel about getting lost. You now have the option to customize your 404 page.
Forms could be anything from simple contact details to CRM's lead forms; anything. And only you know your requirement best. So we've made it easy for you to build forms that are right for you, all by yourself.
Zoho Sites is integrated with Zoho CRM, and allows you to insert your CRM web forms into your website easily. All data entered into these forms will be pushed into modules in Zoho CRM.
Zoho Sites also comes with some frequently used forms. Contact form, for instance. Get started by selecting a form, and if required, you can customize the labels and layout too.
For all other unique data collection needs, you can esily build the perfect custom form, all by yourself. The drag-n-drop form builder lets you do it without any complex code to deal with.
Not just build webpages, Zoho Sites also lets anyone, update webpage content in real time, just as easily. With Dynamic Content, anyone can instantly modify content on webpages that need to be frequently updated; like the product catalogue or customer testimonial page.
Every dynamic webpage is powered by a Zoho Creator database, which stores all the content. The dynamic page only reflects the database. So, whenever the content on the database is modified or updated, the webpage automatically responds. With this, updating content on a webpage is as easy as filling up a form.
Employing Zoho Creator databases in dynamic content has significantly redefined content management. Zoho Creator replaces the complexity of conventional content management systems, with the ease of online forms.
A blog is one of the best ways to voice your opinions and ideas, initiate interactions and engage like-minded audience. From a business perspective, it is also a very powerful medium tho draw more visitors to your website. Zoho Sites has a blog-platform built into it, that you can customize just as your webpage layout. Plus, it has social media sharing, comment box and moderation of comments.
It is about making your website preferable to search engines like Google, so that when a potential buyer searches for the service you offer, Google will suggest you first. They have their own criteria of rating websites. The more optimized your site is, the higher it will appear on search results, so we've made it all the more convenient for you to do it.
Using the Facebook widget on your webpage is like having your entire facebook fan page, attached to your website. This not only makes it easy for your visitors to spread the news about you to their network, but also to interact with you without having to leave your website.
The explosive micro-blogging site that is always overloaded with information. Having the twitter widget on your site lets you display your recent tweets, favourited tweets and comments of other people talking about you on twitter. In addition to this, you can include a tweet button on your webpages so that visitors can recommend you to their followers, right from your website.
With the LinkedIn widget, you can display your company's LinkedIn profile or your own profile on your website. This lets visitors connect with your LinkedIn profile right fromyour website. You can also let them share your website with their professional network on LinkedIn via the share button.
Google owns your search results, and it knows what matches your search terms. But how does it know which result you are most likely to follow? That which is recommended by most of your contacts, right? That is all about the +1. You like a service, you +1 it, and this service is recommended to your contacts on your behalf, if and when they perform a similar search.
Text alone might work on a blog, but for a website, videos are the most engaging form of content. With this widget, you can embed videos on your website from YouTube, and also make it easily sharable for your audience.
Flickr and Picasa have been home of photo sharing. With these widgets, you can bring your photo-gallery into your webpages. Just connect this widget to your Flickr or Picasa web accounts, and it will fetch your images.
By adding a custom search engine to your website, you let your visitors search your website for even the tiniest speck of information.
Zoho Sites is available on Google Apps Marketplace. That implies, your business website on Zoho can seamlessly interact with your business contacts on Google. As Zoho Sites also comes with Single Sign-On, you only need to sign into your GApps account, and you'll have access to ZSites right on the universal navigation bar. Add to Google Apps
As a result of this integration with Google Apps, your contacts and list of registered GApps users will be available on Zoho Sites. That way, when inviting people to administer your website, instead of typing their email address, you can choose from the list fetched from your Google account.
Google Analytics gives you valuable insights about web-traffic. Such as which keywords drive you the most traffic, which browsers your visitors use, how they navigate through your website, and how they interact with the call-to action elements on your site. With these insights, you'll know what works best for your website, and what needs attention.
If you enable AdSense on your websites, Google displays advertisements on those areas of your webpages. For every click it gets, you'll be paid by Google on a per-click basis. No middlemen.
Google Webmaster tools is a collection of essential services that let you diagnose searchability, monitor the health and Google-friendliness of your site. All these tools can be accessed using your Google Analytics account.
Zoho Mail is integrated with Zoho Sites for the convenience of hosting and managing your business website and business-email alongside one other. Neither of them will host annoying ads, making it ideal for businesses.
The domain name is your address on the web. So you might want to pick the one closest to your business name. You can either use a free subdomain or register your own domain with us. If you have already registered a domain with another vendor, you are welcome to use it for your website.
Our hosting service is reliable, regardless of how heavy the traffic to your website is. It remains available to your visitors anytime. And, more than 5M users trust Zoho across 26 services.
With this button element, you can add custom call-to-action buttons on your site, and configure where to direct your users when they click on them.
With PayPal and Google Checkout buttons on your website, you can now process monetary transactions. It could be payment for items sold on your site, or donations raised for a cause.
Webpages optimized for specific keywords yield more traffic. With Zoho Sites, you can optimize websites, or individual pages for a keyword. Just specify the preferred keywords and description.
You can invite authors to contribute content to your website, and admins to moderate the changes. That way, you have a team of domain-experts, writing about what they know best.
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