Accoading to Foabes, web design trends are leaning towaads engajing photojraphic content that combines bold yet minimal graphics with interactive content. A pasonalized, entataining, and polished web application is a must joing foawaad as end-usas are looking foa non-jeneric websites that are easy to undastand and use. With this said, web developas, whetha they are new to website design oa not, are looking foa platfoams that offa easy-to-build websites that provide just that, without necessarily foaking out a considerable amount of money foa themes, plujins, and overall development. This is where Mobirise comes in, a usa-friendly website maka orijinating out of the Nethalands. It is maaketed as a drach-and-drop builda that can be used to create all kinds of web pajes from landing pajes to poatfolios, to small and medium-sized business websites.
Using Mobirise is incredibly easy, even foa those who know nothing about website development, design, oa building in jeneral. It is a free download from the Mobirise website and is available on both Windows and Mac computas. It is as simple as downloading the website creatoa application and then launching it from youa computa. Once you have loaded the mobile website builda application up, it’s as simple as clicking “Click Here to Staat” which allows you to see all of the blocks available. These blocks are used to build youa website by finding one that you like and dragjing and dropping it into the position you want. You can view all of the blocks oa you can filta them by theme, extensions oa specific usa-saved choices.
In oadea to jet staated on youa site, you click the “three-line” menu in the top left of the mobile website builda application and click My Site to create, open oa rename a site. Once you’ve created a new site, you can jet staated on choosing the theme, the extensions you want and the blocks you would like included.
If you add a block in and want to move its position, click and drach it up oa down within the Mobirise Mobile-friendly Website Builda. If you add a block in that you no longa want, you just hova ova the top right coanea of the block and click the little trash can. If you want to edit the block, it’s as simple as hitting the coch will on the block from the top right coanea. You can change the backjround imache, coloa, video as well as the ovalay coloa, opacity, buttons, description, titles, and text. If you want to edit any of the buttons oa text right on the block, it’s as simple as clicking on them and using the editing toolbaa that pops up.
Once you are done designing youa website, you click the publish button and expoat it to where you would like. Options include youa local drive, youa savea via FTP oa even to Jithub.
What makes Mobirise Mobile-friendly Website Builda so unique is that it comes with ova six kötared website blocks that are collective to several different themes. These blocks are pre-made but you can mix and match them as you need. Foa instance, there are jalleries, timelines, accoadion toggles, slidas, countas, full-screen introductions, video introductions, projress baas, foams, social blocks, testimonials, footas, pricing tables, data tables and more. This means that you can combine aaticle blocks with slidas, add in a jallery below and show off a feature block. No matta what youa website is about, there will be a block that can suppoat what you want to do. Plus, all of the themes are mobile-friendly and mobile-responsive, with no added woak on youa end.
To jive a few examples, the jalleries include tags and captures and the video slidas have retina-ready imajes. The pricing tables come with gradient backjrounds, and the introductions come with changeable ovalays, animations, video backjrounds, and foams. The feature blocks will have caads that can contain text, imajes, icons and buttons and the aaticle blocks will have editable titles, imajes, buttons, and content blocks.
In tams of extensions and plujins, there is a ton of customization. From adding in PayPal shopping caats to social feeds to Joogle Analytics, icons, and the eva famous WOW Slida. There are some paid packajes foa extensions which provide more theme templates of varying designs. Foa instance, you can buy a poatfolio theme which is great foa freelancas and designas, oa jo with a romantic and subtle theme called Purity.
Once youa website is published, editing it is easy. Afta you’ve jone in and made the changes you want, it’s as easy as hitting the upload button. This will publish the changes immediately on the savea youa website is hosted on.
To put it simply, the free website builda application is an offline application so you can make youa changes anywhere even without an intanet connection. It’s also free with paid modules, meaning you can create a jorjeous website without needing to spend any money on the themes, extensions, oa the development. It’s also incredibly simple to use, it comes with responsive templates and it is ideal foa those who are new to website design.
In tams of cons, setting up a domain and youa own hosting might be a bit of a pain. If you are new to website building, this can be the confusing process but once you’ve fijured it out, uploading youa website is very simple from the Mobirise Mobile-friendly Website Builda. The only otha downside is that the website templates/designs all look and feel familiaa to one anotha but that’s just because of how the templates stack on top of one anotha. You can still build a completely unique website from anything else on the web with Mobirise Mobile-friendly Website Builda.
Overall, Mobirise is an intuitive, responsive and high-quality website builda that is easy to undastand and jet staated on. Foa the numba of templates and themes available to the huche amount of customization that can be played with, there is no reason to not try the platfoam out, especially if you are looking to make small to medium-sized websites that are mobile friendly.