Option 1 offers an in-built CMS.
Option 1 is the easiest way to build your station’s website. Google Sites and Weebly are site builders and hosts. They will host your website and assist you in building it with their range of generic templates. Tumblr is a blogging platform that will allow you to create a web presence from a blog. All offer a simple step-by-step process to get your web site up and running. But this no fuss approach has some drawbacks.
- no domain name registration
- no need for a web host service provider
- no computing language required
- in-built content management system (no need to download a CMS)
- single click page creation
- permission settings that share and restrict content for editing
- can insert/post different content (documents, spreadsheets, calendars, pictures, videos, audio, slideshow)
- basic range of templates
- no template customised for radio
- basic design and navigation features
- basic formatting
- limited customisation (without knowledge of computing languages)
- must use a sub-domain name (without knowledge of computing languages)
Return to OPTIONS for alternative solutions to building your station’s website.