With the increasing number of Internet users wishing to own their own websites, sitebuilding platforms have become very popular and have been found to be a truly effective way to promote business, spread ideas, sell goods, etc. Nowadays, there is a wide variety of online sitebuilders, and thus, it can be rather difficult to find the one that will work best for you.

Below I would like to make a brief review of a popular website constructor, namely Doodlekit, to describe the typical website builder characteristics. To get a better idea of other sitebuilding services, please follow this link.

Sign Up

Signing up to these platform is as simple as possible. It doesn’t have endless registration forms – it requires a minimum of information, like website type (forum, blog, online store, etc.), and domain name. Immediately afterwards you can start managing your website. Doodlekit features WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor that is extremely simple in use. Novices will definitely love the drag-and-drop interface allowing managing page blocks easily. However, in order to add more complex website features, users will need to apply their HTML knowledge.

Domain Name and Hosting

Doodlekit is very flexible in terms of domain names. Users can either register a new website name within the platform, or redirect their previously bought domains to the freshly created websites. As for the hosting, this platform offers both free and paid plans.


This website constructor offers a number of default templates, a variety of background patterns and color schemes, as well as the possibility to upload your own image for the website header. Because the number of designs and customization features are limited, for novices it can be difficult to create a really unique website. However, those who know basic HTML have better chances to personalize their websites.

Additional Features

Those who are interested in their websites promotion, will love some of the following additional features Doodlekit can offer to premium users:

  • SEO – users can benefit from additional search engine optimization features. These include built-in site map, meta tags, page titles, and other features that help maximize your website for search engines.
  • Reporting – users can monitor the state of affairs on their pages (number of hits, IP addresses of the visitors, browsers used by visitors, etc.).

If you are interested in optimizing your website, don’t hesitate to read the article ‘How to Make a Successful Website in 10 Steps‘.


Doodlekit can be a good option both for newbies, and those who know a bit of code. However, the former will need to learn some coding or ask for assistance in order to do something more complex.

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