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Introducing Shaw Hosting's Online Presence Builder

Learn about the features and benefits of the Online Presence Builder from Shaw Business and how you can use it to easily create a website for your business needs.

Introducing Shaw Hosting's Online Presence Builder

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The Online Presence Builder is a website builder app that will allow you to create a modern website for your business. We will go over the benefits, features & Faqs of Online Presence Builder. Download the userguides for this tool to learn how to upgraded your current site to Online Presence Builder.

The Online Presence Builder is a website builder app that will allow you to create a modern website for your business. We will go over the benefits, features & Faqs of Online Presence Builder. Download the userguides for this tool to learn how to upgraded your current site to Online Presence Builder.

Benefits

Your website is only a few clicks away
Your website is only a few clicks away

There's never been a better time to refresh your business brand with a modern, mobile friendly website! With the new Online Presence Builder you will be able to build your own website within minutes with simple drag and drop tools.

  • Made for everyone: The drag and drop editor allows users to easily create a full website, or a one-page website, with just a few clicks.
  • Modern designs: Choose from engaging, SEO-friendly website themes that automatically look great on desktop, mobile, and tablet devices.
  • Engaging website elements: Add personality to your website! Easily add photo galleries, videos, buttons, Facebook and Twitter widgets, contact forms, appointment scheduling, Google maps, tables and lists, and more.
  • Pages and layouts: Easily add multiple pages with different layouts, including galleries, menus, FAQs, and more.
  • Professional, modern images: Access a full gallery of professional and modern stock images, ready for use on your website. Plus, you can easily edit any photos with the built-in Image Editor tool.

Drag & Drop tools to make building your website easy!
Drag & Drop tools to make building your website easy!


Features

Online Presence Builder Editor Design ThemesElements
  • Instant Online Presence website
  • Sample industry content
  • Pre-populated 'Contact us' information
  • Auto-generated email contact form
  • Intuitive, user-friendly editor with drag-and-drop WYSIWYG editing capabilities
  • Add text blocks, images, image galleries, buttons, lead forms, videos, lists, menus, customer quotes, Google maps, social media widgets, and more
  • Embed HMTL code
  • Add as many pages as you need
  • Hover help tips and tricks
  • Preview your site in desktop, tablet, and mobile views
  • Modern design themes that are mobile optimized for tablets and smartphones
  • Hero images with slideshow support and pre-formatted royalty-free image selections
  • Drag and drop in pre-formatted blocks for headings, text, images, text links, image and text combinations, HTML snippets, and block quotes
  • Add sleek image galleries in different layouts, including classic, slideshow, filmstrip, mosaic, and slider
  • Add YouTube videos to use with a built-in video search
  • Get social by adding a Facebook 'Like' button, 'Send', button, 'Follow' button, page widget, or Facebook comments
  • Add Google maps and operating hours for your business
  • Lay out content in columns, rows, collapsible rows, tabs, and accordion style rows, and save reusable content
  • Drag and drop in pre-formatted blocks for headings, text, images, text links, image and text combinations, HTML snippets, and block quotes
  • Add sleek image galleries in different layouts, including classic, slideshow, filmstrip, mosaic, and slider
  • Add YouTube videos to use with a built-in video search
  • Get social by adding a Facebook 'Like' button, 'Send' button, 'Follow' button, page widget, or Facebook comments
  • Add Google maps and operating hours for your business
  • Lay out content in columns, rows, collapsible rows, tabs, and accordion style rows, and save reusable content
  • Add lead forms, call-to-actions, tables, and numbered or bulleted lists
Images Site Settings and Pages Built-in Help
  • Access HTML snippets and block quotes
  • Built-in image galleries in different layouts, including classic, slideshow, filmstrip, mosaic, and slider
  • Add YouTube videos to use with a built-in video search
  • Crop and resize images
  • Add text to images

  • Add Google Analytics, embedded searches, overall keywords and meta-descriptions, header HTMLs, and more
  • Manage your Online Presence pages in one simple menu
  • Supports sub-navigation
  • Customize page names, URLs, keywords, and descriptions per page to help with SEO efforts
  • Access a built-in Support Center resource for helpful articles on creating, customizing, and optimizing your online presence

FAQs

How do I use the Online Presence Builder?

  • Online Presence Builder was built with ease of use in mind. When you first log in to the Portal, click on the 'Websites' tab and select 'Get Started' to launch Online Presence Builder. You can choose a new design from a selection of brand new, stylish designs created by professionals. (Remember, you can change your design at any time!) Customizing your site is as easy as dragging and dropping desired elements onto your page. Select the element you want, such as a heading, text, or image, from the left-hand menu, drag and drop it on to your web page, and double-click to edit the element.

  • We have included a user guide, attached below, to help guide you through the process of upgrading your website using the new Online Presence Builder. For more details, please download the user guide.

Do I need to build a separate mobile site with the Online Presence Builder?

  • Not at all! Online Presence Builder uses a responsive design to automatically adapt your site to fit well on every device, including desktops, mobile phones, and tablets. There’s no need for you to spend more time on developing a separate, mobile friendly site. Your full website will automatically adapt to the device your visitors are using, with important details front and centre. Don't forget that when designing and editing your website, you can preview how it looks before publishing on desktop, tablet, and mobile views. Our website builder is designed to create a mobile-friendly website for your business.

Can I change my design once I select it?

  • Yes. You can change your design at any time. Select 'Design' in the tool to view the available designs. You also have the option to preview how your existing content will look with the new design before making the change.

Choose from hundreds of different templates
Choose from hundreds of different templates

Can I transfer my existing website to the new Online Presence Builder?

  • Not at this time. We built the new Online Presence Builder with fresh new designs that are SEO-friendly. Once you choose a design template, you can easily copy and paste text and upload images into the Online Presence Builder. You might take this opportunity to refresh your content and make sure your details are up-to-date. When you’re finished, you’ll have fantastic, new website that works on every device.

  • Once you choose a design template, you can easily copy and paste text and upload your existing images into the new builder. You might take this opportunity to refresh your content and make sure your details are up-to-date. When you’re finished, you’ll have fantastic, new site that works on every device.



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