Tuesday, April 3, 2012

uCoz - free and easy website builder

Today is very important to have internet presence, whether for companies or persons providing any service, or if you simply want to create a personal space online. The problem comes when we have no knowledge of web design or programming, you think you will never get your website, but do not despair, there are tools to create free websites as uCoz.

uCoz is a free web site builder, especially for those who have absolutely no knowledge and want to create their online space without spending a cent. To put it simply, uCoz is a kind of wyisiwig editor to create websites.

The tool has a special interface that allows us to put together the website dragging or dropping modules as we like, always customizing everything to make it according to our needs. There are modules of all kinds, of which we highlight: Blog, online games, online store, forums, news, photo albums, bulletin board, mail forms, FAQs, product catalog, guestbook, minichat, users online , and many more, a total of 21 modules to add to our site.

the features from www.ucoz.com/about :

uCoz is a project that helps anyone who wishes to create a website. An existing site can be made more feature-rich and interesting by expanding it with new capabilities in a very simple way. No professional experience in Web design is required and all of our offered services are FREE!
Among the offered features, we provide features that are typical to classic web hosting:

  • Unlimited FREE disk space
  • Files can be uploaded through web interface or FTP
  • In addition to the one free domain name received during registration, any other domain can be attached (it can be purchased at domains.ucoz.com).
  • Backup
We also offer features typical to large CMS (Content Management Systems):

  • Database of site users with division into groups
  • Assignment of different access levels depending on a user group
  • A variety of modules realizing (not only) classical web applications (see below)
  • Full control over the design of web applications by means of HTML templates
  • Built-in visual HTML editor for those who are unfamiliar with this markup language
  • RSS import and export
  • Blocking of activity from certain IP addresses or subnets
uCoz also offers some unique features:

  • Special template language which allows you to check different conditions when generating pages
  • Template builder which allows to completely change the design in a very effective way
  • Possibility to extend the website functionality with the help of PHP, third-party database servers like MySQL, and API
Modules are web applications which can be combined in any way to produce a site of any complexity: from a simple home page with a guestbook to rather large web portal. We improve and extend our modules on a regular basis. At this moment, we offer the following 21 modules:
  • Forum (Bulletin Board)
  • E-shop
  • Site News
  • Blog (Web Journal)
  • Publisher (Article Catalog)
  • File Catalog
  • Site Catalog
  • Tag Board (Mini Chat)
  • Ad Board
  • Photo Albums
  • Online Games
  • Web Polls
  • Guestbook
  • FAQ Service
  • E-mail Forms
  • Page Editor
  • Statistics (Hit Counter)
  • Site Search
  • User Management
  • Tests
  • Awards
All content modules can be adapted for different tasks. For example, Site Catalog can be turned into a catalog of goods, recipes, articles etc. Photo Albums can be used to make a very good wallpaper catalog with all necessary features. The name of each module only describes its preconfigured purpose and functionality.
Our website builder is designed to utilize the core principles of web development, namely:
  • Functionality
  • Usability
  • Tuning capabilities, flexibility and simplicity
  • Attractiveness of predefined designs and capabilities of manual design modification
  • Spam and unwanted visitor protection
What you CANNOT do with uCoz:
  • use a uCoz account as file storage
  • make "doorways


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