The 1&1 Website Builder allows you to set up smaller web projects with up to 5 pages in just a few hours.
High-quality layouts, customizable styles and intuitive design with drag & drop let you quickly try out different ideas and adjust your website to your needs.
Update: If your project requires more pages, HTML-Widgets or apps, you can upgrade to 1&1 Website Builder Plus at any time.
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This article briefly introduces the 1&1 Website Builder editor.
The editor at a glance
You can create pages, add content and adjust the layout and style in the editor.
Elements are the modules you can use to build your website. Most of the elements can be edited and adjusted inline with just one click. All your adjustments are saved in a change log to enable you to easily undo your changes during a session.
The toolbar contains a smart search helping you to quickly access apps, elements and help topics. Give it a try!
Choosing your layout
Layouts allow you to change the design of your website. They contain colors, fonts and background images that you can customize in the Style section.
- Use the search filter to quickly find the perfect layout.
- Use the favorites and the history to go back to your favorite and already used layouts.
Adjusting the style
Modern layouts support responsive design for all devices and offer many settings options. You can easily adjust colors, fonts and the background of your active layout.
- With font schemes, you can customize all text elements of your website with just one click. These schemes match perfectly and as a result your texts, headings and links match perfectly as well and are easy to read.
- With color schemes, you can customize all sections of your website with just one click. The colors of these schemes match perfectly.
- Choose a background image for your website from the recommendations and the many patterns or upload your own image.
Managing pages and adding new pages
Adding, organizing and hiding pages and suitable page templates for your industry.
- Change the page structure with drag & drop.
- Add smart page templates. Many pages are optimized for your industry and contain suitable elements and placeholder texts.
- Change the page details and optimize your website for search engines (SEO).
Managing and editing images
Manage your own and high-quality archive images in one central place. Add images to galleries and insert image elements into your website.
- You can upload your own images, edit them and manage them in folders. You can use these images anywhere on your website.
- The Images area is context-sensitive. Depending on the element, there are different functions available. For galleries, for instance, you can comfortably insert multiple images.
Adjust many image settings, and use professional filters and effects to make the most of your images. The most important features at a glance:
- Basics: Crop, orientation, brightness
- Adjustments: Warmth and saturation
- Sharpness: Many images look even better with a slight increase in sharpness.
- Effects: Use filters to give your images an impressive professional look.
- Frames: Select a frame for your image.
- Fix: Use the Blemish tool to remove small faults.
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