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Looking for a simple, free, (low consumption) website builder I can install on my web host. The ones that are available with my web host are slow. Not looking for cms (Wordpress, joomla, drupal) -- I only need 20-25 pages. It needs the capability of the user to be able to:

  1. add pages
  2. put content in
  3. edit content

Nothing fancy, just html and run fast. Preferrably free.

Note/Reason: I have 1&1 web hosting and they discontinued the old, fast, website builder I was using and made a new, slower, website builder that destroys your website when you make 1 change to the css. I talked to customer support and they confirmed the page builder was taking up more resources.

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    As earlier, for a small site, fast to install and easy to manage, i proposed you to take a look at pluxml.org . wiki.pluxml.org/index.php?page=English it is french, but many users understand english on the forum (function/objects names uses english within the code for instance) – G-Cyr Jan 1 '16 at 19:42
  • @GCyrillus this is hard for me to understand. Does it require I know how to use objects and functions? – Martez McKinzie Jan 2 '16 at 0:27
  • for a lambda user , you only need to upload the unzipped file to server, first connection to site fires install.php ... install giving a name and a password. (install.php will not be call again). then load on administration, add an article (page), link it to a categorie. Or add a static page . this is it. Themes and plugin are to be copied/paste into specific folder and comes accessible. configuration(if needed can be made via administration) . for the function/objects, you 'll see them being called within the templates (themes), idems for plugins. – G-Cyr Jan 2 '16 at 12:27
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    Why does it have to be installed on the webhost as opposed to used locally and have the results uploaded? – JKEngineer Jan 7 '16 at 21:39
  • Yeah. If you can, just use a client-side text editor (or a programming IDE) , and upload your files with an FTP client. Some hosts may not allow such, though. Many simple IDEs for programming also have tools for web design. – Shule Nov 4 '17 at 3:13
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An option that might work for you is a WYSIWYG graphical website builder. There are two that I've used: BlueGriffon and Kompozer. They are similar in the sense that you do things using the graphical interface and they generate the HTML code. There are very useful tutorials for both. I developed a web page in a few hours by going thru the tutorial.

  • The question said "Looking for a simple, free, (low consumption) website builder I can install on my web host" - neither of those can be installed on a web site, AFAIK – Mawg Aug 6 '18 at 13:53

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