This post is part of a series that revisits some of our readers’ favorite articles from the past that still contain awesome and relevant information that you might find useful. This post was originally published on August 3th, 2011.
Remember iWeb? This former iLife member’s lofty goal was to translate the intimidating task of building a website down to the “drag and drop” simplicity of the Mac experience.
Apple’s brief foray into the world of DIY websites was impressive at first, but aged quickly and was eventually abandoned altogether. Discounting professional developer software like Dreamweaver, this leaves Mac users with three primary options for WYSIWYG website building: Sandvox, Rapidweaver and Flux. Today we’ll take a brief look at each and offer some advice on which you should use.
For those of us that want to make small, personal websites without requiring the knowledge to code, iWeb is an absolutely wonderful solution. However, as you become more proficient with this application which comes pre-installed on every Mac, you’ll find that it’s feature set can be limiting to say the least.
Below is a selection of six different iWeb add-ons which all expand the capabilities of iWeb. Each add-on is quite different to the next (and a few have been outdated by improvements in the latest version of iWeb) but read on to see if any of these are for you.