How to Install Weebly on Bluehost?
Weebly is one of the popular drag and drop site builder and is being offered as a white labeled solution through almost all hosting companies. Many shared hosting companies like Bluehost, SiteGround, etc. have tie up with Weebly and allow users to install Weebly on sites hosted with them. In this article we will explore how to install Weebly on Bluehost hosted website.
Installing Weebly on Bluehost
Login to your Bluehost account and look for “Weebly” icon under “manage my addon products”.
Click on the icon, choose your domain and go to Weebly editor. That’s it!!! Weebly is already installed on the selected domain.
In case if the editor is not loading then click on the “Problem viewing?” link as shown in the below picture.
You will be taken to Weebly site editor and unfortunately that will be the year old editor with very old interface.
Weebly Vs Bluehost Weebly
Weebly has changed a lot in recent years and the Bluehost interface still uses the outdated Weebly version with non-responsive themes. Below is the summary of differences between Weebly and Bluehost Weebly, you can check out the detailed article here.
|Number of Pages||Unlimited||Unlimited||6||Unlimited|
|Latest Elements / Features||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Latest Themes / Page Layouts||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Edit HTML / CSS / Theme||Yes||Yes||No||Yes|
|Approximate Cost per month||Free||$ 8||$ 4 - 7 (for hosting)||$ 13 – 16 (Hosting + Pro)|
|Access to Root Directories||No||No||Yes||Yes|
It is very clear that installing Weebly on Bluehost domain is of really no worth both from features as well cost perspective.
Importantly, you will not have access to Weebly App Center and use outdated platform by paying money. We highly recommend to use Weebly.com directly to create a free or premium site with unlimited pages and many other features.
In case if you have wrongly installed Weebly or decided to revert back then check out our detailed instructions on deleting Weebly and reverting back to WordPress on Bluehost.