When you are in the Page view you will see three default pages: Home About Contact You may not want the About and Contact pages – you can delete them if you don’t want them or RENAME them as another page
Creating a Weebly website
Go to www.weebly.com to register a new
Put in your full name
Use your Iona email address
Use a password that you will easily remember
You will be given three options for a website type –
You will then be given the option of choosing a theme.
Suggestion - Choose the first theme to start with – you can always go
back and change it.
It is best to create some pages first before you choose your final theme
as it is hard to see what the website will look like with empty pages.
After you have chosen your theme you will be asked yo choose your
website domain. CHOOSE the first option
• Select the first radio button.
• The subdomain that you create will become the URL for your website
so it should be meaningful and not too long.
You will be given an opportunity to watch an introductory video to help you
create your website. If you don’t wish to watch it select the X in the top right
hand corner to close.
Creating Pages for your Website
Go to the Page view. Here you will find three default pages. These can be deleted or
you can change the names if you do not want them.
It is on this screen that you plane your website structure
You can delete the About
and Contact pages if you
do not want them OR you
can rename them as
Adding Pages to your Website
To add a page select the Add Page + tab.
You will be given 4 options for the type of page you can have.
Select Standard Page.
You can name your pages in two places – see diagram below
Once created click on the Save and Edit the page
Once you have selected
your page type you can
give it a name. This can
be changed at any time.
Click the Save and Edit
to take you to that page
Choosing your Page Layout
There are four page layouts that you can choose from.
Suggestion: Use the No Header page and build your page from scratch.
When you have chosen your
Page Layout select the Save and
Edit button to start working on
Creating your Site Name
The default title for your site is My Site.
You will need to go into Settings and change the Site Ttile to something of your choice. Save
your changes when you are finished. You can also change the website URL here also.
Categorising your website
Once you have created your initial website
you must categorize it.
Select the EDUCATION type and CLASS
Building your Page
Select the page you wish to start building (we are staring with the Home page)
You will come into the Build function on the website. From here you can ‘Drag and Drop’
elements for the Build menu on the left of the screen.
Choose the elements you wish to
start working with and drag them
onto the webpage. You can move
them around the page as you
Use the tool bar to change your
text, fonts, size and colour
Once you have chosen the text tool you can start
adding your own text and editing it using the Editing
Adding Features to your page
There are many different features you can add to your page. Some require special techniques
and will be discussed individually. Below is an example of a Title and text that has been added.
Adding a You Tube Video
You can easily add a You Tube video to your site.
Drag the You tube icon onto your page. An instructional video on how to add a video will start
to play. If you don’t want to listen to it click on the video and a window will appear asking for
the URL for your video.
You will need to go to You Tube to get the URL for the video
Drag the You Tube
icon onto the
Adding a You Tube Video
If you don’t want to listen to the instructional video click on it and a window will appear asking
for the URL for your video.
You will need to go to You Tube to get the URL for the video then paste it into the window.
The video will automatically appear on the page.
You can then move the video wherever you would like it to go on the page.