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Create and Host your Web Presence with Webnames

Professional website builders & 100% Canadian hosting plans

We have a website solution to fit every type of project and business. Whether you are looking to build a professional ecommerce web presence using Wix, or want secure, managed hosting for your WordPress website. No matter what your website goals are, Webnames is here to help your build, launch and scale with confidence. Browse our website creation and hosting options below, or contact one of our friendly experts to discuss your requirements today. Find the solution that's right for you.

The best solution for building a website is the one that is right for you. From a powerful eCommmerce online presence, to a creative portfolio, or simple 1-page website to showcase your business or brand, Webnames has a solution that you can use to bring your idea to life online.

All-in-One Website Platform

Create your own professional web presence — exactly the way you want.

Wix is a world-leading online presence platform with more than 250 million users and voted the best website builder available by Forbes, the Wirecutter, Tech Radar and more.

With enterprise-grade infrastructure, award winning 24/7 customer support, expansive ecommerce features, advanced AI-website creation, plus advanced SEO and marketing tools, Wix enables anyone to create a professional website and to grow online.

Find the Wix plan that best matches your online goals.

Wix Business

Free .CA or .COM included

Grow your business and brand with advanced ecommerce features.

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  • 1000s of advanced design capabilities
  • 900 industry-tailored template options
  • AI site builder
  • Complete ecommerce platform
  • Marketing suite & site analytics
  • 100 GB storage, 10 video hours
  • Seats for 10 collaborators
  • FREE domain
  • 24/7 customer support
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You're in Good Hands with Webnames + Wix

As Canada's original and most trusted domain registrar, we're proud to be an official Wix partner.

Together, Wix and Webnames have the tools, customer support and trusted reputation you need from online partners.

Compare Website Building Platforms

Wix BoldGrid LiteSite
Business Elite Business Core Light
Best for High-traffic online stores and businesses Expanding online seller or service providers A small online seller or service provider Basic small business website Building & managing WordPress websites Simple one-page websites
Key Features Access to Wix’s most advanced capabilities and infrastructure Sales tax automation, print shipping labels, sell in 6 different currencies Accept payments & sell products, site chat, customer accounts Ability to work with up to 2 collaborators, lead-capture forms, automated marketing tools Added to your WordPress installation to enhance website design & maintenance Easy-to-use platform to build a simple, yet professional-looking one-page website. Mobile ready templates.
ecommerce Not built in
Marketing Tools Not built in
Ease of Use User-friendly User-friendly User-friendly User-friendly Some skill required User-friendly
Cost Range $149/month $36/month $25/month $15/month Plans start at $14/month Free with some domains, or starting at $2.95/month

Choosing a website builder? Read our detailed comparison of Wix, BoldGrid and LiteSite to determine the right product for your website and business goals.

Website Builder

BoldGrid for WordPress

BoldGrid makes it easier to create beautiful websites using WordPress

BoldGrid is a unique website builder specially designed to work with the WordPress content management system and offers all the tools you need to build a professional-looking website.

BoldGrid is for those who want to build their own WordPress website but could use a little help, as well as for WordPress designers and agencies looking to scale business and deploy faster.

WordPress Website Builder

WordPress Website Builder

Plans from CAD$15.00/month
On Sale — 25% off 1-year & longer terms

Choose from hundreds of pre-populated templates, designed for an array of industries, to build a unique online presence.

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  • Drag-&-drop page builder
  • 200+ custom themes
  • Content rich starter templates
  • SEO tools
  • Contact forms
  • Built-in staging
  • 100% ownership of your website

Create a 1-Page Website

LiteSite by Webnames

A one page website builder for anything you want to share online.

LiteSite is a one-page website builder that is included free with the select domain names registered through*.

Perfect for a quick, professional webpage, LiteSite includes 5 template options to help small businesses, freelancers and students create a quick, effective online presence on their new domain.

LiteSite Website Builder

* LiteSite is free with the following available (non-marketplace or premium) domain name not currently on a promotional offer: .CA, .COM, .NET, .ORG, .BIZ, .CO, .SITE, .ONLINE, .WEBSITE. The domain name you choose will be renew for free when you renewed your LiteSite order. A free domain name is available with LiteSite only for users who are in the Classic pricing tier. If you are adding LiteSite for free to an existing domain name, you will not receive another domain name for free.

LiteSite Website Builder

Free with select domains

Create a great looking single-page website and get your idea or new business online in under an hour.

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  • Professional and mobile-friendly templates
  • Drag-&-drop page builder
  • Royalty-free stock images
  • Contact form
  • HTTPS security
  • Onpage SEO helper
  • 100% ownership of your website

Our 100% Canadian web hosting plans are exceptionally fast, reliable and secure.

Whether you are a small business person or a web design agency managing multiple clients, we have a plan that will provide you the tools, control, customization and customer support you need for optimal performance.

WordPress Hosting

Managed WordPress Hosting

Super fast, automated and secure

Get things moving quicker with WordPress preinstalled automatically and leverage the most versatile toolkit available for building, securing and managing WordPress websites.

Rest easy knowing our experienced hosting admins will ensure that your WordPress site is kept up-to-date and protected from evolving threats.

Managed WordPress Hosting

Managed WordPress Hosting

Plans from CAD$15.00/month
On Sale — 25% off 1-year & longer terms

Delivering peak performance to WordPress websites, we take care of the installation, core updates and performance tune-ups.

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  • Automatic installation
  • Automatic patching
  • Automatic backups
  • Automatic updates
  • Proactive malware removal
  • WP website builder
  • WP toolkit

Hosting Migration: Move Your Website to Webnames

Are you ready to move to a new webhost? Whatever the motivating factor, be it faster speeds, better customer service, or a preference for Canadian data centres, our hosting technicians make the process of moving seamless, secure and free from downtime.

Need help determining which plan is right for your website?

Give us a call at 1-866-976-9835, or start a chat.

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Shared Hosting

Web Hosting

Affordable, environmentally low impact and all the features you need

Whether you're hosting a small business website, online store, or personal blog, our reliable and feature rich hosting plans will ensure that all of your online content is available to your website visitors fast and securely.

Shared Hosting

Shared Hosting

Plans from CAD$11.00/month

Affordable and powerful, classic shared hosting allows users to conveniently manage everything from an intuitive control panel.

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  • 1-click install apps
  • DDoS protection
  • Full DNS control
  • Website builder
  • Backup manager
  • Ecommerce compatible
  • MySQL databases

Canadian Hosting Powered by Renewable Energy Renewable, sustainable & responsible hosting

Webnames' data centres are powered by renewable hydroelectric energy for greater sustainablity and a smaller environmental footprint.

State-of-the art climate control technology, including water-based cooling systems, are used instead of high energy air conditioning.

Client hosting data is stored on Solid State Drives that consume significantly less power compared than traditional HDD storage.

Delivered by a certified ClimateSmart business

Climatesmart certified since 2018, Webnames’ carbon footprint and GHG emissions are among the lowest in our industry.

Why Choose

  • 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • 7x365 support in English and French
  • 30-day money back guarantee
  • A+ BBB record since 2001
  • Free website migration service
  • 100% Canadian data centres, systems & staff

Website Builders. Hosting.

Your questions answered

What is Web Hosting?

Web hosting is a service that enables a website to be published on the Internet making it viewable and accessible to others. It provides server space to store your files, assets, and databases, and is bundled with other services like a domain name and email, as well as being expertly managed and supported.

What is Managed Hosting?

Managed hosting is a service where the hosting provider takes care of all the technical aspects of hosting your website. This includes server maintenance, security, backups, and more.

What are the benefits of Managed Hosting?

Managed hosting is ideal for those who want to focus on their business rather than the technical aspects of running a website. It provides you with peace of mind knowing that your website is in good hands.

What is Shared Hosting?

Shared hosting is a type of web hosting where multiple websites share the same server resources, such as CPU, memory, and disk space.

What are the benefits of Shared Hosting?

Shared hosting is generally less expensive than other types of hosting, making it an affordable option for small businesses and individuals.

What is Managed WordPress Hosting?

Managed WordPress hosting plan is a genre of web hosting that’s been optimized to run WordPress websites more conveniently, improving their performance and security while simplifying. The service is actively managed and monitored by Webnames’ expert in-house technicians, increasing dependability and reducing the technical maintenance required from WordPress website owners.

What is a Website Builder?

A website builder is a tool that allows you to create a website without having to write code. It provides you with a user-friendly interface and pre-designed templates to choose from.

Should I use a Website Builder?

Designed for individuals and small businesses, website builders make it easy to build and maintain a website without knowing how to code or hiring a web developer. Today’s website builders feature intuitive interfaces, drag-and-drop editors, professionally designed templates, royalty free images and SEO tools. They are affordable and frequently come bundled with all the features you need for your website, like a domain name, email accounts and hosting.

What is Wix Website Builder?

Wix is a leading end-to-end platform to create, manage, and grow a business presence online. Wix not only provides intuitive website creation, but also various solutions for business and eCommerce, as well as advanced tools for SEO and marketing. This allows Wix users to have full control over their brand, business data, and customer relationships - enabling them to achieve their online goals.

What is Wix ADI?

Wix ADI stands for "Wix Artificial Desing Intelligence". It is one of the options Wix gives users as a tool that uses algorithms with access to thousands of useful data sets to create a website for you. Using the data it asks you to input about your business, website requirements and branding preferences, it builds a unique design complete with content.

What are the benefits of using Wix Website Builder?

In addition to creating dynamic websites without any coding skills, some of the benefits of Wix are:

  • It's intuitive to use. You can use the drag-and-drop interface to add and customize content on your website. You can also choose from over 900 professionally designed templates that suit your own needs and style.
  • It is powerful and flexible. You can extend your website's functionality with the Wix App Market which offers over 250 app integrations for various purposes like eCommerce, booking, analytics, SEO, ticket and event management, restaurant management, hotel management, and fitness club management.
  • If you're not confident in your design taste or you need to get your website up and running quickly, Wix offers an artificial intelligence tool called Wix ADI. All you need to do is answer a few questions from the ADI and it will build your website complete with appropriate images and content.
  • Wix allows you to build more than just a website. The platform allows you to manage and grow your business as fast as you need it to.

What is WordPress?

WordPress is the world's most popular and flexible CMS (content management system) and is used by nearly 500-million websites worldwide. A free, open source, and highly customizable platform, WordPress employs a system of themes and plugins that allows its users to build and manage a website — however, users can also choose to pay for a premium plan if they desire additional support, access to exclusive themes, or want a greater level of customizability. Unlike some website builders, WordPress provides users full control over their content, allowing them to export their data should they wish to.

Can you use a website builder with WordPress?

Yes. At Webnames, we are big advocates of WordPress because it’s highly flexible, powerful, reliable and supported by countless online guides, tutorials and resources. Our WordPress Website Builder is designed to make building a WordPress website easy for non-technical users. Through a suite of plugins, users are able to use a drag-and-drop page builder, industry specific themes, professional images, relevant starter content and SEO tools. Colours, fonts, menus and more are all customizable via a WYSIWYG interface and a built-in staging environment allows users to make sure their website is perfect before they publish.

What is LiteSite?

LiteSite is a powerful DIY drag-and-drop 1-page website builder that allows you to create a professional-looking website in under an hour. It provides you with a user-friendly interface and pre-designed templates to choose from. You can customize your website by adding text, images, and other elements using the drag-and-drop editor. LiteSite is ideal for those who want to create a simple website quickly and easily. It requires no coding knowledge and you can have your own website up and running in no time.

What are the benefits of using LiteSite?

In addition to LiteSite being easy to use, it is affordable and secure. It is suitable for various purposes and audiences like:

  • Personal website: You can use LiteSite to showcase your personal profile, portfolio, resume, hobbies, or interests. For example, you can create a website that displays your photography skills or art.
  • Business website: You can use LiteSite to promote your business, products, menu, services, or events. For example, you can create a website that introduces your company, team, mission, testimonials, and let people how the can get in touch with you to do business.
  • Landing pages: You can use LiteSite to create a landing page for your app, product launch, campaign, or promotion. For example, you can create a webpage that features a product you're trying to get investors interested in as a way of introducing yourself and your vision.

Do you also offer website design or development services?

Webnames does not offer website design services. We do however offer WordPress support services, providing HTML and CSS support, plugin and widget management, file management and integration and more by the hour for those who need assistance with their website, but not advanced technical or database development.

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