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HostGator Website Builder - Getting Started


This article will walk you through activating and loading the editor for a new HostGator Website Builder website. If you want to know more about the available plans and features for our Website Builder, you can read more at the article below:

To activate and get started with using a HostGator Website Builder:

  1. Log into your Billing Portal.
    • If you cannot remember your password, click on the Forgot Password link below the login area, then follow the instructions emailed to the primary email address on file.
  2. Click the Hosting tab, then Manage under the desired hosting package.

  3. On the next page, click Learn More in the Website Builder card in the Overview section:

  4. Choose the plan that best meets your needs then click Build Now or Buy Now to proceed:

  5. Select the domain you wish to activate the Website Builder for, and click the Continue button:

  6. If you selected a premium plan, you will be prompted to select a billing cycle and create an invoice (If you selected the free plan, skip to the next step):
  7. Here you can preview any of the templates before applying it to your site. Once you have decided on a template, click Select to continue:

    Warning: When you click the select button, you will be taken immediately to the editor without further confirmation.
  8. Once the Builder has loaded the Getting Started Tour will be offered.

    Note: You can view the getting started guide anytime by clicking the Menu in the upper left-hand corner, then Getting Started Tour.

  9. You'll now be taken to the HostGator Website Builder editor where you'll be able to edit and publish your new website!