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Boost your brand online and engage your audience into action when you make a website. Create professional one-page websites without coding using Canva’s free online website maker. Easily customize our ready-made templates with design elements and tools, then publish within our free domain or your existing one.

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All you need to know in one website

The digital space has been a haven for all sorts of knowledge. Every channel and platform has something to offer. Social media is in a boom, and websites still never go out of style. Create websites that answer your audience’s queries and pack them with the necessary information to help them form a decision. Let your one-page website be the gateway to your brand success, whether it’s to promote a business, showcase a design or photography portfolio, invite a crowd to an event, or offer a limited deal.

Canva’s free website creator lets you make your own website in under an hour and optimize it for desktop or mobile. Start from scratch or work right away with a customizable template from our collection. Add design pages to create multiple sections in your one-page website. Then, use various design elements from our stock library to add texts and imagery in every corner. Easily match your brand’s color palette and theme into fonts, icons, photos, and videos. Preview your work and publish it in our free domain or purchase your own.

How to make a website

  1. Open Canva
    Launch Canva and search for “Website” to start your design project.
  2. Choose a website template
    Pick from our collection of ready-made website layouts that you can customize instantly. Find templates in various themes, styles, colors, and purposes. Ready to go all out and be creative? Select a blank template and create a website from scratch.
  3. Customize your site
    Structure your website and its content. Edit the texts and arrange the layout to your liking. Choose from various font styles and combinations in our library. Mix and match the colors and backgrounds to your branding. Need more sections? Simply add a new design page for your content.
  4. Personalize with more elements
    Fill your website with imagery and visual experiences. Explore our rich media library for free and premium stock photos, videos, backgrounds, icons, and vectors. Add charts, graphs, and animations, or upload your own assets for free.
  5. Publish as a website
    Preview how your site looks on desktop, mobile, and tablet devices. Click the Resize to Mobile option on the preview to optimize it for mobile viewing. Then, click Publish as Website to choose our free Canva Website domain or purchase your own domain.
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Be your own web designer

Gone are the days when web designing was a daunting task. You can be your own web designer and create a free website in under an hour. Breathe digital life into one-page websites with various web page content ideas for your business, organization, or event. You can even make websites around any goal or purpose that you have in mind. No need for overwhelming coding or design software!

Design a website for free with ready-made layouts you can edit using Canva’s online website maker. It’s as simple as picking one of our customizable templates and tailoring it to your website’s every intent. Need a welcome page for your school program? Want to highlight your latest product? Or are you showcasing your digital art in an interactive online gallery? Mix and match your brand's colors, fonts, and texts, then hit publish.

Make websites a visual experience

Capture the perfect harmony of beautiful imagery from texts, photos, and videos and create a smooth user interface. Unpack rich graphic elements and tools from Canva’s website creator that are enough to establish your site’s visual story. Use icons and vectors as section markers and pick stock images and illustrations as visual contexts for your content. Enhance them to your overall style and theme using our built-in photo editor.

Don’t have enough assets yet? Jump on a different Canva project quickly and make a logo or create a web banner for your webpage. Then, easily download them in high resolution and add them to your layout. You can also upload personal media from your computer or drag and drop them easily into the editor.

See it live with our website maker

Get everything set right before publishing. Preview real-time changes and optimize them readily for any device. You can invite your team to collaborate simultaneously on your draft and add comments. When you reach a final design, going live doesn’t come with a price with Canva’s website creator.

Do away with expensive website hosting. Canva Free users can publish up to five websites in our free domain, while Canva Pro subscribers can launch unlimited websites. You also can purchase a domain name directly from Canva or use your existing one.

Intuitive website management from start to finish

Keep your website fresh even after publishing. It’s easy to customize your website settings and update your favicon and site description should any changes happen to your overall content and purpose. You can also secure it by limiting access through password protection and hiding it from search engines.

With Canva Pro, our website maker doesn’t stop at just creating websites. Track and measure the effectiveness of your site among visitors with Website Insights. See your number of views, traffic, and engagements over different periods and even set the demographics by country or device. Then, use the data to understand your audience’s nature to improve your content and boost interactions within your website.


A great website experience helps you engage your visitors well and reduces the chances of them bouncing off your site. As you create your own website, factor these into your web design:
  • Structure your website well. Design your page with a perfect balance of functionality, readability, and aesthetics. Establish the theme and solidify the intent of the page with appropriate content. Does it reflect your brand or your services? Is every information readily accessible?
  • Keep your content fresh and relevant. Ensure that your content answers possible search intent related to your page, niche, or industry. When users find your website, it must be valuable to them. Add captivating calls to action on logical sections of your content.
  • Optimize for visibility, engagement, and interaction. Make it easy for users to navigate your website on any device, from mobile to desktop.

A well-structured website provides smooth navigation and a better user experience for visitors. You can organize your website depending on the scale and complexity of your content and intent. Arrange and categorize your pages well with keyword groups and URL structure. Then, connect them with logical internal links. One can use a linear structure for small websites that follows a simple action sequence between pages. Large-scale websites can benefit from either a network or hierarchical structure.

When you create your website for business, you’d want to determine the purpose of such a site. Is it for an online extension of your store? A product showcase? Then, prepare and outline your content so you can structure them well into your site. Test, publish, and promote it to gain traction from online users. Check out our business website maker for ready-made templates you can customize and publish for free.

Claiming a unique and personalized domain does not have to come with high costs. You can purchase directly from our website maker, customize your own domain name, edit your website settings, and wait for its verification. Learn about how to buy a domain, use your existing one, or get a free one under our website creator here.

Depending on the website’s size, structure, type, and features, it costs a lot to design multiple site pages for your small business, including claiming your domain and purchasing a web hosting plan. Our website maker helps you cut these costs with our customizable templates, easy drag-and-drop features, and free domain.
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