Webnode is a website builder system. and developed by Westcom, sro, a company based in Brno, Czech Republic. It can be compared with other online systems like Weebly. The website maker is known for its simplicity and allows users to create a site by dragging and dropping.
Westcom, Ltd. Started the development of Webnode in September 2006 and officially launched 16 months later in January 2008. Originally since 2002, the developer company Westcom had created online applications for large customers and had developed a system new websites. From this framework system came the idea of creating a website builder tool for non-technical users. First the Czech version was first launched in June. By the end of 2008 Webnode had more than 200,000 users in more than 80 countries around the world, including the United States, Spain and China. Two years later, in 2010, its users grew to more than 2,000,000 users and it had 12 language versions.
Webnode is a drag-and-drop website builder with 3 different website solutions: Personal websites, Business websites and e-commerce websites. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Netscape, Google Chrome, Safari and Opera (Web browser). One feature of Webnode is the possibility of creating and editing the website from a smartphone with connection to the Internet.
The system is offered under the Freemium business model, and the possibility to upgrade, bandwidth and extra features.
* Silver winner at Startup Competition at LeWeb’08 Paris