Free websites for UK Men's Sheds
As an avid shed member and a keen amateur web developer, I am offering Men's Sheds based in the UK a free,
fully functional, dynamic website that you can maintain youirself. All you need to pay for is the domain
name (e.g. www.myshedwebsite.co.uk) for approximately £10.00 per annum and hosting charges of approximately
£5.00 per month.
See some of these features here.
- User control, nominated site editors log in to the administration backend to manage content,
upload media etc.
- Fully customisable front page incuding introduction, address, opening hours, Google map with
directions,contact numbers etc.
- Different content types to suit your needs, For example 'Activities', 'Projects', 'News'. Any
content type can be created.
- Site visitors can comment on pages, search for content, leave contact form messages.
- Social media links, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - whatever you need.
- PayPal button - Make it easy for anybody to pay you or donate.
- Email accounts, each user can have his own domain-based email account. (e.g.
'email@example.com', or 'firstname.lastname@example.org')
These features are optional but still free.
- User control, as well as site editors, shed members can log in to view internal documentation
but not edit anything. (see below)
- Internal pages - You can create any sort of private content like meeting minutes, financial
statements, member details etc.
- Internal documents - You can upload PDF files and store them for viewing by Shed members. Files
can be categorised by file type (e.g. Workshop manuals, woodworking plans, Financial documents,
Administration documents etc.).
- Internal forms - you can keep all your forms online and members can log in to fill in forms.
Form completion data is maintained on the site but can also be downloaded.