Frequently Asked Questions
and answers

Category : General

xRipe Website builder makes building your own website quick, easy, and hassle-free, without programming skills. Most of the tasks include selecting a ready-made design template, editing the texts, uploading photographs/images if necessary. You can also drag-drop elements of the template from one position to another, select, insert/edit others. Six simple steps for creating your website:

  • Create a project
  • Select a design template
  • Copy-paste, Edit texts
  • Drag and drop your images (if necessary)
  • Compile and Preview your future website
  • Save and Publish your website

xRipe combines ease of use with total creative freedom, making it easy for beginners to create professional-looking websites. xRipe is a perfect choice for small businesses and portfolios.

In fact, this FAQ page and the home page of this site have been created with xRipe Website builder, using one of the free templates available to all.

Category : Technical

xRipe website builder is a do-it-yourself (DIY) product/service, hence the fairly inexpensive, modest pricing. However, if you need custom website development or you're finding it difficult to use xRipe or need additional feature not available, you can always use the contact form or open a technical support ticket to request for our assistance and services. The more the details you give, the better. Basically, our rate is $30/hr. Final charges will depend on the nature of your request.

Category : Technical

Yes, you can upload your own template and use it, after the template has preliminary passed our scanning against malicious codes. You must first send the template to us for scanning and approval.

Another option is to start your project (website creation) by selecting "blank page", creating everything from the scratch.

Category : General

Even small local businesses that only serve their hometown need a site. That's because the web is the first place people go when looking for a product or service. A website helps every business:

  • Promote and sell their products and services
  • Connect with new customers (and keep existing customers)
  • Build credibility
  • Control their brand and keep their marketing fresh and current

Best of all, a website is much easier and more affordable than you might think. xRipe offers complete tools for building your website, along with free hosting, business email and marketing options to grow your business online.

Category : General

According to Statista, in 2020 the number of unique mobile internet users stood at 4.28 billion, indicating that over 90 percent of the global internet population use a mobile device to go online.

What this means is that in designing and building your website, you have to consider and "troubleshoot" across various devices including tablets, 2-in-1 laptops, and different smartphone models with different screen dimensions

With Site name's responsive web design tools and step-by-step walk-through, you can be sure your website looks its best and accessible on cell phones, tablets, laptops, and desktop screens.

Improved user experience, seamless accessibility means higher conversions and business growth.

Category : Membership

After signup, you are automatically assigned Free membership plan. With free plan, you can create your website and host it on our server for free, work with and get used to the system.

Limitation of free membership plan:

1. You'll not be able to download the website to your device(s);

2. Your website will be hosted on regular sub-domain ( /yoursite );

3. Random ads may be displayed at the footer part of your website pages.

When you decide to access advanced tools and options without ads, you can upgrade to any of the paid membership plans and pay a small fee monthly or yearly.

Category : Technical

In a nutshell, Web hosting is an online service that allows you to publish your website files onto the internet, such that anyone who has access to the internet can access your website.

Site name offers three flexible options of hosting your website:

1. Regular:

2. Sub-domain:

3. Custom domain:

All hosting options are free at no additional charge.

Before finally publishing your website, set the project into edit mode, then click on the "Settings" button and select the appropriate hosting type. Save the update.

We handle all the technical stuff.

Category : Membership

Monthly payment plan - Monthly plan is an automatically recurring payment. You pay once every month.

Yearly payment plan. - Yearly plan is an automatically recurring payment. You pay once every year. The yearly plan works out as better value over the longer term in comparison to the monthly. With yearly subscription plan you save up to 25%.

Category : Misc

Yes. Depending on your subscription plan, you can download your website files and host them on any server of your choice. To download your website files,

1. Select necessary menu item to put the project in edit mode.

2. On the resulting page, select Settings button.

3. Select/Open the Export tab.

4. Click on the Download button to start the download.

Category : Misc

If you're facing any issue, you can request for technical support, having logged in to your account. Our team is always around to solve any type of issue you are facing.

That being said, if you find using xRipe tools unclear, or/and you have suggestions that would help improve the overall user experience, we would welcome that feedback.

Generally, our response time is 48 hours. For premium subscribers - 24 hours.