Frequently Asked Questions

Why CDSWeb?
Simply put, you need a website provider that can grow with you. We have been innovators in website services since 2001 so we like to think we know a little about building websites. We understand that many people and businesses just need an online presence. You may not need a large scale full blown website, just a place for your friends or customers to access your information and contact you. Our site-builder is the easiest you will find, and our service is rock solid.


Is it really free? How do you make money?
Yes, it is FREE! With CDSWeb, you can easily create and maintain your own website, absolutely free! To offset the costs associated with web hosting and maintenance, free websites are supported with advertising. In addition to our free site-building solutions, CDSWeb offers optional Premium Service upgrades available for purchase at any time at competitive rates. These services include getting a custom domain (e.g.,, obtaining your own email addresses, removing advertising from your site, gaining access to premium features, and more.


How long will my site be free?
Forever! Your site will remain live for free as long as you continue to login to your CDSWeb account periodically. We recommend logging in at least once a month.

How easy is it to build a site?
If you can send an email, you can build a website using our site builder. It's that easy.

Can I get help when building my site?
Of course! If you have questions about creating, maintaining or upgrading your website, or are experiencing problems, please contact our Support. We have many resources to help you build a great site. Premium customers also have access to professional support personel.

How can people find my site?
If it's traffic you seek, we offer a full suite of promotional services designed to get your site new visitors. This includes helping you get listed on all of the popular search engines, as well as using social media like Facebook and Twitter.

What if I need a domain name or have a domain I'd like to transfer?
You can create your own personal domain name with accompanying email service at any time by purchasing our Premium Services. You can also transfer existing domain names purchased elsewhere to your CDSWeb website. Visit the "Links" page to access more information about our Premium Services.

What if I need a full service web designer?
From concept to completion, we can help you with your web development and website design needs. We specialize in custom website solutions including personal websites, CMS (content management systems), e-commerce, and more. Visit our business website for additional information and to contact us.