Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Free Website Builder Wix Goes HTML5, iPad Users Rejoice!

Wix is a free service for creating and hosting beautiful websites. There is just one problem, it's Flash-based which means the sites aren't viewable on iPads. Thanks to a Tweet by Adam Bellow, I learned that problem is soon to disappear. According to a Wix.com blog post last Friday, Wix is moving to HTML5. That means that sites created in Wix will now be visible on all devices.

The video below provides a short demonstration of some of the power of HTML5 in Wix.

Applications for Education
Wix has always offered great templates for creating websites. Now that Wix supports HTML5 teachers can build course websites that can be viewed on iPads, laptops, and Android devices.