This article talks about a way to create a website with swipeable stories for engagement. Swipeable stories are popular on mobile platforms. Nowadays, swipeable stories are implemented in almost every popular mobile apps like Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube, etc. Such swipeable content is proved to be more engaging than the traditional way to represent content.
With that in mind, Slidepage allows you to create a website with swipeable stories. Instead of having one long webpage, the website has content in the form of swipeable stories. You can upload images and videos and add buttons and lead forms on top. Once done, you can publish the website and add a custom domain or edit a sub-domain. With the free plan, you can create one website with up to 7 slides. You can customize the sub-domain and add any number of buttons and lead forms. So, let’s check it out.
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Create a Website with Swipeable Stories
Creating a website with swipeable content is as simple as making a story post on social media. To be able to publish the website, you are going to need an account. So, you can just visit the website and get started.
You get a simple editor on the website. The editor has a vertical page layout where you can add an image or video as background. Here are the instructions for image and video size:
- Image: Format- JPEG, PNG, GIF; Apsect ratio: 9:16; Size: up to 2 MB
- Video: Format- MP4, MOV; Length: up to 60 seconds; Apsect ratio: 9:16; Size: up to 5 MB
After adding a background, an option appears on the top right corner that allows you to add a button, image, video, or form on top of the background. Adding an image or video replaces teh current background whereas the button or form appears on top of the current background. This opens a properties popup where you can add a link for the button and set its height, width, and margins. You can also add a picture for the button if you like. From the bottom of the screen, you can add more slides.
After adding the content, click the publish button. It asks you to signup to be able to publish the website. Once the website is published, you get options to set your subdomain for your website. And if you go with the paid version, you can add more slides, make more than one website, and custom domains to each website.
Slidepage is a nice take on creating engaging content. The majority of the content is consumed on mobile devices and a regular website generally doesn’t get much attention on mobile compacted to a desktop. So it makes sense to try something different and swipeable stories are great for engagement. Give it a try and let us know your thoughts with us in the comments.