There are some hosting providers that offer free website templates, such as WordPress and Google Sites. Other hosting platforms offer a subscription-based system that requires a monthly payment prior to template access, such as Weebly.

WordPress offers a free hosting platform for blogs. However, a paid platform allows users to completely build their websites on the WordPress engine. Although WordPress is predominantly used for blogging, there are many plugins and templates available to choose from.

Google Sites is a hosting platform used to build a basic websites with the help of free templates and plugins. Although there are design limitations, such as the inability to host a blog, the platform allows users to learn the basic concepts in what it takes to create and manage a website.