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Website Builder (for WordPress) - How to Publish your Website

This article is for customers on the Bluehost Website Builder for WordPress only. In our continuous effort to provide the most advanced and user-friendly web publishing tools, we introduce Wondersuite, a powerful new platform replacing the Bluehost Website Builder. Wondersuite is designed to improve your experience in building and managing websites by introducing new features and a streamlined process. If you are familiar with using our Website Builder, you'll see that Wondersuite is a clear upgrade with added functionalities.


You can publish your site in two ways: use the Bluehost Website Builder or use WordPress. If you're comfortable with Website Builder, follow the three steps below. If you want to publish through WordPress, read further down the article.

The outcome will be exactly the same either way your site will be live, so pick whichever you prefer.

How to Publish a Website Using Website Builder with Bluehost

Publishing with Bluehost Website Builder

To begin, you will need to access your Bluehost Website Builder.

  1. Select the Publish button from the top right corner of the screen.
  2. You'll see a progress window pop up. Once your site is completely published, it will display either a temporary URL or the domain you have linked to your Bluehost Website Builder.
  3. Click on the link to visit your live site. Here is a quick walkthrough down below:website-builder-publish

How to Publish a Website on WordPress with Bluehost

Publishing with WordPress

To begin, you will need to access your WordPress Dashboard. Once logged in:

If you need help logging into WordPress Dashboard, this guide will show you how.: How To Login To WordPress Sites - WP Admin Access to learn more.


  1. Select Dashboard from the upper left-hand corner to open the WordPress Admin Dashboard.
  2. Toward the top of the page, you will see a message that your site displays a "Coming Soon" page with a link to launch your site.
  3. Click that link to publish your website.
  4. Apart from that, if you cannot see a Coming Soon Display Page, you can also Publish it by clicking Customize your Site button.
  5. Click the Publish button from the upper left navigation.
  6. You can also save it as a draft or schedule the publishing of your website by clicking the little gear icon beside the Publish button.gear-publish-wb

You will have the option to publish a single page or post from your WordPress Dashboard. Preview and Publish buttons are available at the top right-hand corner of the pages and posts you create.

Are you ready to publish your site? Check out our pre-publish checklist.


With a few easy clicks, you can edit your website and easily publish the changes in two different ways: using the website builder or using WordPress. Keeping your site updated boosts traffic and visitor engagement. For more info and tips, check out our blog What Makes a Good Website? The 10 Features That Matter Most.

If you need further assistance, feel free to contact us via Chat or Phone:

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You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.

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