TOOLfree: get a free website with your DOMAIN

With TOOLfree you get the possibility to create an attractive web presence consisting of three pages for each DOMAIN that you have registered with us. With TOOLfree you can also use the included web-shop free of charge and set-up up to three products!

With the intuitive website builder no prior knowledge is required in web design or programming and you can compile your Internet presence with little effort. The wide selection of design templates gives you the possibility to customize the website appearance.

The comprehensive online help provides you with all the necessary information you need to create your (first) page.


Frequently asked questions about TOOLfree

You can profit from this offer for all DOMAINs registered at switchplus – whether new, recently registered or if registration was made long time ago. Also existing switchplus customers can use this special offer for their existing DOMAINs. There will be no change on DOMAIN prices.

All registered and paid DOMAINs can use TOOLfree.
To connect your DOMAIN with TOOlfree, you only need a few clicks.

  • login to your switchplus user account
  • assign TOOLfree to your DOMAIN
    • the easiest way is to click on button “Assign” on your home page
      (this button is also available in the section “DOMAIN-ADMIN”)
  • you can now assign your DOMAIN with our product TOOLfree by activating the checkbox in column TOOLfree
  • do not forget to click on the radio button “” (in order to get our name servers and to update the DNS zone with the relevant entry)
  • after confirming these two clicks by pressing the button “save”, your selected DOMAIN will be assigned to TOOLfree (this process may take a little while, as we are provisioning services in real time)

You can access the sitebuilder by changing to the menu “TOOL-ADMIN”. There you will find a listing of all DOMAINs assigned to TOOLfree or to TOOL. By clicking on the DOMAIN the access to the sitebuilder will be granted.
It’s time to start building your site – you can create up to three pages and publish your new web presence right away.
It is so easy to create your own website with TOOLfree.

There are a lot of articles on switchie.ch and on yola.com/tutorials which will help you in the creation process of your website.

Should you have a question which has not been answered in the two mentioned sources, you can also use the support form there.

We ask you for your understanding in not being able to offer you any deeper support for our product TOOLfree.

In addition to your three sites with TOOlfree, you can also try the integrated webshop with up to three products and many functions for free. If you need more features or want to add more then three products to your shop, you can upgrade to TOOL in combination with SHOP and profit from a lot of functionalities.

In order to be able to use SHOP with all its functions, you must first “upgrade” your TOOLfree to TOOL.

The differences between TOOL and TOOLfree are mainly:

  • unlimited number of pages (TOOLfree: 3 pages)
  • larger selection of design templates (including the so-called “premium style templates”)
  • extended editing possible (individual CSS)
  • ability to publish your page on Facebook
  • extended support

Upgrading from TOOLfree to TOOL is very easy.
Just click on the “Upgrade” button (within “your” sitebuilder) and upgrade easily your TOOLfree pages to TOOL. By clicking upgrade-button you will be lead to our shop basket having the product TOOL already in it.
Your upgrade will be immediately executed and you can add additional pages on your website and benefit immediately from the enhanced functionality of TOOL.

If you do not need the advantages of TOOL and you wish to downgrade to TOOLfree, you may cancel your product TOOL (with immediate effect or by end of your subscription period).
To do so, you first have to assign TOOLfree to your DOMAIN.

  • log-in to your switchplus user account
  • assign TOOLfree to your DOMAIN
    • the easiest way is to click on button “Assign” on your home page
      (this button is also available in the section “DOMAIN-ADMIN”)
  • you can now assign your DOMAIN with our product TOOLfree by activating the checkbox in column TOOLfree
  • after confirming with the button “save”, your selected DOMAIN will be assigned to TOOLfree (this process may take a little while, as we are provisioning services in real time)

You may then terminate the product TOOL as described below:

  • click on menu “Subscriptions”, which will guide you directly to tab “Products & Options” in which you find your product TOOL
  • click on button “delete” (in last column)
  • you will be prompted by a new layer in which you can delete your subscription “Immediately” or “By the end of the current subscription period”
  • confirm your selection with button “delete”

Deletion of product TOOL will be executed as desired.


If you have decided to delete TOOL, we ask for your understanding that we cannot grant you a credit for the remaining period.