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Easy and flexible website creation
Pre-designed templates bundled with the download
An iLife media browser
Drag and drop support for media files
One-click publishing to most webservers after some initial setup. Direct one-click publishing.
Sandvox is currently in its first version with full time development by Karelia's team. It includes some features iWeb does not, including the capability to add comments and trackbacks through Haloscan and JS-Kit (a feature available in iWeb only through a third-party application called iComment or when publishing to .Mac) and the ability to add raw HTML pages and "pagelets". This last feature allows users to add their own content, in their own format, to their websites.
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