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Weebly website builder review

Weebly is our chart-topper for ease of use. Find out its pros and cons and start a free trial.

Weebly is a top-notch website builder and our number one for first-timers who are keen to take their business online hassle-free and without jaw-dropping fees.

It's easy to get started with Weebly thanks to drag-and-drop templates – but it's just as simple to customise your pages if you like.

And there's also a huge app store with everything from the popular Boost Sales app to the Better Coupon Box, so you can get the most out of your website and really grow your business online.

In this review we cover:

Weebly pros and cons

The good
✔ Easiest website builder to use
✔ Stylish, professional templates
✔ Drag-and-drop is intuitive
✔ Easy to customise page designs
✔ Great selection of apps
The less good
✘ Could have mobile editing
✘ Weebly logo on free version
✘ Ecommerce needs Business Plan


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Weebly's drag-and-drop function makes creating your first website ultra easy.

Weebly pricing

Ultra-cheap, transparent pricing

weebly pricing

Weebly user ratings

Startups rating
★★★★ (4.5)

Features ★★★★ (4)
Ease of use ★★★★★ (5)
Templates ★★★★ (4)
SEO support ★★★★ (3.5)
Customer support ★★★★ (4.5)
Value ★★★★★ (5)


Customer feedback

    • Ease of use: “It is so simple that anyone with absolutely zero technical know how can make a website in minutes.”


    • Design: “Weebly is a very intuitive, user-friendly platform, which also happens to be very cool and pretty.”


    • Customer support: “Weebly customer support is awesome!”


    • Value for money: “Weebly is a great and affordable web tool.”


Weebly user experience

Weebly is the go-to website builder for beginners – it's user-friendly and makes creating your very own site feel simple. You just answer some questions about your business when you sign up, and they'll suggest the top templates for you.

But don't be fooled – this isn't a basic website builder. Weebly lets you flick between different templates without losing your site content. And it's also one of the most flexible website builders we tested.

Users have control over the code, so you can design every aspect of your pages online. Even if that doesn't sound like you, it does come in handy as your business grows in case you ever wanted to get any website designers on board to redesign your website one day.

Weebly features and apps

With Weebly, you'll get access to over 300 apps and widgets through its app store and it covers everything from Facebook chat to a stock countdown cart. All have plenty of customer reviews, so you can kit your site out with the best and most will integrate with your site in under a minute.

You can check out all Weebly's apps here:

weebly apps

Weebly templates

Weebly has a great range of professional website templates, which you can use to build your business' brand online. It's not quite as many as Wix (which has more than 500) but for first-timers this amount could be overwhelming anyway.

Weebly has a good mix of layouts that work well for almost all industries. You can check them out below:

weebly templates

Weebly customer support

The small business owners we spoke to rate Weebly highly for customer support. Weebly has a community of people ready to lend a helping hand.

You can reach out to them 24/7 for email and chat support. Or check out their new help content that's published weekly – and the Weebly Community (an online forum and help centre) are all waiting to back up your big ideas.


An easy-to-use website builder for first-timers

Weebly was one of the most impressive website builders we tested and ideal for beginners.

Its prices are very competitive, and for first-time web builders it's one of the easiest pieces of software to get to grips with.

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Bryn Glover
Bryn Glover


As Editor of Startups, Bryn runs content strategy and our annual campaigns. A lover of small business, you can find him writing about exciting entrepreneurs and UK industry trends.

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