Weebly is a functional and one of the easiest website builders to use. Whether you are a beginner or advanced user Weebly has interesting functions for both.

A bit of history

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Founded in 2007 with a head office in San Francisco, Weebly was designed to give users an opportunity to build websites without HTML knowledge, make website building an easy process. During these years Weebly helped millions of users to create a website just in some clicks. The new updates in May 2013 added even more features and brought Weebly to the top positions in different website ratings. In April 2018, Weebly was acquired by Square – the payment processing giant, which has given the website builder a strong eCommerce focus. It has become possible to launch and manage small-to-large online stores with the system.

Undeniable advantages

When creating a website you want the process to be simple, fast and the results astonishing. Weebly gives you all this. It has WYSIWYG editor, meaning you build the website from the blocks offered and see the website the way it will be published. The user interface is very intuitive so even if you are building your first website you can do it without any specific knowledge. Besides, on official page you will find very helpful information and instructional materials.


  • Weebly now offers you 55 ready-made responsive designs – from simple to unique. You can also change or customize the designs with their HTML / CSS editor. One more option you can have with Weebly is third party templates that you can buy in the online store at very affordable prices.
  • One more interesting function is “Mobile Optimization” which fits your website to a mobile phone display. What’s important, the edits you make are automatically synchronized between desktop and mobile website versions without any extra fees needed.
  • Weebly also has an easy blogging function that allows making your website a blog, adding one or several blogs to your page. This can be done with Drag & drop blog post editor for both web and mobile.
  • Due to the powerful eCommerce focus, the website builder allows launching web stores chock full of features and web design tools. These include integrated shopping cart, safe payment options, bulk product upload, CSV file import/export, convenient search filter, iPhone and Android mobile app for easy website management.
  • Weebly is now available in 11 languages, namely English, French, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Turkish, Dutch, and German.


If you plan to create an online store with Weebly you should note that payments are accepted only via PayPal or Google Checkout. So if you are looking for advanced ecommerce options Weebly is not the best choice.

Other disadvantage is that you can get support only via email form and only in English language. Some limitations have websites that function on the free basis, for example they contain advertisement, have limited space etc.

Best for

Weebly was created as a tool for everyone who wants to create a unique and good-looking website. It can be ideal for personal homepages, small business owners, artists of all kinds, designers, musicians etc. You can create an online store with this platform as well.



How Much Does It Cost?

Weebly is really open to anyone – you can create a website with this tool completely for free. There are no time limitations for a free version too, it means that you can use your website as long as you want.

The website builder has separate paid plans for standard websites and online stores. If you are right about to create a classic website, you’ll be offered to choose between the following subscriptions: Connect, Starter, Pro, Business and Performance plans. The cost of the subscriptions correspondingly constitutes $4/mo, $8/mo, $12/mo, $25/mo and $38/mo. If you need a plan for personal use and do not plan to present it to the audience in order to make profit, then Connect Plan will work well for this purpose, even though, it comes with the ad-banner. Starter Plan comes with a convenient drag-and-drop editor, SSL security, powerful web stats and no system adds available at the website. Pro Plan is a nice pick for organizations and small groups, while Business Plan is a great solution for small entrepreneurs and even online stores. These subscriptions offer password protection option, video background integration, HD videos and other advanced features.

In case your initial intention is to build an eCommerce website, Weebly will let you choose from the same Starter, Pro and Business subscriptions. Additionally, the website builder offers the top notch Performance Plan targeted at proficient retailers. The cost of the plan constitutes $38/mo granted that you make the one-time annual payment. Performance Plan does not only encompasses the features of the Business Plan, but also provides multiple eCommerce features like integrated shopping cart, real-time shipping costs, gift certificates and more.

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