July 15, 2020 Last updated July 15th, 2020 801 Reads share

Comparing the Best Online Website Builders

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Do you want to build your own website? Do you have knowledge of coding or programming? If you don’t have coding experience or any technical knowledge, then you can also just make a website in a few simple steps. Earlier, it was challenging to build a website without coding or having proper technical knowledge. Today, there are many website builders available that provide you the platform in which you can create a website with the help of templates and drag and drop options in minutes.

If you are searching for the best website builder, then honestly, there is no such thing. The best website builder for you will depend on your requirement. However, you can categorize different website builders and find the best in different terms like best in terms of price, best in terms of operation, best in terms of layout, features, etc. Now keep reading to find the online website builder that best suits your requirement.

Best Available Website Builder Options

There are different online website builders for various purposes. Here are some of the top-rated online website builders for 2020. If you are short of time, here is the summary of this article.

WordPress: Best in overall usage. That means it is the best in terms of ease of use, scalability, flexibility, features, and pricing. 

Weebly: This is the most intuitive online website builder with both free and paid plans. 

Squarespace: This is the best website builder for bloggers. If you want to be a blogger, you can opt for this. But there is no free plan, only paid plans are available. However, you can take the free trial. 

Shopify: Shopify is best suitable for building an e-commerce website or online store. It provides different tools and features to create a perfect online store.

Wix: This comes with different templates and all the features to build any type of website quickly.

Now, let us go in the detailed review of each of the above website builders and which is the best for your requirement.

WordPress

First of all, WordPress is the most used online website building platform in the world. There are two versions of WordPress. One is open-source: WordPress(dot)org and the other is the WordPress(dot)com. The open-source version (WordPress(dot)org) is the most popular one. This open-source platform is used by more than one-third of the total websites in the world. 

With powerful features and tools, you can build any type of website such as a blog, e-commerce website, personal website, magazine website, discussion forums, etc. This offers you everything that you need for a website, but you need a separate WordPress hosting account for building your site. No need to worry, most of the hosting companies provide one-click installation of WordPress. 

Squarespace

If you want to start a blog, then undoubtedly go for Squarespace. But there are no free plans you have to go for the paid plans. You don’t have to worry about the hosting service as it provides hosting with the website builder in the paid plan. You can easily add content and customize and layout your content with its advanced tools and cool features.

Weebly

Weebly is simple and easy to use website builder that offers different page builders to build your website. You don’t require any coding or programming skills to build a website using this.

Unlike WordPress, it offers you the hosting services and runs all the background software within one account. With the live page builder of Weebly, you can customize the design of your website. Additionally, it offers you many pre-designed templates that you can use to build and design your website.  

Shopify

Do you want to build an e-commerce site? Then Shopify is the most reliable website builder for an online store. Over a million users and a half million organizations, it is one of the best platforms for an e-commerce website. The total sales in this platform have crossed 40 billion-dollar to date. 

Wix

Wix offers a vast number of features and tools to build your site. You can quickly build a website with this platform. This is a cloud-based software with a fully hosted facility and several templates to design your website. More importantly, the templates are customizable with drag and drop menu. It offers both the free and paid versions. The free version has limited bandwidth and limited features. 

Further, if you want more information or comparison, I have written many articles on website builders. I have compared (Wix, WordPress) in one of my previous articles. 

Final Thought

Hopefully, the above information has helped to figure out the best online website builder for your new website. Make sure you do enough research by reading more reviews of the website builders before you pay for a service. If you are still not sure which one to use, then you can go for WordPress as it offers you the capability of building any type of website quickly. Finally, don’t forget to recommend other website builders if you have used them before.  

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Mashum Mollah

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