Top Website Builders UK 2018 Comparison & Rating

Updated for June 2018

9.8
9.6
9.3
8.9
8.8
8.5
8.3

Bottom line

In just a few, easy clicks, create a stunning website with customizable templates and exciting add-ons.
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With a range of distinct packages, you are sure to find the best website solution for your business.
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SITE123 comprehensive features with both free and premium plans including multiple managers, website grouping, and store product options.
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SiteBuilder.com offers everything you could want from a website builder with a range of features and pricing options available.
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GoDaddy offers quality website building tools as well as domain registration, hosting and website builder packages.
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BigCommerce offers a simple web builder with a 15 day free trial and customisable ecommerce templates.
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Guided set up and a drag and drop builder get you up and running in a snap with no coding required.
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Pros

1. Easy and free to join
2. 100s of templates
3. Mobile optimized
1. Unlimited disk space
2. Provides secure, redundant data servers
3. Offers a wide range of features and tools
1. Free and premium plans
2. Customizable design
3. Easy to use
- No ads
- 1,000s of templates
- Free hosting
- Affordable premium plans
1. Offers an impressive array of features
2. Relatively affordable
3. Professional looking layouts, a wide selection of design templates
- Easy to use site builder
- Large theme collection
- All themes are responsive
1. Very easy to use, intuitive control panel
2. Includes free
3. Comprehensive list of supplementary features
4. Very affordable

Cons

1. Does not offer SSL certificate
2. Does not offer email services
1. Customer support is hard to get a hold of
1. Extra features require paid subscription
2. No advertising credits
- Limited free features
- eCommerce costs money
- No live chat
1. Additional features are usually limited and come at additional cost
2. Slightly confusing interface with not a lot of explanation
- It can be a bit expensive
- Limited free themes
1. Domain is not included and must be purchased desperately
2. Intrusive ads with free version

Templates Variety

10000+
100+
4+
5+
1500+
5+
100+

Graphic and UI Tools

Cropping

Drag and drop

Image compression

Image library

Thumbnail generator

Application Variety

100+
100+
5+
4+
100+
4+
100+

Plans

Connect Domain

Combo

Unlimited

ecommerce

VIP

Web Hosting

Basic

Online Store

1&1 Servers

Free

Premium

Free

Pro

Premium

Personal

eCommerce

Personal

Business

Business Plus

Online Store

Standard

Plus

Pro

Free

Weebly Starter

Weebly Pro

Business

Performance

Price

£2.55 per month
£5.16 per month
£7.76 per month
£12.42 per month
£19.17
$0.99
$1.99 per month
$4.99
$9.99 per month
Free
$9.80
Free
£5.99 per month
£9.34
£10.79 per month
£14.39
£4.99 per month
£6.99 per month
£10.99 per month
£19.99
£22.46
£59.96
£187.46
Free
$8.00 per month for 1 year
$12.00 per month for 1 year
$25.00
$38.00

Advertising credits

Analytics

Control panel

Customized animation & video background (add-on)

Domain name

Domain parking

Ecommerce shopping cart

Emails

Free edits

Free training

Hosting

Mobile Website

Monthly reports

On site photo & video (add- on)

Online/ competitor strategy

Personalisation

Quarterly review

Re seller plans

SEO

Social features


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