Quantity over Quality
Although WebStarts offers over a hundred templates to choose from, they lack quality and substance. Firstly, the template only supplies you with one design for all your web pages. Meaning if the template has a large banner for you to place your business name and a picture to act as the main page, that’s the template you will be working on for the rest of the pages. So basically the templates are just for the main page and color scheme, you need to make the rest of the pages from scratch. Some of the templates are poorly designed as well, as if to just add to the number of templates.
Frustrating Web Builder
While it’s true that drag-and-drop functionality makes for an easy to use interface, that doesn’t count for much if the builder itself is buggy. Little things like not being able to add a hyperlink to a text box even if you follow the steps in the tutorial, removing content that removes everything–even the theme–and leaves you with literally a blank page. Worse, hitting undo doesn’t make things better. Things like that can be very frustrating when you are making your website.
The Price is RIGHT!
The price of WebStarts is possibly its best feature. It is probably the cheapest web builder you will find. When you look at their pricing on their website, you will notice a big red circle on the upper left corner saying “Exclusive offer. GET 50% OFF! Today only”, which as you will come to realize, is offered every day. So let’s just take the price as is. They are as follows:
- Free Version: FREE
No custom domain name, 5 web pages, 10MB website storage and 5GB Bandwidth
- ProVersion: $4.89/month
One custom domain name, 15 web pages, 1000MB website storage and 25GB Bandwidth
- Pro+ Version: $7.16/month
One custom domain name, unlimited web pages, 5000MB website storage and 100GB Bandwidth
The highest version falls in comparison to other web builders but comes at an extremely low price. Then again you get what you pay for so you could go with the Free version and if it works out for you then you can upgrade to a paid subscription. WebStarts will surely not forget to remind you to upgrade from a free version every now and then.
What's the Verdict on WebStarts?
WebStarts Review 2020 – Conclusion
There are a lot of available web builders in the market and WebStarts does not come highly recommended among them. Although they are competitive in terms of the price, a mere $7.16/month for the Pro+, they lack quite a number of features and have subpar performance on their builders. When choosing a product, it is not always about the straight up price but what you get for your money and spending on a WebStarts subscription may cause you more troubles and stress than if you would have paid a little more money on another web builder with a better over-all performance. Upside is they do offer a free version so you can take WebStarts for a test drive and see if it works out fine for you.