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Website Builder Expert began as a passion project way back in 2009. We wanted to share our experience of building websites to help everyday people like you get online.
10 years on, our team has grown – but our mission is very much the same. By carrying out extensive research and user testing with our qualified researchers, we’re able to cut through the noise to bring you honest and factual information – from top tips and complete guides, to first-hand reviews and in-depth comparisons.
In 2018 over 4.5 million people came to our site in search of help, advice and recommendations. We want to grow that number, and help millions more.
Head to our About Us page to find out more about our story, and our team of experts.
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I’m Website Builder Expert’s Content Manager, which means I’m in charge of checking everything written for our site, as well as writing my own articles. I started writing about the wonderful world of the web around two years ago, and haven’t looked back since. Put simply, there’s never been a more exciting time to get online. Having tested all of the best website builders and ecommerce platforms on the market, I’m in a great position to help you do just that! I hope you find our articles helpful, and please feel free to pop me a message with anything else you’d like to see here on Website Builder Expert.Read my full bio
You’re not alone! Building a website can be scary, especially if you’re like me with no previous coding experience. With the help of our experts I’m here as a friendly voice to help guide you into the exciting world of website building. If I can do it, so can you!Read my full bio
I grew up scribbling in notebooks, and until recently the thought of relocating my writing to the digital world seemed like an impossible goal. But when I finally took the plunge and created an online portfolio, I immediately saw the benefits of having my work out on the web. Since then I’ve learned everything I can about creating different websites, so that I can help those in a similar situation get online without a similar headache.Read my full bio
It's my job to research website builders and find out which one's really are best for your specific needs. Having tested numerous builders, I'm in a great position to help you guys not only get online, but have great success once there.Read my full bio
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And hey, we get it – we’ve been there ourselves. When it comes to getting online, there are so many routes to take, and so many different platforms shouting for your attention, that it’s hard to settle on the best option and just get started.
Think of Website Builder Expert as a one-stop shop for making your online dreams a reality. Whether you prefer an in-depth review of a specific product, or an at-a-glance comparison chart of several, you’ll find everything you need to go from idea to live, and beyond.
If you’re fairly new to this kind of thing, we recommend starting out with a website builder. If you’ve got a bit more experience and fancy taking on a larger project, you could try using a CMS system. If you’re planning to set up an online store, you’ll need an ecommerce platform. Either way, select your end goal at the top of this page, and we’ll point you in the right direction.
There has never been a better – or a more popular – time to get online. In fact, in the time it’s taken for you to read this section, around 276 people have launched their websites.
WBE is funded by referral traffic. For example, if you read a review, then sign up to a plan, we sometimes receive a small commission. Most website builders and ecommerce platforms offer free trials or money-back periods, which means that unless you’re happy, we don’t get a cent. Check out our Disclosure for more info.
No, you will never pay more for a product by going through our site. In fact, it’s often the opposite, as we can sometimes negotiate special discounts for our readers. Any commission we receive comes directly from the company itself – it never costs you a cent extra, and means we can make enough money to support our work. We reckon that’s a win-win situation.
Well, for starters – we’ve been doing this for a pretty long time! Website Builder Expert has been live for nearly 10 years now, and to date we’ve put over 50 website builders through our extensive research process, as well as plenty of ecommerce platforms and hosting services. You can read more about how we conduct our research, and check out our Editorial Code for more info on how we keep all our content balanced and informative.
Our cross-functional team of specialists has years of experience in everything from technical writing and web design to SEO and UX.
Our in-house research team has developed a world class methodology, so we can write fairly and accurately about each product or platform we review.
Website building jargon can be seriously confusing. We explain complicated terms using simple language, so anyone can realize their online dreams.
We present the good and the bad of each product honestly so that you can feel empowered to choose the one that’s right for you.