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Score 7.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

MS SharePoint

It's very well suited to act as an intranet, where it's only going to be used internally by employees of a company. It works well to share documents, provide lists of reference materials to users, provide a place for departments to have their own discussions and calendars and other collaboration purposes. It includes "workflows" unlike its predecessors, and those can define the flow of a process or task and walk the user through that flow very effectively. In fact, an employee's entire job could hypothetically be scripted using SharePoint workflows. It can scale OK in small scale terms, as I have experience of using it in networks with under a few thousand users. I don't know how it would behave if there were tens of thousands of hundreds of thousands of users, but provided the infrastructure is scaled proportionately, I don't see why it wouldn't work well at that scale as well.
Jane Updegraff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Weebly

If you are having students create websites or information pages about something they are studying in class, this is a great option. The fact that students can spend less time getting situated and learning the app and get right to work researching and creating their pages is great. For middle to high school, this is a fantastic app to use. However, if you want more nuanced analytics or want students to focus on blogging more than webpage building, this is limited.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

MS SharePoint
7.2
Weebly
Task Management
MS SharePoint
7.4
Weebly
Gantt Charts
MS SharePoint
6.4
Weebly
Scheduling
MS SharePoint
7.1
Weebly
Workflow Automation
MS SharePoint
7.6
Weebly
Mobile Access
MS SharePoint
7.5
Weebly
Search
MS SharePoint
7.5
Weebly
Visual planning tools
MS SharePoint
7.3
Weebly

Communication

MS SharePoint
7.2
Weebly
Chat
MS SharePoint
6.9
Weebly
Notifications
MS SharePoint
7.3
Weebly
Discussions
MS SharePoint
7.3
Weebly
Surveys
MS SharePoint
7.1
Weebly
Internal knowledgebase
MS SharePoint
7.6
Weebly
Integrates with GoToMeeting
MS SharePoint
6.8
Weebly
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
MS SharePoint
6.4
Weebly
Integrates with Outlook
MS SharePoint
8.5
Weebly

File Sharing & Management

MS SharePoint
7.9
Weebly
Versioning
MS SharePoint
8.3
Weebly
Video files
MS SharePoint
7.6
Weebly
Audio files
MS SharePoint
7.7
Weebly
Document collaboration
MS SharePoint
8.5
Weebly
Access control
MS SharePoint
8.3
Weebly
Advanced security features
MS SharePoint
7.8
Weebly
Integrates with Google Drive
MS SharePoint
7.0
Weebly
Device sync
MS SharePoint
8.0
Weebly

Security

MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.8
Role-based user permissions
MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.8

Platform & Infrastructure

MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.5
API
MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.2
Internationalization / multi-language
MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.7

Web Content Creation

MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.9
WYSIWYG editor
MS SharePoint
Weebly
9.3
Code quality / cleanliness
MS SharePoint
Weebly
9.1
Admin section
MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.7
Page templates
MS SharePoint
Weebly
9.2
Library of website themes
MS SharePoint
Weebly
9.0
Mobile optimization / responsive design
MS SharePoint
Weebly
9.5
Publishing workflow
MS SharePoint
Weebly
7.9
Form generator
MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.2

Web Content Management

MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.1
Content taxonomy
MS SharePoint
Weebly
7.4
SEO support
MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.1
Bulk management
MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.0
Availability / breadth of extensions
MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.4
Community / comment management
MS SharePoint
Weebly
8.4

Pros

MS SharePoint

  • With MS Sharepoint you can share (in my case) projects, initiative trackers, with ID and the information I need to start my developing.
  • It offers cloud acaccessibility, so you do not need to maintain your documents on your hard drive.
  • It allows Office 365 integration, which for me is really great. Using MS Excel and MS Sharepoint.
Adriano Rosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Weebly

  • Drag and drop interface makes it very easy to add all types of content, including images, text, video (and YouTube videos), embeddable applications and more.
  • It's very easy to set up navigation features like cascading menus and sticky navigation (where the menu stays put - may depend on the template chosen though).
  • A technical backend is fairly straight-forward for setting up a fav icon, 301 redirects, SEO, Google Analytics, etc.
Robbin Block | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

MS SharePoint

  • SharePoint sometimes has a challenge with the Share feature in Office 365. Traditional best practices are to govern collaboration with permissions groups and manage access at the group level. Share can sometimes undermine that by creating ad-hoc situations unintentionally.
  • SharePoint's success in many organizations is really a function of user adoption and training. It is such a large platform that it is often deployed without much governance or direction.
  • SharePoint's lists and libraries can leverage Excel services and like-kind tools, but the ability for a list to do math in the same way that Excel does is very limited. It still has a room for improvement in the business intelligence features of metadata management.
Chris Carpenter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Weebly

  • Weebly doesn't have a lot of templates to choose from, so if you don't have any experience with CSS or HTML, it's hard to customize your site to an extent.
  • Weebly isn't fully SEO friendly. They don't allow you to add H1 tags to pages out of the box.
  • You can't create folder structures when it comes to web page URLs. You can put web pages under a main menu dropdown, but they don't allow you to put all sub-menu items in a structured folder (like site.com/folder/page-1 and site.com/folder/page-2).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 9.5
Based on 21 answers
The only drawback is the price, it's quite costly to buy and requires Microsoft professionals to run at its peak capabilities. It works very well with large quantities of employees, has powerful search capabilities and a huge community. However it might not be a good fit for smaller companies who don't handle a large number of documents and employees and who don't exert high security requirements.
hrvoje katusic | TrustRadius Reviewer

Weebly

Weebly 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Weebly is consistently adding features that line up with our needs. The ease of use makes it the perfect program for us since we have users of multiple age brackets and knowledge of web design. We love that we can give users access to only the pages they are affiliated with
Heather Pellegrini | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 7.1
Based on 12 answers
SharePoint is easy to use for basic tasks. If you're trying to do something a bit more complicated, though, it can be difficult to figure it out on your own without going through a lot of trial and error. Most people will likely only be performing basic tasks, though, so I would rate the usability pretty high.
Kia Packard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Weebly

Weebly 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It is simple to use and offers enough customization to make a website that is personalized. Templates are pretty standard and the help section is laid out well by topic with frequently asked questions. Some design knowledge is helpful, but through trial and error anyone can get a hold of the reins fairly quickly.
Amber Stanley-Kruth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 5.0
Based on 6 answers
Support varies by tech and by vendor. I've used Microsoft's support channel and for the most part have been successful to get my questions answered. I've also used third party vendors and have gotten some answers resolved as well, though sometimes getting them on the phone is difficult. It all depends!
Chris John | TrustRadius Reviewer

Weebly

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 6.0
Based on 4 answers
Planning to the last detail would be advised. SharePoint is a very large application that takes a lot of finesse to get operational
Christopher Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Weebly

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

MS SharePoint

While SharePoint isn't as easy to use as Igloo or Squarespace, it comes bundled with Office 365 and drives the backend of those tools. I don't see SharePoint as a place people want to go and see stuff, but rather as a glue that supports all the other Office Products. If we get more in house expertise, then it could be a place that people manage work, but it's not used that way right now
Matthew Deakyne | TrustRadius Reviewer

Weebly

Weebly's designs, plugins, and customization options are a little more advanced in some cases than other similar programs. WordPress requires a different level of expertise and knowledge of code, keywording, and plugins, so I wouldn't even compare them. Wix is a little more user-friendly because you can drag and drop your design, which was very convenient for customizing your site. I didn't personally select Weebly, but it is user-friendly and nearly anyone comfortable with a computer could figure it out. Weebly support is also pretty good.
Emily Hammell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

MS SharePoint

  • We moved from DocuShare to MS SharePoint and it's been proven very effective.
  • Using MS SharePoint has provided immediate access to documents to staff where in the past, they would have to wait for an admin staff to forward to them.
  • It has been a positive impact for our organization - our newer staff has really benefited from MS SharePoint.
Jessalyn Ka | TrustRadius Reviewer

Weebly

  • Weebly has allowed our business to create a connection with our customers by offering home decor, cooking and styling tips.
  • Weebly gives us the chance to relay information to customers regarding merchandise, current sales and promotions, store hours and locations etc. Which has helped increase business.
  • Weebly has given our not very tech savvy business the opportunity to have a website and stay relevant with our competitors.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

MS SharePoint

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Weebly

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

MS SharePoint
7.8
Weebly
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

MS SharePoint
9.5
Weebly
10.0

Usability

MS SharePoint
7.1
Weebly
9.0

Support Rating

MS SharePoint
5.0
Weebly

In-Person Training

MS SharePoint
4.5
Weebly

Online Training

MS SharePoint
6.4
Weebly

Implementation Rating

MS SharePoint
6.0
Weebly

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