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Score 7.7 out of 100
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Score 4.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

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

Yahoo Small Business

I would tell a colleague to stay clear of Yahoo Web Hosting/Yahoo Small Business. Our business has been with Yahoo due to the fact that there was nothing else around at the time of our signing up with them. Since then there are much better alternatives as the fact that Yahoo has virtually no third party support really hurts it, and the fact that it is so barebones and hard to customize and work in the back end makes it so that you have to find one of the few expensive developers that specialize in Yahoo. This is another huge hurdle if you plan to build a good website.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Weebly
9.3
Yahoo Small Business
Role-based user permissions
Weebly
9.3
Yahoo Small Business

Platform & Infrastructure

Weebly
8.9
Yahoo Small Business
API
Weebly
8.2
Yahoo Small Business
Internationalization / multi-language
Weebly
9.5
Yahoo Small Business

Web Content Creation

Weebly
9.3
Yahoo Small Business
WYSIWYG editor
Weebly
9.7
Yahoo Small Business
Code quality / cleanliness
Weebly
9.7
Yahoo Small Business
Admin section
Weebly
9.2
Yahoo Small Business
Page templates
Weebly
9.7
Yahoo Small Business
Library of website themes
Weebly
9.6
Yahoo Small Business
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Weebly
9.8
Yahoo Small Business
Publishing workflow
Weebly
7.9
Yahoo Small Business
Form generator
Weebly
8.8
Yahoo Small Business

Web Content Management

Weebly
8.3
Yahoo Small Business
Content taxonomy
Weebly
7.1
Yahoo Small Business
SEO support
Weebly
8.4
Yahoo Small Business
Bulk management
Weebly
8.0
Yahoo Small Business
Availability / breadth of extensions
Weebly
9.0
Yahoo Small Business
Community / comment management
Weebly
8.8
Yahoo Small Business

Pros

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

Yahoo Small Business

  • Yahoo Web Hosting/Small Business is above else, cheap in pricing at the very least in terms of monthly costs.
  • The backend of Yahoo Web Hosting/ Small Business is customizable, assuming you can find one of the few developers that can code for it.
  • We were given a dedicated account manager though I believe it was because of how long we were with yahoo and how many complaints we had.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

Yahoo Small Business

  • Extremely old and outdated back end.
  • Yahoo Web Hosting is at the very least customizable but everything beyond just running a simple store requires custom work that you will have to pay an expensive developer to fix for you.
  • Yahoo Web Hosting is a complete mess in terms of branding and policies. In the span of our last year with them, they went from Yahoo to Yahoo small business to Aabaco and then back to Yahoo and each time were assigned a different account manager.
  • Abysmal customer service, every time we had to open a ticket we had a customer service agent in India that could not fix our issue and we were eventually assigned an account manager after numerous complaints.
  • Barely any apps or app eco system on Yahoo.
  • Frequent down times caused by Yahoo Web Hosting cost our business lots of lost revenue.
  • So antiquated and backwards, they were one of the last companies that I know of to switch over to https, we reached out to them several times to switch our website to https and it took an agonizing amount of time for Yahoo to implement it for all their customers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

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

Yahoo Small Business

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

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

Yahoo Small Business

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Weebly

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Yahoo Small Business

Yahoo Small Business 1.0
Based on 2 answers
The customer support for Yahoo Web hosting is a complete disaster. Every call is transferred to a technical support department that is in India which usually isn't an issue as that is the norm for a lot of businesses, however, this technical support team in Yahoo does not know how to diagnose issues or offer support. Every issue we had some, some critical like why is our website down were met with clueless customer support agents that would get back to us in 48 hours minimum. Eventually, we were given an account manager that actually did his best and was able to get to the right people at times for critical issues but it still was a complete hassle and waste of time every time we had any issue with Yahoo Web hosting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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

Yahoo Small Business

After we departed Yahoo Web hosting we found out that there are numerous much better web hosting platforms, the main we focused on were Shopify, GoDaddy, BigCommerce, and WordPress. Between either is a much better alternative than Yahoo Web hosting as they all have much better third party support, more familiarity in the platforms which means more developers that are familiar with the platforms. Above all else, all three of these companies have stood the test of time and haven't rebranded themselves into different company names like Yahoo did with Aabaco and back and are much better for any small business.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

Yahoo Small Business

  • Yahoo Web Hosting impacted our business in a very negative way with all the time we wasted and revenue we lost.
  • Our biggest loss of revenue was deciding to stay longer than we had to with Yahoo Web Hosting as the cost of moving to another platform was high but we had no choice.
  • Yahoo Web Hosting constantly interfered with our workflow with its lack of third party support and poor customer service and constant downtimes.
  • For instance when we wanted to find an inventory system for our business virtually NO ONE supported Yahoo.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Weebly

General

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

Weebly Editions & Modules

Edition
Personal$9.001
Professional$16.001
Performance$29.001
  1. Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Yahoo Small Business

General

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

Yahoo Small Business Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Weebly
8.7
Yahoo Small Business
1.0

Likelihood to Renew

Weebly
10.0
Yahoo Small Business

Usability

Weebly
9.0
Yahoo Small Business

Support Rating

Weebly
Yahoo Small Business
1.0

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