SITE123 Pricing, Features, Reviews & Alternatives

SITE123

Free website builder and landing page solution

4.47/5 (78 reviews)

SITE123 overview

What is SITE123?

SITE123 is a free website builder that helps users to build multilingual, SEO-friendly websites and landing pages without coding. It comes with an admin dashboard, which enables users to create multiple groups, grant access permission to employees and view previous messages with clients on a centralized platform.

SITE123 provides users with tools to design business logos, create customized response forms, and add images or icons from a built-in media gallery. Our comprehensive solution lets users offer services to clients, set participant numbers, add service locations, schedule appointments and process payments, enhancing customer experience with the brand.
It also allows users to create personalized blog posts using custom templates/layouts, and share published blogs on various social media platforms, improving marketing operations.

SITE123 offers integration with various third-party applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Woopra, Authorize.net, Paypal, Braintree, Lucky Orange, Pure Chat and more. We enable businesses to claim top-level domain (TLD) extensions, and enforce SSL/HTTPS encryption to prevent cyber threats.
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Pricing

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Markets

United States

Supported languages

English
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SITE123 user reviews

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Ginés H.

Super simple and great visual results

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-06-28
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I have 2 websites (professional and personal ones), both of them paid, and I think it's super quick to use and build the website, while the visual result is super good and looks quite modern. In addition, the customer support is super fast, probably their best part.

Cons
The same thing that makes it great, which is the huge amount of templates, it's also its main problem. If you wanna do something that is not in those templates, you simply can't. It's not a big issue, but annoying sometimes for basic functionalities that they don't have (e.g. justified alignment in the text...)

Response from SITE123


Hi Gines,

Thanks so much for the review! I really appreciate it.

Please know that we are adding more functionalities all the time, and any feedback you can give we will happily forward to our developers. Justified alignment is one of the things we hope to add soon along with other features, and remember that all of the templates we made were built with our own system. All it takes is a little time and you can build sites completely of your own design!

If you have other questions, please don't hesitate to contact our 24/7 chat support! Thanks!

-Derek
SITE123 Support

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Wayne H.

Mobile Savvy; Just Add Content

Used weekly for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2016-08-22
Review Source: Capterra

I have been using a WYSIWYG Flash-based website builder for the past several years for my business website. While it was sufficient for the time, I was faced with having to migrate it to HTML 5 and basically do a complete reconstruction or just start from scratch. I decided to look around and see what was available that really focused on mobile friendly architecture, so-called "adaptive design." I already knew from my analytics that mobile devices were the fastest growing segment of my viewers, with tablets close behind. So that was a high priority. I ran across Site123 and started playing with it. In a just over three hours, I had completely built a mobile friendly site by taking the content from my old size and dropping it in. Site123 has got to have one of the most gentle learning curves imaginable. Controls are very intuitive, as you format text, images, presentation, etc. Changes are saved automatically so no "Oh crap!" moments as you realize you've forgotten to save a long session and wind up losing it and starting over. I had some special needs as far as list requirements, too, and found that some of their built-in tools could be retooled for other uses. Tables worked great and the desktop/tablet/mobile simulator gives a reasonably accurate accounting of how your site will work on those devices. I was working on a desktop and going to my Android phone to check the results as I published them. It was an extremely efficient and no-pain experience to take a site I was dreading to update and have fun doing it in one morning. Very impressed with Site123 for my needs.

Pros
Extremely intuitive. I didn't even bother to read anything more than the tool tips and template descriptions and had zero issues with the build. As I was building it in the Free service offer, I didn't have to worry about credit cards being charged only to discover I hated the app. Even in the Free version, the Site123 floating credit at the bottom of the window is non-intrusive and quite bearable. They seem to have leaned toward a customer-centric approach that doesn't bludgeon you into an upsell. I liked that. For a small business or service, personal site, NFP or similar low-moderate information needs, this seems to be a very viable package to consider. You can point your domain name to your Site123 provided URL and be in business in no time. At $8 a month (yearly plan) for hosting, costs are in line with most similar services. I have found that over the past years, my customers are gravitating toward very convenient, user friendly ways to reach me and really don't bother with a lot of the detail that I felt needed to be in a desktop-level site. Being able to offer a very modern, attractive and fully mobile compliant site seems to be more effective in getting eyes on me and making sales. Site123 does a very nice job in that department. I am in the process of switching my plan over to Site123 and away from my old provider.

Cons
I wouldn't want to try to do a very robust catalog or sales site from what I could tell, but I wasn't looking in that direction and maybe missed some features that make that choice more accessible.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Nikki G.

SITE123 for new bloggers

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-03-21
Review Source: Capterra

Started a blog which I plan to monetize at a later stage with my own products. Looks like this will not work with this host though as they are very restrictive.

Pros
Easy to set up, great features and incredibly helpful customer service. For a first time user I would highly recommend SITE123.

Cons
Sadly they do not allow me to add an HTML so my affiliate marketing is not going to work on this platform in the long term.

Response from SITE123


Hello Nikki,

Thank you for your feedback! We really appreciate it!

We are glad you enjoy the features of our site and the help of our customer support. Great effort is putting into our system as functional and attractive as possible. Remember that if you have any features you'd like to request or improvements you think should be made, please let our customer support know, we always take client suggestions!

Kind Regards,

The SITE123 Support Team
www.site123.com

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Anna P.

I visited the website to play around but I ended up liking it so much

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2018-02-14
Review Source: Capterra

It's really depending on what you want, we as a team go the best experience we could get. There is support so they are always there to give you tips or you can tell them what you want to do and they will guide you to do it. Some of them even step by step, like really step by step. If you try the platform and you don't know what you want to do, then do not do it at all. Be sure for what you want and most of all, be sure that what you want to do in doable in general. There were things I wanted to do but they are not really possible to be done.

Pros
Let's start with the fact that I was previously using a code only platform and I really wanted to make a professional website for my team and get it live to attract new visitors. It's basically what I was looking for in a website builder. I have tried multiple online but SITE123 gave me the freedom to take my team on the web and get it live with our domain name. It's a very easy to use platform and they offer many applications to use and index your website to Google and other search engines which what I really needed. Because of this website we were able to increase awareness as I have seen the difference with the hosting I had, the servers response time is 5x times faster than the Shared Hosting plan I had with another website. Very powerful platform I would say, and it really got my message out.

Cons
I would appreciate if they had sidebars like WordPress themes but for now I was able to make what I wanted. I might not be able to add my own HTML to the platform for some specific apps I wanted but I was able to find something at least similar to their app market, it did the job (not the one I wanted) but if you try to find there is always a way to get things done even when you are limited to the option they offer. I was expecting to use more the custom Iframe but it turned out the Application integration were more useful than any other features offered.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Anonymous

How Site123 helped me

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-08-22
Review Source: Capterra

Site123 allows me to convey the services that I offer in a simple. clear and usable way, very easy to update and publishes any of my changes instantly if required which is a real asset. In a strange way it's actually fun to use because you can alter the image of your business if required without publishing and when you are ready, hit the publish button and hey presto you have a fresh new look. Thanks for a great product.

Pros
I found the software extremely easy to use especially from someone with little technical experience. Excellent array of templates and you'll never be short of finding suitable images - they seem endless. There are constant upgrades and new products added which I am notified immediately when they happen Outstanding support with clear and concise response to even the most difficult questions

Cons
None really - maybe the inability to change the format of a selected template but I guess that's why its called a template!

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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SITE123 pricing

Pricing options
Free
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Free trial
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SITE123 is available for free as well as on monthly subscriptions. Free plans include 500MB of storage and 1GB bandwidth. The Premium paid plan starts from $12.80 per month, including a free domain for 1 year, 10GB storage and 5GB bandwidth. Contact SITE123 for full pricing information.

SITE123 features

Customizable Templates
Reporting/Analytics
Search/Filter
Social Media Integration
Template Management
Third Party Integrations

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Campaign Management (675 other apps)
Contact Management (371 other apps)
Content Management (447 other apps)
Customizable Branding (404 other apps)
Data Import/Export (464 other apps)
Engagement Analytics (380 other apps)
Multi-Channel Marketing (383 other apps)
Performance Metrics (367 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (513 other apps)

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Additional information for SITE123

Key features of SITE123

  • Auto Update
  • Catalog Management
  • Form Creation
  • Landing Pages/Web Forms
  • Online Booking Tools
  • Online Store Builder
  • Pre-built Templates
  • Real Time Editing
  • Survey Builder
  • Templates
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