Shopify vs Weebly

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Shopify

8.2K
3.1K
+ 1
69
Weebly

491
78
+ 1
1
Add tool

Shopify vs Weebly: What are the differences?

Developers describe Shopify as "Quickly and easily create a beautiful online store with Shopify". Shopify powers tens of thousands of online retailers including General Electric, Amnesty International, CrossFit, Tesla Motors, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Foo Fighters, GitHub, and more. Our platform allows users to easily and quickly create their own online store without all the technical work involved in developing their own website, or the huge expense of having someone else build it. Shopify lets merchants manage all aspects of their shops: uploading products, changing the design, accepting credit card orders, and viewing their incoming orders and completed transactions. On the other hand, Weebly is detailed as "The easiest way to create a website". Weebly is an AJAX website creator that allows you to create pages with template skins and content widgets. Users can easily drag-and-drop content widgets like pictures, text, video and Google Maps in WYSIWYG-fashion.

Shopify belongs to "Ecommerce" category of the tech stack, while Weebly can be primarily classified under "Website Builder".

Some of the features offered by Shopify are:

  • Choose from 100+ professional themes
  • Customize the look of your online store
  • Start accepting orders in minutes

On the other hand, Weebly provides the following key features:

  • Drag & Drop Website Builder
  • 100+ Professional Themes
  • Powerful Hosting

Tesla Motors, Wikipedia, and Accenture are some of the popular companies that use Shopify, whereas Weebly is used by PayPal Invoicing, Saint Harridan, and Conflux Technologies. Shopify has a broader approval, being mentioned in 154 company stacks & 36 developers stacks; compared to Weebly, which is listed in 61 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

Decisions about Shopify and Weebly
David Swift

We devised SwiftERM to generate additional income from existing consumers on ecommerce websites. Available for those using Shopify, Magento, Woocommerce or Opencart, it runs in alongside (not instead of) existing email marketing software like Mailchimp, Drupal or Emarsys. It is 100% automatic so needs zero additional staff. It uses predictive analytics to identify imminent consumer purchases. The average additional turnover achieved is 10.5%. It is the only software in the world authorised to send Trustpilot to send product ratings in outbound emails. Developers and ecommerce retailers are invited to try to it for free, to establish viability this predictive analytics system is. SwiftERM is a certified Microsoft Partner MPN ID 6197468.

See more
BrandLume Inc
President at BrandLume · | 3 upvotes · 40.2K views

we've had alot of shopify clients and do alot of those website builds, but we decided a little while back to transfer any client possible to woocommerce, for our e-com web development, as there is alot more functionality available with zoo-commerce. you can have a look at our examples and even our own website in the link provided.

See more
Get Advice from developers at your company using Private StackShare. Sign up for Private StackShare.
Learn More
Pros of Shopify
Pros of Weebly
  • 21
    Affordable yet comprehensive
  • 13
    Great API & integration options
  • 10
    Business-friendly
  • 9
    Intuitive interface
  • 8
    Quick
  • 3
    Awesome customer support
  • 2
    POS & Mobile
  • 2
    Liquid
  • 1
    Dummy Proof
  • 0
    Nopcommerce
  • 1
    WYSIWYG

Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

Cons of Shopify
Cons of Weebly
  • 1
    User is stuck with building a site from a template
    Be the first to leave a con

    Sign up to add or upvote consMake informed product decisions

    What is Shopify?

    Shopify powers tens of thousands of online retailers including General Electric, Amnesty International, CrossFit, Tesla Motors, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Foo Fighters, GitHub, and more. Our platform allows users to easily and quickly create their own online store without all the technical work involved in developing their own website, or the huge expense of having someone else build it. Shopify lets merchants manage all aspects of their shops: uploading products, changing the design, accepting credit card orders, and viewing their incoming orders and completed transactions.

    What is Weebly?

    Weebly is an AJAX website creator that allows you to create pages with template skins and content widgets. Users can easily drag-and-drop content widgets like pictures, text, video and Google Maps in WYSIWYG-fashion.

    Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

    What companies use Shopify?
    What companies use Weebly?
    See which teams inside your own company are using Shopify or Weebly.
    Sign up for Private StackShareLearn More

    Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

    What tools integrate with Shopify?
    What tools integrate with Weebly?

    Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

    What are some alternatives to Shopify and Weebly?
    WordPress
    The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
    ClickFunnels
    ClickFunnels is the only website builder that doesn't just build pages, but actually builds entire sales funnels.
    GoDaddy
    Go Daddy makes registering Domain Names fast, simple, and affordable. It is a trusted domain registrar that empowers people with creative ideas to succeed online.
    PrestaShop
    PrestaShop is written in PHP, is highly customizable, supports all the major payment services, is translated in many languages and localized for many countries, and is fully responsive (both front- and back-office).
    Stripe
    Stripe makes it easy for developers to accept credit cards on the web.
    See all alternatives
    How developers use Shopify and Weebly
    Shirtigo GmbH uses
    Shopify

    We allow users to push products to their shopify shop and fulfill orders.