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Webs Review

No longer actively maintained.

Last Updated Feb 5 2018

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Webs was acquired by Vistaprint, another website builder company, in 2011. Since then Vistaprint has maintained both products.

Unfortunately Webs has become increasingly out-of-date: there are no responsive themes, and no feature or UI changes are on the horizon. The Webs Announcements blog hasn't had an update since 2015.

Why has there be no updates to Webs? It's because Vistaprint now seems solely focussed on their own website builder— and not Webs.

None of this has not been communicated to Webs customers— which sucks. I hope they communicate it soon. Acquiring products and abandoning them is common in website builders. When GoDaddy acquired Virb, Virb's customers stopped getting new features and the product stood frozen in time. I hope this does not happen to Webs customers but truthfully, it looks like that has happened.

Written By Steve Benjamins

I'm the sole writer, designer and developer for Site Builder Report. Over the the last 4 years I’ve written over 100 in-depth reviews— which, at over 100,000 words, is the size of a big book. In that time Site Builder Report has grown quickly. Today over 60,000 people every month use it to choose a website builder. Read More »

Webs Review History

  • Mar 11 2016 New review published.
  • Oct 25 2016 Review checked for accuracy and updated.
  • Dec 15 2016 I do not believe Webs is being actively maintained anymore.
  • Jan 27 2017 I talked with Vistaprint and made some updates to this page.
  • Feb 5 2018 Review updated.

If something is out of date, let me know!


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