GoDaddy

Website builder, WordPress hosting, and more

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GoDaddy Overview

What is GoDaddy?

GoDaddy is an Internet domain registrar & web hosting company which offers a variety of solutions for domain name registration, website building, WordPress site hosting, SSL security, professional email, and more.

GoDaddy's domain tools include domain name search, domain transfer, privacy protection, WHOIS database search, domain auction, domain name value appraisal, domain backorders, and domain investing. A range of domain extensions are available, from the classic .com and .net to the more modern .io, .xyz, and .cloud extensions. Up to 100 subdomains and 400 email aliases can be created for every domain purchased. Privacy protection, business protection, and domain certification options are offered, keeping users' personal details private and ensuring that domains cannot be transferred accidentally or maliciously.

GoDaddy's GoCentral website builder allows users to create custom websites through a codeless interface using modular components. Functionality including blogging, appointment booking, and eCommerce can be added to websites through GoCentral. Users can also create a business Facebook page automatically from their website content, and manage their email marketing through the GoCentral dashboard, with emails automatically created to match the design of users' websites.

GoDaddy Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$5.99/month

Pricing options

Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Website builder:
One month free trial, no credit card required.
Personal: $5.99/month or $71.88/year.
Business: $9.99/month or $119.88/year.
Business Plus: $14.99/month or $179.88/year.
Online Store: $19.99/month or $239.88/year.

WordPress website hosting:
Basic: $3.99/month initially, $8.99/month on renewal.
Deluxe: $5.99/month initially, $12.99/month on renewal.
Ultimate: $9.99/month initially, $19.99/month on renewal.


GoDaddy Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
Asia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China and 5 others, Europe, Germany, India, Japan, Latin America
Supported Languages
Chinese (Simplified), Czech, Dutch, English, French and 11 others, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Thai

Screenshots

GoDaddy screenshot: The WYSIWYG website builder allows users to add different sections to their website
GoDaddy screenshot: The WYSIWYG website builder allows users to add different sections to their website GoDaddy screenshot: Users can add an SEO-optimized blog to their site GoDaddy screenshot: Appointment booking and payment processing functionality can also be added GoDaddy screenshot: Users are automatically notified of new bookings or orders by SMS or email GoDaddy screenshot: Users can select and preview sections in the sidebar before adding them to their site

GoDaddy Reviews

GoDaddy Reviews

Overall rating
4.1
/
5
Excellent
293

Very good
234

Average
146

Poor
31

Terrible
11

Value for Money
4
Features
3.9
Ease of Use
4.2
Customer Support
4.1
74% recommended this app
Lisa H.

Want a web page? No time or expertise? Try GoDaddy Website Builder!

I have used GoDaddy for twenty years, and I've never been unhappy with any of their offerings. The tech support is so good, it overcomes any possible complaints I've ever had. This product, in particular, takes a huge amount of stress out of my life by making it fast and efficient to provide a website for a customer. I'm actually having problems with the custom website I built for my own company, and I'm thinking of using this again! Why mess with something that works?


Robin I.

A great alternative to using WordPress

A client wanted to me to build their website, but still have the ability to make changes and additions. They also wanted the site to be secure. GoDaddy is a wonderful company with extensive help features and amazing customer service.


Matthew B.

Simple to use - Quick SEO

I am able to put up a website really quickly that is searchable and indexed by Google. I don't have to put in any additional work in ensuring the website can easily be scraped by Google's bots.


Nicholas S.

Godaddy Scam


Krista S.

My GoDaddy Website Builder Review

Overall, I am having an Excellent experience using GoDaddy Website and Website builder. I have received good feedback about our company website which makes me glad I decided to use GoDaddy.


Lisa H.
Industry: Information Technology & Services
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Want a web page? No time or expertise? Try GoDaddy Website Builder!

Used Weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 11/02/2020
Review Source: Capterra

I have used GoDaddy for twenty years, and I've never been unhappy with any of their offerings. The tech support is so good, it overcomes any possible complaints I've ever had. This product, in particular, takes a huge amount of stress out of my life by making it fast and efficient to provide a website for a customer. I'm actually having problems with the custom website I built for my own company, and I'm thinking of using this again! Why mess with something that works?

Pros

It is extremely easy to set up, enter your original data, change just a little - or a lot!, and maintain. They have great templates and graphics for your use, and some handy features: to do a weekly article, I just copied last week's article, changed a few things, and inserted the text for this week. It's also very reasonably priced.

Cons

As with any "shortcut" software, it was a little difficult to customize. I also had trouble applying a security certificate to the site to get the coveted https at the beginning of the URL. The latter issue was easily solved with the help of their AWESOME tech support, and the former, I expected. If I want to customize it so badly, I've got to use a less "done-for-me" solution - and I'm ok with that!

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Robin I.
Industry: Graphic Design
Company size: Self Employed

A great alternative to using WordPress

Used Other for 1+ year
Reviewed on 31/10/2019
Review Source: Capterra

A client wanted to me to build their website, but still have the ability to make changes and additions. They also wanted the site to be secure. GoDaddy is a wonderful company with extensive help features and amazing customer service.

Pros

GoDaddy Website Builder is very easy to use and the learning curve is small. I've been very happy with my experiences with building websites using this product.

Cons

There are some limitations to what can be done to the layout and design of a website. I wish there were more template options.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Matthew B.
Industry: Computer Software
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Simple to use - Quick SEO

Used Other for 2+ years
Reviewed on 9/06/2020
Review Source: Capterra

I am able to put up a website really quickly that is searchable and indexed by Google. I don't have to put in any additional work in ensuring the website can easily be scraped by Google's bots.

Pros

I really like it for the simplicity in putting content up quickly and benefiting from built in search engine optimization.

Cons

Dated templates and very boring looking templates. They work well for organizations that are monochrome in nature (banking, accounting etc) - not something fashionable and trendy.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 6.0/10

Nicholas S.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: Self Employed

Godaddy Scam

Used Daily for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 7/11/2019
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

I purchased Ultimate Managed WordPress Websites in good faith that I would be able to build a Wordpress website using their platform. The software was very buggy, as it froze often while I was trying to edit my work and then sometimes caused me to lose all of my work. In addition, the editor only gives a few options for customization. Most of the content you can put on the website is low quality and uncustomizable. They want you to pay for plugins that may/may not accomplish what you need. I requested a refund the day after purchasing in which i was told that the trial period ended, and the customer service ignored my complaint asking for a screen shot of a frozen screen. Very low IQ customer service and terrible product.

Cons

I purchased Ultimate Managed WordPress Websites in good faith that I would be able to build a Wordpress website using their platform. The software was very buggy, as it froze often while I was trying to edit my work and then sometimes caused me to lose all of my work. In addition, the editor only gives a few options for customization. Most of the content you can put on the website is low quality and uncustomizable. They want you to pay for plugins that may/may not accomplish what you need. I requested a refund the day after purchasing in which i was told that the trial period ended, and the customer service ignored my complaint asking for a screen shot of a frozen screen. Very low IQ customer service and terrible product.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 0.0/10

Krista S.
Industry: Consumer Services
Company size: 2-10 Employees

My GoDaddy Website Builder Review

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 3/04/2020
Review Source: Capterra

Overall, I am having an Excellent experience using GoDaddy Website and Website builder. I have received good feedback about our company website which makes me glad I decided to use GoDaddy.

Pros

GoDaddy website builder is very practical and easy for anyone to use. It has several different themes and layouts to choose from that will be perfect your business. The 30 day free trial was very useful to get to know the software and give it a true test to ensure it met our expectations. I also like that it links with Square and provides built in shipping options to use if you are shipping goods to customers.

Cons

The only con that I can think of is the ability to make updates on your website from a cell phone or tablet would be great.

Response from GoDaddy

Hey Krista-

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate you!

Thanks,
Jenny

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

User recommendation
7.6/10
Based on 715 user ratings
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GoDaddy Pricing

GoDaddy Pricing

Starting from
US$5.99/month
Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Website builder:
One month free trial, no credit card required.
Personal: $5.99/month or $71.88/year.
Business: $9.99/month or $119.88/year.
Business Plus: $14.99/month or $179.88/year.
Online Store: $19.99/month or $239.88/year.

WordPress website hosting:
Basic: $3.99/month initially, $8.99/month on renewal.
Deluxe: $5.99/month initially, $12.99/month on renewal.
Ultimate: $9.99/month initially, $19.99/month on renewal.

Website builder:
One month free trial, no credit card required.
Personal: $5.99/month or $71.88/year.
Business: $9.99/month or $119.88/year.
Business Plus: $14.99/month or $179.88/year.
Online Store: $19.99/month or $239.88/year.

WordPress website hosting:
Basic: $3.99/month initially, $8.99/month on renewal.
Deluxe: $5.99/month initially, $12.99/month on renewal.
Ultimate: $9.99/month initially, $19.99/month on renewal.

Value for Money
4/5
Based on 715 user ratings
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GoDaddy Features

GoDaddy Features

API
Access Control
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Alerts / Escalation
Auditing
Automatic Notifications
Collaboration Tools
Compliance Management
Data Import/Export
Data Visualisation
Drag & Drop Interface
Monitoring
Permission Management
Real Time Data
Real Time Monitoring
Reporting & Statistics
Role-Based Permissions
Third Party Integration
Workflow Management
Features
3.9/5
Based on 715 user ratings
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Videos and Tutorials

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Additional information for GoDaddy

Additional information for GoDaddy

Key features of GoDaddy

  • Appointment scheduling functionality
  • Automatic search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Blog management
  • Client database
  • Contact forms
  • Credit card processing
  • Customer history tracking
  • Customizable branding
  • Daily backups & 1-click restore
  • Discount, promotion & coupon code management
  • Drag-and-drop page editor
  • Email marketing
  • Email subscription signup
  • Events calendar
  • Facebook business page creation
  • Getty image library
  • Inventory & order tracking
  • Malware scanning & removal
  • Marketing campaign tracking
  • Menu/price list management
  • Online payment processing
  • Online product catalog
  • Online store
  • Photo gallery
  • Purchase reminders for abandoned carts
  • SMS & email notifications for bookings
  • SSL security
  • Shipping & tax rate management
  • Shipping management
  • Social media links
  • Two-way calendar sync
  • Video embedding
  • WYSIWYG website builder
  • Website hosting
  • Website management
  • Website migration
  • Website templates
  • WordPress website hosting

Benefits

Templates and More
300+ eye candy caliber templates
8,700+ professional stock images
Pre-built websites with industry-specific text and images
Photo galleries and slideshows
Facebook business pages

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Automatically converts your site to mobile. You don't have to lift a finger.
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Dead Simple Design Tools
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GoDaddy FAQs

GoDaddy FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for GoDaddy.

Q. What type of pricing plans does GoDaddy offer?

GoDaddy offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: US$5.99/month

Pricing model: Subscription

Free Trial: Available

Website builder: One month free trial, no credit card required. Personal: $5.99/month or $71.88/year. Business: $9.99/month or $119.88/year. Business Plus: $14.99/month or $179.88/year. Online Store: $19.99/month or $239.88/year. WordPress website hosting: Basic: $3.99/month initially, $8.99/month on renewal. Deluxe: $5.99/month initially, $12.99/month on renewal. Ultimate: $9.99/month initially, $19.99/month on renewal.

Q. What are the main features of GoDaddy?

GoDaddy offers the following features:

  • Appointment scheduling functionality
  • Automatic search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Blog management
  • Client database
  • Contact forms
  • Credit card processing
  • Customer history tracking
  • Customizable branding
  • Daily backups & 1-click restore
  • Discount, promotion & coupon code management
  • Drag-and-drop page editor
  • Email marketing
  • Email subscription signup
  • Events calendar
  • Facebook business page creation
  • Getty image library
  • Inventory & order tracking
  • Malware scanning & removal
  • Marketing campaign tracking
  • Menu/price list management
  • Online payment processing
  • Online product catalog
  • Online store
  • Photo gallery
  • Purchase reminders for abandoned carts
  • SMS & email notifications for bookings
  • SSL security
  • Shipping & tax rate management
  • Shipping management
  • Social media links
  • Two-way calendar sync
  • Video embedding
  • WYSIWYG website builder
  • Website hosting
  • Website management
  • Website migration
  • Website templates
  • WordPress website hosting

Q. Who are the typical users of GoDaddy?

GoDaddy has the following typical customers:

Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business

Q. What languages does GoDaddy support?

GoDaddy supports the following languages:

Chinese (Simplified), Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Thai

Q. What type of pricing plans does GoDaddy offer?

GoDaddy has the following pricing plans:

Subscription

Q. Does GoDaddy support mobile devices?

We do not have any information about what devices GoDaddy supports

Q. What other apps does GoDaddy integrate with?

GoDaddy integrates with the following applications:

Acuity Scheduling, Bitium, Clearlogin, LiveAgent, LiveChat, Privy, TeamSupport, Universe, Verlocal Pro, vcita

Q. What level of support does GoDaddy offer?

GoDaddy offers the following support options:

FAQs, Online Support, Phone Support, Forum, Knowledge Base