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Universe — website builder
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Universe is the first website builder made for your iPhone. Get your business off the ground, start selling online, and make the website you've always wanted—all from the palm of your hand. Getting started with Universe is fast and easy. No code or technical skills required. You can set up a great looking site, get it online, and start selling and taking payments in minutes—for free! GET YOUR SITE AND BUSINESS ONLINE IN MINUTES • Set up a custom domain and email faster than you can read this sentence • Pick from our amazing templates to make a great looking site in seconds • Easily connect all of your social and online accounts and services in one place CREATE AN ONLINE STORE AND SELL PRODUCTS • Add product and inventory to your shop with a simple drag and drop system • Keep track of orders and customers with our easy-to use inventory management system • Manage your store with a payments dashboard baked right into the app TAKE APPLE PAY AND CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS • Payments on Universe take no set up and works right out of the box • Give your customers the ultimate checkout experience with Apple Pay • Take all major credit cards through your site with a tap GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH MARKETING TOOLS • Keep track of your customers and followers with built in mailing list tools • Send custom emails and notifications directly through the in-app email composer • Measure your site traffic with simple analytics tools automatically set up with your site See for yourself → explore.onuniverse.com — While Universe is totally free for everyone to make a great looking website, we do offer a premium subscription that provides added functionality to the app to help you do even more with your site. This subscription is totally optional and is not required to use the app. Subscription Details: Subscriptions are charged yearly to your iTunes Account after purchase confirmation. The subscription will auto-renew on a yearly basis, unless turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Prices vary based on which domain is chosen. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the period at the selected domain's price. To stop auto-renewal, visit Account Settings in iTunes after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription, if applicable. By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy: http://bit.ly/universeterms
Please allow text to be justified
by NARD BRUH! on 2021/06/16 14:50
I like this app because it’s simple and easy. The blocks are plenty enough to get by and I would request 2 features: 1. Allow text to be justified. 2. Allow the repositioning of images inside of a block. Notion allows this very easily and I think it would be a game changer. Instead of guessing the right size/cropping with another app, repositioning would solve this Instantly! Hope you guys see this
Amazing!!!
by rishito on 2021/06/16 10:46
Honestly the app is amazing, asy to use and the results are pretty cool. Its a little pricy, but also is for one year subscription
cbdesigns420.com
by cbdesigns420 on 2021/06/15 05:45
I got a website up and running in one day, of course you can go back and add more but this is amazing!
Great
by Fraustfortress on 2021/06/15 05:11
Easy and intuitive loving this app
Hey
by troybell1975 on 2021/06/14 09:03
How hung
Can the pro cost lower
by vingameing931 on 2021/06/07 17:54
You should put the pro on 9.99$ dollars because I can’t even make a website because it cost 2.099$which is a lot🥺😭😢
mac version needs work
by Jmaeby on 2021/06/07 10:01
works great on my ipad, with the exception of being able to find a few functions such as basic navigation around the interface. the mac version doesnt seem to be able to fluidly allow you to jump between pages and easily efit what you want. im not sure if at the PRO level they get rid of the lags and crippledness, but overall there are a lot of possibilities that can be done with this. definiteylw orth the buy especially when you're under a little but of a time crunch
Digital handcuffs -- Awful to use
by Geahk on 2021/06/04 23:35
Universe is frankly AWFUL. it feels clunky and restrictive. Even the most basic website builders don't feel THIS limiting. Terribly uncreative and a pain to use. I've been using the app to build a new portfolio site for a couple months. Normally, when I'm critical of an app I begin to appreciate it subtleties after a working with it a while. My criticism softens. not with Universe. It only gets worse the longer I use it. New features come slow. Useful features disappear with updates. Don't expect to be able to insert transparent-background pngs or TIFFs! You get white or black backgrounds and that it! The app just made it introduction recently and it already feels ten years out of date.
Your App helped my Label
by Jay Angel Latigo on 2021/06/03 00:33
This app is amazing for the longest my domain had been under universe and I will continue to use Universe for days to come
Terrible
by gehsbgxukqfagblt on 2021/06/02 15:36
This app is terrible it won’t let us log in.
Great Website Builder
by Skottii on 2021/05/30 04:27
This app is great for people who have zero experience with website development. It is a little bit limited, but there are many ways to make a very good looking site! A major con is that if your site receives more than 100 views per day, it becomes almost impossible to find out how many site views you have had without contacting support, because of the way their graph displays data. This has been an ongoing issue for several months and i look forward to a resolution.
Pro
by gtselios on 2021/05/26 20:23
I bought pro subscription and I keep having to restore it and it never works. I’ve had support fix this once and it fixed but now I don’t have pro subscription again. Great idea bad execution
High hopes but not worth the money
by VermontDan on 2021/05/26 17:31
I had high hopes when this launched. However, after comparing with Squarespace it is no where near as powerful nor as beautiful and it’s not expensive. There is still opportunity for a startup to disrupt the leaders but this ain’t it.
Easy to use and great support
by gowoncrunchy on 2021/05/18 23:08
I made my own website from scratch, and decided to redo it in Universe, and it was so much prettier and easier 😳 I use it for my twitter bio and it basically has everything I'd want to make a website. Support was also really kind and understanding 😊 it's what caused me to go and rate this app.
Sign in missing
by Kdfits on 2021/05/17 13:41
Purchased the premium version. The app itself works well. However signing into the app is different story. I was auto signed out by the app, and finding a sign in or log in is virtually not there. That being said. I can’t even sign into my own site and edit because there is nowhere to log in, no customer service to call. If the makers read this PLEASE let me know where the sign in is, I don’t have the option to sign into my own site.
Greatest and easiest Web App in the world!
by Ab23abz on 2021/05/09 17:27
Love this app! I almost made the mistake of paying 2k foe a website before accidentally fumbling over universe.com builder. This is well within my company budget and easy to use. Thank you heavenly sent universe app!
Good concept, but so limited. Please improve.
by ShiningLikeTheSun on 2021/05/04 14:45
The concept is great, but the design options are incredibly limited. It’s very difficult to make a decent-looking website. You can’t use custom colors, you can’t layer elements. The size change between one block to another is far too drastic. Sometimes text boxes will turn into something you have to scroll through after publishing, and you wouldn’t know unless you happen to bump into it on the published website. I want to keep using this badly, but I can’t have such a limited (and, honestly, ugly) website.
Sadly...
by craab on 2021/05/04 05:57
...yet another subscription service - gimmee a break
LOVE, LOVE THIS APP! Best since iWeb
by Feminomena on 2021/04/27 22:42
At first, I thought you could only use this if you bought a domain name. I was totally wrong. You can redirect your domains to reroute to this one. Designing is a breeze. You will end up with really modern and beautiful website with this app. If you are selling, this is definitely the way to go, but you will need to go premium.
I love it but have a request
by Andrew Skells on 2021/04/26 22:06
This app is amazing and it’s making my roving life a lot easier to blog with! That being said, I love the contact function but I would also like the ability to implement a “comment” section on the website as well. Is that possibly in the works?
Mind Blowing
by theedivinemisswanda on 2021/04/21 10:49
Just from the description alone is mind blowing. This is a game changer! Could possibly be website building for dummies!Even though I don’t know a thang about coding this makes me wanna learn.
Great App but missing some features
by FR_GY on 2021/04/21 06:46
I really want to move away from Wordpress and medium as a form of blogging or my podcast and I am super leaning into this app. It’s easy to use, easy to set up, easy to edit. The only drawback is it doesn’t have a way to embed podcast files or a quick way to write a blog and post it without having to make the page multiple times. Once this app has that, I will totally switch
Great app! Easy to use
by ineverleavereviewsever on 2021/04/19 01:48
I never leave reviews but I had to cause this app is the easiest thing for me as an artist to use. I just wanna be able to share my content quickly and I want it to be aesthetically pleasing. This app makes that possible!
Web design for everyone
by illuminadam on 2021/04/16 23:38
Coming from a UX perspective, this app has everything one could possible need to dream, build, update, and maintain a site. It's really empowering, thoughtful, and most importantly powerful. I can't praise it enough.
Garbage
by benplazgfortnite on 2021/04/15 20:43
I don’t wanna pay 300$ to Rick roll someone
Wow
by NarniaDragon on 2021/04/13 00:55
Ok, I don’t usually rate apps, but this is actually amazing. Before using this app, I had to make two other websites for a class. They took HOURS, but on this app, it can literally take SECONDS. I’m super impressed, and I think I might actually get the subscription!
BelRose here
by belerose the stylist on 2021/04/10 20:58
I love this this app it helps me run my hair business truly this app is a big blessing I love it ‼️😁👍
Best of all🤩
by mcHasib on 2021/04/08 00:25
If you say you have no idea about web development but you still want to make one for yourself and you want to do it, Bruh I don’t know if there’s any other app better than this. Just love it. Even with the free version you can do more than enough. It’s just that it’s a little bit expensive for premium features. 😬
Exporting Options Available ?
by BryanSValencia on 2021/04/07 07:42
Does this let you export code Into html or php or the full site into a zip ?
Trash
by vgs dbxb on 2021/04/06 20:42
Was advertised that this was free but you can’t make any domain names or sell stuff. Smh
Wheel of Death
by MrsShannon8082 on 2021/03/30 06:57
Paid for this. Had for weeks now. So far I have been unable to connect my GoDaddy domain. Tried again today and the Universe app won’t even open. Just get the wheel of death. So $100+ down the tube. Not great for a new small business owner.
Transfer money to bank
by GreepDSX on 2021/03/18 13:38
I don’t have a clue how to transfer money to my bank it doesn’t have a enable transfer button or anything and it’s been 2 days since my money is still in the universe app, someone help me transfer money.
9/10
by SwagYT1 on 2021/03/16 05:16
It’s sooooo good but please add more free .com’s please like maybe (name of your website) .unknown or something like that 👍 please and think you bywee
10% fee on ALL transactions?!?!
by AustinAndy on 2021/03/14 03:49
They make this information almost impossible to find until you’ve already spent time building your site. Cool App, sleezy business model.
Good and easy
by Mr.Fridy on 2021/03/13 12:26
Good and easy web builder.Neat and tidy.
addicted to making websites
by jeanettecookie on 2021/03/11 19:43
i am obsessed with this app!!! I literally make websites for anything!! best app ever 5 stars
I don’t recommend it.
by chuy21jezzy on 2021/03/11 04:37
I don’t recommend it because it does no have the ability like a real website. And if you create a domain and want it to take out or transfer your domain they won’t let you or support will tell that they are working on it but never really do anything. Don’t wasted your time .
cant believe this
by Jovany Corona on 2021/03/10 04:08
i just got done writing my very first blog and this app just froze on me. i lost eveything i had . i cant believe this. why is that ? i dont know . they need to do something about that ASAP. It happened while i was trying to add a product . This isnt the first time the app acted laggy but its the first time i couldnt do anything on it.
What’s the point of a background? (Fixed)
by Yuahde on 2021/03/10 02:16
The background feature is useless. Only you in the editor can see it. Open up the site on any browser. No background just blank white. Then we have the images, they have an action feature. Doesn’t work. I have a valid web page linked and it does nothing. It doesn’t even register being clicked or tapped. Edit: this was fixed after an update and hasn’t come up since. Definitely a good app for people who don’t have experience with html or have experience with html and know how long and boring things like that are.
What happened
by ugoufydydiydiydydif on 2021/03/09 00:00
Everything was going great but I went too the app and somehow had gotten logged out of my account and NOW there’s no option to log in only to build another site. My site is still accessible because it’s still there. What happened why isn’t there better support. I can’t get an actual person on the help line this is crazy!
Good, but needs a few tweaks
by YoChuckDAmongUs on 2021/03/08 20:41
First of all let me say that this is actually 4.5 stars. They just don’t have an option for 4.5 stars. but anyway, this app is amazing and even though it has some Internet problems it is still worth every penny. There’s just one thing though, when you try to download a song, you get denied from the file first thing.I don’t know if it’s just an Internet problem but it really needs to be fixed.
Love it, and the support is absolutely amazing!
by Peelage on 2021/03/08 00:56
Being this is a startup I appreciate their dedication to supporting customers. I’m in the process of becoming a lifetime subscriber to maintain my DJ business. It is very easy to use and I look forward to some of the advanced features. I look forward to future updates and the ability to use this software on the Mac Mini M1!! Thank you for coming out with this app, it’s perfect!
WWW.UNIVI.BE
by Javon McCrea on 2021/03/05 20:08
They allow us to be very flexible I’m the type that loves to create new content and this app allows me to do whatever I want. I’ll pay whoever doesn’t like this app
Really awesome app!
by D-Frogy on 2021/03/03 04:25
Been looking far and wide for a web hosting company that sells digital downloads. Well Infinally found it and it’s so simple and easy. Ounce it’s done customers can pay with Apple Pay. No code involved just creativity. Now I can sell my 808 drum kit downloads! 808drumsounds.com baby! Thanks universe one small thing how do I use SoundCloud links I tried pasting the code and it looks weird ?
Not working at all
by Jewelskas on 2021/03/01 19:11
Featured app and developer in the App Store today so I was excited to try this but not working at all for some reason. Bummer dude!
Its everything you see in weebly or squarespace or something else.
by User 7941054605295727255814520 on 2021/02/28 00:37
Yet, still never allows actual pros to try to die DIYing. But, we aren't gonna die bc we already know att the tricks and all the scripts and pbhhh. I just wanna 𝘤𝘰𝘥𝘦 my own website.
Subscription based plan
by Jajdkwoqkxposhnn on 2021/02/26 17:46
Hello i notice you only work better for physical and digital products, how about you guys try to integrate a subscription based payment plan... I have not paid for the pro because you lack that feature
Should change name to insta-crash
by pzskiba on 2021/02/25 23:12
My current model iPad won’t launch this bug infested universe
Seems like a good idea
by ThreesTrifecta on 2021/02/20 20:59
It’s too bad they they missed out on the “link in bio” boom
BEST APP YOU WILL EVERY SEE
by gdmd snsksndnsnenendndbdhdhsjs on 2021/02/20 03:10
I already tried this for a day it’s really really good help me boost my channel a lot I was was really really nice about it and I like to put in a little music videos are there some people probably don’t even go in there all the people but I still love this
Great website
by Aidenthecoolkid❌❌❌ on 2021/02/17 14:28
Yeah you can make a website and all that but isn’t there supposed to be more then that ? Like I want to make a game but there is no code for it so there should be more codes by the way love your website maker I want to know what my website is called how do I even name my website!READ THIS!
Great platform but needs some work
by sabinepitbull on 2021/02/13 23:46
This app makes it SO EASY to make a website. It’s exactly what I was looking for and I love the block layout. Except it keeps crashing!!! I’ll spend half an hour working on my page and then it just crashes and I have to start over. I’ve gotten into the habit of saving every few minutes to avoid losing work... please fix this!!!
HATE IT!! 🤬😡😠😤
by BananaLTR on 2021/02/10 22:36
It is bad and I just can’t move anymore and can edit my hard work
?
by nikizooomlee on 2021/02/10 16:50
Do we have to pay to keep our website ,do you guys take out money off our credit card?
Not what they advertise
by X3custom on 2021/02/09 06:43
So saw the post on IG about this app and it says that just log in my IG account and in 1 min it be done .... not so plus your prices is super expensive very disappointed and waste of time
Just add email!
by Seanna Makepeace on 2021/01/31 07:10
Universe is an incredibly powerful, but user-friendly builder that far exceeded my expectations. I hate to give it only 3 stars, but the absence of email is a HUGE downside for me. The one forwarded address won’t work for long. With that fixed, I would absolutely give this 5 stars!
Locks you into actions
by Raven1082 on 2021/01/30 10:53
Pretty good but I hate how it locks you in to doing things with no way of going back or canceling.
Well this is the good days
by shutupsfe on 2021/01/29 03:51
That of this app is to create webpages. Process for upgrades are just simplest.
This is absolutely insane!
by TimsTechStuff on 2021/01/27 17:15
I am a web designer and just had to try the free version and this tool makes it amazingly simple for anyone to create their own website. The only downside? It’s so good, that I may be out of a job! Amazing job to the developers! I have not even upgraded to the pro plan🤟
They own your domain, can use your content, & can delete whatever they want 👎🏻
by Fashaezzle on 2021/01/26 19:56
They own any domains you register through them. They can use your content however they want. They can remove content or terminate your website at any time, for any reason, without notifying you. NO THANKS! Worst terms of service I’ve ever read.
Much Love! ❤️
by Aeon II on 2021/01/26 06:28
The thing about Universe that really stands out to me is the way it uses taps, swipes, and haptics to make building a website not only easy, but FUN! The grid system is genius and it’s suprisingly easy to make a good looking website with the simple tools available. I would *maybe* like a few more options to work with, but Universe is accesible and fun, first and foremost, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
What does a web dev think?
by MusicDev on 2021/01/26 06:03
I’m a big believer in the no/low-code movement. I get that many websites would benefit from not needing an expensive web dev to build a simple site. This is where platforms like Universe come in. Before you read further, if you just want to try out Universe, just download it. The app is actually really good. If you’re thinking of what tool you’ll be using to build your website next, keep reading. If you’re building a simple, static website, you need it to work on mobile and desktop. You’ll probably need a custom navigation system if you have more than just a few pages. The ability to copy/paste components is nice too, I didn’t notice an ability to do that. You also need to go buy a domain, and link that to your website somehow. Starting with the mobile/desktop environment, Universe definitely optimizes for mobile (at least the iPhone version). The sites look good on mobile, but look really okay on desktop, and honestly, that’s a pretty good compromise for creating the site on your phone, considering most internet traffic is on mobile (typically 50-60% of your traffic). Next up, navigation, and man, I have a hard time with this. First off, I won’t criticize the app for locking this behind a paywall, the bills do need to be paid. But if you have more than maybe 5-6 pages, none of these nav options seem to be able to handle that many pages visually. There don’t seem to be any complex nav options without having to roll your own code, and the option to have a different navbar for desktop and mobile. Having a hamburger menu for the desktop is just...weird. Why waste the screen real estate? The nav options do work if you only have a few pages though, so again, this hopefully isn’t a problem for too many users. I didn’t see copy/paste components, and I was sorely disappointed. If it does exist, I think a more visible copy button would be nice. This is going to sound weird, but Universe’s killer feature is the ability to just seamlessly connect a domain to your website. That is amazing, connecting domains is a total pain to learn, and you’re typically just better off paying someone to do it, and Universe is no exception to that rule. My final verdict would’ve been about 3.5 stars, but then I decided to check out how much premium costs. There are a few options: $25 a month Yearly for $10 a month $500 one time For this app, I think even $10 a month is absolutely unreasonable, especially when you’re locked into paying that for 12 months. The price point borders upon egregious (minus maybe that yearly sub). I checked this app out about a year ago, and I would’ve had a hard time giving 2 stars, so it’s definitely going in a positive direction. I think the ability to add separate nav bars in the app, maybe more customization (if that’s even possible in such a small grid), and maybe a better suite of featured sites. I checked them out and...man, if that’s the best this app has to offer, it’s got a way to go before I’d call it ready to publish a professional static website. Keep your eye on this tool, I do see a lot of potential here.
Question for the devs
by DuffinIsWeird on 2021/01/20 05:27
Is it possible you could add the function to have people pay to access certain pages on your website? Like a subscription.
Seems like a cool app and service, but...
by subface on 2021/01/17 06:18
Really? You didn't build a forgot password for anyone who doesn't want to use the Apple thing? I was about to log in on your Mac app to upgrade to pro after originally getting started on my phone but see it didn't save my password in my keychain so need to reset my password. But the only password reset I see is with your Zendesk integration and not the same account as for your product. Seriously guys, this isn't 1995. No way I'm giving you $120 until that exists.
Best app!
by manney1920 on 2021/01/15 19:28
I love this Universe because it’s easy to use and helps with all my needs. The interface is very modern!
Not impressed
by Jack in San Francisco on 2021/01/10 22:18
I think the first thing they need to fix is the ability to downloand and log into the stupid app. The fact that they want to connect with your apple ID, but cant makes me think things will only go downhill from there. Not likely I will ever be able to even evaluate the features since I cant even open the application.
They own your domain name
by Third or fourth on 2021/01/08 08:39
This is my fault for not reading the terms of service before paying for a years subscription a week ago to finally start my website. I knew there site was going to be too simple for what I ultimately want to have but I’ve been putting off starting it because I couldn’t pick a builder site to go for it so I decided to buy a year from universe so I could just at least finally start. So my plan was to start with universe and after the year is up transition my domain name to the site I’m going to spend the next year making so I bought the year subscription last week and started getting content together. Today I found out that they own the domain name you rightfully paid for. It’s like they use your money to purchase the domain and then rent it to you i guess? Well now the domain name i had spent weeks trying to perfect to find an available .com site is owned by universe and I cant transition it to another service at the end of the year subscription
Still needs work
by WhyIHAtethisapp on 2021/01/07 02:14
Universe is a user friendly app and a good tool build a basic website. My issue is if you have an item with multiple colors the customer has no idea what color is which. Yes they can select the color in the payment section but the color does not show on the actual picture of the item making it confusing for the end user. If they upgrade this feature I would keep my store on universe because it’s really easy to add and delete items.
Hard
by Damian4201 on 2021/01/06 15:43
This is really hard to do. I’ve spent 2 1/2 hrs and still can’t get it. Please cancel.
Unresponsive technical assistance
by Jehdjd on 2021/01/05 23:55
Updated 1/5/20 It took an unusual amount of time but my problem (below) was fixed. I changed my rating. Aside from that issue, I’m happy with the website builder’s functions. I was frustrated with every previous website builder/host I had used before onuniverse. I recommend it if you don’t want to deal with the technical details of designing your website. ——————— Old review I cannot access my account ever since I was required to set up a password. I don’t mind setting up a password but I do mind the confusing process of setting one up. I have not been able to access my website and nobody has provided me with a working solution.n
Best website maker there has ever been
by Connor5203 on 2021/01/02 08:49
Thank y’all. I love the creators. Beautiful app.
11/10!
by @EquestrianLogic on 2020/12/30 23:15
So easy to work with, and FREE!
Update 12/2020
by Fiona2302 on 2020/12/25 19:33
Kudos to the team! Ive used Universe for more than two years now, I appreciate the constant updates and improvements and most especially the phenomenal response time! I tried Go Daddy and got bored with it quickly! Weebly won’t let me load certain things from my phone and Wix........ I still can’t fathom how it’s called the easiest app- or maybe it’s me. Universe let’s me post what I want, where I want, how I want. What’s more I can do everything from the app, set up shop, blog, personal domain. I couldn’t be happier so please don’t go changing things, it’s perfect!
Very Good
by Arnov Ghosh on 2020/12/23 20:57
At first I thought it would be a hard to use and it would be weird app but it is extremely simple and very nice. I have already made 3 websites with this app and it’s my first day!
Pretty Great
by VELUCKEY on 2020/12/23 04:51
It’s a good app—i didn’t realize how new it was! For being so up and coming it does amazing. I do wish that there was a way to accept gift card purchases/promo codes or add pop up screens to the home page to immediately allow for subscriptions. I’m also very new at my business so maybe there’s other apps i’m supposed to use to connect these features? Overall the app is great though and it’s super easy to edit wherever i’m at!
LOVE IT
by frogy but on 2020/12/21 20:39
Thanks to this app my dream came true i should reccomened:D
Site is trash
by eatlifeslemons on 2020/12/21 19:41
The customer service at this site is the worst they take hours to reply and don’t fix anything when they do wouldn’t recommend
It’s a good website builder but...
by Edgard0! on 2020/12/21 01:13
Although this website builder is easy and fun to use, 5 blocks across makes this website builder very limited. Universe is only good for basic amateur websites. It’s definitely not designed for serious businesses. I hope that some day they’ll FINALLY give us the option to add more blocks across
Convenient and easy to use but could use some improvements
by Pigeon Feathers on 2020/12/18 23:19
I saw an ad for this app on Snapchat and thought it would be fun to try out to create a portfolio site for my artwork. I’ve been using it for roughly 6 months and have things that I like and dislike about it. I like how convenient building the site is using the block interface. It’s definitely the most simple interface I’ve ever messed around with in a website building software. I also like that it’s super mobile friendly. It makes it easier for me to update my site whenever I have new things I want to add to my portfolio page! I also really enjoy how fun you can make your site look :) Like I have gradient backgrounds for each page of my site and I’m totally in love with that feature because I think it makes my site reflect more of my personality- it’s fantastic! Although I really enjoy using this app, I do have some things that I’d like to critique. Since I’m using this app for a portfolio site, it would be really nice to see improvements in the web layout of my site. Because when I load it up on my computer, it still looks like a mobile site just bigger, and that bothers me. It would be great to have my website look appropriate on my computer, so maybe consider working on that. I’ve also had an issue happen to me multiple times where my site crashes and won’t let me use it for like a day or two if I update it too much in one day. Not really sure why that happens, I assume it’s a bug or something, but it would be great to get that fixed. I also noticed that the built in features lack a “back to top” button when I was viewing my site on my laptop, so I think it would be nice if that was added in some way so that when my site is viewed on anything but mobile it’s easy to get back to the top of my portfolio page instead of having to scroll all the way up. It would make it more web friendly I think :) Overall, I really like this app and I’m excited to see what updates the Universe team will make to it in the future!
Hello
by cheueycbeuye on 2020/12/18 17:46
Can I make an horror website here?
It’s perfect ! If you don’t believe me check out
by 0066068Ke on 2020/12/18 06:42
Check out my website RealKedarcity.com you will fall in love with this app
Needs work
by Moshjalone on 2020/12/13 17:41
Really cool app, makes a beautiful site. But there are many many bugs that will take time to work on.
Wanted to love this app, but why mandatory iCloud sign in?
by Sdh1990 on 2020/12/10 17:14
I really wanted to use the app for my middle school students, but the app forces you to log into your iCloud account. My students are not allowed to sign into iCloud on their school iPads, per our school’s restrictions. Thus, no one can actually use the app. I wish there was a way around this, because I have a couple hundred students who would greatly benefit from an app like this.
So easy
by Pastor Graver on 2020/12/08 00:32
It’s just so easy in minutes!💕😍
Searchable by Google?? Yes it seems...
by AlanLaBudde on 2020/12/05 19:31
I saw a review from 2018 that says your sites aren’t searchable by Google and don’t show up there… I want to establish if this is still true? Before I even start… But it looks promising but I don’t know yet.... OK I signed up but I haven’t tried tech-support yet so we’ll see if they get that fifth star or not… Try to search for alanlabudde.com Update: well you can find me on safari and Google I hope now but I still have to figure out how to make links for my own personally Recorded songs and something else which I can’t remember right now got something done in about six hours of work which is pretty good… I’m gonna give it five stars so far
Do not get
by kittinfannumber1# on 2020/12/04 15:50
So I used to LOVE creating sites so I can show my creativity and entertain people in quarantine. But ever since I updated it, it shows that pretty logo, and then kicks me out.
Awesome app
by MommyTreasure2 on 2020/12/02 15:16
We give 5 stars because the app is easy for those who isn't programmer savvy. I’m more of a desktop publisher type person who likes to place and arrange pictures so this app works for me. However there is no undo button, a save button, or back button to be able to click to go back later if you are not ready to publish your work.
Gaot
by glazeyman on 2020/11/30 23:45
Greatest app of all time! If you guys could make this compatible with drop-shipping that would be insane
Payment processor
by take5goober on 2020/11/27 12:55
This company uses stripe for its payment processor and stripe declines payments from 80% customers. I’ve had more than 20 customers complain about the “declined error.” All universe or stripe will tell you is “ tell them try a different card” People have specific cards for online use, daily use, etc. This is unethical as many e-commerce sellers depend on sales for income, thus leading customers to better platforms with less headaches. If Universe changes its payment processor things would be a lot better.
Simply amazing
by tiagosada on 2020/11/24 22:51
Happy to see one of the best iPhone & iPad apps now on Mac - building websites can't get easier
Thieves
by DONT DO IT TO YOURSELF PEOPLE on 2020/11/22 03:19
This company are thieves. I payed for a month subscription to test this site and I really liked the ease of use for setting up a online website. I created a site and started to get sales and fulfill my orders and they promise 2 day payouts and then suddenly change it to manually requested (basically they pay you when they want if at all) Customers complain that the payment block doesn’t take certain cards and they stop your payments and pay you when they feel like it. They alleged fraudulent transactions as an excuse keep my earnings because I was doing well in sales! Just a balance sitting in my account and I may never get paid. What a rip off and waste of time I hope someone sees this and don’t not put your money into this company!!
A complete mess..
by FlyGuY0o0o0o0o0 on 2020/11/19 22:15
I have been trying to log into my account literally FOREVER... I put my email in, and then my password, (which I KNOW is correct because I use the same password for everything.) and It keeps telling me that my password is correct, which is complete BS. then when I try to reset the password, it tells me to check my email, but it NEVER sends the email. this is completely unnacceptable, I pay you guys $100 a year and I cant even access my account. Will definently be unsubscribing the second I find something else..
Need Big Sur
by Dj Ed Nine on 2020/11/15 23:47
Seriously You need Big Sur for this? alot of people arent updating to the latest mac os due to bugs.
Requires iCloud to even use the app
by Kxc0 on 2020/11/13 03:30
I am not logged into iCloud on my mac for privacy reasons, so I can't turn on iCloud Drive. You shouldn't force me to use iCloud drive to even use the app. Can't use it.
Views and Subscriptions
by Beautiful80 on 2020/11/10 08:56
I love this app but please fix the bug that limits the amount of views you see per day. I have this app linked to a huge platform I have online and the app views never match the actual views that the website is getting. It shows a number way lower than your actual views. Also please fix the bug that will not allow people to subscribe to your website, as I said I have the website linked to a huge platform and people have complained that they can’t sub or didn’t get the link when the post was published. If I did not have such a big platform somewhere else, I would be very hurt because it would look as if I’m getting no subscriptions or views. Please fix these issues. I have reached out to three different techs on this app via Zoom chats about the issues addressed. I’m not sure if they are really knowledgeable about it, except a guy named Adam who was very helpful, or if they are just winging it or if this app is all Beta. However these issues need to be addressed.
BEST FUNKING APP EVER!
by Xxxthegr8te-1xxX on 2020/11/02 22:50
@FEARTHEFUNK website was created with this marvelous platform. It’s so amazing with its endless possibilities mixed with a little bit creativity anything can be created?! An app that can be downloaded and used for literally anything. Come join us and explore our little universes!
Do not waste your time Total scam
by Vitolo bei on 2020/10/29 21:22
These people make it work for them. I put so much work into building webside then platform Will insert all kind links and ads and links so you are forced to delete it unless you pay ridiculous amount of money. Very Unethical Business practice.
Can’t access anything after I paid
by Jim Cook Jr. on 2020/10/18 03:03
Purchase a subscription. Closed out of the app. When I reopened it, it asked me to sign up ... I already had ... no option to login. So I put in the email I used to sign up the first time, and it treated me as a new user and had no record of my subscription. However, sure enough on my bank statement is the charge for the subscription. This app and service greatly concerns me. Proceed with caution.
Amazing app!
by ncohj1 on 2020/10/15 03:40
It would be nice to give our customers a “add to cart” option instead of them having to buy multiple items one by one, but other than that it’s an amazing app forsure!
Love it!
by GlamaGirl27 on 2018/09/04 00:54
I just love this.. first of all, for myself anyway I found it very simple to use and create... I already have a website, but I loveeee clickable linked pix and graphics! So I basically just created what I consider to be a Virtual Business Card, each image is a link to my everything! A) my regular domain, my Phone, Email.. Photo Links to my socials, FB, IG, Twitter (2 Of each! 🤦🏻‍♀️, so it should make sense why this is so awesome for me.. links to my Snapchat too! I’m really impressed with it.. I do Social media marketing and some of the clients can’t afford a new website and maintain it and all of that.. so I’ve recommended this to quite a few.. a friend of mine is a realtor and I had her do this.. she’s not the savviest with this kind of thing but she still made one, I made a list of things for her to change but even what she put together is good enough and is everything if she wants to be successful.. I also really like that it’s more than just a stand-alone site.. it’s also a community.. which is additional exposure.. and starting off.. you can use all you can get! 5 Stars For Sure.. Totally Recommend This!
Ryder Cash media ”The Ryder Cash story”
by Silk chamberlin on 2020/06/26 15:08
This is the best app to build your website, company, brand, or whatever you want it to be. Especially if you don't know anything about developing a website. This is not only the easiest and fastest way to build a website, it's the best overall app! I was super duper skeptical at first. It sounded to good to be true. I'm glad I was wrong! This app is the truth; ”the people app.” I never expected to also learn as much as I have about computer tech and codes. It's helped me build a couple Facebook business apps and discover a whole new world I never thought was possible. I started my website to address a social injustice involving my 5 month old African American son. Soon I realized I wanted to start a multi media company. To help give others a voice that could be heard. I started Ryder Cash Media named after my son. There's is not enough time for me to tell you everything I love about this app. Shoot for the moon! If you miss, you still amongst those stars.. this is “The Ryder Cash story”. UNIVERSE
Simply Amazing
by Asassypoet on 2019/09/15 21:03
I just have one problem when I go in to add a gif & save it. It creates this big gap between the gif & the next item I add. It’s annoying because I’m trying to get a certain look & that’s messing up the flow of my site. I do absolutely love the app & all the features! I definitely plan to stay with you all & recommend you all to everyone I know! I just need that one thing fixed! Please & thank you 🙏 😊 Update: Developer responded to this review & I was informed to reach out to the Help desk for help. They responded promptly and my problem was resolved! I love the new update where you can embed a playlist! Super cool! This is the BEST WEBSITE Builder I have ever used! I’m excited to watch what else they had! I do wish there was a way you could save blog post for later to edit!
Ahead of its time. But let’s talk about cost.
by ZeeMade on 2020/10/02 01:57
I’ll start off by saying WOW. It’s brilliant. The features are out of this world. I’ll be reviewing this from a small business standpoint. I sell B2C and my products are very personalized and I’ve found ways to do just about everything I set out to. It holds close to these huge platforms like Shopify and BigCommerce. Apps would be nice. I see some huge potential if integrations become a thing here. I am honestly beyond stunned at the ease of adding and editing your context. It’s mind blowing how simple it is to do something on this app that take some time in others. The only reason I couldn’t give it 5 stars is because I can’t use this app for my online store....(insert sad face here) after doing the math I just can’t pay 10% of my transactions to any platform. It’s a LOT compared to others. Super bummed about it. They do have options for cash app and PayPal...which is epic...but it takes away from the professional element in how I envision check out to feel for my clients. Hopefully one day things will change. Until then... 👋
Deceived
by Cas&Kitty on 2018/05/07 23:56
If I could give a negative star, I would. This app is a one page site, which is not a website, and you can’t sell anything, so you might as well call it a blog. It had glitches as well. It would freeze up from time to time. I was deceived when I signed up with the app. I didn’t know I was purchasing a domain name, and they purchase a domain through another service. I decided this app was not going to work for me, so now I have to keep my account open with them for one year. They won’t give me access to my own domain that I purchased. I have a shopify store, and need to buy an email with gsuite, but I can’t even do that, because I need to wait for Universe to log into my domain to finish setting it up. I have not heard back from Universe to do so. I am left waiting. Plus any issue I have with my domain. I have to wait for them to fix the problem. I am not that techno friendly, but I am learning as I go, and I pick on things real quickly. Making someone wait when it is something that can be fixed asap is not right. At least respond with questions in order to fix something. Universe fails to do so. Frustrating to say the least. Another day goes by.
Incredibly simple and beautiful
by aberrantartist on 2019/05/10 17:08
The tools Universe has make it simple and fun for anyone to build a website. It has been incredibly well designed and has a very nice interface with easy to follow instructions and concepts. I think that design and development are moving to more things like this in which we can create more naturally without needing to learn skills such as coding. Don’t get me wrong, coding is very helpful and I have been learning it for the past year, but the more we can move past it and make the computer work for us instead of us needing to work according to the computer, the better computing will become. There is a lot more that could be done with Universe however. It is still fairly restricted since you have to rely on the grid and their preset colors and options. This can certainly be a good thing for people who want that simplicity, but for people that are looking for more, there could be greater customization.
Views and Subscriptions
by Beautiful80 on 2020/11/10 08:56
I love this app but please fix the bug that limits the amount of views you see per day. I have this app linked to a huge platform I have online and the app views never match the actual views that the website is getting. It shows a number way lower than your actual views. Also please fix the bug that will not allow people to subscribe to your website, as I said I have the website linked to a huge platform and people have complained that they can’t sub or didn’t get the link when the post was published. If I did not have such a big platform somewhere else, I would be very hurt because it would look as if I’m getting no subscriptions or views. Please fix these issues. I have reached out to three different techs on this app via Zoom chats about the issues addressed. I’m not sure if they are really knowledgeable about it, except a guy named Adam who was very helpful, or if they are just winging it or if this app is all Beta. However these issues need to be addressed.
Great at everything
by zfurbii on 2019/05/25 16:17
This app is amazing for building your own website. Places like squarespace say you can make a site in minutes and you can but it is very clunky and not as easy to make your own. This app makes it easy as cake to make your own website how you want to. On a computer the website looks a little funny but it’s easy to fix that with a little more time to make it amazing. On top of that you only need your phone to get started so it’s convenient and it’s less that $10 a month for pro which includes a free domain. It also includes an explore tab so you can get inspiration from others. I love this app and can’t wait to keep using it
Worth the money
by dreadgawd on 2020/03/08 16:34
This app deserves way more recognition than Shopify Wix and other web builders. Great price for your own domain and unlimited features. Best thing is u can pay yearly. Another plus is that I don’t even need a computer! I can edit and polish my website straight from my phone. Too convenient UPDATE: I’ll give this app 5 stars again when customer service gets back to me about glitches in a timely manner. Hire more people or SOMETHING! I have a business to run and I shouldn’t have to wait any longer than an hours much less 30 minutes for a response. I had to wait all hours of the night and an additional 3 hours just to be told that I have to wait 30 more minutes for these people to get back online. If I’m paying money out of my pocket I better get stellar customer service.
Please reach out to me
by CharlotteCeceliaObrien on 2019/09/06 17:49
This is a last resort of trying to get in contact with the developers to give me access to my business site. If I knew they were up and coming I wouldn’t have dedicated so much time and effort to edit my site & so much trust to be able to handle my business page. It’s been more than a month.... which I pay for that I’m not able to access the site and update my menus for my customers which then adds confusion to my sales when they are mentioning outdated posts on my website and I have to explain to them that I’m not able to access it at this moment and that’s why there’s an error. Incredibly unprofessional if you couldn’t handle all types of bugs and errors you should let people know so they don’t waste their time. But if you can please feel free to help me out because it’s really ridiculous !
Misleading
by Firebrun2002 on 2020/01/28 07:32
I like the app and it works as advertised. But the reason I give this app 2 stars is because when you sign up for the free trial it tells you that it’s only 10 dollars a month but never tells you that the app is a year long subscription only. I though I was going to be charged 10 dollars a month when I signed up but was charged 120 dollars for a year long subscription. I wish the app would be more clear about this and tell you when you sign up and if it did say it it was lost likely in a small font hard to read for the average consumer to notice. It’s a little shady to be honest.
Basically a scam
by kathryn3333 on 2020/05/17 17:42
I went to try the 3 day trial and was charged immediately, rather than in 3 days. However, even though I was charged and received a welcome email from Universe, the app does not register that I am charged and will not allow me to use the Pro features. When I reached out to Universe about this issue, they recommended that I ask Apple for a refund, and also told me that Apple might not refund me but if I stay persistent in the request, I may get my money back. Apparently this is a common problem. I don’t like to write negative reviews but I was charged $120 for a service I can’t use, and customer service basically told me to figure it out myself. Especially if your economic situation has been affected by the pandemic like me, it’s not worth the risk to try this service and be billed for nothing. I was trying to save money on my website and look what happened. Smh. Lesson learned.
Great customer support
by Dan Juno on 2019/03/15 09:10
Great application for mobile website building. You can make multiple pages and their editing app is really easy to use. I’ve used dreamweaver in the past but their editing app makes a quick site so easy to build in comparison. Even had an issue and the support team member Jessica helped me. Her quick response made me really feel like this company cares about its customers and wants to improve issues. Therefore I also signed on for a pro subscription to reap additional benefits for the app. Great app 10/10.
Shady business practices and mediocre app
by briannabites on 2019/09/05 08:07
I downloaded this app as a way to check out my website building options for my brand. The UI is kinda interesting but pretty simplistic; it’s hard to make sites that look good if you have a lot of information. The whole concept of using a grid basically means you’re forced into specific templates with not much room for flexibility. I used their domain service while I was testing the app, and after I decided not to go with them (due to their issues connecting with my Shopify account) they basically tried to blackmail me into keeping my domain, claiming I needed to make some sort of third party account or wait 90 days. It was only after threatening to report them to ICANN that I finally got my domain back. Do not use their domain service! It’s overpriced and they’ll try to keep your domain.
Hmm
by Ebsolas on 2018/06/06 06:51
It's interesting how some of these reviews sound so well scripted... Kind of shocking how whitty, clever, and so though out they are for something that most people spend all of 5 seconds contemplating before writing. Now I'm not accusing anyone of anything in particular I wouldn't be too shocked of anything as well... As for my thoughts on the app itself. It's basically useless as a web design program as it's advertised. Although it may has some potential as a free tool for making working prototypes. If the developers of this app were smart they would pick up on this and capitalize on this potential rather than focus on actually making websites with it. It's far easier to just use WordPress theme 2015 and be done with it. That being said l definitely don't speak for everyone and some people may actually find it useful for it's presented use case, however I find it to be lacking too much in power for that. Perhaps in the future once it has more features for power users I will revisit this, but for now I'm going to put it aside. Good first step. I'm looking forward to it.
This is a domain registration company posing as a website construction company.
by PasstheMayo on 2019/09/07 03:19
Do you not see it as underhanded to claim to be a website construction app that won’t let you use the thing if you come to the table having already purchased your own domain? You don’t mention this requirement in any of the summations of your site. You have to discover it along the way after downloading the app. Are you a website construction company? Are you a domain registrar? You can be both, but please don’t shake my hand with one arm while hiding the other behind your back and pretending it’s for my benefit. If you were honest and told people they had to register their domain with you in order to use your website building program folks would have the information they need to make an educated decision.
Customer Service on point
by dancinkinglo on 2020/08/06 04:34
Very beautiful app the people I contacted regarding my website domain responded to me very fast they change my name not once but twice (which usually There is a fee, they were willing to work with me and we’re very kind in the process I really appreciate the people they have working behind this app they developed it very well they really listen to feedback and it’s just so easy to use but yet it looks professional it is professional and quite possibly one of the better design website apps out there
Not worth your time.
by Holmquizzle on 2018/02/05 05:23
1. Site design is very limited. This is the kind of design that fails. Someone heard “simple is better” and got carried away. The lack of flexibility and functionality strips the resulting sites of any meaning or character. 2. The functionality is awful. There’s no tutorial and the three column block system is terribly rigid. You can’t create any other pages, so no real site content is possible – only linking to social media. Design-wise, there’s no way to resize text blocks, make blocks overlap, create simple buttons or forms, or calls to action. 3. You’re literally setting your site up for failure if you think this will meet your needs. Get onto a desktop and design a responsive site using Squarespace or Wordpress. You don’t even need a professional and it’s just as easy.
Thieves
by DONT DO IT TO YOURSELF PEOPLE on 2020/11/22 03:19
This company are thieves. I payed for a month subscription to test this site and I really liked the ease of use for setting up a online website. I created a site and started to get sales and fulfill my orders and they promise 2 day payouts and then suddenly change it to manually requested (basically they pay you when they want if at all) Customers complain that the payment block doesn’t take certain cards and they stop your payments and pay you when they feel like it. They alleged fraudulent transactions as an excuse keep my earnings because I was doing well in sales! Just a balance sitting in my account and I may never get paid. What a rip off and waste of time I hope someone sees this and don’t not put your money into this company!!
Great App but...
by lanabananax on 2019/06/11 21:47
I love the graphics and just about everything to do with the Universe BUT Km not seeing any option for a “back” button or an option to change your original template to a different one if not happy with the one chosen??? I’m forever stuck on one page. I’ve seen this as a problem with other apps as well.... is this possibly an Apple issue more so than an App issue? I don’t know but I’m stuck going nowhere because I can’t hit back or move around the dashboard at all. I’d love to use Universe if so could remedy this problem. I need to restart from scratch and I never even got past the beginning.....yup.
What’s the point of a background? (Fixed)
by Yuahde on 2021/03/10 02:16
The background feature is useless. Only you in the editor can see it. Open up the site on any browser. No background just blank white. Then we have the images, they have an action feature. Doesn’t work. I have a valid web page linked and it does nothing. It doesn’t even register being clicked or tapped. Edit: this was fixed after an update and hasn’t come up since. Definitely a good app for people who don’t have experience with html or have experience with html and know how long and boring things like that are.
Game Changing App!! 100% Customer Service too.
by hgunders on 2018/05/02 11:04
First of all the customer service is HANDs down the best and is very refreshing In today’s day in age when that’s unheard of. The developer actually reached out after download to make sure he defined the mission of the company and to make sure happiness was tied to this app. He still reaches out a year later. When I think about all of the 1000s of Apps I have downloaded (I’m obsessed with finding the most satisfying for some reason) and have thought “eh, this is good but I’m still waiting”... there’s no app I don’t credit near as much as I do this one. For the 1 star reviews, you may to squeeze a little creativity you have and it doesn’t take much with the tools they give you to create an amazing site. This app helped me gather ALL social media and websites in one hub so I wasn’t all over the place. Still the best app in my opinion!!
Stuck In Fake Pro Status!
by Liightskin_infatuation on 2019/09/07 10:04
I have raved and raved about this app. This would have got 5 stars but I have been waiting to get paid to assure that I had the money to make sure my domain was claimed and accurate. Here we are almost a Month later and I still am stuck in The TRIAL VERSION OF PRO this has been aggravating for I have a business deal to make and the .onuniverse is aggravating me for it is he weekend and I can not access support!! I need this fixed ASAP having to wait until Monday is absurb I don’t understand I can’t pressing to upgrade and I keep getting when your trail is over 🤦🏻‍♀️
Good but not great
by AngeTheWanted on 2019/09/14 19:05
This is by far the cheapest way to purchase a domain and the site has simple web building features but not the most basic things like bold / italic and linking words. Instead it affects an entire block which is annoying. So this is great if you need something extremely simple but not for much more than that. Also I deleted my site with the assumption that my purchased domain would be available again but it's saying the domain still is still unavailable and I've emailed the team twice about deleting my site from the web so I could purchase the domain elsewhere but have received no response so please contact me ASAP.
Love the app
by camchristinn on 2019/01/16 21:50
I truly enjoy everything about the app, the simplicity, how easy it is, and stylish. I’m currently on the 7 day free trial and would most likely pay for pro IF you could have more options to choose from to set up your shop products. Right now there is just Shopify and I’m not going to pay and open a whole other shop just to be able to link my products. I already have a shop through Etsy, so it was a bummer to find out I couldn’t have my products on it. If there were to become more options for that I would definitely become a pro customer.
Stunning, intuitive website creation
by Cecelia Shao on 2019/04/21 12:22
It literally took me 2 minutes to set up the website for my personal project and it looks WAY better and more modern than anything I could’ve created using another provider. The drag and drop concept is very easy and practical to use. Also love the flexibility of styling options for things like text + the array of blocks I can use. Keep up the stellar work! Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a website
Not convinced
by SavvyGina on 2018/03/14 05:03
I admit I'm a bit tougher on thingslike this because I've built a website before. I must say my account didn't come up in the initial search and I was met with message saying to email the company but there isn't a link I could click to easily and quickly email them I'd literally have to go into my email browser and type the email address free hand and I legit dont feel like I should have to work that hard at this point your product has let me down twice and won't be allowed a third. I even skimmed the reviews and noticed some mentioning false positive reviews but I will say the owners respond with I think is fantastic it shows that they are real and they do monitor their reviews. Ultimately not intetested... have a great day.
Feature request
by NathanV. on 2019/01/27 11:35
I think it'd be helpful if we could save drafts of the edits we make on our webpages. This would help in situations like the following: Let's say I've been working on an edit for a webpage for several hours and then all of a sudden my device dies. Losing all those edits to then have to painstakingly redo all of them would be laborious so maybe having the servers constantly save the edits in a "draft" form just in case something happens could be useful.
No more site developer!
by Newalla Fish Co on 2020/01/27 10:41
Here’s to Universe! I’ve never wrote a review but this app-the Universe Team behind it deserve the best i can do. Not only am I now empowered to create my website on my phone, the team always responds to my questions, however crazy and they may be. Universe brings convenience to website building-I can upload, edit and add whatever I like whenever, wherever I am. Every question I ask is addressed. I receive notes from Universe every now and then as they check in on my progress. It works for anyone. My website doesn’t appear to be the norm for their user group. I’m not an artist, musician, blogger or an IT guru. Just a regular guy running a small business who needed a website. Here’s to Universe for handing me the ability create my own website! -I downloaded nearly every self-help app this one is the one.
Changed Review
by BroGod708 on 2020/02/16 16:01
I felt obligated to change my review from a 1 Star to a 5 I honestly did not give the app a fair chance because I was not prepared to be charge $125 for the year. Saying that it is worth if not more with the unlimited websites your allowed to create with the easy interface you can create it easy and very good app. It 5 star quality and if your like me impatient give a another and again and ever try it again because it super simplistic and effective for your business.
Marked Increase in Spam Activity
by SongsAboutMusic on 2018/09/08 04:42
Every email address I put on these sites has seen an extraordinary increase in spam as well as sales calls since everything has to go through the phone (literally 24-48 hours after every post). T & C is extra confusing and technically isn’t even for this app (sharpest eyes will notice in the fine print that the app itself washes its hands of parent company T&C). I take special care to determine where I’m getting hit from so I can keep it away so I’m looking forward to seeing in writing as a response to this review that it’s not happening. Works well enough and customer service left nothing to be desired, but I’m going to need certain reassurances to establish actual trust at this point.
Love it
by The hamster ninja on 2018/07/12 10:23
This is perfect for me it’s simple and easy to use I’m an artist and I always wanted my own site and once I saw this I was simply blown away at how easy it was to make a really pretty page for free I would like to over lap images and buttons and such I did have one experience with a bug where an image became stuck and it was over top another image and I had to restart the app but other than that I am really loving this app
Love you anyway
by You After Ordering on 2019/11/15 01:34
I really loved the app before the update, but I completely understand knowing your worth. I also really appreciate existing users being able to update existing tiles without needing to subscribe; you guys didn’t have to do that and if no one else says it, thank you. However, would it be possible to make videos uploaded from our phone or computer a free feature? I feel that it would really get the basics covered as far text & photo. Still, thank you for an amazing app. 🖤
Good concept, but so limited. Please improve.
by ShiningLikeTheSun on 2021/05/04 14:45
The concept is great, but the design options are incredibly limited. It’s very difficult to make a decent-looking website. You can’t use custom colors, you can’t layer elements. The size change between one block to another is far too drastic. Sometimes text boxes will turn into something you have to scroll through after publishing, and you wouldn’t know unless you happen to bump into it on the published website. I want to keep using this badly, but I can’t have such a limited (and, honestly, ugly) website.
BEWARE THIS SCAM
by Rifqa123 on 2020/04/11 17:12
I design websites for a living in various platforms and thought I would give this app a try thinking it might be a good way to design websites on the fly. I downloaded it around New Year’s Day played with it for a couple hours, didn’t find it as intuitive and easy as expected but figured I’d come back to it. Being the holidays I didn’t have that much time. Low behold, two days later (unlike the 1 week trial period most apps give) this app charged me for (not a month as is again common with less scammy apps) but a FULL YEAR! Within 2 hours of the charge I tried to have it reversed and was told it was impossible. Never been so pushed off by an app. Their payment model is a huge HUGE SCAM.
Great app, just problems.
by Fire alarm fan on 2019/05/24 02:16
I love this app and have been looking for an app where you can make a website quick and easy. I made a website and it worked for a while, but later I decided to look at it and there was a 404 Error pop up and the website would not load. I messaged universe and they fixed everything, but later it started happening again. So I didn’t use the app anymore till later. I went back and thought maybe they fixed the issue. But it was still happening. It was really a waste of time and I was disappointed. I hope the developers can fix this soon.
simple AND effective
by mrmag83 on 2017/09/16 21:33
literally was able to build my site at 1am in the morning while half-alseep; so many sites claim to be easy but still require too much work, especially for someones who doesn't need a full, blown-out site. this is perfect for the jack-of-all-trades creative type who just needs a pretty landing page for their work to live - it's inexpensive and you'll have a domain and something up in minutes!
Amazazinngggg! And that’s not a typo
by itssyliree on 2018/02/22 22:11
I’m so in love with this app. It’s so easy to use. I created my website within minutes. They give you different layouts that you can customize. On top of that they give you the different types of domains that you can use. And it’s fairly cheap! If you aren’t looking to explode that brain of yours making a website that takes you a few minutes. Download the app and you’ll see what I’m talking about.
Universe
by Finessin Ant on 2020/04/18 18:03
Love the app when I first had it 2 years ago but when I finally started to go edit my website you guys literally make us pay for everything & I’m only allowed to use text or photo which is not bad but I tried to pay $10 a month & didn’t know I had to pay all the money up front which make the app hard to deal with because I’m stuck and think you guys should make it to where us the people are able to pay $10 a month just to use all the features wouldn’t care if we lost it the next month but how do you guys expect us to update our sites with just 2 features I love the app just wanted to give my opinion
Perfect for my first website
by JPlo on 2018/06/07 03:34
I’m 46 and not computer savvy. I use my phone for day-to-day computing. This app is really convenient and inexpensive. The app certainly fills the gap between no website and more complex, high-end interfaces. I now have my own URL for my small business at a great price - and I truly believe that Mr. Cohen and his team will continue to improve the experience. I’m looking forward to what the future holds for this app!!
Good, but needs a few tweaks
by YoChuckDAmongUs on 2021/03/08 20:41
First of all let me say that this is actually 4.5 stars. They just don’t have an option for 4.5 stars. but anyway, this app is amazing and even though it has some Internet problems it is still worth every penny. There’s just one thing though, when you try to download a song, you get denied from the file first thing.I don’t know if it’s just an Internet problem but it really needs to be fixed.
Still needs work
by WhyIHAtethisapp on 2021/01/07 02:14
Universe is a user friendly app and a good tool build a basic website. My issue is if you have an item with multiple colors the customer has no idea what color is which. Yes they can select the color in the payment section but the color does not show on the actual picture of the item making it confusing for the end user. If they upgrade this feature I would keep my store on universe because it’s really easy to add and delete items.
Best Website Builder Out There!
by laurelayla on 2019/03/04 19:06
I have tried A LOT of website builders and I have never seen one quite like this! It’s free version is unparalleled not just in amount of features and things you can do but in simplicity and ease of access. I have yet to try the premium subscription version but I definitely plan on it, I don’t think I’ll ever use another website builder as long as this ones around! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!!
Love it, and the support is absolutely amazing!
by Peelage on 2021/03/08 00:56
Being this is a startup I appreciate their dedication to supporting customers. I’m in the process of becoming a lifetime subscriber to maintain my DJ business. It is very easy to use and I look forward to some of the advanced features. I look forward to future updates and the ability to use this software on the Mac Mini M1!! Thank you for coming out with this app, it’s perfect!
Does not work. Possibly a scam.
by Ellionazul on 2020/02/13 00:44
I just downloaded this app onto my iPad Pro and to my iPhone 11 Max Pro. These two devices are fairly new and are both updated to the latest updates available and they each have a very good amount gigabytes for storage. Well, guess what? It did not work on either and instead I got “error” messages on both when I installed on one then the next and I only wanted to see how true a website builder it is/was. And it failed. I wasn’t too sold on the idea to begin with so off to app chopping block it went. DELETE!! NEXT! And I won’t be re-installing after having read the other “horrible” reviews.
Almost Perfect 👌🏻
by JCaballero_05 on 2018/06/05 17:17
Universe is really easy to use. The controls are very simple, the designs are just click away. But since it’s very handy, I mean you could just edit your website anywhere you are and whenever you want, the app itself lacks some good things you could find on the other competitors like GoDaddy and Wix. If Universe could just update its features it would be a really great app. And maybe someday I could them a 5 perfect stars ⭐️
Great Website Builder
by Skottii on 2021/05/30 04:27
This app is great for people who have zero experience with website development. It is a little bit limited, but there are many ways to make a very good looking site! A major con is that if your site receives more than 100 views per day, it becomes almost impossible to find out how many site views you have had without contacting support, because of the way their graph displays data. This has been an ongoing issue for several months and i look forward to a resolution.
Unique
by florentinodelarosa on 2019/04/09 21:13
I absolutely love this app, it is such a helpful tool especially when you have a business! After playing around on this app for more than 6 months it’s been amazing (I still have the free version) I enjoy all the feature this app has even without premium; I hope they keep those features! This app is really good just to try out.
It would be great...
by heidimarie224 on 2017/11/25 19:48
I imagine this app would be amazing. If only I was able to use it 🤔 The old version worked fine. I still have it on my phone. I loved using it for creative things. Then the new version came out. Of course I was excited to use it, it was just like the old one but better! I was so excited but then I tried to open it and it crashed. I tried again, and again, and again. It didn't work. I uninstalled and reinstalled and nothing worked. Even after these countless updates it doesn't work. Please fix this, I enjoyed the old version and would like to be able to use the new one. 👁👅👁
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Universe is the first website builder made for your iPhone. Get your business off the ground, start selling online, and make the website you've always wanted—all from the palm of your hand. Getting started with Universe is fast and easy. No code or technical skills required. You can set up a great looking site, get it online, and start selling and taking payments in minutes—for free! GET YOUR SITE AND BUSINESS ONLINE IN MINUTES • Set up a custom domain and email faster than you can read this sentence • Pick from our amazing templates to make a great looking site in seconds • Easily connect all of your social and online accounts and services in one place CREATE AN ONLINE STORE AND SELL PRODUCTS • Add product and inventory to your shop with a simple drag and drop system • Keep track of orders and customers with our easy-to use inventory management system • Manage your store with a payments dashboard baked right into the app TAKE APPLE PAY AND CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS • Payments on Universe take no set up and works right out of the box • Give your customers the ultimate checkout experience with Apple Pay • Take all major credit cards through your site with a tap GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH MARKETING TOOLS • Keep track of your customers and followers with built in mailing list tools • Send custom emails and notifications directly through the in-app email composer • Measure your site traffic with simple analytics tools automatically set up with your site See for yourself → explore.onuniverse.com — While Universe is totally free for everyone to make a great looking website, we do offer a premium subscription that provides added functionality to the app to help you do even more with your site. This subscription is totally optional and is not required to use the app. Subscription Details: Subscriptions are charged yearly to your iTunes Account after purchase confirmation. The subscription will auto-renew on a yearly basis, unless turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Prices vary based on which domain is chosen. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the period at the selected domain's price. To stop auto-renewal, visit Account Settings in iTunes after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription, if applicable. By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy: http://bit.ly/universeterms
Please allow text to be justified
by NARD BRUH! on 2021/06/16 14:50
I like this app because it’s simple and easy. The blocks are plenty enough to get by and I would request 2 features: 1. Allow text to be justified. 2. Allow the repositioning of images inside of a block. Notion allows this very easily and I think it would be a game changer. Instead of guessing the right size/cropping with another app, repositioning would solve this Instantly! Hope you guys see this
Amazing!!!
by rishito on 2021/06/16 10:46
Honestly the app is amazing, asy to use and the results are pretty cool. Its a little pricy, but also is for one year subscription
cbdesigns420.com
by cbdesigns420 on 2021/06/15 05:45
I got a website up and running in one day, of course you can go back and add more but this is amazing!
Great
by Fraustfortress on 2021/06/15 05:11
Easy and intuitive loving this app
Hey
by troybell1975 on 2021/06/14 09:03
How hung
Can the pro cost lower
by vingameing931 on 2021/06/07 17:54
You should put the pro on 9.99$ dollars because I can’t even make a website because it cost 2.099$which is a lot🥺😭😢
mac version needs work
by Jmaeby on 2021/06/07 10:01
works great on my ipad, with the exception of being able to find a few functions such as basic navigation around the interface. the mac version doesnt seem to be able to fluidly allow you to jump between pages and easily efit what you want. im not sure if at the PRO level they get rid of the lags and crippledness, but overall there are a lot of possibilities that can be done with this. definiteylw orth the buy especially when you're under a little but of a time crunch
Digital handcuffs -- Awful to use
by Geahk on 2021/06/04 23:35
Universe is frankly AWFUL. it feels clunky and restrictive. Even the most basic website builders don't feel THIS limiting. Terribly uncreative and a pain to use. I've been using the app to build a new portfolio site for a couple months. Normally, when I'm critical of an app I begin to appreciate it subtleties after a working with it a while. My criticism softens. not with Universe. It only gets worse the longer I use it. New features come slow. Useful features disappear with updates. Don't expect to be able to insert transparent-background pngs or TIFFs! You get white or black backgrounds and that it! The app just made it introduction recently and it already feels ten years out of date.
Your App helped my Label
by Jay Angel Latigo on 2021/06/03 00:33
This app is amazing for the longest my domain had been under universe and I will continue to use Universe for days to come
Terrible
by gehsbgxukqfagblt on 2021/06/02 15:36
This app is terrible it won’t let us log in.
Great Website Builder
by Skottii on 2021/05/30 04:27
This app is great for people who have zero experience with website development. It is a little bit limited, but there are many ways to make a very good looking site! A major con is that if your site receives more than 100 views per day, it becomes almost impossible to find out how many site views you have had without contacting support, because of the way their graph displays data. This has been an ongoing issue for several months and i look forward to a resolution.
Pro
by gtselios on 2021/05/26 20:23
I bought pro subscription and I keep having to restore it and it never works. I’ve had support fix this once and it fixed but now I don’t have pro subscription again. Great idea bad execution
High hopes but not worth the money
by VermontDan on 2021/05/26 17:31
I had high hopes when this launched. However, after comparing with Squarespace it is no where near as powerful nor as beautiful and it’s not expensive. There is still opportunity for a startup to disrupt the leaders but this ain’t it.
Easy to use and great support
by gowoncrunchy on 2021/05/18 23:08
I made my own website from scratch, and decided to redo it in Universe, and it was so much prettier and easier 😳 I use it for my twitter bio and it basically has everything I'd want to make a website. Support was also really kind and understanding 😊 it's what caused me to go and rate this app.
Sign in missing
by Kdfits on 2021/05/17 13:41
Purchased the premium version. The app itself works well. However signing into the app is different story. I was auto signed out by the app, and finding a sign in or log in is virtually not there. That being said. I can’t even sign into my own site and edit because there is nowhere to log in, no customer service to call. If the makers read this PLEASE let me know where the sign in is, I don’t have the option to sign into my own site.
Greatest and easiest Web App in the world!
by Ab23abz on 2021/05/09 17:27
Love this app! I almost made the mistake of paying 2k foe a website before accidentally fumbling over universe.com builder. This is well within my company budget and easy to use. Thank you heavenly sent universe app!
Good concept, but so limited. Please improve.
by ShiningLikeTheSun on 2021/05/04 14:45
The concept is great, but the design options are incredibly limited. It’s very difficult to make a decent-looking website. You can’t use custom colors, you can’t layer elements. The size change between one block to another is far too drastic. Sometimes text boxes will turn into something you have to scroll through after publishing, and you wouldn’t know unless you happen to bump into it on the published website. I want to keep using this badly, but I can’t have such a limited (and, honestly, ugly) website.
Sadly...
by craab on 2021/05/04 05:57
...yet another subscription service - gimmee a break
LOVE, LOVE THIS APP! Best since iWeb
by Feminomena on 2021/04/27 22:42
At first, I thought you could only use this if you bought a domain name. I was totally wrong. You can redirect your domains to reroute to this one. Designing is a breeze. You will end up with really modern and beautiful website with this app. If you are selling, this is definitely the way to go, but you will need to go premium.
I love it but have a request
by Andrew Skells on 2021/04/26 22:06
This app is amazing and it’s making my roving life a lot easier to blog with! That being said, I love the contact function but I would also like the ability to implement a “comment” section on the website as well. Is that possibly in the works?
Mind Blowing
by theedivinemisswanda on 2021/04/21 10:49
Just from the description alone is mind blowing. This is a game changer! Could possibly be website building for dummies!Even though I don’t know a thang about coding this makes me wanna learn.
Great App but missing some features
by FR_GY on 2021/04/21 06:46
I really want to move away from Wordpress and medium as a form of blogging or my podcast and I am super leaning into this app. It’s easy to use, easy to set up, easy to edit. The only drawback is it doesn’t have a way to embed podcast files or a quick way to write a blog and post it without having to make the page multiple times. Once this app has that, I will totally switch
Great app! Easy to use
by ineverleavereviewsever on 2021/04/19 01:48
I never leave reviews but I had to cause this app is the easiest thing for me as an artist to use. I just wanna be able to share my content quickly and I want it to be aesthetically pleasing. This app makes that possible!
Web design for everyone
by illuminadam on 2021/04/16 23:38
Coming from a UX perspective, this app has everything one could possible need to dream, build, update, and maintain a site. It's really empowering, thoughtful, and most importantly powerful. I can't praise it enough.
Garbage
by benplazgfortnite on 2021/04/15 20:43
I don’t wanna pay 300$ to Rick roll someone
Wow
by NarniaDragon on 2021/04/13 00:55
Ok, I don’t usually rate apps, but this is actually amazing. Before using this app, I had to make two other websites for a class. They took HOURS, but on this app, it can literally take SECONDS. I’m super impressed, and I think I might actually get the subscription!
BelRose here
by belerose the stylist on 2021/04/10 20:58
I love this this app it helps me run my hair business truly this app is a big blessing I love it ‼️😁👍
Best of all🤩
by mcHasib on 2021/04/08 00:25
If you say you have no idea about web development but you still want to make one for yourself and you want to do it, Bruh I don’t know if there’s any other app better than this. Just love it. Even with the free version you can do more than enough. It’s just that it’s a little bit expensive for premium features. 😬
Exporting Options Available ?
by BryanSValencia on 2021/04/07 07:42
Does this let you export code Into html or php or the full site into a zip ?
Trash
by vgs dbxb on 2021/04/06 20:42
Was advertised that this was free but you can’t make any domain names or sell stuff. Smh
Wheel of Death
by MrsShannon8082 on 2021/03/30 06:57
Paid for this. Had for weeks now. So far I have been unable to connect my GoDaddy domain. Tried again today and the Universe app won’t even open. Just get the wheel of death. So $100+ down the tube. Not great for a new small business owner.
Transfer money to bank
by GreepDSX on 2021/03/18 13:38
I don’t have a clue how to transfer money to my bank it doesn’t have a enable transfer button or anything and it’s been 2 days since my money is still in the universe app, someone help me transfer money.
9/10
by SwagYT1 on 2021/03/16 05:16
It’s sooooo good but please add more free .com’s please like maybe (name of your website) .unknown or something like that 👍 please and think you bywee
10% fee on ALL transactions?!?!
by AustinAndy on 2021/03/14 03:49
They make this information almost impossible to find until you’ve already spent time building your site. Cool App, sleezy business model.
Good and easy
by Mr.Fridy on 2021/03/13 12:26
Good and easy web builder.Neat and tidy.
addicted to making websites
by jeanettecookie on 2021/03/11 19:43
i am obsessed with this app!!! I literally make websites for anything!! best app ever 5 stars
I don’t recommend it.
by chuy21jezzy on 2021/03/11 04:37
I don’t recommend it because it does no have the ability like a real website. And if you create a domain and want it to take out or transfer your domain they won’t let you or support will tell that they are working on it but never really do anything. Don’t wasted your time .
cant believe this
by Jovany Corona on 2021/03/10 04:08
i just got done writing my very first blog and this app just froze on me. i lost eveything i had . i cant believe this. why is that ? i dont know . they need to do something about that ASAP. It happened while i was trying to add a product . This isnt the first time the app acted laggy but its the first time i couldnt do anything on it.
What’s the point of a background? (Fixed)
by Yuahde on 2021/03/10 02:16
The background feature is useless. Only you in the editor can see it. Open up the site on any browser. No background just blank white. Then we have the images, they have an action feature. Doesn’t work. I have a valid web page linked and it does nothing. It doesn’t even register being clicked or tapped. Edit: this was fixed after an update and hasn’t come up since. Definitely a good app for people who don’t have experience with html or have experience with html and know how long and boring things like that are.
What happened
by ugoufydydiydiydydif on 2021/03/09 00:00
Everything was going great but I went too the app and somehow had gotten logged out of my account and NOW there’s no option to log in only to build another site. My site is still accessible because it’s still there. What happened why isn’t there better support. I can’t get an actual person on the help line this is crazy!
Good, but needs a few tweaks
by YoChuckDAmongUs on 2021/03/08 20:41
First of all let me say that this is actually 4.5 stars. They just don’t have an option for 4.5 stars. but anyway, this app is amazing and even though it has some Internet problems it is still worth every penny. There’s just one thing though, when you try to download a song, you get denied from the file first thing.I don’t know if it’s just an Internet problem but it really needs to be fixed.
Love it, and the support is absolutely amazing!
by Peelage on 2021/03/08 00:56
Being this is a startup I appreciate their dedication to supporting customers. I’m in the process of becoming a lifetime subscriber to maintain my DJ business. It is very easy to use and I look forward to some of the advanced features. I look forward to future updates and the ability to use this software on the Mac Mini M1!! Thank you for coming out with this app, it’s perfect!
WWW.UNIVI.BE
by Javon McCrea on 2021/03/05 20:08
They allow us to be very flexible I’m the type that loves to create new content and this app allows me to do whatever I want. I’ll pay whoever doesn’t like this app
Really awesome app!
by D-Frogy on 2021/03/03 04:25
Been looking far and wide for a web hosting company that sells digital downloads. Well Infinally found it and it’s so simple and easy. Ounce it’s done customers can pay with Apple Pay. No code involved just creativity. Now I can sell my 808 drum kit downloads! 808drumsounds.com baby! Thanks universe one small thing how do I use SoundCloud links I tried pasting the code and it looks weird ?
Not working at all
by Jewelskas on 2021/03/01 19:11
Featured app and developer in the App Store today so I was excited to try this but not working at all for some reason. Bummer dude!
Its everything you see in weebly or squarespace or something else.
by User 7941054605295727255814520 on 2021/02/28 00:37
Yet, still never allows actual pros to try to die DIYing. But, we aren't gonna die bc we already know att the tricks and all the scripts and pbhhh. I just wanna 𝘤𝘰𝘥𝘦 my own website.
Subscription based plan
by Jajdkwoqkxposhnn on 2021/02/26 17:46
Hello i notice you only work better for physical and digital products, how about you guys try to integrate a subscription based payment plan... I have not paid for the pro because you lack that feature
Should change name to insta-crash
by pzskiba on 2021/02/25 23:12
My current model iPad won’t launch this bug infested universe
Seems like a good idea
by ThreesTrifecta on 2021/02/20 20:59
It’s too bad they they missed out on the “link in bio” boom
BEST APP YOU WILL EVERY SEE
by gdmd snsksndnsnenendndbdhdhsjs on 2021/02/20 03:10
I already tried this for a day it’s really really good help me boost my channel a lot I was was really really nice about it and I like to put in a little music videos are there some people probably don’t even go in there all the people but I still love this
Great website
by Aidenthecoolkid❌❌❌ on 2021/02/17 14:28
Yeah you can make a website and all that but isn’t there supposed to be more then that ? Like I want to make a game but there is no code for it so there should be more codes by the way love your website maker I want to know what my website is called how do I even name my website!READ THIS!
Great platform but needs some work
by sabinepitbull on 2021/02/13 23:46
This app makes it SO EASY to make a website. It’s exactly what I was looking for and I love the block layout. Except it keeps crashing!!! I’ll spend half an hour working on my page and then it just crashes and I have to start over. I’ve gotten into the habit of saving every few minutes to avoid losing work... please fix this!!!
HATE IT!! 🤬😡😠😤
by BananaLTR on 2021/02/10 22:36
It is bad and I just can’t move anymore and can edit my hard work
?
by nikizooomlee on 2021/02/10 16:50
Do we have to pay to keep our website ,do you guys take out money off our credit card?
Not what they advertise
by X3custom on 2021/02/09 06:43
So saw the post on IG about this app and it says that just log in my IG account and in 1 min it be done .... not so plus your prices is super expensive very disappointed and waste of time
Just add email!
by Seanna Makepeace on 2021/01/31 07:10
Universe is an incredibly powerful, but user-friendly builder that far exceeded my expectations. I hate to give it only 3 stars, but the absence of email is a HUGE downside for me. The one forwarded address won’t work for long. With that fixed, I would absolutely give this 5 stars!
Locks you into actions
by Raven1082 on 2021/01/30 10:53
Pretty good but I hate how it locks you in to doing things with no way of going back or canceling.
Well this is the good days
by shutupsfe on 2021/01/29 03:51
That of this app is to create webpages. Process for upgrades are just simplest.
This is absolutely insane!
by TimsTechStuff on 2021/01/27 17:15
I am a web designer and just had to try the free version and this tool makes it amazingly simple for anyone to create their own website. The only downside? It’s so good, that I may be out of a job! Amazing job to the developers! I have not even upgraded to the pro plan🤟
They own your domain, can use your content, & can delete whatever they want 👎🏻
by Fashaezzle on 2021/01/26 19:56
They own any domains you register through them. They can use your content however they want. They can remove content or terminate your website at any time, for any reason, without notifying you. NO THANKS! Worst terms of service I’ve ever read.
Much Love! ❤️
by Aeon II on 2021/01/26 06:28
The thing about Universe that really stands out to me is the way it uses taps, swipes, and haptics to make building a website not only easy, but FUN! The grid system is genius and it’s suprisingly easy to make a good looking website with the simple tools available. I would *maybe* like a few more options to work with, but Universe is accesible and fun, first and foremost, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
What does a web dev think?
by MusicDev on 2021/01/26 06:03
I’m a big believer in the no/low-code movement. I get that many websites would benefit from not needing an expensive web dev to build a simple site. This is where platforms like Universe come in. Before you read further, if you just want to try out Universe, just download it. The app is actually really good. If you’re thinking of what tool you’ll be using to build your website next, keep reading. If you’re building a simple, static website, you need it to work on mobile and desktop. You’ll probably need a custom navigation system if you have more than just a few pages. The ability to copy/paste components is nice too, I didn’t notice an ability to do that. You also need to go buy a domain, and link that to your website somehow. Starting with the mobile/desktop environment, Universe definitely optimizes for mobile (at least the iPhone version). The sites look good on mobile, but look really okay on desktop, and honestly, that’s a pretty good compromise for creating the site on your phone, considering most internet traffic is on mobile (typically 50-60% of your traffic). Next up, navigation, and man, I have a hard time with this. First off, I won’t criticize the app for locking this behind a paywall, the bills do need to be paid. But if you have more than maybe 5-6 pages, none of these nav options seem to be able to handle that many pages visually. There don’t seem to be any complex nav options without having to roll your own code, and the option to have a different navbar for desktop and mobile. Having a hamburger menu for the desktop is just...weird. Why waste the screen real estate? The nav options do work if you only have a few pages though, so again, this hopefully isn’t a problem for too many users. I didn’t see copy/paste components, and I was sorely disappointed. If it does exist, I think a more visible copy button would be nice. This is going to sound weird, but Universe’s killer feature is the ability to just seamlessly connect a domain to your website. That is amazing, connecting domains is a total pain to learn, and you’re typically just better off paying someone to do it, and Universe is no exception to that rule. My final verdict would’ve been about 3.5 stars, but then I decided to check out how much premium costs. There are a few options: $25 a month Yearly for $10 a month $500 one time For this app, I think even $10 a month is absolutely unreasonable, especially when you’re locked into paying that for 12 months. The price point borders upon egregious (minus maybe that yearly sub). I checked this app out about a year ago, and I would’ve had a hard time giving 2 stars, so it’s definitely going in a positive direction. I think the ability to add separate nav bars in the app, maybe more customization (if that’s even possible in such a small grid), and maybe a better suite of featured sites. I checked them out and...man, if that’s the best this app has to offer, it’s got a way to go before I’d call it ready to publish a professional static website. Keep your eye on this tool, I do see a lot of potential here.
Question for the devs
by DuffinIsWeird on 2021/01/20 05:27
Is it possible you could add the function to have people pay to access certain pages on your website? Like a subscription.
Seems like a cool app and service, but...
by subface on 2021/01/17 06:18
Really? You didn't build a forgot password for anyone who doesn't want to use the Apple thing? I was about to log in on your Mac app to upgrade to pro after originally getting started on my phone but see it didn't save my password in my keychain so need to reset my password. But the only password reset I see is with your Zendesk integration and not the same account as for your product. Seriously guys, this isn't 1995. No way I'm giving you $120 until that exists.
Best app!
by manney1920 on 2021/01/15 19:28
I love this Universe because it’s easy to use and helps with all my needs. The interface is very modern!
Not impressed
by Jack in San Francisco on 2021/01/10 22:18
I think the first thing they need to fix is the ability to downloand and log into the stupid app. The fact that they want to connect with your apple ID, but cant makes me think things will only go downhill from there. Not likely I will ever be able to even evaluate the features since I cant even open the application.
They own your domain name
by Third or fourth on 2021/01/08 08:39
This is my fault for not reading the terms of service before paying for a years subscription a week ago to finally start my website. I knew there site was going to be too simple for what I ultimately want to have but I’ve been putting off starting it because I couldn’t pick a builder site to go for it so I decided to buy a year from universe so I could just at least finally start. So my plan was to start with universe and after the year is up transition my domain name to the site I’m going to spend the next year making so I bought the year subscription last week and started getting content together. Today I found out that they own the domain name you rightfully paid for. It’s like they use your money to purchase the domain and then rent it to you i guess? Well now the domain name i had spent weeks trying to perfect to find an available .com site is owned by universe and I cant transition it to another service at the end of the year subscription
Still needs work
by WhyIHAtethisapp on 2021/01/07 02:14
Universe is a user friendly app and a good tool build a basic website. My issue is if you have an item with multiple colors the customer has no idea what color is which. Yes they can select the color in the payment section but the color does not show on the actual picture of the item making it confusing for the end user. If they upgrade this feature I would keep my store on universe because it’s really easy to add and delete items.
Hard
by Damian4201 on 2021/01/06 15:43
This is really hard to do. I’ve spent 2 1/2 hrs and still can’t get it. Please cancel.
Unresponsive technical assistance
by Jehdjd on 2021/01/05 23:55
Updated 1/5/20 It took an unusual amount of time but my problem (below) was fixed. I changed my rating. Aside from that issue, I’m happy with the website builder’s functions. I was frustrated with every previous website builder/host I had used before onuniverse. I recommend it if you don’t want to deal with the technical details of designing your website. ——————— Old review I cannot access my account ever since I was required to set up a password. I don’t mind setting up a password but I do mind the confusing process of setting one up. I have not been able to access my website and nobody has provided me with a working solution.n
Best website maker there has ever been
by Connor5203 on 2021/01/02 08:49
Thank y’all. I love the creators. Beautiful app.
11/10!
by @EquestrianLogic on 2020/12/30 23:15
So easy to work with, and FREE!
Update 12/2020
by Fiona2302 on 2020/12/25 19:33
Kudos to the team! Ive used Universe for more than two years now, I appreciate the constant updates and improvements and most especially the phenomenal response time! I tried Go Daddy and got bored with it quickly! Weebly won’t let me load certain things from my phone and Wix........ I still can’t fathom how it’s called the easiest app- or maybe it’s me. Universe let’s me post what I want, where I want, how I want. What’s more I can do everything from the app, set up shop, blog, personal domain. I couldn’t be happier so please don’t go changing things, it’s perfect!
Very Good
by Arnov Ghosh on 2020/12/23 20:57
At first I thought it would be a hard to use and it would be weird app but it is extremely simple and very nice. I have already made 3 websites with this app and it’s my first day!
Pretty Great
by VELUCKEY on 2020/12/23 04:51
It’s a good app—i didn’t realize how new it was! For being so up and coming it does amazing. I do wish that there was a way to accept gift card purchases/promo codes or add pop up screens to the home page to immediately allow for subscriptions. I’m also very new at my business so maybe there’s other apps i’m supposed to use to connect these features? Overall the app is great though and it’s super easy to edit wherever i’m at!
LOVE IT
by frogy but on 2020/12/21 20:39
Thanks to this app my dream came true i should reccomened:D
Site is trash
by eatlifeslemons on 2020/12/21 19:41
The customer service at this site is the worst they take hours to reply and don’t fix anything when they do wouldn’t recommend
It’s a good website builder but...
by Edgard0! on 2020/12/21 01:13
Although this website builder is easy and fun to use, 5 blocks across makes this website builder very limited. Universe is only good for basic amateur websites. It’s definitely not designed for serious businesses. I hope that some day they’ll FINALLY give us the option to add more blocks across
Convenient and easy to use but could use some improvements
by Pigeon Feathers on 2020/12/18 23:19
I saw an ad for this app on Snapchat and thought it would be fun to try out to create a portfolio site for my artwork. I’ve been using it for roughly 6 months and have things that I like and dislike about it. I like how convenient building the site is using the block interface. It’s definitely the most simple interface I’ve ever messed around with in a website building software. I also like that it’s super mobile friendly. It makes it easier for me to update my site whenever I have new things I want to add to my portfolio page! I also really enjoy how fun you can make your site look :) Like I have gradient backgrounds for each page of my site and I’m totally in love with that feature because I think it makes my site reflect more of my personality- it’s fantastic! Although I really enjoy using this app, I do have some things that I’d like to critique. Since I’m using this app for a portfolio site, it would be really nice to see improvements in the web layout of my site. Because when I load it up on my computer, it still looks like a mobile site just bigger, and that bothers me. It would be great to have my website look appropriate on my computer, so maybe consider working on that. I’ve also had an issue happen to me multiple times where my site crashes and won’t let me use it for like a day or two if I update it too much in one day. Not really sure why that happens, I assume it’s a bug or something, but it would be great to get that fixed. I also noticed that the built in features lack a “back to top” button when I was viewing my site on my laptop, so I think it would be nice if that was added in some way so that when my site is viewed on anything but mobile it’s easy to get back to the top of my portfolio page instead of having to scroll all the way up. It would make it more web friendly I think :) Overall, I really like this app and I’m excited to see what updates the Universe team will make to it in the future!
Hello
by cheueycbeuye on 2020/12/18 17:46
Can I make an horror website here?
It’s perfect ! If you don’t believe me check out
by 0066068Ke on 2020/12/18 06:42
Check out my website RealKedarcity.com you will fall in love with this app
Needs work
by Moshjalone on 2020/12/13 17:41
Really cool app, makes a beautiful site. But there are many many bugs that will take time to work on.
Wanted to love this app, but why mandatory iCloud sign in?
by Sdh1990 on 2020/12/10 17:14
I really wanted to use the app for my middle school students, but the app forces you to log into your iCloud account. My students are not allowed to sign into iCloud on their school iPads, per our school’s restrictions. Thus, no one can actually use the app. I wish there was a way around this, because I have a couple hundred students who would greatly benefit from an app like this.
So easy
by Pastor Graver on 2020/12/08 00:32
It’s just so easy in minutes!💕😍
Searchable by Google?? Yes it seems...
by AlanLaBudde on 2020/12/05 19:31
I saw a review from 2018 that says your sites aren’t searchable by Google and don’t show up there… I want to establish if this is still true? Before I even start… But it looks promising but I don’t know yet.... OK I signed up but I haven’t tried tech-support yet so we’ll see if they get that fifth star or not… Try to search for alanlabudde.com Update: well you can find me on safari and Google I hope now but I still have to figure out how to make links for my own personally Recorded songs and something else which I can’t remember right now got something done in about six hours of work which is pretty good… I’m gonna give it five stars so far
Do not get
by kittinfannumber1# on 2020/12/04 15:50
So I used to LOVE creating sites so I can show my creativity and entertain people in quarantine. But ever since I updated it, it shows that pretty logo, and then kicks me out.
Awesome app
by MommyTreasure2 on 2020/12/02 15:16
We give 5 stars because the app is easy for those who isn't programmer savvy. I’m more of a desktop publisher type person who likes to place and arrange pictures so this app works for me. However there is no undo button, a save button, or back button to be able to click to go back later if you are not ready to publish your work.
Gaot
by glazeyman on 2020/11/30 23:45
Greatest app of all time! If you guys could make this compatible with drop-shipping that would be insane
Payment processor
by take5goober on 2020/11/27 12:55
This company uses stripe for its payment processor and stripe declines payments from 80% customers. I’ve had more than 20 customers complain about the “declined error.” All universe or stripe will tell you is “ tell them try a different card” People have specific cards for online use, daily use, etc. This is unethical as many e-commerce sellers depend on sales for income, thus leading customers to better platforms with less headaches. If Universe changes its payment processor things would be a lot better.
Simply amazing
by tiagosada on 2020/11/24 22:51
Happy to see one of the best iPhone & iPad apps now on Mac - building websites can't get easier
Thieves
by DONT DO IT TO YOURSELF PEOPLE on 2020/11/22 03:19
This company are thieves. I payed for a month subscription to test this site and I really liked the ease of use for setting up a online website. I created a site and started to get sales and fulfill my orders and they promise 2 day payouts and then suddenly change it to manually requested (basically they pay you when they want if at all) Customers complain that the payment block doesn’t take certain cards and they stop your payments and pay you when they feel like it. They alleged fraudulent transactions as an excuse keep my earnings because I was doing well in sales! Just a balance sitting in my account and I may never get paid. What a rip off and waste of time I hope someone sees this and don’t not put your money into this company!!
A complete mess..
by FlyGuY0o0o0o0o0 on 2020/11/19 22:15
I have been trying to log into my account literally FOREVER... I put my email in, and then my password, (which I KNOW is correct because I use the same password for everything.) and It keeps telling me that my password is correct, which is complete BS. then when I try to reset the password, it tells me to check my email, but it NEVER sends the email. this is completely unnacceptable, I pay you guys $100 a year and I cant even access my account. Will definently be unsubscribing the second I find something else..
Need Big Sur
by Dj Ed Nine on 2020/11/15 23:47
Seriously You need Big Sur for this? alot of people arent updating to the latest mac os due to bugs.
Requires iCloud to even use the app
by Kxc0 on 2020/11/13 03:30
I am not logged into iCloud on my mac for privacy reasons, so I can't turn on iCloud Drive. You shouldn't force me to use iCloud drive to even use the app. Can't use it.
Views and Subscriptions
by Beautiful80 on 2020/11/10 08:56
I love this app but please fix the bug that limits the amount of views you see per day. I have this app linked to a huge platform I have online and the app views never match the actual views that the website is getting. It shows a number way lower than your actual views. Also please fix the bug that will not allow people to subscribe to your website, as I said I have the website linked to a huge platform and people have complained that they can’t sub or didn’t get the link when the post was published. If I did not have such a big platform somewhere else, I would be very hurt because it would look as if I’m getting no subscriptions or views. Please fix these issues. I have reached out to three different techs on this app via Zoom chats about the issues addressed. I’m not sure if they are really knowledgeable about it, except a guy named Adam who was very helpful, or if they are just winging it or if this app is all Beta. However these issues need to be addressed.
BEST FUNKING APP EVER!
by Xxxthegr8te-1xxX on 2020/11/02 22:50
@FEARTHEFUNK website was created with this marvelous platform. It’s so amazing with its endless possibilities mixed with a little bit creativity anything can be created?! An app that can be downloaded and used for literally anything. Come join us and explore our little universes!
Do not waste your time Total scam
by Vitolo bei on 2020/10/29 21:22
These people make it work for them. I put so much work into building webside then platform Will insert all kind links and ads and links so you are forced to delete it unless you pay ridiculous amount of money. Very Unethical Business practice.
Can’t access anything after I paid
by Jim Cook Jr. on 2020/10/18 03:03
Purchase a subscription. Closed out of the app. When I reopened it, it asked me to sign up ... I already had ... no option to login. So I put in the email I used to sign up the first time, and it treated me as a new user and had no record of my subscription. However, sure enough on my bank statement is the charge for the subscription. This app and service greatly concerns me. Proceed with caution.
Amazing app!
by ncohj1 on 2020/10/15 03:40
It would be nice to give our customers a “add to cart” option instead of them having to buy multiple items one by one, but other than that it’s an amazing app forsure!
Love it!
by GlamaGirl27 on 2018/09/04 00:54
I just love this.. first of all, for myself anyway I found it very simple to use and create... I already have a website, but I loveeee clickable linked pix and graphics! So I basically just created what I consider to be a Virtual Business Card, each image is a link to my everything! A) my regular domain, my Phone, Email.. Photo Links to my socials, FB, IG, Twitter (2 Of each! 🤦🏻‍♀️, so it should make sense why this is so awesome for me.. links to my Snapchat too! I’m really impressed with it.. I do Social media marketing and some of the clients can’t afford a new website and maintain it and all of that.. so I’ve recommended this to quite a few.. a friend of mine is a realtor and I had her do this.. she’s not the savviest with this kind of thing but she still made one, I made a list of things for her to change but even what she put together is good enough and is everything if she wants to be successful.. I also really like that it’s more than just a stand-alone site.. it’s also a community.. which is additional exposure.. and starting off.. you can use all you can get! 5 Stars For Sure.. Totally Recommend This!
Ryder Cash media ”The Ryder Cash story”
by Silk chamberlin on 2020/06/26 15:08
This is the best app to build your website, company, brand, or whatever you want it to be. Especially if you don't know anything about developing a website. This is not only the easiest and fastest way to build a website, it's the best overall app! I was super duper skeptical at first. It sounded to good to be true. I'm glad I was wrong! This app is the truth; ”the people app.” I never expected to also learn as much as I have about computer tech and codes. It's helped me build a couple Facebook business apps and discover a whole new world I never thought was possible. I started my website to address a social injustice involving my 5 month old African American son. Soon I realized I wanted to start a multi media company. To help give others a voice that could be heard. I started Ryder Cash Media named after my son. There's is not enough time for me to tell you everything I love about this app. Shoot for the moon! If you miss, you still amongst those stars.. this is “The Ryder Cash story”. UNIVERSE
Simply Amazing
by Asassypoet on 2019/09/15 21:03
I just have one problem when I go in to add a gif & save it. It creates this big gap between the gif & the next item I add. It’s annoying because I’m trying to get a certain look & that’s messing up the flow of my site. I do absolutely love the app & all the features! I definitely plan to stay with you all & recommend you all to everyone I know! I just need that one thing fixed! Please & thank you 🙏 😊 Update: Developer responded to this review & I was informed to reach out to the Help desk for help. They responded promptly and my problem was resolved! I love the new update where you can embed a playlist! Super cool! This is the BEST WEBSITE Builder I have ever used! I’m excited to watch what else they had! I do wish there was a way you could save blog post for later to edit!
Ahead of its time. But let’s talk about cost.
by ZeeMade on 2020/10/02 01:57
I’ll start off by saying WOW. It’s brilliant. The features are out of this world. I’ll be reviewing this from a small business standpoint. I sell B2C and my products are very personalized and I’ve found ways to do just about everything I set out to. It holds close to these huge platforms like Shopify and BigCommerce. Apps would be nice. I see some huge potential if integrations become a thing here. I am honestly beyond stunned at the ease of adding and editing your context. It’s mind blowing how simple it is to do something on this app that take some time in others. The only reason I couldn’t give it 5 stars is because I can’t use this app for my online store....(insert sad face here) after doing the math I just can’t pay 10% of my transactions to any platform. It’s a LOT compared to others. Super bummed about it. They do have options for cash app and PayPal...which is epic...but it takes away from the professional element in how I envision check out to feel for my clients. Hopefully one day things will change. Until then... 👋
Deceived
by Cas&Kitty on 2018/05/07 23:56
If I could give a negative star, I would. This app is a one page site, which is not a website, and you can’t sell anything, so you might as well call it a blog. It had glitches as well. It would freeze up from time to time. I was deceived when I signed up with the app. I didn’t know I was purchasing a domain name, and they purchase a domain through another service. I decided this app was not going to work for me, so now I have to keep my account open with them for one year. They won’t give me access to my own domain that I purchased. I have a shopify store, and need to buy an email with gsuite, but I can’t even do that, because I need to wait for Universe to log into my domain to finish setting it up. I have not heard back from Universe to do so. I am left waiting. Plus any issue I have with my domain. I have to wait for them to fix the problem. I am not that techno friendly, but I am learning as I go, and I pick on things real quickly. Making someone wait when it is something that can be fixed asap is not right. At least respond with questions in order to fix something. Universe fails to do so. Frustrating to say the least. Another day goes by.
Incredibly simple and beautiful
by aberrantartist on 2019/05/10 17:08
The tools Universe has make it simple and fun for anyone to build a website. It has been incredibly well designed and has a very nice interface with easy to follow instructions and concepts. I think that design and development are moving to more things like this in which we can create more naturally without needing to learn skills such as coding. Don’t get me wrong, coding is very helpful and I have been learning it for the past year, but the more we can move past it and make the computer work for us instead of us needing to work according to the computer, the better computing will become. There is a lot more that could be done with Universe however. It is still fairly restricted since you have to rely on the grid and their preset colors and options. This can certainly be a good thing for people who want that simplicity, but for people that are looking for more, there could be greater customization.
Views and Subscriptions
by Beautiful80 on 2020/11/10 08:56
I love this app but please fix the bug that limits the amount of views you see per day. I have this app linked to a huge platform I have online and the app views never match the actual views that the website is getting. It shows a number way lower than your actual views. Also please fix the bug that will not allow people to subscribe to your website, as I said I have the website linked to a huge platform and people have complained that they can’t sub or didn’t get the link when the post was published. If I did not have such a big platform somewhere else, I would be very hurt because it would look as if I’m getting no subscriptions or views. Please fix these issues. I have reached out to three different techs on this app via Zoom chats about the issues addressed. I’m not sure if they are really knowledgeable about it, except a guy named Adam who was very helpful, or if they are just winging it or if this app is all Beta. However these issues need to be addressed.
Great at everything
by zfurbii on 2019/05/25 16:17
This app is amazing for building your own website. Places like squarespace say you can make a site in minutes and you can but it is very clunky and not as easy to make your own. This app makes it easy as cake to make your own website how you want to. On a computer the website looks a little funny but it’s easy to fix that with a little more time to make it amazing. On top of that you only need your phone to get started so it’s convenient and it’s less that $10 a month for pro which includes a free domain. It also includes an explore tab so you can get inspiration from others. I love this app and can’t wait to keep using it
Worth the money
by dreadgawd on 2020/03/08 16:34
This app deserves way more recognition than Shopify Wix and other web builders. Great price for your own domain and unlimited features. Best thing is u can pay yearly. Another plus is that I don’t even need a computer! I can edit and polish my website straight from my phone. Too convenient UPDATE: I’ll give this app 5 stars again when customer service gets back to me about glitches in a timely manner. Hire more people or SOMETHING! I have a business to run and I shouldn’t have to wait any longer than an hours much less 30 minutes for a response. I had to wait all hours of the night and an additional 3 hours just to be told that I have to wait 30 more minutes for these people to get back online. If I’m paying money out of my pocket I better get stellar customer service.
Please reach out to me
by CharlotteCeceliaObrien on 2019/09/06 17:49
This is a last resort of trying to get in contact with the developers to give me access to my business site. If I knew they were up and coming I wouldn’t have dedicated so much time and effort to edit my site & so much trust to be able to handle my business page. It’s been more than a month.... which I pay for that I’m not able to access the site and update my menus for my customers which then adds confusion to my sales when they are mentioning outdated posts on my website and I have to explain to them that I’m not able to access it at this moment and that’s why there’s an error. Incredibly unprofessional if you couldn’t handle all types of bugs and errors you should let people know so they don’t waste their time. But if you can please feel free to help me out because it’s really ridiculous !
Misleading
by Firebrun2002 on 2020/01/28 07:32
I like the app and it works as advertised. But the reason I give this app 2 stars is because when you sign up for the free trial it tells you that it’s only 10 dollars a month but never tells you that the app is a year long subscription only. I though I was going to be charged 10 dollars a month when I signed up but was charged 120 dollars for a year long subscription. I wish the app would be more clear about this and tell you when you sign up and if it did say it it was lost likely in a small font hard to read for the average consumer to notice. It’s a little shady to be honest.
Basically a scam
by kathryn3333 on 2020/05/17 17:42
I went to try the 3 day trial and was charged immediately, rather than in 3 days. However, even though I was charged and received a welcome email from Universe, the app does not register that I am charged and will not allow me to use the Pro features. When I reached out to Universe about this issue, they recommended that I ask Apple for a refund, and also told me that Apple might not refund me but if I stay persistent in the request, I may get my money back. Apparently this is a common problem. I don’t like to write negative reviews but I was charged $120 for a service I can’t use, and customer service basically told me to figure it out myself. Especially if your economic situation has been affected by the pandemic like me, it’s not worth the risk to try this service and be billed for nothing. I was trying to save money on my website and look what happened. Smh. Lesson learned.
Great customer support
by Dan Juno on 2019/03/15 09:10
Great application for mobile website building. You can make multiple pages and their editing app is really easy to use. I’ve used dreamweaver in the past but their editing app makes a quick site so easy to build in comparison. Even had an issue and the support team member Jessica helped me. Her quick response made me really feel like this company cares about its customers and wants to improve issues. Therefore I also signed on for a pro subscription to reap additional benefits for the app. Great app 10/10.
Shady business practices and mediocre app
by briannabites on 2019/09/05 08:07
I downloaded this app as a way to check out my website building options for my brand. The UI is kinda interesting but pretty simplistic; it’s hard to make sites that look good if you have a lot of information. The whole concept of using a grid basically means you’re forced into specific templates with not much room for flexibility. I used their domain service while I was testing the app, and after I decided not to go with them (due to their issues connecting with my Shopify account) they basically tried to blackmail me into keeping my domain, claiming I needed to make some sort of third party account or wait 90 days. It was only after threatening to report them to ICANN that I finally got my domain back. Do not use their domain service! It’s overpriced and they’ll try to keep your domain.
Hmm
by Ebsolas on 2018/06/06 06:51
It's interesting how some of these reviews sound so well scripted... Kind of shocking how whitty, clever, and so though out they are for something that most people spend all of 5 seconds contemplating before writing. Now I'm not accusing anyone of anything in particular I wouldn't be too shocked of anything as well... As for my thoughts on the app itself. It's basically useless as a web design program as it's advertised. Although it may has some potential as a free tool for making working prototypes. If the developers of this app were smart they would pick up on this and capitalize on this potential rather than focus on actually making websites with it. It's far easier to just use WordPress theme 2015 and be done with it. That being said l definitely don't speak for everyone and some people may actually find it useful for it's presented use case, however I find it to be lacking too much in power for that. Perhaps in the future once it has more features for power users I will revisit this, but for now I'm going to put it aside. Good first step. I'm looking forward to it.
This is a domain registration company posing as a website construction company.
by PasstheMayo on 2019/09/07 03:19
Do you not see it as underhanded to claim to be a website construction app that won’t let you use the thing if you come to the table having already purchased your own domain? You don’t mention this requirement in any of the summations of your site. You have to discover it along the way after downloading the app. Are you a website construction company? Are you a domain registrar? You can be both, but please don’t shake my hand with one arm while hiding the other behind your back and pretending it’s for my benefit. If you were honest and told people they had to register their domain with you in order to use your website building program folks would have the information they need to make an educated decision.
Customer Service on point
by dancinkinglo on 2020/08/06 04:34
Very beautiful app the people I contacted regarding my website domain responded to me very fast they change my name not once but twice (which usually There is a fee, they were willing to work with me and we’re very kind in the process I really appreciate the people they have working behind this app they developed it very well they really listen to feedback and it’s just so easy to use but yet it looks professional it is professional and quite possibly one of the better design website apps out there
Not worth your time.
by Holmquizzle on 2018/02/05 05:23
1. Site design is very limited. This is the kind of design that fails. Someone heard “simple is better” and got carried away. The lack of flexibility and functionality strips the resulting sites of any meaning or character. 2. The functionality is awful. There’s no tutorial and the three column block system is terribly rigid. You can’t create any other pages, so no real site content is possible – only linking to social media. Design-wise, there’s no way to resize text blocks, make blocks overlap, create simple buttons or forms, or calls to action. 3. You’re literally setting your site up for failure if you think this will meet your needs. Get onto a desktop and design a responsive site using Squarespace or Wordpress. You don’t even need a professional and it’s just as easy.
Thieves
by DONT DO IT TO YOURSELF PEOPLE on 2020/11/22 03:19
This company are thieves. I payed for a month subscription to test this site and I really liked the ease of use for setting up a online website. I created a site and started to get sales and fulfill my orders and they promise 2 day payouts and then suddenly change it to manually requested (basically they pay you when they want if at all) Customers complain that the payment block doesn’t take certain cards and they stop your payments and pay you when they feel like it. They alleged fraudulent transactions as an excuse keep my earnings because I was doing well in sales! Just a balance sitting in my account and I may never get paid. What a rip off and waste of time I hope someone sees this and don’t not put your money into this company!!
Great App but...
by lanabananax on 2019/06/11 21:47
I love the graphics and just about everything to do with the Universe BUT Km not seeing any option for a “back” button or an option to change your original template to a different one if not happy with the one chosen??? I’m forever stuck on one page. I’ve seen this as a problem with other apps as well.... is this possibly an Apple issue more so than an App issue? I don’t know but I’m stuck going nowhere because I can’t hit back or move around the dashboard at all. I’d love to use Universe if so could remedy this problem. I need to restart from scratch and I never even got past the beginning.....yup.
What’s the point of a background? (Fixed)
by Yuahde on 2021/03/10 02:16
The background feature is useless. Only you in the editor can see it. Open up the site on any browser. No background just blank white. Then we have the images, they have an action feature. Doesn’t work. I have a valid web page linked and it does nothing. It doesn’t even register being clicked or tapped. Edit: this was fixed after an update and hasn’t come up since. Definitely a good app for people who don’t have experience with html or have experience with html and know how long and boring things like that are.
Game Changing App!! 100% Customer Service too.
by hgunders on 2018/05/02 11:04
First of all the customer service is HANDs down the best and is very refreshing In today’s day in age when that’s unheard of. The developer actually reached out after download to make sure he defined the mission of the company and to make sure happiness was tied to this app. He still reaches out a year later. When I think about all of the 1000s of Apps I have downloaded (I’m obsessed with finding the most satisfying for some reason) and have thought “eh, this is good but I’m still waiting”... there’s no app I don’t credit near as much as I do this one. For the 1 star reviews, you may to squeeze a little creativity you have and it doesn’t take much with the tools they give you to create an amazing site. This app helped me gather ALL social media and websites in one hub so I wasn’t all over the place. Still the best app in my opinion!!
Stuck In Fake Pro Status!
by Liightskin_infatuation on 2019/09/07 10:04
I have raved and raved about this app. This would have got 5 stars but I have been waiting to get paid to assure that I had the money to make sure my domain was claimed and accurate. Here we are almost a Month later and I still am stuck in The TRIAL VERSION OF PRO this has been aggravating for I have a business deal to make and the .onuniverse is aggravating me for it is he weekend and I can not access support!! I need this fixed ASAP having to wait until Monday is absurb I don’t understand I can’t pressing to upgrade and I keep getting when your trail is over 🤦🏻‍♀️
Good but not great
by AngeTheWanted on 2019/09/14 19:05
This is by far the cheapest way to purchase a domain and the site has simple web building features but not the most basic things like bold / italic and linking words. Instead it affects an entire block which is annoying. So this is great if you need something extremely simple but not for much more than that. Also I deleted my site with the assumption that my purchased domain would be available again but it's saying the domain still is still unavailable and I've emailed the team twice about deleting my site from the web so I could purchase the domain elsewhere but have received no response so please contact me ASAP.
Love the app
by camchristinn on 2019/01/16 21:50
I truly enjoy everything about the app, the simplicity, how easy it is, and stylish. I’m currently on the 7 day free trial and would most likely pay for pro IF you could have more options to choose from to set up your shop products. Right now there is just Shopify and I’m not going to pay and open a whole other shop just to be able to link my products. I already have a shop through Etsy, so it was a bummer to find out I couldn’t have my products on it. If there were to become more options for that I would definitely become a pro customer.
Stunning, intuitive website creation
by Cecelia Shao on 2019/04/21 12:22
It literally took me 2 minutes to set up the website for my personal project and it looks WAY better and more modern than anything I could’ve created using another provider. The drag and drop concept is very easy and practical to use. Also love the flexibility of styling options for things like text + the array of blocks I can use. Keep up the stellar work! Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a website
Not convinced
by SavvyGina on 2018/03/14 05:03
I admit I'm a bit tougher on thingslike this because I've built a website before. I must say my account didn't come up in the initial search and I was met with message saying to email the company but there isn't a link I could click to easily and quickly email them I'd literally have to go into my email browser and type the email address free hand and I legit dont feel like I should have to work that hard at this point your product has let me down twice and won't be allowed a third. I even skimmed the reviews and noticed some mentioning false positive reviews but I will say the owners respond with I think is fantastic it shows that they are real and they do monitor their reviews. Ultimately not intetested... have a great day.
Feature request
by NathanV. on 2019/01/27 11:35
I think it'd be helpful if we could save drafts of the edits we make on our webpages. This would help in situations like the following: Let's say I've been working on an edit for a webpage for several hours and then all of a sudden my device dies. Losing all those edits to then have to painstakingly redo all of them would be laborious so maybe having the servers constantly save the edits in a "draft" form just in case something happens could be useful.
No more site developer!
by Newalla Fish Co on 2020/01/27 10:41
Here’s to Universe! I’ve never wrote a review but this app-the Universe Team behind it deserve the best i can do. Not only am I now empowered to create my website on my phone, the team always responds to my questions, however crazy and they may be. Universe brings convenience to website building-I can upload, edit and add whatever I like whenever, wherever I am. Every question I ask is addressed. I receive notes from Universe every now and then as they check in on my progress. It works for anyone. My website doesn’t appear to be the norm for their user group. I’m not an artist, musician, blogger or an IT guru. Just a regular guy running a small business who needed a website. Here’s to Universe for handing me the ability create my own website! -I downloaded nearly every self-help app this one is the one.
Changed Review
by BroGod708 on 2020/02/16 16:01
I felt obligated to change my review from a 1 Star to a 5 I honestly did not give the app a fair chance because I was not prepared to be charge $125 for the year. Saying that it is worth if not more with the unlimited websites your allowed to create with the easy interface you can create it easy and very good app. It 5 star quality and if your like me impatient give a another and again and ever try it again because it super simplistic and effective for your business.
Marked Increase in Spam Activity
by SongsAboutMusic on 2018/09/08 04:42
Every email address I put on these sites has seen an extraordinary increase in spam as well as sales calls since everything has to go through the phone (literally 24-48 hours after every post). T & C is extra confusing and technically isn’t even for this app (sharpest eyes will notice in the fine print that the app itself washes its hands of parent company T&C). I take special care to determine where I’m getting hit from so I can keep it away so I’m looking forward to seeing in writing as a response to this review that it’s not happening. Works well enough and customer service left nothing to be desired, but I’m going to need certain reassurances to establish actual trust at this point.
Love it
by The hamster ninja on 2018/07/12 10:23
This is perfect for me it’s simple and easy to use I’m an artist and I always wanted my own site and once I saw this I was simply blown away at how easy it was to make a really pretty page for free I would like to over lap images and buttons and such I did have one experience with a bug where an image became stuck and it was over top another image and I had to restart the app but other than that I am really loving this app
Love you anyway
by You After Ordering on 2019/11/15 01:34
I really loved the app before the update, but I completely understand knowing your worth. I also really appreciate existing users being able to update existing tiles without needing to subscribe; you guys didn’t have to do that and if no one else says it, thank you. However, would it be possible to make videos uploaded from our phone or computer a free feature? I feel that it would really get the basics covered as far text & photo. Still, thank you for an amazing app. 🖤
Good concept, but so limited. Please improve.
by ShiningLikeTheSun on 2021/05/04 14:45
The concept is great, but the design options are incredibly limited. It’s very difficult to make a decent-looking website. You can’t use custom colors, you can’t layer elements. The size change between one block to another is far too drastic. Sometimes text boxes will turn into something you have to scroll through after publishing, and you wouldn’t know unless you happen to bump into it on the published website. I want to keep using this badly, but I can’t have such a limited (and, honestly, ugly) website.
BEWARE THIS SCAM
by Rifqa123 on 2020/04/11 17:12
I design websites for a living in various platforms and thought I would give this app a try thinking it might be a good way to design websites on the fly. I downloaded it around New Year’s Day played with it for a couple hours, didn’t find it as intuitive and easy as expected but figured I’d come back to it. Being the holidays I didn’t have that much time. Low behold, two days later (unlike the 1 week trial period most apps give) this app charged me for (not a month as is again common with less scammy apps) but a FULL YEAR! Within 2 hours of the charge I tried to have it reversed and was told it was impossible. Never been so pushed off by an app. Their payment model is a huge HUGE SCAM.
Great app, just problems.
by Fire alarm fan on 2019/05/24 02:16
I love this app and have been looking for an app where you can make a website quick and easy. I made a website and it worked for a while, but later I decided to look at it and there was a 404 Error pop up and the website would not load. I messaged universe and they fixed everything, but later it started happening again. So I didn’t use the app anymore till later. I went back and thought maybe they fixed the issue. But it was still happening. It was really a waste of time and I was disappointed. I hope the developers can fix this soon.
simple AND effective
by mrmag83 on 2017/09/16 21:33
literally was able to build my site at 1am in the morning while half-alseep; so many sites claim to be easy but still require too much work, especially for someones who doesn't need a full, blown-out site. this is perfect for the jack-of-all-trades creative type who just needs a pretty landing page for their work to live - it's inexpensive and you'll have a domain and something up in minutes!
Amazazinngggg! And that’s not a typo
by itssyliree on 2018/02/22 22:11
I’m so in love with this app. It’s so easy to use. I created my website within minutes. They give you different layouts that you can customize. On top of that they give you the different types of domains that you can use. And it’s fairly cheap! If you aren’t looking to explode that brain of yours making a website that takes you a few minutes. Download the app and you’ll see what I’m talking about.
Universe
by Finessin Ant on 2020/04/18 18:03
Love the app when I first had it 2 years ago but when I finally started to go edit my website you guys literally make us pay for everything & I’m only allowed to use text or photo which is not bad but I tried to pay $10 a month & didn’t know I had to pay all the money up front which make the app hard to deal with because I’m stuck and think you guys should make it to where us the people are able to pay $10 a month just to use all the features wouldn’t care if we lost it the next month but how do you guys expect us to update our sites with just 2 features I love the app just wanted to give my opinion
Perfect for my first website
by JPlo on 2018/06/07 03:34
I’m 46 and not computer savvy. I use my phone for day-to-day computing. This app is really convenient and inexpensive. The app certainly fills the gap between no website and more complex, high-end interfaces. I now have my own URL for my small business at a great price - and I truly believe that Mr. Cohen and his team will continue to improve the experience. I’m looking forward to what the future holds for this app!!
Good, but needs a few tweaks
by YoChuckDAmongUs on 2021/03/08 20:41
First of all let me say that this is actually 4.5 stars. They just don’t have an option for 4.5 stars. but anyway, this app is amazing and even though it has some Internet problems it is still worth every penny. There’s just one thing though, when you try to download a song, you get denied from the file first thing.I don’t know if it’s just an Internet problem but it really needs to be fixed.
Still needs work
by WhyIHAtethisapp on 2021/01/07 02:14
Universe is a user friendly app and a good tool build a basic website. My issue is if you have an item with multiple colors the customer has no idea what color is which. Yes they can select the color in the payment section but the color does not show on the actual picture of the item making it confusing for the end user. If they upgrade this feature I would keep my store on universe because it’s really easy to add and delete items.
Best Website Builder Out There!
by laurelayla on 2019/03/04 19:06
I have tried A LOT of website builders and I have never seen one quite like this! It’s free version is unparalleled not just in amount of features and things you can do but in simplicity and ease of access. I have yet to try the premium subscription version but I definitely plan on it, I don’t think I’ll ever use another website builder as long as this ones around! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!!
Love it, and the support is absolutely amazing!
by Peelage on 2021/03/08 00:56
Being this is a startup I appreciate their dedication to supporting customers. I’m in the process of becoming a lifetime subscriber to maintain my DJ business. It is very easy to use and I look forward to some of the advanced features. I look forward to future updates and the ability to use this software on the Mac Mini M1!! Thank you for coming out with this app, it’s perfect!
Does not work. Possibly a scam.
by Ellionazul on 2020/02/13 00:44
I just downloaded this app onto my iPad Pro and to my iPhone 11 Max Pro. These two devices are fairly new and are both updated to the latest updates available and they each have a very good amount gigabytes for storage. Well, guess what? It did not work on either and instead I got “error” messages on both when I installed on one then the next and I only wanted to see how true a website builder it is/was. And it failed. I wasn’t too sold on the idea to begin with so off to app chopping block it went. DELETE!! NEXT! And I won’t be re-installing after having read the other “horrible” reviews.
Almost Perfect 👌🏻
by JCaballero_05 on 2018/06/05 17:17
Universe is really easy to use. The controls are very simple, the designs are just click away. But since it’s very handy, I mean you could just edit your website anywhere you are and whenever you want, the app itself lacks some good things you could find on the other competitors like GoDaddy and Wix. If Universe could just update its features it would be a really great app. And maybe someday I could them a 5 perfect stars ⭐️
Great Website Builder
by Skottii on 2021/05/30 04:27
This app is great for people who have zero experience with website development. It is a little bit limited, but there are many ways to make a very good looking site! A major con is that if your site receives more than 100 views per day, it becomes almost impossible to find out how many site views you have had without contacting support, because of the way their graph displays data. This has been an ongoing issue for several months and i look forward to a resolution.
Unique
by florentinodelarosa on 2019/04/09 21:13
I absolutely love this app, it is such a helpful tool especially when you have a business! After playing around on this app for more than 6 months it’s been amazing (I still have the free version) I enjoy all the feature this app has even without premium; I hope they keep those features! This app is really good just to try out.
It would be great...
by heidimarie224 on 2017/11/25 19:48
I imagine this app would be amazing. If only I was able to use it 🤔 The old version worked fine. I still have it on my phone. I loved using it for creative things. Then the new version came out. Of course I was excited to use it, it was just like the old one but better! I was so excited but then I tried to open it and it crashed. I tried again, and again, and again. It didn't work. I uninstalled and reinstalled and nothing worked. Even after these countless updates it doesn't work. Please fix this, I enjoyed the old version and would like to be able to use the new one. 👁👅👁
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