uCalc Review: Calculator & Form Builder for Any Website
uCalc is a powerful modern service for building calculators and forms for any website. It will take just a few minutes due to the intuitive drag-and-drop builder mechanism to build a calculator or form.
The platform is beginner-friendly, so you don’t have to fiddle with code. You can create customizable, designer-made calculators and forms on the web in a snap: a few clicks and your uCalc Calculator is ready!
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This tool is a good solution for small and medium-sized businesses with a limited budget, firstly, because of its rich functionality that lets business owners generate leads, process orders and payments, receive orders from the target audience, register guests for events, offer a subscription to the company’s news, notify of special offers and more.
In other words, uCalc, as well as other online calculators, reduces the number of non-target queries because the site visitors who are actually interested in buying your products or services will use a calculator to get the total price.
In addition, if you run your business (especially an online shop) with the limited staff and there’s only one person performing the role of a marketer, salesman, and consultant (in some cases, this person is you), a calculator comes in very handy as it gives price quotes via email or phone itself. It means that neither you nor your client doesn’t have to spend time on phone calls.
To begin with, as soon as you sign up, the system offers two options: to start from a blank slate or jump right into selecting a template.
If you are well-versed in design or just resourceful, the first option is yours and crafting a calculator is a breeze for you. If not, just select a template that suits your business type to make the calc building process seamless.
The competitive edge of the uCalc builder is that the templates on offer provide all the necessary basic functionality, so you won’t get lost amidst hundreds of advanced features and complicated tools.
The platform is easy to use and does not require special technical skills. A multi-purpose calculator builder appears to be a cost-effective solution for improved website performance, SEO and users’ engagement.
The Dashboard contains three modes:
- Formula, and
You might think that the collection of widgets isn’t that rich, but for a calculator, it’s more than enough. Besides, each of them can be customized and configured.
They are Slider, List, Radio button, Checkbox, Field, Text, Image and Button.
The Design mode is for structuring and designing the calculator. You can add, modify, duplicate and delete widgets. The number of elements depends on many factors: business area, product and its features, number of characteristics, etc. You can also change background colors, switch your color scheme and theme.
The platform provides widgets for three types of selection controls: List, Radio button, and Checkbox. The difference is that the latter gives your client multiple choice. As for the other two, the List widget with a dropdown is perfect if you need to save some space because the options there can be collapsed, while the Radio button widget exposes all the available options.
The Text widget is for adding the basic content to your calculator/form. You can choose the text font size, formatting settings, and color, as well as turn text into a link. This element becomes an intrinsic part of your project when you are going to “cut off” orders coming from users outside your target market.
For example, you offer services only in the area (city, district, etc.) where your company is located, and don’t ship your products or go to another area to provide your services. Therefore, it would be a great idea to add a note to your calculator that you work only in a specific area or make a drop-down list with a choice of certain areas.
Next, the Field widget comes. Fields can contain a title, description, and placeholder that may be helpful for a client when filling out the field. These elements can be edited right in the form. Besides, you can set up the following field types: number, text, long text, email, phone number, date, time, and file. You can also configure the Field widget the way required fields are marked (with an asterisk). A field is mostly used for receiving a client’s info for further quote processing.
If you feel tech-savvy and know coding, the HTML code widget is for you, then. It’s available only on the premium plans, and once the plan is over, the widget will no longer be available. The widget should be put exactly to the place where you would like to insert your code.
Another widget available only for the premium plans subscribers is Image. The only things you can set up are image attributes (alt and title texts).
And now, it’s time for the Button widget that is crucial for any service or website as it makes everything work. You can configure its size, shape design, enable terms and conditions, add a success message displayed after sending, connect Google Analytics goals, activate spam protection (standard or ReCAPTCHA) and configure other settings.
On top of that, uCalc allows you to send notifications to yourself and clients by email and SMS (their number depends on your plan). In this case, an online calculator not only calculates the cost but also requests customer contact details with the aim of keeping them updated on their order status or offering some nice bonus.
Into the bargain, to keep track of all potential customers and orders, and increase your sales uCalc lets you integrate your calculator or form with amoCRM — a service for setting up leads, lists, and tasks.
If you run an online store, a calculator is your thing! And, above all, uCalc offers you to collect payments with PayPal and choose the currency for store items (over 20).
You can manage all the calculation thing in the Formula mode, too. There, you specify the cost and formula parameters that are the basis of all calculations. Actually, when it comes to formulas, the workflow is very smooth with uCalc compared to other calculator builder platforms.
You don’t have to touch any code at all since the intuitive editor provides all the necessary mathematical operations and conditional expressions. Besides, you can create an infinite number of formulas depending on a regular price and discounted price, for example.
When the covetable calculator or form is ready, you should go to the Preview mode to check how your project looks on various devices. Plus, uCalc scores are high both due to its responsiveness and because you can work on the device you prefer, and it won’t compromise functionality if you change the device.
Speaking of availability, uCalc’s online calculator can be placed not only on a website but also on social media and in messengers: just share a link of the calc or form!
What makes uCalc builder even more attractive is its flexible pricing scheme: companies interested in submitting more forms and receiving more payments can choose one of the three premium pricing plans.
These plans have such advantages as ads-free and no copyright option, the Image and HTML-code widgets, your own links inside the text and images, client notification and so on.
For the Pro plan subscribers, Live chat support is available.
After the 7-day trial period, you can go on with the free plan to try and see if this platform is what you are looking for.
If the answer is positive, opt for the paid package that is ideal for you.
uCalc is one of the best online calculator and form builders I have come across. It offers an intuitive interface and makes building calculators a breeze. The app is really easy to use, and even if you are not an expert coder, you can still enjoy uCalc features. This app eliminates the need for designers, copywriters, or developers to build.
Price Currency: USD
Operating System: Web
Application Category: Form Builder, Marketing, Web Development