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Why SimplyScholar

A web experience tailored to your needs

Designed for academics

SimplyScholar is tailored to the specific needs of academia, helping you build a website with ease. Experience a simple and intuitive platform that provides the essential features you want, without endless prompts for features you don’t need. Build a high-quality website quickly and customize it to highlight your academic achievements. Connect with colleagues, share files, and add your research and publications in just minutes.

Easy to use

Odds are you aren’t a developer, which is why SimplyScholar ensures a smooth and user-friendly experience for everyone. Our platform is designed to be clean, intuitive, and friendly, allowing you to build and edit your website effortlessly, even without a technical background. Easily adjust themes, fonts, layouts, and more to create a professional online presence. We understand your time is valuable. Keeping your site looking professional and up to date should never take away from your work. With SimplyScholar it never will.

Markup language friendly

At SimplyScholar, we value the importance of displaying complex equations, chemical structures, and technical content clearly and accurately. That’s why we seamlessly integrate MathML, LaTeX, TEI, CML, MusicML, and other specialized markup languages into your website. Your technical content will always appear correctly formatted and accessible, blending seamlessly with your text and never appearing as raw code or plain text.

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Simple pricing for every need


Individual Students

$7/mo or $70/yr

Includes 60-day trial

Try for 60 days
  • Scholar tier PLUS
  • Customizable color schemes and design options
  • Advanced templates and design customization
  • Ability to add research papers and posters (PDF)
  • Multimedia elements (images, videos, slideshows)
  • 1GB additional storage



$19/mo or $190/yr

Includes 60-day trial

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  • Data Capacity: 5GB
  • Themes: Advanced customizable options
  • Security: Data backup and robust security measures
  • Mobile-Friendly: Fully responsive design
  • Research Hub: Space for preprints and publications
  • Educational Tools: Syllabus and assignment pages
  • Privacy: Comprehensive privacy control
  • User Access: Supports 2 users in total (1 additional user)
  • Trial Period: 60 days (no CC required)


Faculty Member and Team

$49/mo or $499/yr

Includes 60-day trial

Try for 60 days
  • Includes all Professional Package features, PLUS
  • Enhanced Data Capacity: 5GB extra data (10GB total)
  • Team Page: Section for photos, videos, and team information
  • Customization: Personalized URL for your team
  • Expanded User Access: Supports 3 users in total (1 additional user)
  • Free Personal Sites for Postdocs
  • Community Pages: Dedicated pages for staff and alumni bios
  • Research Showcase: Section for new and notable research
  • Setup Fee: A one-time setup fee applies due to the custom nature of the pages
  • Custom Build: No free trial available due to the custom nature of the pages


Labs and Centers

Custom Pricing

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  • Includes all Teams features, PLUS:
  • Completely customizable to meet your needs
  • 10GB extra data (20GB total)
  • Free SimplyScholar sites for all members
  • Tailored precisely to meet your unique requirements
  • Complimentary SimplyScholar website access for team members
  • Direct support where you email us, and we handle all site updates for you
  • Service to support your blogging, ensuring high-quality content presentation

Frequently asked questions

    • What is SimplyScholar?

      SimplyScholar is a web development platform specifically designed for higher education students and professionals. It provides a clean and easy way to create and manage your own website, showcasing your academic achievements, research, and publications.

    • Who is SimplyScholar for?

      SimplyScholar is for anyone in academia who wants to create a professional online presence. Whether you're a student, faculty member, researcher, or lab director, SimplyScholar can help you showcase your work and expertise.

    • What if I’m not a researcher?

      No problem! SimplyScholar is designed to be a platform for anyone in academia. Even if you're not a researcher, you can still benefit from using SimplyScholar to showcase your academic achievements, art, publications, and other work.

    • How much does SimplyScholar cost?

      SimplyScholar offers a variety of pricing options depending on your needs. We won’t even ask for payment info until the end of your trial. Please visit our pricing page for more information.

    • I'm an independent researcher. You aren’t asking for my credit card in advance?

      SimplyScholar is an affordable and time-saving platform and we are confident you’ll be happy with your experience. But if you do decide not to move forward we don’t want you forgetting and getting charged anyway. That’s why we ask for your payment information later.

    • What can I include on my SimplyScholar website?

      You can include anything related to your academic achievements and expertise, such as educational background, research, publications, presentations, CV/resume, and media.

    • Can I customize my SimplyScholar website?

      Yes, while we’ll set you up with a great looking page, SimplyScholar provides customizable themes, fonts, and layouts, allowing you to create a personalized online presence that reflects your unique style and brand.

    • Can I make changes to my SimplyScholar website after it's been created?

      Yes, you can make changes to your website at any time using our easy-to-use editing tools. Either access the page yourself and edit, or fill out our editing form.

    • What if I need help or have troubleshooting issues?

      We are always here to help you with any questions or issues that may arise. Please contact us at [email protected].