Plotly Reviews

Learn about Plotly data visualization tools for small businesses. Includes info on Plotly, free trials, pricing, customer reviews, and FAQs.

Updated on April 22nd, 2019

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Plotly is an online-based data visualization tool that helps users design and share graphs, charts, and dashboards. Plotly offers a range of features that allows users to import data, design charts, customize dashboards, and track charts.

Plotly Pricing:

Plan Name


Community Edition



$99.00/per year


$420.00/per year


$840.00/per year

Chart Studio Enterprise (Cloud)


Chart Studio Enterprise + Dash Deployment Server (Cloud)


Chart Studio Enterprise (On-premise)


Chart Studio Enterprise + Dash Deployment Server (On-premise)


Plotly Reviews
Plotly Review:

Pros: Variety of customizable charts available. Easy to use data visualization tools.

Cons: Documentation needs improvement. The UI is not very user-friendly.

Bottomline: Solid choice. Offers easy to use tools with a range of customizable charts. However, the UI needs improvement.

Plotly Key Information:


Alex Johnson, Jack Parmer, Chris Parmer, Matthew Sundquist




Montreal, Quebec


Jack Parmer


Plotly FAQs:

What is Plotly's price range?

Depending on the package you choose, Plotly plans can range from $99.00 to $24,960.00. If you want a custom plan, you can contact Plotly to get a quote.

Is there a Plotly free trial?

No, Plotly does not offer a free trial.

What are some Plotly alternatives?

Where can I find the Plotly login?

Go to and click "Log In" in the top right corner of the homepage, or sign in directly at

Plotly News & Activity:


News or Activity

August 2, 2018

Plotly releases Dash DAQ: a UI component library for data acquisition in Python.

February 27, 2018 Partners with Plotly to Bring Interactive Data Visualization Capabilities to Enterprise Data Science Teams.

Plotly Reviews:



johnpauls -

I like plotly and its integration with R's ggplot, but I find that I cannot use the keyboard to interact with plotly charts or the button bar at the top of the charts. This is a concern when making websites more accessible to people with disabilities.

jan dittrich -

I would recommend plotly, since at least their underlying library is free.

filipwastberg -

I like plotly, it has a syntax that takes advantage of the magrittr package and it is easily linked to basic dplyr-functions. It does have a tidyverse-feel to it. However, it is obvious that plotly is not built for Shiny and therefore can be a little bit laborious. Furthermore I am not fully satisifed in how plotly-plots behave in Shiny apps.

TanithRosenbaum -

I found plotly, it seemed to be a cool concept with a simple api, and since I don't mind my data being public their free account appeared to suit me just fine. So I started hacking away on a script that uses their API. But as soon as my data visulaization script was working, plotly managed to piss me off by showing a floater that told me that my allotted usage for today was over and that I need to fork over $19 or wait a day. They could have told me that earlier, maybe in their feature matrix. But they didn't. Well, their sneaky ways made me decide that their product isn't for me.

motherfunctions -

I love plotly! i often use it in place of ggplot2 especially when seeing values is important. i have a personal finance app that i built in shiny and initially used ggplot2, but switched to plotly eventually.

ggm -

I use plotly to make SVG outcomes which then help show people things moving to pptx. The nice thing about the plotly svg is how well its written: it works perfectly as the icon form or the real view. (its also significantly nicer than the analogous design elements inside powerpoint, but I can't take people direct to SVG elements on projected things at meetings just yet)brilliant, simple to use s/w. thank you.