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What one thing do you like least about Zapier?

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itsjackcohen's avatar
a year ago

This isn’t an original “con” necessarily, but the more complex your Zap is the harder it is for Zapier to effectively communicate where the issue originates when one does. This can result in offline Zaps for longer than they’d need to be if the software was a bit more proactive about where breaks might occur.

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daige's avatar
a year ago

Expensive: the more you add automation, the more expensive it becomes, for life!

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one_cosmic_ape's avatar
a year ago

It takes a lot of clicks to do things and can be tedious/difficult to understand.

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HarrisonJackson's avatar
a year ago

Pricing

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namtrok's avatar
a year ago

As an advanced user I would like to create loops, copy and rearrange steps inside zaps.

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bentossell's avatar
a year ago

Their new editor is not quick enough to navigate if you know what you're doing

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whyjenwhy1's avatar
a year ago

You have to figure it out by yourself if you want to learn more complex automations

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mrqmhardy's avatar
a year ago

Sometimes difficult to integrate and play nicely with other tools.

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martygberg's avatar
a year ago

Hard to use for complex workflows

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BenMcC's avatar
@BenMcC (replying to @martygberg )
a year ago

Integromat is much better for managing complex workflows of 5+ modules. Their interface is so much more intuitive when you've got lots of pieces to manage.

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MatSilverstein's avatar
a year ago

The slightest modification to a Zap process turns off the Zap, and requires turning it back on. This is a small nightmare each time I have to make a change, since whatever organizational process I’m working on essentially dies immediately until I finish editing, testing, and turning it back on.

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TechnikObst's avatar
a year ago

Would love a more private focused pricing tier

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bottish_org's avatar
a year ago

Nothing, all great with what I am using right now

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AndrewJDavison's avatar
a year ago

That not all integrations are as developed as others.

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Peservant's avatar
a year ago

Nothing worth mentioning.

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alexd's avatar
a year ago

Their pricing model. I wish I could do more with it without spending $200 every month

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MoranAltarac's avatar
a year ago

Lack of flexibility on the social channels.

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alexhillman's avatar
a year ago

Debugging is hard! The built in testing tools are good but especially with more complex zaps it's easy to get lost as you move through the steps.

I also wish the plans weren't prices around the number of active zaps.

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AdiWulf's avatar
a year ago

The UI feels confusing at times

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bmlyon's avatar
a year ago

I've only used the product once. I liked it but it didn't "hook" me when I was effectively window shopping.

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R1CCVRDO's avatar
a year ago

It takes time and skill to do really good things

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EytanBuchman's avatar
a year ago

A couple of times, the way Zapier parses API of some platforms was changed without warning, leaving us SOL. Also, when editing zaps, it sometimes forces length tests, even for tiny changes.

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jason_hamiltonm's avatar
a year ago

Unfortunately Zapier is not integrated into some really useful APIs such as the Oura ring.

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sas83120's avatar
a year ago

Not impressed with pricing scale. Automation tools existing within other platforms are more than useful for the average worker making Zapier an unneeded expense for most employees I work alongside.

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