Thanks for submitting your project request. You’re one step closer to having your app developed!

Below you’ll find an overview of how to prepare before you hire a developer and answers to common questions.


Bubble’s network of developers can build apps faster than traditional web developers and for a fraction of the cost. Once you’ve found a developer, they’ll help you translate your app goals into product features, API integrations, and a branded design. Once they confirm the details of your app, they’ll provide a quote and collaborate with you to get started on the project.

Getting Started

Hiring the right developer for your project requires an understanding of the base functionality of your product, a budget range you’re willing to negotiate, and other considerations such as a project completion deadline.

Be prepared to answer

  • What are the features that are most important to you for your app to work?
  • Will your app need payment processing?
  • Do you want this to be an app you can find on the App Store or Google Play store?
  • What is/are the name(s) of the API integration(s) that you’ll need?
  • Do you already have any assets such as user stories, logos, colors, or fonts?
  • Is there a launch date or deadline?
  • What’s your estimated budget?

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Are there any successful examples of Bubble apps I can check out?

  • Dividend is one of the industry leaders in Home Improvement Financing with close to 200 employees and has raised over $380 million from investors like Credit Suisse. Their Bubble app has processed over $1B in loan volume.
  • Otter connects parents who need childcare with stay-at-home parents who can care for their kids. They've raised $31 million from investors like Sequoia Capital and Andreessen Horowitz. Their Bubble app has cared for 7,000 families and helped 3,500 stay-at-home parents make a collective $20 million.
  • Hejcamp is a marketplace that helps people find camping spots, places to pitch their tents, teepees, shelters, and more creative ways to stay in Denmark. Just a year and a half after launch, their Bubble app was acquired by Campspace, one of the biggest campsite platforms in Europe.
  • Plato is a mentoring platform, where new engineering or product leaders connect with seasoned professionals for 1-1 sessions, AMAs, and a comprehensive knowledge base. They've raised $3.3M from investors like Y Combinator and Slack. Their Bubble app got them into Y Combinator's accelerator program.

What are all the costs associated even once the app is developed?

  • Bubble is free to use if you’re okay with your app being private, meaning it won’t be publicly searchable on the internet and no one will be able to access it through a custom domain/URL.
  • Once you’re ready to deploy your app to live and host it using a custom domain, our plans start at $25 a month yearly and $29 a month monthly.
  • You can check our pricing page for more details here:

How long will it take for my app to be developed?

  • Once you’ve confirmed project details and you’ve paid your developer, development time will vary based on the complexity of your app
  • Check with your developer on what’s a reasonable estimate

I want this to happen, what can I expect next?

  • You’ll receive emails from developers wanting to schedule a call to learn more about your project
  • We recommend meeting with at least 3 developers to qualify their service and receive feedback on whether or not your project’s complexity fits within your budget range
  • Developers will provide a quote once they’ve confirmed your project details and should send a sales proposal
  • Should you accept the proposal, your developer should send a contract to sign and payment details

Do you maintain, support, and/or build additional features after my app is developed the first time?

  • It is up to the discretion of the developer you hire after working with you if they’d like to continue working on your app
  • You can always submit a Request For Proposal which is connected to thousands of Bubble developers who can help you, post in our highly active community forum, or look for a Bubble developer through no-code job boards, freelance marketplaces, etc.

Can we build multiple apps?

  • Yes, depending on their bandwidth, they’ll be able to support multiple projects

What if my app takes off, will Bubble be able to scale with me?

  • Yes, Bubble scales seamlessly for thousands of individuals and businesses

Can you sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)?

  • Your developer will sign a NDA once you’re ready to sign and pay for development

Can I choose my Bubble developer and take a look at their work references?

  • You are free to ask your Bubble developer for more information about their background once you’re connected to them

I currently have my own website, can this Bubble app integrate with my existing website?

  • Yes it can

Do I have to host the website myself and can I add my own custom domain?

  • Bubble will host your Bubble app and will be able to connect your custom domain

How secure is Bubble? Are you compliant with standard security protocols?

  • Bubble is built on Amazon Web Services, which is itself compliant with certifications such as SOC 2, CSA, ISO 27001, and more.
  • For more details, check out

Do I own my app/data? Can I export the source code of my app outside of Bubble?

  • You cannot export the source code of your app outside of Bubble
  • Bubble is built on Bubble so if we shared your source code, we would be revealing our own
  • You own all the data and if you want to export it, our customer success team will do everything in their power to make sure your data transfer is completed

What programming languages is Bubble built on?

  • Bubble is a real programming language, designed to replace other programming languages and frameworks traditionally used for web development. This includes back-end technologies such as Ruby on Rails, Django, and PHP, as well as front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Bubble is powerful enough to build fully-functional and scalable apps, and is extensible via Javascript plugins and APIs.

What other resources are there for me to get educated/supported on Bubble?

  • For more support on Bubble-related questions, feel free to visit our general FAQ, submit a support ticket, visit our academy for video tutorials, and find/post your issue on our forums

Do you integrate with X (e.g. Salesforce)?

  • Bubble offers pre-built integrations with hundreds of popular services, including social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn), analytics (Mixpanel), and payments (Stripe). See the complete list of integrations:
  • Our no-code API connector hooks up to any JSON or XML-based API without any programming knowledge and supports the most popular authentication protocols out of the box. We also support connecting to major SQL databases including MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MS SQL.
  • The Bubble platform is entirely open. You can create custom plugins using Javascript, and expose your own API to let other services connect to you.