The best online dating site is the one that you’re comfortable using and that has enough people for you to find some attractive choices.Most of the sites we researched offer mobile apps, and if connecting on the go is important, be sure to find a site you like that has a usable app. You may be too busy to find dates in the traditional ways.

You can pay for one, three or six months of the service.

If you’re looking to date within a specific religious, ethnic or age group, e Harmony is our top pick for focused dating because it has match preferences that can filter your matches at a granular level.

For members of specific groups who may struggle to meet potential dates, online dating can expand your options.

There are sites like Our Time that focus on singles over 50 and lots of sites that focus on different religious groups, including Jewish dating sites like Yenta and JDate.

Tinder has expanded beyond just an app and you can now view people’s profiles on your computer.

This site doesn’t focus on in-depth questions or personality quizzes, though, so it can’t recommend matches based on your preferences.

Online dating can save you from some obvious mismatches.

All of the sites we reviewed have free profiles that you can use to get a feel for online dating before paying for a subscription.

In the case of Ok Cupid and Tinder, you can match and message with people without paying for a subscription at all.

If you’re interested in trying out a subscription to a site, all the sites we researched offer short one to three month subscriptions that can give you a taste of all the features of a site without spending a lot.

If you’re looking for a dating site with great free features, Ok Cupid is our choice for best value because you can message matches without paying a subscription fee.