The best welder for beginners, if chosen wisely, could be the last you'll ever need. As a bonus, you won't weld like a beginner for long.
Ease of use and versatility combine to make a welder the best for beginners.
Simple enough to use that a beginner can quickly start making useful welds without frustration, and versatile enough to weld popular metals of different thicknesses under a variety of conditions.
And, the best of these machines will continue to meet your needs well beyond your beginner's stage.
I like how this forum member summed it up: