Thursday, 14 September 2017


You are confused in deciding the Wix or WordPress options to build your website? While WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) in the world, it is not the only option. Wix is ​​another popular builder that you may have heard about through one of the many Wix TV ads. In this article, we will compare Wix vs. WordPress and highlight the pros and cons. Our hope is that with this Wix review and comparison, you will be able to determine which platform is right for you.

We have broken down this comparison to 5 categories: cost, Ease of use, Design, Flexibility, and e-commerce.
Wordpress VS WIX
Wordpress VS WIX
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Price and cost
The cost of developing a website is an important factor when choosing your platform. The total cost of developing and maintaining your site will depend entirely on your needs. The goal is to make sure that you can do whatever you want in your budget.

Basic website builder on Wix free. But there are two big losses to it. First, it adds Wix branded ads on top and bottom of your website. Secondly, you cannot use a custom domain for your site, So site address:

Additionally the basic plan does not offer required add-ons like Google Analytics, FAVICONS, e-commerce, etc. To remove ads and get additional features, you'll need to upgrade to one of the premium plans they offer.

Each premium Wix plan has different storage and bandwidth limitations. You can pay monthly or choose an annual plan.
Wix Pricing Plans
Wix Pricing Plans
The best value plan on Wix is ​​Unlimited plans ($ 12.42 / month), and if you want an ecommerce store ($ 16.17 / month), then you need an e-commerce plan.
This fee does not include any apps that you then choose to use with Wix of your site.

WordPress software is available for free for anyone to use. We often get asked about Why WordPress and what is the catch?

Well, the biggest catch is that you need your own domain and hosting to install. There are several WordPress hosting providers that you can choose from. See our guide on how to choose the best WordPress hosting.

Depending on your budget, you can start with a basic plan with a WordPress hosting provider like SiteGround which will cost you $ 3.95 per month. If your budget allows, then you can use managed WordPress hosting providers such as WPEngine which costs $ 29 per month.

The cost of WordPress sites will increase if you decide to use premium WordPress themes or plugins. However, there are thousands of free WordPress themes and plugins available that you can use to reduce costs. You can add features to your WordPress site using plugins without upgrading your hosting plans.

Conclusion: Wordpress VS WIX
WordPress beat Wix with flexible plans available from various web hosting companies. The cost depends on how many resources you use, and you are free to use your WordPress site in any way you want.

Ease of use
Most beginners do not want to spend too much time learning new skills. Wix and WordPress allow you to create a website without learning the code.

Wix comes with very powerful and easy-to-use tools to build your own website. It offers a simple drag and drop interface where you can select each element on your site and start editing in the WYSIWYG interface.  Wix comes with drag and drop, and WYSIWYG page builder
You can drag and drop items anywhere on your site, rearrange things on your page, write content, and add media in user-friendly environments. Many beginners will find this feature a blessing as it saves them from dealing with code.

WordPress comes with a visual editor for writing your customizer content and themes that allow you to edit your theme properties in a WYSIWYG environment. However, by default WordPress does not come built-in with the drag and drop page builder.

Editing a post in WordPress visual editor
To gain complete control of the appearance, users should familiarize themselves with the different parts such as menus, Customizer, post visual editor, etc. This means that WordPress requires a small learning curve for beginners. On the other hand, there are thousands of themes that make customization very easy.

Conclusion: Wordpress VS WIX
Wix is ​​clearly the winner here. Users do not have to spend a lot of time learning platforms or installing plugins before they can start building their website. On the other hand, they will need to understand the basics of WordPress and may need the help of plugins to build their site.

As it goes, with more power comes a bit more responsibility.

Deisgn and layout
The design and layout of your site plays an important role in success. Every site owner needs a design that not only looks good, but also user friendly and makes their brand stand out.


Wix comes with over 500+ pre-created templates to choose from. All Wix designs are fully responsive and written in HTML5. Using built in tools, you can further customize your site design, change the layout, and rearrange items as you see fit.

Wix Templates
There are designs available for each type of site. Templates are divided into categories such as business, e-commerce, Hobbies, arts and crafts, Personal, etc.

One big drawback is that once you have chosen a template, you can not change it. You can modify and customize as many as you want to use only the Tool, but you can not switch to another template.

There are thousands of free and paid themes available for WordPress. Free themes come with limited support, but they also go through a rigorous checking process. Paid themes generally offer more features and comes with premium support options.

WordPress Themes
WordPress themes range from small personal sites to fully fledged ecommerce sites. Most themes come with built-in customization of their own choice. You are also free to further customize them using your own child themes and plugins.

Users can download free themes from the directory. For paid themes there are several WordPress theme stores like ThemeLab, StudioPress, Progress themes, Themify, etc.

Furthermore, you can hire a developer or learn to create a truly custom theme for your company.


WordPress has a much larger variety of themes and layout designs than Wix. WordPress users can also switch themes or customize them as much as they want without restrictions.

Plugins and apps
Plugins and Apps are third-party software that you can use with your platform to add more features. Wix call them apps, and in WordPress their ecosystem is called a plugin.

Wix comes with nearly 200+ apps that you can add to your site. The app offers a variety of features such as adding form contacts, Gallery, Comments, email lists and so on.

Most apps are free or have a lite version. Other apps that require monthly payments and vary in price. Although there are limited collection of apps, they include features most frequently requested by site owners.

At the time of writing this article, there are over 38,000 free plugins available in the plugin directory alone. Not to mention, premium plugins are available in other markets.

The saying goes: if you can think of it, there might be a plugin that makes it happen.

Do you want to create a Contact form, build a mailing list, create a gallery, or add a slider, There is a plugin for it.

You can do anything you like with WordPress. There are many free and paid plugins that you can use your site immediately.

Conclusion: Wordpress VS WIX
WordPress easily beat Wix in this area as well. Although Wix's Library app is growing, it is still limited compared to the large options available to WordPress users.

Selling items online is another important feature that most beginners look for. Let's see how WordPress and Wix compare in e-commerce.


Wix offers e-commerce with their paid plans. This means users with a free plan cannot run their e-commerce store on Wix without upgrading to a paid plan. With WixStores, you can only accept payments using PayPal or

There are some third party apps that you can use to sell things online, but those apps will cost you more money with their monthly fees. Not to mention you have unlimited payment gateway and limited functionality.

WordPress has some free plugins that you can use to build your online store and sell whatever you want. Each of these plugins has their own addon plugin that you can use to add the payment gateway you want.

Most eCommerce plugins for WordPress even have their own special theme and have many themes specifically designed to work with those plugins.

Conclusion: Wordpress VS WIX
If you want to build a store that is right and ready for growth, then WordPress offers more flexibility, freedom and choice.

WordPress is far superior to Wix as a web publishing platform for all types of websites. While Wix offers an easy to use website builder, you can achieve more with WordPress in the long run

2 komentar

Now I know who's better beetween wordpress and wix. Nice artikel :D

wordpress be the best than wix.~

but blogger always in my heart~