Which Platform is good for web design & development?
WordPress and Wix both are self-contained, fully featured, online, and easy to use tools for web design & development. Before using WordPress, it is needed to be installed on a web server.
To use Wix, one needs to reach their respective website to sign up for an account and then it will allow starting building the website via Wix’s online builder interface.
On the other hand, to use WordPress, one needs to get a web server access and then domain name. Then the user has to install WordPress on that server. After installation of WordPress, customization of the website, picking a theme or installing new functionalities via plugins can be started.
Before web design & development, these following factors one should keep in mind:
Cost: While choosing a better platform for website design, cost factor matters. Though, both Wix and WordPress are free of cost.
Domain: One cannot choose a custom domain for their website in Wix. Wix comes with an advertisement on the website. While in WordPress, the user can choose any domain for their website.
Interface: Visual editor allows you to write your content easily on WordPress. With themes, the user can easily customize their website. While in Wix, only drag and drop interface is available to select any element on the site and edit it.
Design: WordPress offers a large range of themes and layouts than Wix. Also, WordPress with free plugins allows building an online store and selling anything.
After considering all the factors, WordPress is a better medium for website development as it is easy to install and is an open source platform. It allows everybody with the access codes to use and modify the website. Themes and plugins can be downloaded for free. Due to its easy operative environment, it is the most popular blogging platform.
Have a look at some themes and plugin tips of WordPress:
# It should be responsive.
# It offers unlimited color options.
# It contains effective shortcodes.
# It has cross-browser compatibility.
WordPress is called best among the other popular open-source CMS because of its Flexibility, User-friendly interface, Low costing, Easy to access platform, and Design friendly platform.