Wix Software


 

Wix is a cloud-based landing page solution that helps users create and manage websites. The solution provides multiple templates with video backgrounds, fonts and animation. It allows users to customize the website with their own logo and branding.

With the system, users can display images, videos and text in a gallery layout and add zoom-in or fade-in scrolling effects. Wix offers an Artificial Design Intelligence (ADI) module that creates personalized websites for users with text and images. The Wix code module offers serverless coding that allows users to set up their own database collections, build content websites and add custom forms.

Wix allows users to set up an e-commerce portal where users can display products, manage orders and payments. Pricing is per month and is based on bandwidth and storage provided. Support is provided via a knowledge base and an online forum.

 

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    Wix template
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 10

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Joe from Operation Renovation LLC
Specialty: Construction
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2018

December 2018

Great software for not so website friendly business owners

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Overall really good website for small businesses. Great bang for your buck.

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Easy user friendly interface. Drag and click and you can make an outstanding website. Lots of add ons and features. Reasonably priced. No website knowledge needed. Great way to get started with your business without breaking the bank. Awesome website templates and integrate with google, social media, and other websites.

Cons

Not compatible with all widgets and can have issues while building website but it depends on your internet speed, and also what you need from your website. All these things are minor inconveniences.

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Carmealy from YES Prep Public Schools
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

November 2018

November 2018

Help to structure good websites

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I have taken into account this platform to make two webs, giving it an opportunity to experiment, understand and look for good functions that other web design platforms do not have. You just have to try to know what is done, know what is your potential.

Pros

It implements very good templates to create a good blog or website. It contains suggestions that help when creating a site, making the job easier even if you do not know Html5 completely. Very good price.

Cons

I think it is very complicated to make deeply personalized codes to persue of giving you suggestions on the page. In addition, exaggerated ads sometimes are a nuisance, however you can get used to it.

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Erik from One Way Products
Specialty: Manufacturing
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

August 2018

August 2018

Excellent website hosting and design for any skill level.

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Pros

Wix has a clean and simple interface with drag and drop design options making website building a reality for anyone! With simple templates and pre-made add-ons, your website can look custom and professional in no time.

Cons

Wix is not the cheapest option on the market for website hosting. However, time is money and the simplicity that wix offers is second to none.

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Jason from SS&C Advent
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

December 2018

December 2018

Wix is an intuitive website building software

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I initially was attracted to WIX for building a few websites due to their extensive list of templates available. They have hundreds of templates. I like the many site gadgets and more importantly, they have tools for building mobile sites. A really good thing is the excellent customer support. Whenever I have a question or issue they have been quick to respond.

Cons

One setback is when I choose a template, I cannot switch to a new one, I am limited to changing the design within the template, so this is a limit I wish could be improved upon.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Paul from Force5 Software
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2018

December 2018

Nice and easy to use and create nice websites

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quick and easy websites

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it is easy to set up and relatively intuitive. It is good enough for basic sites that look really nice

Cons

it is not great for a indepth site that will get hit hard with traffic. Especially ecommerce

Review Source: Capterra
 


December 2018

December 2018

Super Easy Website Templates!

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Wix made setting up a new website a breeze - templates are easy to use and don't require any prior knowledge of HTML or website design

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the free templates are limited, so if you are looking for a more personalized website, this may not be the way to go for you

Review Source: Capterra
 

John from Student
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

December 2018

December 2018

Wix - Amateur Photographer Review

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Wix is awesome. I set up a Wix account with the hope of making it easier for people to see my photographs in a more organized platform than on social media. Since then, I have actually made a couple of sales! I never thought Wix would allow me to generate some extra income from a passion of mine.

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I can't complain! Wix has been a great way for me to publish and organize my photographs for people to see and purchase.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Kristoph from Bayer
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

December 2018

December 2018

Perfect for the experienced and novice alike

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Wix provides an incredibly approachable way to design your own website. The flexibility and ease of setting up makes it easy for any need you might have. I've used Wix for both professional and person reasons, and Wix was perfect for both uses. They have a wide variety of themes to choose from, which makes you truly feel that you've put your own touch on it.

Cons

Reservation calendar functionality is not up to par, so I hope they look into it for improvements.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Dmitry from Instinctools EE Labs
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

December 2018

December 2018

Easy to use site builder

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When creating small landing pages for clients, we use the Wix website designer. The system offers a large selection of templates for each niche. There is support for Open Graph. You can connect corporate mail to the site.

Cons

Firstly, the platform for creating websites lacks the function for developing multilending. There is also no useful tool for conducting full testing of landing pages.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Anilkumar from Kagz Modern Web Development
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

December 2018

December 2018

Wix is great website builder, but not the best out there in the markets

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Creating professional blogs and sites.

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I have used Wix for 3+ years to create professional blogs and sites. What I like most about this website builder is the way it offers tons of options to create an appealing website. That is, Wix editor, Wix Artificial Design Intelligence and Wix Code. Again, Wix offer free services and have lots of themes where the user has to choose the one that meets his or her desires.

Cons

I do not like how the user is limited to few field, where the one is forced to pay in order to get the most out of it.

Review Source: Capterra
 


December 2018

December 2018

Great for small business websites without complex structures

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Ease of use and never-ending improvements while quietly been climbing up the ranks.

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The more complex and larger the site gets, the more limited you are.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Lisa from 3 Fresh Eyes
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

December 2018

December 2018

Easy to Use Web Builder

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I have designed sites on Wix for less tech savvy clients so they can make updates more easily.

Pros

This web builder is great for clients that do not code and would like an easy web design experience.

Cons

The software is easy to use, but the templates are a bit limited in my opinion.

Review Source: Capterra
 


December 2018

December 2018

powerful webpage making software

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The software definitely benefits me so that I can have my personal webpage.

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I can use this software to create my own webpage to advertise myself. In addition, I can use this software to create a webpage for my group, even a company.

Cons

I should be familiar with the software first, otherwise it is time consuming to completely create a new webpage.

Review Source: Capterra
 


December 2018

December 2018

Good for wedding pages

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For a free website for weddings or a temporary page this is a great option. For a more professional business page I would choose a purchased domain

Pros

I like the layer features that Wix provides.

Cons

I do not like the speed of the page. Also for the free portion of the program it is not the best setup for mobile use either.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Lyly from KinderVision
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

December 2018

December 2018

Wix review

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- helps achieve goal or increasing footprints
- helps marketing team reach target audience

Pros

-clean interface
-easy to use tools, not too complex

Cons

-graphics could be better
-traffic to websites aren't as high

Review Source: Capterra
 


December 2018

December 2018

It's good

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Good platform to use for a beginner. Gets the job done.

Cons

Slim pickings of themes to choose. Have to spend money on the good ones.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Pamela from ChatterBlast Media
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

December 2018

December 2018

A definite yes!

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I used Wix to build a portfolio and it looks fantastic! Using the website builder made creating a website a breeze and there definitely are lot features to choose from to help you show off your work. I'd say this is a definite yes for anyone looking to build a website or portfolio that wants to standout from the rest.

Cons

Because I'm new to website building, I didn't know what all of the features were or where they were located - but there's always a learning curve when it comes to learning something new, so it's fine.

Review Source: Capterra
 

David from Granite Bay Robotics
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

December 2018

December 2018

Easy to use WYSIWYG web software for managing your website

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Web Page Management

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I liked the ease of use of Wix the most. It's easy to get started with and get others to help edit the site without a significant on boarding process. Plus, the designs look great as well.

Cons

I disliked the pricing tiers the most about this software. Charging a subscription cost to manage a simple text based website without user input is pretty annoying when it costs much more to integrate actual commerce or other user functionality.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Pat from Grand Rapids Public Schools
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

December 2018

December 2018

Great Website Builder for Starters and Experts

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Wix allows for a lot of freedom when designing and customizing a website. Both for beginners and experts there is little that cannot be done with Wix if you have enough time to figure out various aspects of the website building tool.

Cons

Nothing there isn’t to like about Wix some areas of building a website take a little more time than others, but that comes with most website builders.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Heather from Heather Shelby Design
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

December 2018

December 2018

Has improved!

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It's pretty easy to use and I think most people with no website experience could figure this out. Their templates and usability have improved greatly since the last time I used it which was probably 2-3 years ago. Great for resume pages and small business.

Cons

If you need a lot of advanced features and functionality this platform is probably not for you.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Brittany from Cutécle
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

December 2018

December 2018

Wiz Review

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FREE ! Easy to use, to navigate, however I didn’t use it long .

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Whatever package I had wixstore was attached to the domain . I didn’t like that

Review Source: Capterra
 

Mike from The SKEE League
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

December 2018

December 2018

Websites for Dummies

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Despite some minor functionality limitations, the Wix customer service team has never failed to provide me with complete and immediate solutions to any of my issues with the platform. I've tried other templated website creators, and I feel that Wix has the best value and the highest quality product.

Pros

The Wix drag and drop platform is incredibly simple. Combined with a large selection of pre-formatted templates, a complete novice could create a professional looking website in a matter of hours, all for the fraction of the price of hiring a web development firm.

Cons

Editing the elements on the site can be tedious, and time consuming. Occasionally I will add content blocks and need to extend them to add more content, which caused a domino effect when stretching the block to create more space. Long story short, sometimes ease of the drag and drop has its limitations.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jason Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

December 2018

December 2018

Easy for Beginners to make great looking websites

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Like their commercials claim it is very easy for anyone to make a a great looking website. Wix has a lot of pre-made templates to choose from so there is no need to re-invent the wheel. Easy drag and drop builder for re-arranging items adding your own information, pictures, etc. Overall, very easy for someone with limited experience to create a visually pleasing website and create an online presence.

Cons

In interest of fair disclosure, I'm a web designer so probably a little biased.

Closed eco-system: You are basically at Wix's mercy when it comes to available features and add-ons for your website. It's nearly impossible to imagine what features you may need in a year or two for your website. The feature may or may not be available on Wix.

Pricing: Initially the prices are very reasonable, but as you add features and add-ons your monthly expense can increase substantially.

Review Source: GetApp