Wix Review

Wix

Pros

  • 24/7 customer service
  • Competitive prices
  • Extensive template library
  • Easy to use mobile site builder
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • Storage option available

Cons

  • Average customer support
  • Better for beginner users
  • Average mobile site features

Overall Score

9.8
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Summary

Regardless of how much web building research you have done, you are sure to have seen a couple of bigger names, such as Wix. The service currently provides services to more than 65 million users, and more than 40k visit the site and sign up nearly every day. Wix has earned this kind of a following by providing excellent customer service as well as numerous features at a reasonable price. Wix is a reliable website building company for both first-time website builders and the more experienced users. New users find it very straight forward to use, and those that host dozens or even hundreds of sites, still find enough variety with Wix.

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Value For Money

Like most other website builders, Wix offers new users the chance to try out their services and features for free. If you have just started shopping for a website building company, take full advantage of this free trial to explore each of the features and how they can help you with your website. For those that have been shopping for a while, will be happy to see that the monthly charges with Wix are very competitive to other website building companies. Those looking for the cheapest option can sign up for a domain host with a limit on bandwidth and storage for less than $4 a month. However, if you have a more flexible budget, the unlimited option is just under $10 a month. This package gives users their domain name for free. Also, it does not put limits on the amount of storage and bandwidth you can use.

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Editor

The editor used in the Wix software is very user-friendly, even if you have never used website building software before. It works wonderfully to design and develop desktop sites, and creating mobile versions is simple. If you have any trouble using the editor, just click on the question mark in the upper right-hand corner to view the help pages. In most cases, this section will give you the answers you need quickly.

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Wix Templates

There are hundreds of different templates to choose from with Wix, each one well designed and can be used in numerous ways.  With these kinds of templates, you will not have to do much regarding design work. The designs range from funky and colorful to monotone and modern, and everything in between.  It doesn’t matter what kind of site you are building; you are sure to find several options within the Wix template options.  If you aren’t sure exactly which one(s) you like best, switching between your favorites is quite simple.  If you’re looking to add on to your site, you’ll be pleased to see how easy it is to search within the base template to find just the add-ons you need to personalize your site and set it apart from others on the internet.  The drop down menu is extensive, giving you more options to customize your site. When you consider all the features and template options available, the number of combinations is endless.

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Additional Features

One of the different features currently provided by Wix is the ability to add small animations to your website. All website builders do not always provide this feature. It’s a nice way to add a touch of professionalism to your website, as well as giving your traffic a bit of a ‘wow’ factor.  Also, it is very easy to view your SEO reports, allowing you information on how well your website is doing and where there’s room for improvement.  There is also a neat little App Store within Wix that has all kinds of tools and add-ons that can add a little something extra to the site.  Some examples of apps that are free to use are a Form Builder, and there is also one for Shopify.  For an additional cost, you can link to some other very popular and profitable sites.

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Guides & Customer Service

It is pretty much standard within the realm of website building apps to provide customer service assistant to their users 24/7, and Wix is no exception.  With so many current users, and their numbers growing daily, it’s more of a necessity than a bonus.  Most of the time, users will be able to find answers to their questions and solutions to their problems by searching within the various threads and blogs linked on the site. In addition, Wix has both a phone number and an email address available for support.  Some users have also found help by following the Wix Twitter account, and posting questions there.  Since the team that is monitoring the Twitter feed has members that specialize in different areas, you may be referred somewhere to get the answer you need.

Customer Opinions & Reviews

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Rene Alesini - 2:35 pm

I personally would give Wix 5 stars, I’ve been using it for almost a year now, and I’m not disappointed. It’s easy to navigate, my website is working with no lags, and I love the ‘Let’s hear it for the boys’ color theme.

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