Wix Brief Review | 5 key points To Know Before You Use Wix.com

MD M Nauman Sunday, 5 November 2017 1 comments






Site Builder : Wix
Drag And Drop Editor: Yes
  • Rating : WIX Website Builder Rating 5 stars
  • Free Trial :yes
  • Worth The Price : 90%


    In today’s modern world, the internet is everything from selling to buying, and sharing information or teaching others new skills. Everything can easily be done on the internet. The types of services that are available on the internet are constantly evolving. Nowadays, you can see the growth of many types of online website building platforms. Website builders make it possible for those without any coding knowledge to get online, whether it is a small business or a big enterprise.

    Many small Business owners are lacking a developer or website designer on their team; and without them, they may not know how to create a website for themselves. Hiring someone to create a website may also be an unreasonable option for most people, as they charge a lot of money. However, now you can get online easily yourself using Wix’s free website builder. Using Wix, you can create and own a website without needing to know computer languages like HTML, JavaScript, CSS Etc 

    Wix is a free website building platform that is filled with high quality templates and design options for any person that wants to get online. You can easily manage all aspects of your site by using some of the many apps that they have featured on their app market. You just need to use Wix’s easy drag and drop editor, and upload all of the text and information you want for your website, upload your brand logo and link your social channels, and your website is ready.

    Today, we will take a deeper look at one of the best online website builders available on the internet today.

    Within a few years Wix has proven themselves as a leader in the online website building market. With over 100 million users across 190 countries, it is easy to understand why they are considered a market leader. This is clearly a global company that is loved by many of their users. 

    One of the most attractive elements about Wix, is their easy drag and drop style. This allows users to easily put together the information and pictures that they need for their sites. You can really get down to the small details and make a lot of customizations to your site. You can add Wix Video, to feature high quality videos on your site, or add the Wix Comments Apps to help increase engagement with your photos and videos – great for anyone that wants to build a community on their site. The options are endless. 

    If you feel like you don’t have enough time to make a fully custom website, you can even use the Wix ADI option to make a website instantly. ADI (artificial design intelligence) is completed with just a quick questionnaire from the user. You need to fill in your information, some basic design questions and what type of business you have and then the ADI will automatically design you site. It takes only a few clicks, and then you have a custom site. 

    Why Wix is so successful ?

    We will analyze it in-depth and know why it is so successful so we are sharing few important points now firstly : 

    Wix offers free Account :

    People like to try things before they purchase them, so the fact that Wix can be started for free is a big bonus. First, people can find out whether they need to upgrade to a premium option, and this helps to ensure that the customer is finding the option that is best for them.  

    If you are going to be using your Wix’s Ecommerce options, then you will need to switch over to premium. You can check out this chart to see what options are available in free and premium. 

    Wix is available for free as long as you want in free plan you get Drag 'n Drop editor, unlimited pages, 500 MB storage, secure hosting and a mobile site, but if you want professional features like your own domain name or priority support, Get More Storage & Bandwidth etc then you must choose from one of their five premium plans.


    WIX Free versus Premium Plans

    Wix Interface is User Friendly : 

    Wix site building interface is intuitive as they have Drag and Drop Editor Where users don't need to click on the preview or touch the code. Here you will see your site that you are building.  No tech skills needed. Just pick a template,  change anything you want, add your images, videos, text and more to get online instantly.

    You will have Complete WYSIWYG  Experience "what you see is what you get".

    WIX works under System as a Service model popularly know as SaaS Where users need to create WIX Account and once they created the account they can create and manage their sites from desktop and mobiles. 

    WIX programmed their drag and drop editor in the way that we can drag and drop things anywhere inside the page unlike some builders they have already booked the space for things and we can only drops things on that booked places only.

    When you enter wix control panel you will see SEO and other Settings can be manged in the dashboard and drag and drop editor to build site.

    WIX has Added New Features in the Dashboard Like:
    • Freeze Scrolling
    • parallax scrolling

    WIX All New Artificial Design Intelligence :

    People now a days concentrating on machine learning to create new things which helps our world to be the better place for living. This Revolution can change mankind as every technical things now becoming a piece of cake. 



    WIX also introduced their new feature Artificial Design Intelligence. This innovation puts Wix on a completely different level versus its competitors. Because Wix ADI learns about you and applies this knowledge to create the perfect website for your needs. From billions of combinations including layouts, images, text, contact forms and more, Wix ADI website builder selects the most stunning just for you - creating a one-of-a-kind free website.


    This feature is for newbies who don't know the layouts or other stuff but you can use drag and drop builder too. 

    This ADI is very intelligent it can extract your added images, Social Profiles etc from your Website Address and you can use it in making about us pages etc

    Ready-made Templates From Wix :

    WIX is currently offering more than 510 templates in 15+ categories so there are more chances that you would like any of the precreated template. All the templates are of modern design and very up to date. If you don't like any of the pre-created template then don't worry you can start with blank canvas where you can design your dream website.

    So this is the Freedom WIX Offers to their customers When comes to Designing and choosing the templates. 

    But Choosing Pre-built templates makes sense as they are well structured with layouts at the right places and if you are choosing WIX for you business to make things easy for you then why to make it hard by starting with blank canvas.

    WIX Offers Templates in more than 15 categories and here they are: 
    1. Business
    2. Online Store
    3. Photography
    4. Video
    5. Music 
    6. Design 
    7. Restaurants & Food 
    8. Accommodation 
    9. Events 
    10. Portfolio & CV 
    11. Blog 
    12. Health & Wellness 
    13. Fashion & Beauty 
    14. Community & Education 
    15. Creative Arts
    16. Landing Pages

    WIX offers a large library of images and videos which you can use on your wix site for free and this save lot of time for the users to search images and videos and find whether they are free for commercial use or copyrighted. So Wix is touching hearts of the users with this small things.

    WIX Customer Support :

    WIX has created a separate page called help center similar to Godaddy's knowledgebase all the topics are listed with a search box at the top center to search what you need.

    Other than this Wix offers email support where you will be creating and submitting a ticket to wix support team then they will reply you with the solution and phone support starts from 6am to till 5pm PST, outside of these times you can schedule a time for a Wix specialist to call you back.

    If you are a VIP plan user, you get priority access to their “VIP Team.” If you are a VIP member the support will be awesome with instant replies.

    WIX Separate Mobile Site & Responsiveness :

    The best thing I loved about wix is they think so much of user interface and user experience there focus and dedication on small things in the interface with precision makes them so special then others. 

    WIX offers separate mobile editor so that you can edit the mobile version of your site separately from the desktop version of your site. Wix allows users so much freedom in the mobile editor most of the things are just like click and done or drag or drop. Some best features of mobile sites are:

    You can show different widgets on the desktop site and different on mobile site

    You can hide widgets or other content on mobile which many builders don't allow.

    Mobile Action Bar button at the bottom in the mobile tools where you can change the color theme dark or light. Here you can also edit contact information and you can enable or disable features like Site Menu, Phone Numbers, Email, Address etc

    Back To Top Button : You can also enable or disable back to top button this is a small feature but useful to optimize user interface and user experience where users can click on it to scroll back to top of the page.

    WIX APP MARKET & WIX SEO :

    WIX is more than a drag and drop builder it offers you a separate apps market where wix users can install their preferred apps with just a one click. Wix apps are similar to blogger widgets or WordPress Plugins.

    WIX has more than 245 apps in their market and some of the apps are developed by third party developers like we see in Wordpress and  Blogger.  Apps are both paid and free so most of the important apps like To Improve SEO, To add Forum in The Site, To Create Forms, Collecting Subscribers, Search Bar, Comments, WIX Booking, Sell Digital Goods, Google Adsense etc. you will get all this stuff and much more for free in WIX Apps Market.

    WIX SEO :

    By adding this feature WIX Now is more SEO Friendly. Wix SEO Wiz has what you need to get the best SEO for your website, including a personalized plan, keyword analyzer, step-by-step walkthroughs and more.We Know SEO is so complex we cannot say whether this is right or this is wrong many bloggers say that wix websites are not SEO Friendly but now WIX Covers all the basic setting of SEO Like:
    1. Page Meta Tags like Keywords, Description tc
    2. Changing URL Slug Of the article to your customized one

    WIX Pricing Module :







    Wix’s pricing plan may vary by country, so make sure to check out the plan that is specific to you. If you upgrade to premium, you will get options like e-commerce plans, increased bandwidth, increased storage, unique domain and you will remove Wix ads from your site. 



    When you made your mind to upgrade then You can select from this 5 different levels of pricing choose according to your need. this is the monthly plans if you purchase plans for a year or two then you can get good discount on that similar to other hosting providers

    Conclusion :


    Wix is a recommended 5-star website builder.If you are a newbie and don't know to code, and web developers are asking high rates to fulfill your demands then this is for you.

    You will also have the chance to become more familiar with web design if you create your site with Wix, as you will need to build your site by yourself. 

    They have beautiful templates, amazing apps, and an easy to navigate platform. Overall,I give WIX 5/5. 




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    Hello MD M Nauman is a passionate Web Designer and write Reviews on Games and Software. He love blogging, Designing Blogger templates, Web Developing.

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