Many of you still confused about what to choose Wix or Squarespace? I’m sure this article will help you make that decision a bit easier for you. Without any delay let’s explore.
Wix: When you open the control panel you know how easy it was to navigate in Wix. it’s eye-catching, well organized and really motivating. It’s a real pleasure to work in Wix. You can easily customize your site in a WYSIWYG editing environment simply by drag and drop design elements and widgets to the canvas. The flipside of this approach – called ‘absolute positioning’- is that you can’t change your theme in the future.
The control panel of Wix is divided into two sections: Editor and Dashboard. The Dashboard lets you easily manage your sites’ settings, and the Editor gives you a total WYSIWYG website creation experience.
Squarespace: The latest version of Squarespace address all the UX-related pains points and made easier than its predecessor. Nevertheless, it is still inferior to that of Wix. There’s certainly a learning curve. But once you understand its logic, updating your site gets easy and fast.
Style and Flexibility
Wix: If your main goal is to build a beautiful looking website in less than an hour without writing any codes than Wix is clear choice for you. In Wix, You have enough tools to build a stunning looking website within an hour. Most of the features are native options that you can enable directly through the control panel.
Squarespace: This website builder also filled with rich-features. Squarespace features look more compact, as it has no app market like Wix.
Although Squarespace seems to be more flexible, it’s not the clear winner. While Squarespace lets you build a website from scratch in a professional way keeping your site’s architecture clean, it has no such huge number of useful apps as Wix.
WIX: Many editable elements in the control panel contain a small interrogative sign icon – just click it to learn more about the object you’re about to edit. Wix also offers an extensive help center with videos, how-to articles, and forum. Many questions have already been asked and answered there.
Squarespace: Squarespace offers premium help including tutorials, live chat, and email support. And Squarespace started again holding one-on-one workshops that take place in their Customer Care offices in New York.
If you’re looking for a freebie, you’ll find it on Wix. On the other hand, Squarespace offers better functionality and customization.