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WIX and or WordPressWhat are the best platforms to use out of WIX and WordPress and for Ecommerce websites. So you have been through many steps in starting your business and all your ideas are in place, however you need an online shop or website for your business.

Which platform should you use to put your business online?  The answer, not so simple, it depends on your circumstances, preferences, size of business. Choosing the right platform can save you a lot of time and energy and frustration.

This blog will give you the pros and cons of the two most popular platforms regarding their advantages and disadvantages to put you able to decide for your business at the end.

WORDPRESS

Pros:

  • Price
  • Plugins
  • Flexible design
  • Programmers Welcome
  • Compliant with hosting providers
  • Google analytics
  • Payment support
  • Community Support

Cons:

  • Security scares
  • Buggy plugins
  • Hosting at a price
  • Pro tools at pro prices
  • Learning curve
  • Not a dedicated ecommerce platform
  • Better for small to medium ecommerce sites

WIX

Wix is known for its incredibly easy to use and learn user interface. The company, although disliked by some marketing experts, is truly geared towards the needs of the less tech-savvy business creators.

Pros:

  • Easy Setup
  • Simple to Use
  • Drag and Drop Design
  • Free Apps
  • SEO Help
  • Payment Support
  • Tax and Shipping calculated
  • Google Analytics with premium plans
  • Save money by paying ahead for your plan
  • Support by WIX, no third parties or other companies

Cons

  • Not able to modify code
  • Not usable for big ecommerce sites
  • No SSL Certificate
  • Ads
  • Not always as mobile friendly as you would like

WIX and WordPress have some fantastic features for those who are looking to start a business online.

If you like a lot of options, is interested in programming, has patience to learn new things, and likes to customize every detail of your website, then WordPress is for you. However, if you’re the person who prefers to let the website build itself and are more interested in creating eye-catching designs, then stick with WIX.

If you need help with anything website related, contact us on 02 8011 3737 or email hello@chevrontechnologies.com.au and setup a time to connect you with technology today. We are your local Website Design business in the Campbelltown & Macarthur region.

 

Some information from:

http://incomeschool.com/wix-or-wordpress-best-platforms-for-ecommerce/

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WordPress Development

Get your websites back-end sorted right. Select from any of the categories below. Each bullet represents one credit. Click here for the full catalogue of services.

Including:

  • Enable logs and/or WordPress debug mode to diagnose the issue.
  • Attempt to resolve the issue if the website or logs reveal a plugin or widget related error.

Install, activate or update a Plugin

  • Install and activate one custom plugin, purchased plugin or plugin from the WordPress catalog
  • Update any number of installed plugin(s) to the current live release using WordPress Dashboard

>> You must specify which plugin(s) to update.

  • Manually update one plugin

>> Example: A specific version provided to us by uploading it to the hosting account

>> If none are specified, we will update the currently active theme

  • Manually update one theme

>> Example: A specific version provided to us by uploading it to the hosting account

Troubleshoot and fix WordPress plugin issues

  • Enable logs and/or WordPress debug mode to diagnose the issue
  • Attempt to resolve the issue if the website or logs reveal a plugin related error

Config file changes

  • Enable a specified PHP module installed on the Hosting
  • Modify the value of a PHP setting
  • Enable or disable debug mode
  • Disable Cache
  • Remove the FTP prompt when installing or updating a plugin
  • Update database connection information in WordPress configuration
  • Reconnect a WordPress database and files

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Troubleshoot and fix WordPress image issues

Troubleshoot and fix 404 error, broken links, or redirect issues

Troubleshoot and fix WordPress core file errors

Troubleshoot and fix a WordPress White Screen of Death

Troubleshoot and fix a WordPress internal server error

Troubleshoot and fix a contact form issue

Theme Maintenance

Tasks include making sure your website looks professional. Select from any of the below items. Each one represents 1 monthly credit. Click here for the full catalogue of services.

Install, change or update a theme

  • Install and activate one custom theme, purchased theme or theme from the WordPress store
  • Update any number of installed themes to the current live release of theme using WordPress Dashboard

>> If none are specified, we will update the currently active theme

  • Manually update one theme

>> Example: A specific version provided to us by uploading it to the hosting account

Troubleshoot and fix theme errors

  • Enable logs and/or WordPress debug mode to diagnose the issue
  • Attempt to resolve the issue if the website or logs reveal a theme related error

Create and activate a child theme

  • Create and activate a child theme

Customise a theme

  • Modify one of the following for a theme:

>> Header

>> Sidebar

>> CSS

>> Background

>> Menu

>> (Each modification along with one revision will consume 1 credit.)