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Why Use Shopify Instead Of WordPress

Limited features

Limited features

Even if you are new to website creation, it may be difficult to find tools that allow you to design a very custom site. With WordPress, you can use an editor such as SubText or Cms42 but even they offer limited functionality. For example, these platforms lack good controls for styling links, which is something I consider one of the most essential functions of a content management system.

Another disadvantage of using WP is that when you want to edit your site, you need to log in to your host’s cPanel. Then you need to upload files and define pages, menus, posts, and other elements of your web layout. It can get pretty complicated unless you're working with someone who has created a number of websites before.

With all the added benefits of having a dedicated app, this becomes less relevant until you start paying for the plan. Furthermore, while blogging apps are great, you still often have to create an account and manage profiles and friends lists via your email address.

Lastly, writing original content can be prohibitively expensive if you don't have a team ready to collaborate with you. Many online sites will charge you hundreds of dollars for an article-readers view. With self-hosted WordPress, however, users can write their own articles and charge whatever rate they like.

Bad reputation

Bad reputation

Even if you don’t use their products, people have made complaints about them in the past. If there are issues, then they need to get resolved. As someone who has worked for an e-commerce company in the past, I would want to warn anyone considering using WordPress to keep that in mind.

There are many reasons why people might choose not to use WordPress when choosing a platform. If anything goes wrong with your website being hosted by this company, you could lose money.

Not only that, but their customer service is mediocre at best. You cannot reach any employees after normal business hours and even then it is via email which means it can be difficult to resolve an issue.

Also, reports of malware and hacks attacks are very prevalent on Twitter and other social media sites. People also complain about having to download the software before trying to install it because they do not have experience with it.

In my opinion, the team over at wordpress deserve another chance. They have improved various things since the days of yore. Also, more businesses are beginning to adopt our platform due to its ease of use and numerous benefits.

That said, here are some ways to stay safe while using the word press platform:

Too many cookies

Too many cookies

One complaint that many people have about WordPress is the wide array of advertising products that are available to place on your site. You can choose between too many different ways to pay for your website, with some options being so-called “ads” (your only option if you don't want ads).

This gets complicated, especially when trying to configure your budget or create an ad. Also, most websites put up by professionals already include lots of ads (oftentimes placed under specific widgets) for things such as SSL certificates and other business related items.

WordPress overall seems like more of a hassle than anything else, but at least there's no tracking bugs in their platform.

Blank wall

Blank wall

Another disadvantage of using WordPress is that you don’t have any control over your page. Yours will look like everyone else’s. If you want to make it different, you must design it yourself.

This means hiring someone to create your web presence or signing up for one of many site building programs (which can cost more than just money). With Shopify, all your content is organized into tags and categories.

You can then choose which tags get access to sections of your website and store. Plus, every member of the community gets free tag editing rights so they can customize their own pages to their needs.

There are even customizations which only require HTML knowledge. You can also extend your website by adding new functionality with plugins from the plugin library. By having both basic and premium versions of your site, anyone can simply upgrade later if they want extra features.

Poor support

Poor support

One of the biggest complaints about using WordPress is its customer service. It’s no secret that the community around it is very large and enthusiastic, but this also means there are many people contributing fixes and changes, and sometimes these contributions create conflicts.

Because so many people contribute to the same project, maintaining consistency can be an issue. Additionally, bugs and problems often get fixed or addressed by developers in their own time without much effort from you, the business owner.

You may encounter issues where things don't work as they should, buttons aren't consistent, or visual elements appear differently across platforms. All of these issues could come back to bite you later if customers find them jarring when switching between pages.

Furthermore, you're potentially opening yourself up to hackers by publishing your website online. Even if you have security measures in place, there's still a part of everyone who reads blogs knows how to use Google searches to find vulnerable websites.

Your readers are more likely to try hacking apps or breaking into websites if they feel something is weakly protected. For example, someone might search "how to hack whatsapp," and then see how to do it on another site.

If you've got a problem page, maybe it's time to reconsider having the word "problem" in the title. Search engines will give less weight to links coming from poor customer ratings.

Doesn't integrate with other services

Doesn't integrate with other services

Although it has many similarities to WordPress, you can install and use WooCommerce easily on Shopify. This online shopping cart will allow your customers to buy products directly from your website without having to go through another site or require them to keep coming back to shop.

There are also several functions within WooCommerce that are not available in WordPress, such as custom fields for product reviews and ratings. You can also have different prices depending on whether they are buying together with other people or signing up individually.

WooCommerce is very powerful and offers lots of options. For example, you can assign different styles to each product and change the layout so it looks more interesting. There are also some great skins that make the platform easier to navigate.

Takes time to set up

Takes time to set up

There is a lot more to setting up a website using WordPress than buying a domain name and logging in to the control panel. You also have to install themes and plug-ins, train yourself how to use them, and find someone to help you if you get stuck.

For people who don’t want to spend too much time configuring and maintaining their websites, this can be quite an uphill task.

Shopify is different because it comes with over one thousand ready-made designs for stores of all sizes, including some big names like Markdown Powerseller. The best part is that they are constantly updated!

You only need to design your store once and then keep updating it by adding products and selling things. Since everything is done for you, you focus on what you do best – making great stuff.

Once you start taking orders, there will be so many requests coming in that you won’t know where to start. And most importantly, you are working with other businesses who are very interested in what you have to offer. So any questions you have should be directed to those companies.

Keep in mind that getting established takes longer than starting a business. But when you go shopping around for good deals, you’ll still have time to price your goods competitively and sell your stuff.

Could use some new pictures

Could use some new pictures

Although it’s been around for years, wordpress is an incredibly popular website platform with over 60 million users. People love that they can create a profile without knowing how to code or design anything. Also, thanks to people having access to computers and high-speed internet, there are lots of online tutorials that teach you how to make changes to your site.

There are so many different features available in WordPress that making a page about them all would be pretty long. Here we will focus on the photo gallery feature and how to get the most out of it.

To set up a photo gallery, first go into my dashboard and then click on add media. Select upload now to have Photoshop open this tool (for newer versions of chrome), choose files here to select photos, then drag and drop them onto the desktop. Name the folder “photos” and hit enter.

Next, go back inside the browser screen and type in www.photographyday.com. This will take you to another place where you can buy photography equipment and reading materials.

Click on any product that you like and scroll down until you see its price and name. You will also find details such as where it was made and other information. For discounted prices, look for sales and discounts.

Finally, go back to your laptop and click on edit button next to a picture you want to add to your blog. Type in keywords related to the subject of the image and add caption text below it.

Go ahead and try adding some images to your blog using this tutorial! If you've used photoshop before, don't worry if you haven't. The basic steps remain the same no matter what software you use.

Not as easy to use as it sounds

Although it’s simple to get started, there are several things that can make you feel more comfortable such as the customization options available. You also have the ability to create different themes for your store depending on which type of website you want to build.

For instance, if you plan to sell your products through a shopping cart, then you will need to choose a theme with this functionality. If you don’t wish to pay extra for a packaged option, then you can customize the code yourself or find a free template.

There are many reasons why people prefer shopify to wordpress at its core level is simply being supported and upgraded constantly. The fact remains that everything works better together than separately. And we all know that customers install apps to complete tasks they need to accomplish efficiently.

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