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Editor X vs. Wix: Which website builder is right for you?

Editor X vs. Wix: Which website builder is right for you?

Editor X is a new website builder from Wix that offers more design flexibility, collaboration tools, and an integrated development environment than its parent platform. However, Editor X and Wix share many features, but do they differ?

Editor X vs. Wix: Features and Templates

Editor X and Wix offer free templates to help you start your website. Editor X's template library is small, with only 28 options available. However, they are all high quality and very well designed.

Wix has a much more extensive selection of templates on its platform, with over 800 available for purchase. The advantage here is that if you want to build an online store or have specific needs for your website, then Wix has something for everyone.

Editor X vs. Wix: Responsive Design

In Wix, you can resize content elements on a generic mobile screen, but you can't manually set breakpoints or control the size of your content on different screens.

Breakpoints control when and how a content element responds when the visitor's screen size changes. With Editor X, you can manually edit the breakpoints of each content element on your pages. In addition, you can anchor content elements to specific points on your pages or scale them using responsive mobile containers.

Editor X vs. Wix: Tools for Developers

Editor X is a more powerful tool than Wix because it offers an integrated development environment and a Node.js server. It allows you to edit CSS on your site and even run JavaScript code directly on your site. This makes it easier for developers to create complex websites with dynamic content.

Wix is a more straightforward tool than Editor X. It doesn't have an integrated development environment or a Node.js server. Still, it has limited tools for adding images and text to your site.

Editor X vs. Wix: Collaboration

Wix only allows one user to edit one site at a time. You can invite multiple users to edit your site, but there is no way to leave comments or assign tasks.

One of the best features Editor X offers is simultaneous editing by multiple designers. You can see where other users are working, leave comments on any content item and assign tasks. Editor X also allows you to set user roles and permissions to make changes to a site.

Editor X vs. Wix: Customer Support

Wix offers 24-hour phone and email support but no live chat or community forum. Editor X provides 24-hour telephone and email support and a community forum where you can ask other users questions.

Editor X vs. Wix: Applications

Editor X and Wix share the same app marketplace with over 250 free and paid extensions. Apps are available to extend the functionality of your website in terms of blogging, product submission, merchandising, marketing, and much more.

Editor X vs. Wix: Performance

Editor X and Wix are very different when it comes to the process of designing a new website. Both platforms allow you to choose a template, drag and drop content elements onto your pages and customize your site's styles. But Editor X emphasizes unlimited customization, while Wix opts for streamlined simplicity. As a result, it takes much longer to build a site with Editor X than with Wix.

Editor X vs. Wix: Pricing

Editor X and Wix offer free plans with limited functionality and only allow you to create one website. Paid plans start at $16 per month for Editor X (billed annually) or $14 per month for a single site on Wix. The most expensive project on both sites is $29 per month (billed annually).

What does all this mean for you? Editor X gives you the tools to bring your vision to life. Editor X will equip you with everything you need to create a beautiful site that can grow with you and your business. And if you're looking for an editor with great out-of-the-box templates, Wix won't disappoint in that regard.

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