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Webflow vs WordPress: What Should You Build Your Website With?

WordPress vs Webflow: Pros and Cons

To finish out our WordPress vs Webflow comparison, let's compare the pros and cons of each platform.



  • WordPress is free and open-source.
  • WordPress has a lower learning curve than Webflow (unless you're already familiar with HTML and CSS).
  • Because WordPress powers more than 42% of all websites on the Internet, it's very easy to find WordPress learning resources.
  • The huge plugin library lets you easily add features to your site without resorting to workaround code embeds.
  • WordPress integrates with more third-party tools and at a deeper level.
  • It can be cheaper to create a site with WordPress if you're on a budget.


  • Webflow's visual editor is very powerful, which is why designers love it.
  • Webflow gives you everything you need to build a basic site in the core package — no need to add plugins.
  • Webflow offers direct customer support for paying customers.
  • Webflow offers better out-of-the-box performance optimization. You can make WordPress sites load very fast, but it requires some manual effort.



  • Because WordPress is self-hosted software, you'll be responsible for maintenance and security, including updates.
  • WordPress sites can feel more complicated because WordPress relies on plugins to add key features.
  • WordPress doesn't offer direct customer support (though it's easy to find community support).


  • While Webflow's editor is flexible, it can feel overwhelming if you're not familiar with some basic HTML and CSS principles.
  • Webflow doesn't have a huge plugin library like WordPress. While this makes things simpler, it's also more limiting.
  • Webflow doesn't integrate with as many third-party tools as WordPress does. For the integrations that exist, they aren't as deep as WordPress.
  • Webflow can be more expensive.

Both WordPress and Webflow are great solutions for building websites. Which tool you choose really depends on your value in the content management system. For most individuals and businesses looking to build a website, WordPress is probably the better choice because it is more flexible and integrates with more tools. It's also probably cheaper and has a lower learning curve if you're not already familiar with the basics of HTML and CSS.

If you're a web designer or someone who makes a living creating lots of client websites, you might prefer Webflow because its many features are designed to help designers create websites faster. Finally, it's worth noting that you don't always have to choose between Webflow and WordPress. The official Webflow Pages plugin for WordPress lets you create pages for your WordPress site using Webflow.

You can refer to my webflow website:

(It's quite beautiful! :D)

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