What You Should Know about WiX?
WiX is a free and codingfree website building tool. This system doesn’t require any
coding knowledge as all the management actions are run within drag and drop dashboard.
But nevertheless, WiX doesn’t allow you to alter the website HTML or CSS codes and as
the result, you can’t make any design modifications. Although, WiX supports its users with
a great collection of templates, you should be careful when choosing one because once
you opt for a template for your site there wouldn’t be a way back, you won’t be able to
change it to another.
Peculiarities of WordPress
WordPress is an open source content management system which in contrast to WiX,
requires some coding skills but it enables you to create your own website design. It should
be mentioned that it is very easy to work with WordPress and even a schoolboy can handle
its coding system. This CMS platform allows you to customize a website according to your
needs and demands. Moreover, WordPress is the most SEO friendly CMS platform on the
Make a Choice
So, WiX can be an alternative platform in case you are looking for a nocoding solution. But
if you want your website to have more professional look and rich function system then
WordPress suits you best. In case you have started your website with WiX and now you
would like to have a site built on WordPress platform, don’t worry there is no need to create
a website from scratch. You can easily migrate WiX to WordPress. CMS2CMS service will
move your content automatedly. In other words, you have to follow an easy stepbystep
instruction in order to complete the WiX migration in a few minutes.
Create a new account or sign in with your Facebook or Google account.
Point out Source and Target Website
You have to identify your Current and New website URLs. In our case, they are WiX
(Source) and WordPress (Target).
Connection Bridge Installation
It’s time to download bridge file which establishes the connection between WiX and
WordPress CMS. Follow these steps:
● Download Bridge file to your computer. It will be saved as “cms2cms” zip.
● Then extract the folder from the zip file.
● After that you have to connect to your WordPress Website via FTP client software.
● Within the FTP dashboard, copy the “cms2cms” folder and paste it into the root
folder of your WordPress website.
Now you have to choose additional options which will simplify the process of migration.
They are the following:
● You can migrate image files (jpg, png, gif and others);
● You can make URLs SEO Friendly (internal links will be formed according to the
URLs structure on your Target site);
● It is possible for you to clear current target data (it means that before the migration
all the data on your Target site will be deleted);
● You have an opportunity to get design suggestion (it means that you will be provided
with the resources where you can choose similar to your previous website themes).
Set up Demo Migration
You have an opportunity to run a Free Demo Migration in order to see how CMS2CMS
migrates your data.
Full Migration Step
When the free Demo Migration is over and you are satisfied with the results then it is time
to start the final stage – run Full Migration. In approximately 15 minutes you will observe the
outcomes of WiX to WordPress migration.