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ReadyCMS vs.

ReadyCMS Alternatives

Most businesses are forced to change the solution they started with due to limitations of the platforms or time-to-cost benefits.

SaaS

(Shopify, Squarespace, Wix, etc.)

Cloud based platforms are limited and in most cases are not the best solution if you need custom features. ReadyCMS allows you to create the website you need.

Disadvantages:

  • You are forced to use one platform
  • No custom development
  • Paid plugins
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Open Source

(WordPress, Magento, Drupal, etc.)

Open Source platforms can bring your development costs up down the road and have their own restrictions regarding maintenance, security, or speed.

Disadvantages:

  • Technology restrictions
  • Maintenance costs
  • Greater security risks
  • Hosting expenses

Headless

(Craft CMS, Strapi, Sanity, etc.)

Headless platforms are often developed with developers in mind. They can be tricky to use and demand highly skilled developers that will put in a lot of time and effort.

Disadvantages:

  • Highly skilled developers
  • Complex to use
  • Not designed for marketing
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No CMS

No CMS or custom development website and online shops are not cost-effective. A lot of time is spent on common development tasks and they often require a team of multiple people.

Disadvantages:

  • Time consuming development
  • Increased development costs
  • Bigger team
  • Time-to-market
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In-depth Comparison

Choose the right platform - don't let traditional platforms hold your growth.

ReadyCMS Logo SaaS
(Shopify, Squarespace, Wix, etc.)
Open Source
(WordPress, Magento, Drupal, etc.)
Headless
(Craft CMS, Strapi, Sanity, etc.)
  Multichanel
(Publish content to multiple websites, mobile apps or 3rd party platforms)
Multichanel
(Publish content to multiple websites, mobile apps or 3rd party platforms)
X X
  API
(API driven content distribution)
API
(API driven content distribution)
X X
  Speed
(Ability to fine tune the website to get the best performance score)
Speed
(Ability to fine tune the website to get the best performance score)
X X
  Scalability
(Platform ability to perform well regardless of the usage or additional development or costs)
Scalability
(Platform ability to perform well regardless of the usage or additional development or costs)
X X
  Technology constrains
(You can use any technology you want to develop a website)
Technology constrains
(You can use any technology you want to develop a website)
X X
  Security
(Additional layers of security and protection)
Security
(Additional layers of security and protection)
X
  eCommerce
eCommerce X
  Native Custom Fields & data types
(Easy to add feature that allows more control of your data without the requirement to install additional 3rd party plugins)
Native Custom Fields & data types
(Easy to add feature that allows more control of your data without the requirement to install additional 3rd party plugins)
X X
  Native SEO
(Built-in SEO options and features that do not require installing a 3rd party software.)
Native SEO
(Built-in SEO options and features that do not require installing a 3rd party software.)
X X
  Native Multilanguage
(Built-in feature for multilanguage support that does not require installing a 3rd party software)
Native Multilanguage
(Built-in feature for multilanguage support that does not require installing a 3rd party software)
X
  Native Plugins
(Built-in and maintained plugins and features by the same platform)
Native Plugins
(Built-in and maintained plugins and features by the same platform)
X X
  Global CDN
(Built-in content delivery network)
Global CDN
(Built-in content delivery network)
X
  Partnership program
(Earn additional revenue through the Partnership program)
Partnership program
(Earn additional revenue through the Partnership program)
X
  Headless
Headless X X
  Custom Features
(Develop custom functionalities or connect the website with other platforms of your choice)
Custom Features
(Develop custom functionalities or connect the website with other platforms of your choice)
X
  Open Source
Open Source X X X