Wix vs Arvixe

Having trouble choosing between Wix and Arvixe? We’ll break down the comparison below to help you decide. At the end, we’ll let you know which host we’d recommend.

Similarities:

  • 24/7 support
  • Uptime guarantee

Major Differences:

  • Wix functions as an all-in-one site builder/web host
  • Wix offers a free plan, while includes a free Wix domain, 500MB storage, and 1GB bandwidth
  • Wix’s long-term pricing is more expensive than similar competitors
  • Wix comes with many built-in features, although adding things that aren’t built-in is a difficult process
  • Arvixe offers a lengthy 60 day money-back guarantee, while Wix allows a 14 day free trial
  • Arvixe has a much wider range of hosting options
  • Arvixe’s shared plans come with unlimited disk space

Plans:

Wix hosting (6 plans total):
  • Free Plan
  • Connect Domain Plan
  • Combo Plan
  • Unlimited Plan
  • eCommerce Plan
  • VIP Plan
Arvixe hosting:
  • Personal
  • Business
  • Reseller
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • WordPress available for installation

Prices:

Aside from Wix’s Free plan (detailed above), their hosting plans start at $5.00/month. Meanwhile, Arvixe’s shared plans start at $4.00/month.

Conclusion:

Wix is the clear winner, in our opinion. In terms of performance, Wix is far more reliable in uptime, and has faster page-loading speeds than Arvixe. They also have great technical support. On top of this, Wix offers a free plan, perfect for temporary websites. Although Arvixe has solid features and cheap hosting, they are far more unreliable.

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