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With so many different website builder options to choose from, it can be challenging to narrow it down to one. However, one key consideration you should take into account is how SEO-friendly the builder is. 

This blog post will highlight our favorite website builder for SEO, explaining why we use this platform and why you should too. 

What website builder options are available?

There are numerous website builders available. However, noteworthy ones include:

  • WordPress
  • Squarespace
  • Wix

Out of the three most popular options, WordPress is typically seen as the best for SEO, thanks to several reasons – which we will discuss below.

Why choose WordPress?

When you choose the WordPress content management system (CMS), you have the option to install custom plugins to improve your SEO.

Unlike other website builders, WordPress is fully customizable, allowing you to improve various aspects that directly influence SEO.

For example, you can install plugins responsible for:

  • Increasing page speed
  • Title suggestions & guidelines 
  • General SEO recommendations (URLs, meta descriptions, etc.)
  • And more!

If you’re looking for improved freedom and unlimited potential when it comes to SEO, then choosing WordPress is a no-brainer.

There are many SEO-friendly themes

Following on from our previous point, WordPress also has hundreds of affordable, SEO-friendly themes.

These themes not only look great and are super easy to edit, but they also work well on mobile (a significant SEO factor), are quick, and allow you to do what you do best without the hassle of building your website from scratch. (which you could mess up… just saying!) 

Other website builders are an option

Although we think that WordPress is the best website builder for SEO (and many will agree), this does not mean to say that it’s your only option. 

For example, Squarespace is also a good platform and is SEO-friendly. However, there are a few hiccups you may run into, such as the lack of customization, no plugins, and potentially slow site speeds once you begin receiving high volumes of traffic.

What does this mean? This means you may need to convert to another website builder or CMS such as WordPress down the line.

Our advice? Start like you mean to go on – choose a WordPress website and streamline your content creation from the beginning. You won’t regret it.

Are you in need of a WordPress website?

If you’re looking to set up a brand new website or desperately trying to transfer your existing website from an alternative CMS, then get in touch today.

Contact us to learn about adopting the web for your business

    Author Jarod Thornton

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