Keeping pace with the latest and the greatest is of crucial importance in our fast-evolving world. Particularly it does ring true for the internet industry. Once being in raging competition with WordPress, today Movable Type is at the sunset of it’s popularity. There is a permanently growing trend to leave the latter in favor of WordPress. Therefore, let’s have a look at the reasons for the tendency.
Being among the most advanced solutions for website building, Movable Type and WordPress are in many ways quite similar. However, the licensing problems that Movable Type had encountered, threw it back and slowed its progress down as compared to WordPress.
Needless to say that Movable Type has many advantages attracting large numbers of followers. Being easy to use and install, this software offers some great customization possibilities and robust support system. Speaking about the drawbacks – Movable Type has somewhat steeper learning curve than WordPress and usually takes more time to get familiar with. Besides, it’s number of plugins is also far from that of WordPress. Finally, the main concern for many users is the costs associated with running a Movable Type-based website. Due to the fact that it is not an open source tool, budget issue is not out of the window. WordPress, on the other hand, is a cutting-edge and absolutely free of charge CMS solution. It is chosen by every one out of 6 website owners. The reasons for such popularity are WordPress’ ease of use and a huge amount of plugins. Both professionals and newbies can take full advantage of this piece of software. Even though the platform does not have any support staff, the community is very active and you can get all of your questions answered on the support forum. Another area where WordPress takes the cake is its SEO capabilities. Search engines tend to favor WordPress, that makes a positive impact on your website’s traffic.
If all of the abovementioned sounds tempting, you should consider transferring your website from Movable Type to WordPress. With CMS2CMS solution you won’t have to worry about any migration related-issues. Check out the prezi below to get familiar with the migration process.
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