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We believe that Webflow is the perfect CMS for smaller sized projects. It’s ease of use, ability to incorporate custom designs, and not needing to rely on developers makes it our preferred platform.

Published on
July 11, 2019

The website development process has simplified and we can comfortably hand off the completed site to our clients.

Unlike other content management systems where you may be confined to their templates, Webflow provides a blank canvas that inspires creativity. You can literally build anything! If and when your site doesn’t require some intricate, one-of-a-kind UI features. Like any other CMS, Webflow has some limitations, but using API’s enables a higher degree of complexity. And every design choice you make gets translated into clean, standards-compliant code. You’re essentially designing and developing your site simultaneously.

With Webflow, there’s no need to learn a complex backend. You can make edits and updates to your text and images right on the live website. This enables our clients to make edits on their own time without having to rely on our team’s availability to make simple changes. It’s a win-win!

If the out of the box components doesn’t suffice, you can use Webflow’s advanced HTML embedding component. It allows you to incorporate third-party code to add all kinds of functionality to your website.

Webflow even goes as far as providing integrated hosting. You don’t need to look further than Webflow to get your website up and running. However, if you’d like to host your site elsewhere, you have the ability to export the code and use it whenever and wherever you wish.

Are you thinking of switching platforms?

An additional hosting benefit provided by Webflow is integrated SSL security, backed by constant threat monitoring. All you have to do is turn on the feature in your dashboard and you’ll have end-to-end SSL security between Webflow servers and your website. No setup required.

Are you thinking of switching platforms? Migrating your content to Webflow is a painless process. You won’t have to worry about losing any of your valuable data. You can export all your content from your existing CMS and use the import CSV feature to upload all your content into Webflow in a heartbeat.

One of the biggest reasons we recommend Webflow for small to medium-sized businesses is the customer support it offers. Webflow has a huge knowledge base offered by its digital University. They have tutorial videos that walk you through every part of the platform; design, hosting, integration, and more. In addition to these amazing video guides, they offer customer support via phone or live chat. As the website owner, you can easily and quickly get answers to your most pressing questions.

After analyzing the top content management systems, it is evident that Webflow is designed designers and developers to create cutting-edge website experiences. Webflow is a great tool to create production-ready websites from scratch without programming.

It’s nearly impossible to draw a conclusion on which CMS is the best. Each platform offers a unique selling proposition with different advantages. It really comes down to which platform will fulfill your specific website needs the best. From our experience, small and medium-sized companies, more often than not, don’t have the resources to easily make website modifications. For this reason and everything discussed above, we highly recommend working with Webflow.

At MacPhee Design we’ve been designing and developing digital products for over 15 years and we’ve created many websites using Webflow. You can explore our past projects and browse our services to learn more about our offerings. If you have any questions or are looking for a website design/development partner, reach out with your questions with no commitment. We’re happy to help!