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Talking to 1,630 true, verifiable photo website builder site visitors, I asked them a straightforward question: Do you refer to the photo website builder you're currently using?
Using their answers, I calculated a client happiness score for the 16 best photographers. This work is backed by affilate fees when the reader selects a photographer on the basis of this guideline. Squarespace and Wix are what I call general website builder. This means they can create a wide range of sites - not just photo sites.
Photo website builder such as Format and SmugMug are not general website builder - they are specifically intended for the creation of photo sites. Generic website builder are conceived for all types of sites - photographic included. Why would you want a website builder specifically developed for photographic sites? To start with, photographic sites need to present visuals - so topics need a blank room to framing photographs and attracting visitors' attention:
Photo topic example. Photo topic example. Photo topic example. A lot of fotographers also use their website for proving. If you are not familiar, proving means making your own photo album so that customers can see or print the pictures. A lot of website creators of photographs have their own photo proving functions. The format proving function. Worldpress is not a website creator. Site builder and content management systems both construct websites, but they have different characteristics.
A website builder, for example, will host your website for you - so you never have to bother with it. Now, the advantage of using a CMS like Wordpress is that you can move Wordpress sites between Hosts - while your site on a site builder always needs to be housed by that site builder.
This work is backed by affilate fees when the reader selects a photographer on the basis of this guideline. These guidelines were produced by asking verifiable members of photo website constructors and asking them their opinions about the Photo Website Builder they used. Client satifaction is the percent of the user who referred the photographer.
At least 30 companies / user groups are interviewed to determine the level of user friendliness.