You might have heard of Wix, that super-popular website builder everyone’s talking about.

It’s great for many things, like creating simple websites, blogs, or portfolios.

But when it comes to dropshipping, is Wix your best bet?

Well, not really.

In this article, we’ll discuss why Wix might not be the ideal choice for dropshipping and introduce some better alternatives.

Let’s start!

At a Glance: Why Wix for Dropshipping Is Not Recommended

Wix homepage

Let’s cut to the chase.

You can use Wix for dropshipping.

I mean, if you really wanted to, you could probably use a typewriter to send emails (okay, maybe not!).

But just because you can doesn’t mean you should.

When it comes to dropshipping, Wix might not be the best choice.

Here are some of the reasons why:

  • Wix is not built for ecommerce. While Wix is an excellent and easy-to-use website builder for basic websites, it’s not really designed for the unique challenges and needs of dropshipping.
  • The ecommerce features are somewhat limited. Dropshipping or ecommerce isn’t just about creating product pages. It’s also about managing different currencies, calculating taxes on the go, offering real-time shipping quotes, and much more.
  • Few dropshipping apps. The Wix App Market has a limited number of dropshipping apps. This can make connecting your dropshipping store to your dropshipping supplier more challenging.
  • Limited design flexibility. While Wix offers some cool design templates, it uses a design approach called ‘absolute positioning.’ In simple words? Your website might not always display how you would want it on different screen sizes. Plus, if you ever want to change your store’s theme, it’s pretty time-consuming with Wix.

These are just a few reasons why we wouldn’t recommend Wix for dropshipping.

Ultimately, there are other great ecommerce platforms for dropshipping.

Platforms like Shopify, WooCommerce, and BigCommerce have been created with ecommerce…


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