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Software Description:

Google Sites is the easiest way to make information accessible to people who need quick, up-to-date access. People can work together on a Site to add file attachments, information from other Google applications (like Google Docs, Google Calendar, YouTube), and new free-form content.
It is possible to launch an intranet for the company, a project site for the team or a portal for customers with this site builder. All without writing a single line of code.

Software Description:

WordPress is a free and open-source tool and content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system.
WordPress also features integrated link management, a search engine–friendly platform, the ability to assign multiple categories to articles and support for tagging of posts and blogs.
It is one of the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management systems available today.

Software Description:

Empowering designers to build great websites
without touching a line of code.

Tons of elements, drag and drop designing, build in real-time without a developer.

The web tool that really will save you 8.5 hours per week.

Design responsive websites with ease. No really. Blocks is a flexible tool for creating websites without coding.

Features:

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Summary:

  • Custom Domain Name Mapping: Owners of both personal Google accounts and Google Apps for Business accounts are allowed to map their Google Site to a custom domain name.

  • Google-powered search to find content across Sites.

  • Multi-tier Permissions and Accessibility: There are three levels of permissions within Google Sites: Owner, Editor and Viewer.

Summary:

  • Search engine and SEO friendly: WordPress.com is optimized for SEO and getting your site in front of searchers on Google, Bing, Yahoo, and others.

  • Easy to use: WordPress.com lets its users easily create beautiful and powerful websites or blogs.

  • Tagging: Tags provide a useful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about.

  • Themes: WordPress users may install and switch between themes, which allow users to change the look and functionality of a WordPress website.

  • User's own domain name: Users can set up and configure a custom domain.

Summary:

  • Visual design in the browser in real-time

  • Responsive all the way

  • Not just for prototypes

  • Image editor for effortless effects

  • Templates, themes or start from scratch

  • Easy to use for any designer

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: No
  • For business use:
    Google Apps: $5 per user per month, or $50 per user per year.
    Google Apps with unlimited storage and Vault: $10 per user per month, or $120 per user per year.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Users are individuals and companies that need their internal sites.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for creation company intranet sites and team project platforms.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • The Google Sites web application is accessible from any internet connected computer.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is commonly used in tandem with other tools from Google apps suite.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Google Sites is integrated with other Google products, so users can insert videos, docs, spreadsheets, presentations, photo slide shows, and calendars directly onto their Google Sites pages.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Group email aliases (support@yourcompany.com) are included free and don't count as users.
    Google Sites users can easily invite anyone with a Google Account to be able to edit/share the whole site, or just individual pages. They can take advantage of Google Groups, too, to enable a particular group of people access to a subset of pages within the website.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • They offer phone and email support, as well as help desk.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • It offers an API.

FAQs:

    What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is used for creation and maintenance of websites or blogs.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • WordPress is a cross-platform service working on on Mac or Windows, and there also
    exist native applications for WebOS, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • This service integrates with many other apps.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • There are multiple API sections / topics, like Dashboard Widgets API, Database API, HTTP API, File Header API, Filesystem API, Metadata API etc.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • WordPress user consist of many famous blogs, news outlets, music sites, Fortune 500 companies and celebrities.
    For example, famous blogs like Mashable and TechCrunch are both on WordPress. News outlets like The New York Times’ blog and CNN’s on-air.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • WordPress allows several users to access and administrate a site, with various permission levels controlling user and team access across the board.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • WordPress's primary support website is WordPress.org - providing the online manual for WordPress and a living repository for WordPress information and documentation. There are also WordPress Forums, live chat, email, support pages.

FAQs:

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Other:

Who uses Google Sites
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

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Who uses WordPress
  • Personal
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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