Quick Answer: When Was Wix Created?





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How did Wix get its name?

Wix’s founders, Avishai Abrahami, Nadav Abrahami, and Giora Kaplan came up with both the company idea and its name while at a brainstorming session at the beach. From there the company was born, and soon came the name. Back at the beach, the three brainstormed what to name their new company.

What is Wix built on?

Wix.com Ltd. is an Israeli software company, providing cloud-based web development services. It allows users to create HTML5 websites and mobile sites through the use of online drag and drop tools.


Headquarters in Tel Aviv Port, Israel
TypePublic company
Traded asNASDAQ: WIX

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Is Wix part of Google?

Google Cloud Platform Results

Israeli-based Wix provides a leading cloud-based web development platform with over 89 million registered users worldwide. Through free and premium subscriptions, Wix empowers millions of businesses, organizations and individuals to take their businesses, brands and workflow online.

How many Wix users are there?

14. Today, Wix has 145 million registered users. According to some sources, Wix has over 190 million users.

Why is Wix bad?

Wix websites load slower than those built on HTML (like WordPress) and this will lose people who do want to read about you. AND with a slow loading website, you will be further penalized by search engines because they know that your site provides poor user experience and they won’t want to vouch for it.

Is Wix unprofessional?

While convenient and cost-efficient, most websites look amateur and unprofessional. Here are a 3 reasons why you should despise them, too. Yes, Wix promotes that you can create your website because it’s free. By the way, $12.42/mo is actually too much to pay for Wix services (which isn’t that great).

Is Wix cheaper than WordPress?

WordPress is open-source, which means it’s free for anyone to use and modify (though hosting, themes and plugins can all cost money). Wix is easier to use but less flexible while WordPress is more flexible but has a steeper learning curve— deciding between the two is a question of tradeoffs.

Is WordPress or Wix better?

WordPress is ideal for creating complex sites, but takes longer to get to grips with. On the other hand, Wix is much easier to use, but doesn’t have the same level of flexibility that WordPress offers. Still, this means Wix is better if you need an attractive site live quickly.

Does Wix own your content?

For free sites: The owner of any sites or content is the owner of the Wix account under which the content was created. In most cases, the owner of the account is considered to be the person or entity who has access to the email address listed in Wix’s records.

Who is Wix owned by?


Headquarters in Tel Aviv Port, Israel
Operating incomeUS$47.24 million (2018)
Total assetsUS$214.97 million (2016)
Total equityUS$6.08 billion (2018)
OwnersT. Rowe Price (14.1%) Mangrove Capital Partners (9.7%) Steadfast (8.5%) Fidelity Investments (5.5%)

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Is Wix really free?

Wix is available for free for as long as you want. If you need professional features like your own domain name or ecommerce, you must choose from one of their premium plans ranging from “Combo” to “Business VIP”.

Is Wix safe?

Wix Review: Summary

Wix’s best premium features only cost a few bucks a month. They’re excellent value – and they’ll make your visitors think you’ve paid thousands of dollars for a custom-built website. We’d recommend Wix to anyone looking to build either a small business or personal website.