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Kentico is ranked 7th in Web Content Management with 1 review while WordPress is ranked 2nd in Web Content Management with 7 reviews. Kentico is rated 10.0, while WordPress is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Kentico writes "The advanced marketing suite has helped us to establish our US business". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WordPress writes "The online store, dynamic shipping cost tables, and invoicing are a few of the valuable features". Kentico is most compared with WordPress, Drupal and Episerver CMS, whereas WordPress is most compared with SharePoint, Plone and Liferay Digital Experience Platform .
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The most valuable features are its integration capabilities and advanced marketing suite.

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We use WordPress on two different websites and it solves all of our website issues.It is a stable system which offers a wide variety of themes and templates.As WordPress is such a popular product, there are many designers and developers available to work on projects.Ready-made themes speed the design process; a huge number of quality themes are available from several sources.Good for rapidly turning around all the elements required for online sales funnels.It has a vast array of themes which could be applied to make the website visually look more appealing to the target market.This program has made it possible for our company to advertise all around the country, instead of keeping it local.

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This product needs an out of the box Intranet/Extranet Solution.

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I would recommend dumping the Gutenberg interface, as that is horrible.The system should be more informative.The basic product is becoming less usable by end users for site maintenance post delivery.Backups and moving sites could be handled better.WordPress sites do require quite a bit of maintenance: Constant updates to both WordPress and all the various plugins that it requires.It may be useful to have a downloadable program that you could have on your desktop that allows you to create and maintain the program while offline.

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Set up cost is nothing. Pricing is free. You need to pay a cost only for the domains, hosting, and to buy themes.It provides a high ROI.

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Kentico is the only fully integrated ASP.NET CMS, E-commerce, and Online Marketing platform that allows you to create truly optimized digital customer experiences across multiple channels. With Web Farms, Continuous Integration, GDPR and Data Protection, and MVC development fully supported across the platform, Kentico empowers your developers to deliver state-of-art websites and experiences faster.

What’s more, Kentico’s powerful Campaign Management features, including Advanced Email Marketing and Marketing Automation, allow your marketers to unleash their creative potential and run highly effective campaigns that convert prospects into customers.

Provide your developers and marketers with the innovative freedom they need. Drive customer loyalty, improve and refine your digital strategy, and give your brand impressive global presence.

Kentico EMS’s rich selection of out-of-the-box web parts, easy customizations, and open API quickly gets websites operational. The all-in-one platform combines a full set of integrated solutions, including Online Marketing, E-commerce, Online Communities, and Intranet and Collaboration. Kentico EMS allows you to manage contacts and campaigns, track the customer journey, provide global e-commerce functionality, and measure and analyze the results to create and manage customer experiences easily in a dynamic business environment.

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. WordPress is installed on a web server, which either is part of an Internet hosting service or is a network host itself; the first case may be on a service like, for example, and the second case is a computer running the software package Features include a plugin architecture and a template system.

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Gibson Musical Instruments, Mazda, Segway, Twinings, Ingram Micro, Allergan, KingspanTIBCO Software, Code for America, Crosswise, Essio Shower, AdLemons, Applied Geographics
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