Why do companies choose Softr over WordPress?


Over 500,000+ users trust Softr as a more powerful Wordpress alternative. According to them, Softr’s application builder is much simpler to use and the hosting is headache-free. They also mention that Softr is well integrated with Airtable which enables seamless and rich experiences for their end-users.

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6 reasons that make Softr different from WordPress

Softr was built as a simpler and more powerful alternative to WordPress. Customers continue to come to us from Wordpress, noting these 6 differences as reasons why.

Build a fast and reliable website in minutes, not hours

Say goodbye to plugin fixes, ongoing updates, security patches, and developer maintenance. With Softr, your website comes with a native Airtable integration and a fast, AWS-powered hosting for free. Learn More

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Design visually, without code

Want to edit your footer layout in Wordpress? You either better hope and pray that your theme allows it the way you want it or need to know enough CSS and PHP to edit it. With Softr, you can build and edit your entire website in a matter of minutes, not days. Learn More

Publish SEO optimized pages

Define the URL slug, title and meta description of your page without any constraints. The best part? Your website comes with a free custom domain name! Learn More

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Plug-&-play memberships without extra-costs, securely

You don’t need to pay for another plugin (looking at you WooCommerce). Let users sign in/up securely with email and password. Accept one-off or recurring payments in seconds with our native stripe integration Learn More

Benefit from our support team 24/7

Our support team is always here for you. Every single user is important so everyone gets an answer. Need some additional help creating your app? Here’s a team of Softr experts ready to jump in and help when needed.

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Leverage 30+ integrations

Softr offers native integrations with commonly used apps like Stripe, Zapier, Make, Google Analytics, Intercom, Mailchimp and obviously Airtable. Run payments, analyze data, chat with customers - all possible via Softr apps. Learn More

Compare features: Softr vs WordPress


Time to learn
1 month
Skills required to master
No tech or design skills required
Basic HTML and PHP skills required*
Mobile/tablet responsive app
Out of the box
Depending on the template you choose
Dynamic Content
Data sources
Local CMS
Dynamic Lists

Plug-in only

Dynamic content filtering

Plug-in only

On-page, real-time search

Plug-in only

Pagination for content lists

Plug-in only

User Authentication
Advanced authentication options (SSO, Google Sign-in, Magic Links, Sign-in without password, Sign-in with SMS, and more)

Plug-in only


Plug-in only

Payments (one-off and recurring)

Plug-in only

Billing management

Plug-in only

User management

Plug-in only

Custom code (HTML, CSS, JS)
Paid plan
Native Integrations

Plug-in only

Zapier & Make (formerly Integromat)

Plug-in only


Plug-in only


Plug-in only

SEO metadata
Paid plan
Fast loading pages
Exclude from search results
SEO-optimized content details pages

Plug-in only

Multiple collaborators
Paid plan
Transfer applications
Paid plan
Paid plan
Public access URL
Custom domain
Paid plan
SSL certificate
Paid plan
Customer support
Training & onboarding
Paid plan
Paid plan

* For more advanced functionality that Softr offers out of the box.

Don't take our word for it

See what some of our 500,000+ users from across the globe have to say.

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Check out the wall of love for more feedback from the Softr community.

Make the right choice

We don’t think the “best” no-code solution exists. Rather, we believe each business has different needs that require different solutions. Here are some resources to help you make the right choice.

Softr vs WordPress

Which front-end is right for you? Check out this video from an expert to hear what he has to say.

Top 10 Softr Alternatives & Competitors

G2.com is a great resource to find out what users are saying about Softr and Webflow.

Softr Demo Video

Watch the short demo to get a sneak peek of what Softr can do for you.

Build better apps

Migrate your website to Softr

If you’re coming to Softr from WordPress, you’ll be able to migrate your app quickly. Contact us for questions->

Get started for free

Custom domain. Unlimited applications. No credit card is required. Start for free ->

Frequently asked questions

We’ve summarized the most frequently asked questions about Softr.

Absolutely! We offer a free consultation to help you answer any questions you may have and plan the move. Our support team and Softr experts team are ready to jump in and help when needed. Please create an account and contact us via support@softr.io to schedule a consultation call.

No. Your data is always stored in your Airtable. We do not store your data in our systems, but only retrieve it via Airtable API, and map it to our frontend. Your data is always secure.

Yes. Softr Integrates with both Zapier and Make which lets you run more powerful automation in your Softr app.

Yes. Softr provides a native Stripe integration, that lets you sell any goods or services, add subscriptions to your SaaS or offer premium membership to your community.

Yes. Softr offers a 30% discount to all non-profits, educational institutions and students. To apply, please create an account and contact us via support@softr.io.

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