I'm a graphic designer and an acting teacher, and I want to build websites for each of my activities. A few months ago, I created, a Wix website, but it's not responsive. So, I plan to build one from scratch, as I want to host the content and not leave it to Wix or such companies. I was pretty decided to use WordPress to build my website (with "Local" macOS app), but I came across Bootstrap (via "blocs" macOS app).
I'm now wondering which of these two options I should consider building my website? I want something clean, easy to customize, aesthetic, and easy to update. I read about the lack of SEO with Bootstrap, but I guess there's a way to compensate and promote the website anyway.
Any piece of advice welcome! Thanks.
It depends on what your knowledge is in designing and writing code and for what purpose you are building your site.
Bootstrap gives you a design solution for building in code, but will not provide a solution for user management because it is a design language and not a code language.
WordPress on the other hand, because it was developed in open source, offers a huge database of ready-made design templates for any purpose. WordPress also allows you to manage users and create page templates, while in Bootstrap you will need to create each post from scratch.
I started with WP and hated it. I was running a huge theme and tried customizing it to my needs and had limitations I wasn’t comfortable with accepting. Yes I was able to add/edit my own content but not customize everything with all our all the clunkiness. Now I have. MERN stack with bootstrap and although I need a developer to do many things I was able to do. My site is wayyyyy cleaner and faster. They say you only use about 20-40% of WP anyway.