FEATURE SQUARESPACE WORDPRESS WIX BUSINESS CATALYST
hosted platform yes yes/no^ yes yes
platform updates yes yes/no^ yes yes
user modifiable yes yes yes yes
drag + drop yes no yes no
ecommerce yes* yes* limited* yes
paypal yes* yes* yes* yes*
no. of products unlimited* unlimited* 8* unlimited*
html adjustable yes yes limited yes
css adjustable yes limited no yes
video embed yes yes limited* yes
audio embed yes yes limited* yes
database compatible yes yes limited* yes
contact form yes yes yes yes
form builder yes yes* yes* yes
image gallery yes yes limited* yes
email marketing compatible* compatible* limited* yes
seo friendly yes user managed yes user managed
support 24/7 experts online online online
smartphone ready yes user managed yes user managed
responsive site yes user managed yes user managed
blogs yes yes limited* yes
chat yes* yes*
social integrated yes yes yes* yes
membership yes yes* limited* yes
downloadable pdf yes yes* no yes
^ wordpress hosted server or download latest version of wordpress and maintain independently
* provided via third party supplier