My example for wanting this is: if the clients don’t need or care for a CMS because they are not computer literate or don’t want to bother, they just want you to update their blog / add a blog post once every couple of months etc… if you would allow export of the site that we build using the dynamic tools, as a static site, then we can host our static site as we please, and we don’t have to have the pain of updating headlines/links in several different places…
also i might not want a cms, just want to quickly build out a blog like static site, the dynamic features are so useful for that, but to be forced to then host with webflow in order to make good of it then thats annoying.
Also your new templates are all geared toward the database features…
If im generating am affiliate marketing site for myself for example - i may not even update it for a year, i might just write lots of articles etc… i dont want to pay $10 USD - a month, i just want to build it and export it the html and host it myself on my server.
If frustrating because the tools are there, but you dont allow the export? At least if you are going to charge for clients to use the CMS please let us use the dynamic features that are there - let us capture the static version for export?
I am in Australia and the dollar is not great either… and not getting better.
I am going to be forced to use another cms or just do things the long way.
As for the CMS - there is no way I want my clients seeing “webflow CMS” if they were to use it. They will look it up and then I am restricted to what I charge them - clients don’t realise you charge extra for the support, the emails the phone calls advice, they will just want to be charged the cheapest and have their own webflow account - then probably still call me up and expect help!
I waited for months for this feature, assuming it would be included (im already paying something like 60USD a month to webflow just to do my front end designs and host maybe two domains) its not cheap - I assumed you would release this to the people who are already on your top plans?
I am a micro-business - these costs are prohibitive.
I will have to compartmentalise webflow as purely a front end development tool ONLY and stick to my original plan of creating the template, exporting, plugging in my cms and building my sites like that. Then when i want to change something graphically, may have to re-skin my cms site. Time consuming.
that is all