Is WordPress free?
As a SaaS CMS, CMS Hub has a monthly recurring cost, while WordPress’ sticker price is “free.” However, there are other costs associated to using WordPress as your CMS provider that you should be aware of as you decide which CMS you want to use.
HubSpot CMS Hub
CMS Starter $25 /mo CMS Professional, $400 /mo
Hosting / Servers
Professional-level hosting with CDN,
SSL, 99.99% uptime, etc
Maintenance, updates, and
Time is money
As plugins are layered in developers can become needed for any
changes & to fix conflicts, slowing
your team down and wasting
Total cost of ownership
“(CMS Hub) also frees up a lot of my time to focus on other aspects of our business. I also no longer have to spend time fighting fires on random technical glitches or issues.” - Ralph Vugts, Digital Director at Engaging.io (read the full article)