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A WordPress alternative that’s actually built to sell digital products.

Podia makes it easy to build a website and sell online courses, digital downloads, coaching, webinars, and communities without the technical hassles of WordPress.

Everything you need, no plugins required.

Create, sell, and market your content all from one user-friendly dashboard. Whether you’re growing your email list, running a community, or selling your first digital download, Podia has you covered. Why juggle half a dozen plugins when a single platform can handle it better?

Never worry about updates and maintenance.

You’re not responsible for keeping your software up to date; we are. So leave the technical headaches to us.

Build your website for free.

Podia’s free plan includes a website, online community, one digital download, and one coaching product. Build a beautiful home for your online business and start sharing your knowledge with no upfront costs. (Free plan users simply pay an 8% transaction fee on digital product sales.)

Video demo

Podia in action

Wondering if Podia is a better platform for you? Go behind the scenes in this video walkthrough, where Ben will show you the ins and outs of Podia’s software and how it can help your business.

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Comparing Podia vs. Wordpress

Podia

Wordpress

Free plan

Podia is yes

Wordpress is yes

Price

Podia isFree, or $39/month - $199/month

Wordpress isFree plus hosting, domain, theme, and plugin costs

Free migrations

Podia is yes

Wordpress is no

Online courses

Podia is yes

Wordpress isRequires third-party plugin

Downloads

Podia is yes

Wordpress isRequires third-party plugin

Community

Podia is yes

Wordpress isRequires third-party plugin

Coaching sessions

Podia is yes

Wordpress isRequires third-party plugin

Webinars

Podia is yes

Wordpress isRequires third-party plugin

Email marketing

Podia is yes

Wordpress isRequires third-party plugin

Unlimited products

Podia is yes

Wordpress isRequires third-party plugin

Your own website

Podia is yes

Wordpress is yes

Teammates

Podia is yes

Wordpress is yes

Buy buttons

Podia is yes

Wordpress isRequires third-party plugin

Messaging

Podia is yes

Wordpress isRequires third-party plugin

Built-in affiliate program

Podia is yes

Wordpress isRequires third-party plugin

Chat support

Podia is yes

Wordpress is no

Creator friendliness score

Podia is90.91

Wordpress is68.33

Need help moving your products and customers to Podia?

Need help moving your products and customers to Podia?

Learn about migrations

The Creator Friendliness Index

Which platforms put creators first?

The Creator Friendliness Index uses 20 ranking factors to determine how friendly a company’s policies are for creators.

See how the top creator tools stack up

Why creators are making the switch from WordPress to Podia.

Here are some more of the reasons creators have shared for why they’ve chosen Podia to power their business.

The happiest customers on the internet.

Podia’s customer satisfaction (NPS) scores are in the top 0.01% of all companies on the internet. Feel free to Google our reviews and see for yourself!

Sell everything under one roof.

With Podia, you can sell digital downloads, online courses, webinars, coaching, and communities. Podia also includes a complete site builder, email marketing, and more, helping many creators replace 3-6+ tools, including WordPress.

Free migrations.

Sit back, relax, and let us do the heavy lifting. Our migration service makes switching to Podia easy, and is completely free on all annual plans.

Make more sales with friction-free checkout.

Forget complicated checkout experiences that cause frustration and drop off. Our 2-step checkout is the simplest one on the market, and it’s optimized to make you sales.

OMgee. I have finally found a platform that lets me sell my templates, courses, and membership without having a gazillion plugins that always glitch or cost a ton of money. After trying almost every selling platform out there, Podia became a favorite super quickly because of how easy it is to start selling products beautifully.

— Vanessa Ryan, designer and entrepreneur

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Join the 150,000+ creators who use Podia to create websites, sell digital products, and build online communities.

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FAQS

Quick answers

Don’t see your answer? Reach out to us, we’d love to help!

  • We would LOVE to have you join us on our live weekly demo, every Tuesday at 2PM ET. Register here. If that time isn’t convenient for you, you can still register and receive a replay in your email inbox a few hours after the demo.

  • Yes! We offer free (and hassle-free) migrations on any annual plan. Get started here.

  • Podia is completely free to try for 14 days, no credit card required and no strings attached. If you’re not head-over-heels in love with it at the end of your trial, you don’t pay a dime!

  • Absolutely! You can see how Podia stacks up to many of our competitors right here.

    We also have some head-to-head comparisons of other leading platforms in case you’re choosing between those, including:

  • We’d love to. Podia’s customer support is here for you, seven days a week. Just reach out to us on live chat and a real, friendly person will be delighted to help you out.