This page lists aggregated reviews of ManageWP from different sources if available as well as user reviews by other WPscoop visitors. If you have experience with ManageWP be sure to add your own review!
Together with my in-depth feature and price comparisons these user reviews are meant to help people make the right decision for the best management plugin.
Go here to find my main management plugin article and compare ManageWP with several alternatives to find out which one is best for your requirements and budget.
ManageWP User Reviews
Currently there are 6 reviews of ManageWP left by WPscoop users. If you have used this plugin be sure to add your own rating below!
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My ManageWP Review
ManageWP is one of the oldest and largest services to manage multiple WordPress blogs on the market. It allows you to add any number of websites to manage them from a single dashboard and save a lot of time you would spend on your day to day WP management tasks by automating them or processing them in bulk. The service was launched in early 2012 after a long beta phase that already started in 2010. All its members combined use ManageWP to manage over 200,000 WordPress weblogs remotely according to its creators.
A look at the ManageWP dashboard from where you can manage all your WordPress blogs together.
There is a core set of features that is part of all WP management services compared here: They all let you add all your website to a single account, update plugins and themes easily, quickly login to your sites and create backups. What is different is how they implement those basic features in their interface and how easy to use their management dashboard (pictured above for ManageWP) is.
ManageWP is the only reviewed product which has included advanced SEO features into the software. Those features allow you to track keyword rankings for your website in Google and give you a regular SEO report with details about backlinks and other metrics. While the SEO features in ManageWP can not match what any professional SEO suite such as Raven Tools has to offer it can certainly be interesting for people looking for an all-in-one solution getting WordPress management and basic SEO tracking in the same package.
As the de-facto industry leader ManageWP does have a larger support team than most of the alternatives and they boast with a response time to support requests below an hour. This also makes them well suited for enterprise customers and large organizations for which they offer custom tailored plans as well as a self-hosted version of their dashboard.
ManageWP is undoubtedly the pioneer of the WordPress management services, being developed by a professional team, offering good support and boasting a large number of features, including unique SEO and rank tracking tools. But all this comes at a high cost: Their tiered pricing model make ManageWP the most expensive service in the comparisons and some of the alternatives are not far behind in functionality.
ManageWP has a free account option for managing up to 5 blogs. The price of premium subscriptions depends on the number of weblogs you want to manage as well as the features you want to have access to and can be paid monthly or yearly at a discount. A plan for 5 sites at the ‘Basic’ level is $4 per month while ‘Professional’ costs $12 and the ‘Business’ level $24. (Update: ManageWP have recently changed their pricing to be per domain instead of per site. This is especially great for people using WordPress multisite, hosting blogs on subdomains or using staging environments – all of which won’t count towards your account limit anymore.)
Follow this link to compare the price of all reviewed WordPress managers and find the most affordable one for the amount of blogs you want to manage and the features you need.
Rating on WordPress.org
ManageWP has a rating of 96% (out of 100) in the official WordPress plugin directory. In total there are 288 reviews for ManageWP. Go to WordPress.org to browse all the reviews.
Please note that the reviews in the plugin directory are only for the free version of ManageWP and not for the pro version or any commercial addons. The free version has been downloaded 2832570 times.
With ManageWP you can use 32 out of 35 features that I track for WordPress management plugins in my comparison. Click the link to see a list of all available features.
Please note that I only track features as reported by the developers in this review and comparison. I can make no judgement over how well the features listed below will work for you. I recommend you test ManageWP and some of its competitors yourself before deciding.
See the table below for a quick overview of ManageWP prices as well as a comparison with average prices of management plugins. Please go to the main article to compare the price of ManageWP with other management plugins.
|Price||ManageWP||Avg. management Plugin Prices|
|Minimum (1 Site)||0.00 USD||1.63 USD|
|Maximum (1 Site)||239.99 USD||430.48 USD|
|Minimum (10 Sites)||70.00 USD||43.43 USD|
|Maximum (10 Sites)||419.98 USD||531.34 USD|
- Minimum Price: The lowest price a product is available for, e.g. the most basic or a free version.
- Maximum Price: The highest price a plugin is available for. This factors in the cost of all addons (if any) or the highest premium version sold.
- 10 Site Prices: Certain plugins get more expensive if you want to use them on more than 1 WordPress blog. Refer to the 10 site price to see such a difference.
Disclaimer: While we update this review regularly we can not guarantee the prices displayed above are still correct and take no responsibility if they changed.
I have also reviewed many competing products that allow you to manage multiple WP blogs. There are several worthy ManageWP alternatives you should consider before making your decision on which WP manager to use. Follow the links below to see my reviews of all alternatives to ManageWP.
Follow the links below to compare the features of ManageWP to any of its competitors. Each of the WPscoop comparison articles takes a look at two popular solutions to bulk manage WordPress.
Other ManageWP Reviews
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