How to Add a WordPress Blog to Your Webflow Website

James Parsons by James Parsons • Updated Jun 12th, 2021

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Webflow is one of many website design engines, or website builders, available to the general public. They bill themselves as the web CMS for designers because they offer a platform and an engine rather than the more restrictive and limited website builders offered by services like Wix. They’re flexible, but can you use WordPress with a Webflow website?

The simple answer is yes, you can. In fact, there are a few different ways you can do so, with different levels of ease of use, drawbacks, and SEO considerations.

The complicated part comes in picking which method you want to use. I’ve pared it down to four options I see most commonly recommended, and I’m going to discuss each of them in turn.

Option 1: The Bad Idea

The first option I want to discuss is one I’ve seen mentioned in other articles about this topic. It’s a really bad idea these days, and frankly, I’m surprised that people are still recommending it (in 2020, no less).

What’s the idea? Using iFrames to embed a blog. The basic idea is pretty simple: create a WordPress blog, either on a self-hosted WordPress.org installation or on the hosted WordPress.com version, with or without a custom domain, depending on your preference.

Once you have a blog up and running, you embed it on your Webflow site using an iframe. The code for an iframe is relatively simple, though you can also add some dimension specifications, CSS styling, borders, and other options: