Google Docs vs Multicollab
This side-by-side comparison will help you understand
why Google Docs is not the right tool for your Publishing Workflow.
Fundamentally designed for document creation.
Fundamentally designed for blog and news publishing.
No option to customize and design your own publishing workflow.
You are in total control of creating your own publishing workflow in WordPress.
It has very basic options and controls for content formatting.
It has uber-rich and more-advanced content formatting elements and options.
Each collaborator must have a Google account to collaborate on content.
The collaborator should be a WordPress user and can use any email services.
You may need to invest more time in re-formatting once you copy your content to WordPress.
You save time as you draft, edit, and collaborate your content on WordPress, so there is no need to do re-formatting.
Constant switching between Google Docs and WordPress for content collaboration slows your team down and affects your publishing deadline.
You draft, edit, collaborate, and publish content without leaving WordPress editor, enabling you to publish faster.
Your content and data go outside your own server infrastructure.
Your blog content stays on your server if you are concerned about the privacy and protection of your data.
You can’t create your own custom permissions and roles for collaborators.
You can create your own custom roles and permissions for authors, editors, and collaborators.
Offers collaboration features like such inline-commenting and suggestions.
You can add collaboration options such as comments, and suggestions with WordPress plugins like Multicollab.
Your investment of time and money to build custom and reusable content block are wasted because you can’t use them in Google Docs.
You can get a better content creation experience and speed by using reusable and custom blocks designed for your business and workflow.
There is no option to get collaboration notifications on slack or third-party tools.
You can get comment notifications on slack or other platforms using Multicollab.
Co-editing is available but only limited to 100 users.
Co-editing is not available right now but will be available in a future phase of the Gutenberg.
Up to 100 users can edit and collaborate on a Google Docs.
There is no limit to users to collaborate on a post with Multicollab.
Because you edit the content in two different applications, your content revision history is fragmented and disorganized.
Because you draft, edit, collaborate, and publish — All in WordPress, your content revision history and repository are organized and stay in one place.
You can see editing and collaboration activities only one document at a time, and this reporting is very basic and not customizable.
With WordPress and Multicollab, you get better and more advanced reporting and monitoring of collaboration activities across all the posts and users.
Content Collaboration made easy for WordPress
Google Doc-Style Editorial Commenting plugin for WordPress makes it simpler and quicker to share editorial feedback. Edits and comments can be placed from within the WordPress Gutenberg editor, giving you the same functionality available on Google Docs. This plugin makes the publishing experience more collaborative, meaningful, and results-oriented.
Any Questions? We got you
We always want to clear out our goals and vision, and by that, we’ll answer some of the general questions people ask about Multicollab.
Multicollab only supports the Gutenberg version 8.6 to 10.7; WordPress version 5.6 to 5.9 and above; PHP version 7.0 or 8.0; Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari Browsers.
No, it only works with the Gutenberg editor in WordPress.
Yes, you can use this plugin with custom post types as well.
Super Admin, Administrator, and Editor can view, edit, delete, reply, and resolve comments on any posts and page.
Author & Contributor can only add, edit, delete, reply, and resolve their posts’ comments.