WordPress?? That blogging site? Yes, we are talking about that very same WordPress except that it is now a lot more than just a blog publishing platform. Built with a community spirit in mind, it is the largest and the most award winning Open Source Platform used to create and host the most websites on the internet. The fact that most of the big names in the market – and we are talking about multi-million dollar brands like Ford, Sony PS, CNN etc – use WordPress for their website is a testimonial to its success.
Whether you are a start-up firm or an established multinational WordPress is the CMS of choice which is the reason why WordPress is used by almost 15% of the world top most popular websites.
The more sophisticated it sounds, the simpler it is. WordPress has won the hearts of many web developers for its sheer user-friendliness. You can write and edit content just like in MS Word – as simple as that! Being an open source system, WordPress is available to anyone and everyone, anywhere in the world. One click and it just takes a minute to install; then you are free to choose from (paid/free) the innumerable plug-ins, themes and styles!
Unlike the Joomla and other platforms, that have a highly complex process of setting up a web page, most of WordPress tools and functionalities are just a click away. Its simplicity will surprise you, if you can log into Facebook and post you have the skills to update your own website.
WordPress offers limitless opportunities to customize your website and create mobile friendly designs. With thousands of purpose oriented themes, add-on apps, settings, styles and formats, WordPress can open before you a magical world of content management system. If you like to know, WordPress can create anything from Facebook clone to Wiki, Project Management System to Customer Relationship Management System, video streaming; it can create a corporate website and turn it into your very own online store by choosing the right plug-ins (example – WooCommerce plug-in)!
Using WordPress increases the chance of your visibility and improves its ranking as search engines such as Google simply loves WordPress for its trouble-free coding and effective search engine optimization (these come absolutely free of cost). Plus, you can amalgamate your website to your blog and manage it through WordPress with ease. This is undoubtedly an excellent online marketing strategy as well. Also, WordPress can offer you the best backup security. Yes, your content is always secure as the access is limited to your choice.
With responsible design as the latest trend, WordPress is that you can develop a highly professional website without burning a hole in your pocket – most of the themes and plug-ins are offered free or are of little cost!
These are just a few facts that justifies why WordPress is the best website platform available today.