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Why WordPress?

Posted October 2, 2017 by Guy Fagan

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Total simplicity.  I take care of everything.

Choose WordPress for the easiest way to create a website or blog.  Choose a custom WordPress installation for the ultimate control over your website.

Build a site, no installation required. I host your site and offer built-in plugins and free benefits including software updates and security. Register your domain easily and get started in minutes.

Choose from hundreds of beautiful designs and customise them for your business site, blog, or portfolio.

Purchased a WordPress theme elsewhere? No problem: I will let you install any theme you’d like.

Reach a wider audience and find new readers by syncing your content to Facebook and Twitter and connecting with millions of people.

Get the very best support, help by telephone and email plus live chat assistance.

 

People often make the mistake of classifying WordPress as just a blogging platform. Although that used to be true in the past, WordPress has evolved through the years into a versatile content management system (CMS). While you can still use WordPress to create a simple blog, now it also allows you to create fully functional websites and mobile applications.

The best part about WordPress is that it’s easy to use and flexible enough for just about anything. That’s the main reason why WordPress has grown so much in popularity. According to a recent survey, WordPress powers 28% to 30% of all websites on the internet.

Due to it’s robust features, many of the top brands use WordPress to power their websites including but not limited to: Time Magazine, Google, Facebook, Sony, Disney, LinkedIn, The New York Times, CNN, eBay, and more.

Let’s take a look at why you should use WordPress.

 

WordPress is Free as in Freedom

WordPress is a free software, this means you are free to download, install, use and modify it. You can use it to create any kind of website. It is also open source which means the source code of the software is available for anyone to study, modify and play with.

There are currently 3000+ WordPress themes and 35,000+ plugins available for free. You can download, install and use them on any website.

To run WordPress, all you need is a domain and web hosting.

 

WordPress is an open source software

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By using WordPress you become part of that awesome community. You get free support from other community members, download free plugins and themes, and once you have little experience with WordPress you can even contribute back to the community.

 

WordPress is Easy to Use and Learn

WordPress is easy to use even for beginners

WordPress is used by millions of people and almost every day new people are joining the WordPress community by creating their first WordPress powered websites. The reason why people quickly adapt to WordPress is that it is fairly easy to use.

If you want someone experienced to setup your WordPress site, then our talented staff members are happy to help you get started.

For any WordPress related issue, just contact me.

WordPress is Extendable by Using Themes and Plugins

 

WordPress Themes

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Most people using WordPress are neither web designers nor programmers. As a matter of fact, most folks start using WordPress without any prior knowledge of designing websites.

The reason why WordPress is such an ideal candidate is that there are thousands of free templates (themes) to choose from, so you can give your website any look you want. There is a WordPress theme for just about everything. Whether you want a photography theme, magazine theme, portfolio theme, or an eCommerce theme. There is a perfect theme available for every kind of website.

WordPress themes are easy to customise because a lot of them come with their own options panel allowing you to change colours, upload a logo, change the background, create beautiful sliders, and do other cool things with your website without ever writing any code at all.

WordPress is super flexible and can be extended by using plugins. Just like themes, there are thousands of free and premium plugins available for you to use.  These plugins can add extra functionality to WordPress, there are lots of plugins which can add a whole new platform to your WordPress site.

 

WordPress is Search Engine Friendly

WordPress is written using standard compliance high-quality code and produces semantic markup which makes your site very attractive to search engines.

By design, WordPress is very SEO friendly, and you can make it even more SEO friendly by using WordPress SEO plugin. To understand how to improve your site’s SEO just pop me a mail.

 

WordPress is Easy To Manage

WordPress comes with a built-in updater that allows you to update your plugins and themes from within your WordPress admin dashboard. It also notifies you when there is a new version of WordPress available, so you can update it by just clicking a button. You can keep all your WordPress content safe by setting up automated regular WordPress Backups.

 

WordPress is Safe and Secure

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WordPress is developed with security in mind, so it is considered quite safe and secure to run any website. However, just like the real world, the internet can be an uncertain place.

There are intruders out there who want to get their hands on as many sites as they could. On my websites, I use enhanced security protocols to manage our sites.

 

WordPress can handle all your Media Files

Using WordPress you are not just limited to writing text. It comes with built-in support to handle images, audio, and video content. You can also use WordPress for document or file management.

WordPress supports Embed enabled websites which means you can embed YouTube videos, Instagram photos, Tweets, and Soundcloud audio by just pasting the URL in your post. You can even allow your visitors to embed videos in comments.

 

What ways to use WordPress?

WordPress can be used in many different ways. It is open to possibilities. You can use WordPress as the following:

  • Arcade
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  • Content Management System (CMS)
  • Gallery
  • Portfolio
  • Rating Website
  • Shopping Store
  • Video Collection Site
  • Membership Site

Note that the above are just some examples of how you can use WordPress. To see how other top businesses are using WordPress, get in touch.

I hope this article answered your question about why you should use WordPress. The best way to experience the true power of WordPress is by using it. Give it a try and ask me how I can help you to reach your audience more effectively and efficiently.

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