There are many reasons why everyone should love WordPress. Below we provide some of the top reasons why WordPress dominates other open source website creation tools.
It’s Free and Easy to Use:
Of all the website creation tools out there, WordPress is extremely easy to use with a very inherent interface. Whether you are blogging, adding new pages, or inserting images, it is constantly easy to use. The amount of time you spend formatting and developing is reduced substantially through WordPress.
Tons Of Free/paid Themes To Choose From:
So many of the themes in WordPress have gained considerable fame in the web design market because it is the most preferred CMS platform on the web. Customers LOVE the themes WordPress offers for the simple fact that they are the finest in the industry and painless to set up. From Sharpely to Tyche, and Portum to Allegiant, these themes never cease to impress.
Search Engines Love WordPress Sites:
The major search engines love simple and clean code which is exactly what WordPress provides. It makes it easier to index a site’s content and has clear search engine optimization with the added benefit of meta tags, titles, descriptions, images and specific keywords.
With over 54,000 plugins to choose from, you can create a highly effective website that will serve you in pretty much any capacity you could possibly imagine. Some provide caching features, manage subscriptions, contacts, forms, load speed, security, appointments, tables, graphs, branding and much more.
Adding Media To Website Is Super Easy:
With its easy management, you are able to upload and manage all your media files. It also allows you to change image sizes, prevent duplicates, add videos, audio and even documents.
Support Is Everywhere And Especially Helpful When Troubleshooting:
Because so many web developers use WordPress, the support system is massive. There are forums, blogs, and websites dedicated to its use in helping the users experience be the best it possibly can be. WordPress provides a huge support community on their own site, from building themes and managing widgets, to menus and customizing headers and content.
No HTML Editing or FTP Software Required:
By activating certain plugins, you can create and manage the site without doing any HTML editing. With the necessary plugins activated, all you have to do is edit tables, add shortcode, or simply plug in information…and wallah! You have a functioning contact form, job board or table.
WordPress is Open Source:
The term open source is used to describe computer programs with their source code available for everyone to study. It can be changed, redistributed and studied to improve it by bug reporting, testing and submitting patches. WordPress has become the dynamic web design publishing platform it is today because of being open source.
You Can Create Lots Of Different Types Of Websites:
WordPress comes with thousands of website designs and extensions. It is user-friendly and works with almost every third-party service and tool available to website owners. Once you set up, find hosting and install WordPress, you have many different types of websites to choose from::
- You can create low cost eCommerce websites
- Membership Websites
It’s SEO Friendly:
Search engine optimization is critical for every business that wants to rank in the search engines. With a few easy steps, you can be well on your way to ranking #1 in google. WordPress allows you to control privacy setting during development, permalink setting, rename uncategorized categories, customize page titles & meta tags with plugins like ‘yoast’ or the ‘all in one SEO pack plugin’, google analytics, auto-generated HTML and XML sitemaps, optimize your .htaccess file and optimize your robots.txt file.
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