Originally launched in 2003, WordPress has become one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) in the world. Today, WordPress is used by millions of sites that publish new posts every second. WordPress has evolved over the years into a versatile content management system.
The best thing about WordPress is that it’s easy to use and flexible enough for just about anything. It has the flexibility to create anything from simple blogs to fully functional websites and mobile applications.
According to WordPress, they power 27% of all websites on the internet.
Some of the World’s biggest companies use WordPress to power their websites including: Time Magazine, Google, Facebook, Sony, Disney, LinkedIn, The New York Times, CNN, eBay, and more.
WHY CHOOSE WORDPRESS?
One of the reasons WordPress is so popular is that it is free to use. WordPress will always be free for you to use, during the building phase and once your website goes live.
From a development point of view, WordPress is also open source. This means that you can improve or alter the source code to create the right site for your needs.
WordPress has the ability to include e-commerce so you can sell your products and services online. The plugins on offer make e-commerce easy for your business.
The platform is user-friendly, intuitive and easy to learn. So if you decide to keep your new website up to date yourself, even if you have no experience using a CMS, you should be able to pick it up quite easily.
RESPONSIVE & EASY TO CRAWL
The majority of people now browse the internet via smartphones and tablets, so it is vital that your website is mobile friendly to accommodate this. This is not an issue with WordPress, as the majority of themes are designed to be responsive.
Also important is the ability for search engines to crawl your website. Achieving high search engine rankings is crucial for the success of your business. The most popular search engines actually prefer sites that are powered by WordPress because it’s framework is easy to crawl.
All in all, WordPress is ideal for most clients as it meets the needs of the majority of businesses.
If you would like your new website built in WordPress, just choose your package and complete the Package Order Form.
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