WordPress originated in 2003 as a blogging platform. But soon it became popular as a great content management system for all kinds of other websites. The numbers and stats associated with WordPress are really mind boggling. It is used in more than 100 languages and users of this CMS include organizations like CNN and BBC. Today, more than one third of the websites are powered by WordPress. What are the reasons behind the immense popularity of this platform? It is the long list of benefits associated with WordPress that make it one of the most popular platforms for web designing and blogging.
Flexible and scalable
WordPress is a very flexible CMS that is used not just for blogging but also to make complex websites for large businesses. It is also a very scalable system that enables users to adapt to the growing needs of their business. If a startup chooses WordPress for making a website, it can continue with this platform even much later after the business has multiplied with lots of customers.
Ease of use
Among all web development platforms, it is WordPress that can be regarded as the easiest to use. Anyone can use WordPress and there is no need to be tech savvy or have knowledge of HTML and coding to operate and maintain a WordPress website. You can easily add or delete content and images if your website is powered by WordPress. Upload images, videos, or text files from anywhere as WordPress is browser based and all you need is a computer and internet connection for maintaining your WordPress website.
Largest collection of themes
Among all content management systems, it is WordPress that boasts the largest collection of themes for bloggers and websites. You can easily change the theme of your website to make changes in its appearance and also functions whenever you feel your customers or followers are getting bored. While most of these themes are available in the directory, you can also purchase beautiful themes reflecting your personality and business nature from the marketplace. The best part of these themes is that you can preview them on your website before buying or changing it for your visitors.
WordPress is SEO friendly
Search engine optimization is the most basic requirement of all website owners to remain visible in the eyes of their potential customers. The code of WordPress is so clean and simple that it lends itself readily for the operations of search engines such as reading and indexing. Google and other search engines find it very easy to take a look at all the aspects of a WordPress website before giving it a rank.
Open source and sharable
WordPress is an open source platform with a vast body of knowledge resulting from years of research of developers around world easily available to everyone. A code on WordPress can be modified and enhanced by anyone. Sharing a web page or a blog is quick and easy as widgets for social media sharing are easily available.
Call Promanage IT Solutions today to know how our WordPress developers can help you in the creation or maintenance of your website.