Benefits Of WordPress

WordPress

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) on the web, and there are very good reasons for that. It’s powerful, you can stretch it to do whatever you want, there’s a lot of support out there for it and, best of all, it’s completely free.

If you’re interested in starting a website, there’s a very good chance you’ll want to look intoWordPress.

 

Content Management

Content management systems allow you to put new pages and posts on your website with relative ease. Gone are the days when you needed to edit HTML pages each time you wanted to add something new. Instead, just type what you want to post, add a picture and hit the publish button. At its simplest, it’s a lot like using Microsoft Word.

 

WordPress is one of the best examples of CMS. It’s very easy to set up, it takes only a few minutes, and from there you can customize and build whatever you might want. Although it’s primarily meant as a blogging platform, that’s not its only use, and you can easily set up something more traditional with relative ease.

 

Whether you want a little site with a few pages explaining your business, or if you want to update it weekly with how-to guides and your latest news, WordPress will do it quickly and without fuss.

 

The Benefits of WordPress

WordPress is used by millions of people the world around, and is supported very well. There are thousands of templates available, so finding something to suit your tastes shouldn’t be too difficult, and web designers are very familiar with it, so you won’t find many that can’t build you exactly what you want.

 

The biggest benefit of WordPress come in the form of ‘plugins.’ Plugins add new features to your site, and, like templates, there are thousands of them available. Plugins are fairly universal and will make adding certain things to your website – social media support, for instance – very simple. Simply click to install, the enable, and your website has a new feature.

 

Plugins are generally free, or at least very cheap, and you’ll be surprised what the clever developers behind them have managed to do with WordPress, already a very powerful piece of software in itself.

 

It’s not just about the ease of setting up and adding content, although that helps. The best thing about WordPress is how powerful it is. You can get as deep into it as you’d like, building something that’s truly unique, with a firm foundation, or you can just add occasional blog posts.

 

Conclusion

If you’re building a website, you absolutely have to at least consider WordPress. There are other CMS out there that claim to be more powerful or more easily customized, but in terms of overall user satisfaction and general ease of use, you won’t beat what WordPress has to offer.

 

A really talents web designer can do absolutely anything with it, and if you run into any problems, you’ll find there are a lot of people willing to help. WordPress is unbeatable.

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Jurgita Glodenyte

   

Jurgita Glodenyte

Jurgita Glodenyte is an online/digital & social media marketer, manager, strategist, consultant, trainer and public speaker. Her goal is to give companies she works with the tools to make them successful in a technology based economy. Jurgita has written a few books on digital marketing & social media.
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