If “building that website” is high up your to-do-list, WordPress could become your new best friend! WordPress is a popular tool used for creating websites and blogs and is used globally by individuals, companies and organizations alike. This post will look at the basics of WordPress and how it can make the creation and managing of a website or blog a hassle-free experience.
What exactly is WordPress?
WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) used for publishing websites and blogs of many different complexities and sizes ranging from personal blogs to multi-tier ecommerce websites and even government websites. It is open source and free to use, which has made it the most popular Content Management System ever and currently powers 30% of the web.
Why you should consider WordPress
Free and easy to use – If you have been putting off the idea of making a website worried that your coding skills are zero or getting a website made from a web development agency worried about maintenance, you will be amazed at how easy it is to setup and maintain a website with WordPress. It is so easy that you can have a professional looking website or blog setup and published in under a day, all without writing a single line of code. While WordPress is completely free to use you only need to have a web hosting account to install WordPress on.
Flexible and reliable – Need an industry specific look to your website? Easy. With thousands of free and premium themes available for immediate use, styling your website is a breeze. Need a specific feature on the website – like a paid members area? Sorted. With the help of free and paid WordPress “Plugins” you can add various functionalities in no time. Looking for something more complex? There is a ton of support!
Great support – With millions of websites using WordPress as their Content Management System, there is never a shortage of WordPress experts should you need any help. From freelancers to web development agencies like ourselves, there is a readily available army of WordPress experts that can help you with your website and blog requirements. As always, we are only a call or an email away to discuss all your digital requirements!