Much more than a blogging platform – WordPress has evolved tremendously within the past 12 years.
WordPress is the most common Content Management System that is available on the Internet. When it first came out in 2003, it was widely used by bloggers only. Within the past 12 years it has been developed into everything from eCommerce, large scalable websites, database applications, gallery, portfolio, membership portals, training sites and much more. It is currently the #1 platform used by bloggers to build websites. WordPress currently powers about 22% of all the websites on the Internet – that’s a pretty large number for 1 platform.
Many top brands are using WordPress to power their websites such as Time Magazine, CNN, Google, Facebook, Disney and much more. Let’s learn some of the reasons why you should use WordPress.
WordPress is Free
Yes – WordPress is free software. It is free to download, free to install and free to use and modify it however you wish. There is literally a WordPress site for every type of industry and niche that you can imagine – the only limitation is creativeness. WordPress isn’t owned by 1 particular person, it is a community effort to build, continue developing and pushing WordPress to the world. Anyone can contribute to WordPress by answering support questions, updating documentation, creating themes and plugins.
WordPress is Very Easy To Use
It really is as easy as pie. My children are able to use WordPress without any assistance. Millions of people use WordPress daily and new ones are joining the community constantly. Remember with our Training & Support, we offer short step-by-step tutorials on how to manage your website using WordPress so what was already easy to begin with, is literally a piece of cake.. MMmmm. Managing your content and website has never been so simple.
WordPress is Great for Search Engine Optimization
WordPress is coded with high quality compliance code and can produce semantic mark up which makes your website rank high to search engines. There are a number of plugins that can be used to make WordPress appear even more SEO friendly and we are able to assist you with this as well.