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Advantages of Developing Your Website in WordPress

WordPress website.

There are multiple tools available these days for creating a website and WordPress is an easy option for creating new and quick websites. WordPress is a well-known CMS. It is a world famous CMS.

A Content Management System (CMS) is easy to use a system which allows you to manage and control the content on your website. Along with content management, WordPress also allows you to design and develop a blog or a website very easily. This can be created using readymade templates/themes and if you know some coding, the same can be customised as per your need.

10 Key Advantages of Using WordPress are:

10 Advantages of WordPress website

1.  Free to Use

WordPress is an open source CMS. That means it’s 100% free to use and it is a community-based platform. There are no hidden charges also. The community-based support is also available free of cost. It is a versatile platform and can be used for developing multiple websites including e-commerce websites.

2.  Customisable

WordPress was launched in 2003 and you have to pay the cost if you need your own custom theme and features for your website. Apart from that, there are no other charges. Always keep your website fresh with constant new development support. PHP and MySQL knowledge is required for code customisation.

3.  Hosting and Security

WordPress works with multiple web servers, the hosting is very easy and is safe and secure to use. You have the option to download WordPress to your local system and work on the templates before you host it to a web server.

4.  Publish Content with One Click or Schedule Posts

With a single click, you can create a page or a blog post and can immediately publish the same. There is an easy availability to schedule posts in advance or schedule as drafts for approval before publishing.

5.  Easy Editing

There is an easy way of editing the website design and contents and that is one of the reasons, this platform has become very popular. WordPress unlike other platforms it’s built with a user in mind and since it’s inception the platform has consistently improved getting updated regularly.

6.  SEO friendly Website

WordPress websites, in general, are easily crawled by search engine crawlers this leads to the site being indexed quickly and that makes the WordPress websites SEO friendly. There are multiple free Plugins available to make your content SEO friendly as well as optimisation of your pages. The one we use and recommend is Yoast SEO plugin the free one or the Premium any one of them is good.

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7.  Hosts Multimedia

You can add images, audio and video files to your websites and you can also edit the images while in the media library. Embedding multimedia is very easy on WordPress based websites and blogs.

8.  Mobile Friendly

It’s very important now to have mobile friendly websites to accommodate smartphones and tablets. This is a built-in capability of WordPress sites and no additional coding is required to make these sites Mobile friendly.

9.  Easy to Manage

WordPress is equipped with a built-in updater for security purposes. WordPress also notifies you Whenever there are updates for your themes and plugins. This makes managing your WordPress site very easy. Working with latest updates will keep your site fresh and safe related to recent threats.

10.  Multi-user Capability

You can have multiple people with multiple roles working on your website and they can all work together.

A study shows that 25% of world’s total websites are based on WordPress platform!

As a Creative Agency we use WordPress as our main website development platform and are not restricted to just that, we use Drupal, Joomla, OpenCart, Magento, Umbraco and RefinaryCMS. So if you have a project that requires a professional touch >> get in touch with us, we’d be glad to help you out.
I am a self-taught designer, developer and marketer with over 10 years experience started MediaWorkx from my home in 2004 and have developed a matching brand to stand against many of UK’s best creative digital agencies. Prior to this, I studied Building Surveying and worked at Barratt Homes as a Technical Coordinator. I am easy going, jovial at heart and very passionate about digital media. I am a father of 3 beautiful kids. I also serve God @NeaZoiChurch in Coventry, UK. Follow me @JPMunupe