So your thinking about moving to wordpress but not sure about it. Did you know, 14.7 percent of the sites on the web are wordpress based and 22 out of 100 new domains that are purchased are meant to be wordpress sites. These are pretty big numbers but its not enough information for a person to jump into the wordpress boat. So here are 7 reasons why wordpress is one amazing content management system.
WordPress is 100% free. Its an open source application and there are no licence fees for downloading it, running it or modifying it, as you like.
When your login to the wordpress admin panel, you don’t see things in alien languages. Everything in the admin panel is designed to be as clear and easy to use as possible. Say you want to add a new page to the site. You would go to the Pages section of the admin panel. You want to delete a comment from a blog post? Then you would need to go to the Comments section. Its simple and clear. WordPress is known for being user friendly not only for clients but also for developers. How we know? We not only train our clients but we also are constantly hiring and training developers. So we know the value it brings to clients and our company.
Search engine friendly
WordPress is designed to be search engine friendly from the ground up. The way it manages its header tags, meta tags and content addresses is meant to get your site indexed in search engines fast. By using wordpress, you are giving your site a big push in terms of SEO.
Tons of free plugins
Plugins in wordpress allow you to extend your sites functionality. WordPress.org has a huge collection plugins that are actively maintained and supported. Best part is that they are all free so you don’t need to worry about one being paid and other not being paid. Its simple with wordpress. Installing of a plugin is simple as well and can be done from your wordpress control panel.
Easy to Maintain
How easy is it to to update your wordpress and plugins? Well, if there is an update available, you will get a notice at the top of wordpress panel. Click the notice, then it will show you the updates that are available. Select the plugins that you would like to update or if its a new version of wordpress thats available then click on updating the wordpress system. It normally takes about 10 to 30 seconds depending on the updates. Once the update is done, it will give you a notice and thats it. Take 2 clicks to update the system and you can say 3 clicks for plugins, and thats because you need to select which one to update. 🙂
WordPress system is designed to run fast. Its database queries, its file sizes and more are all designed to load fast and run faster. If you experience your wordpress is running slow, it just takes a few minutes for a developer to enable wordpress’s default query caching allowing it to run even faster.
Very big community
WordPress is not only a content management system but also community with a huge amount of people in it. By using wordpress, you become a part of it. By having a very big community, you can rest assure your site is using a system that’s not popular but its also well maintained and secure.