WordPress^ came into existence in the year 2003. In the last 13 years, this blogging platform has turned into one of the most coveted Content Management Systems (CMS) around. This platform was initially launched to support blogs, but gradually it has come to be increasingly used for a large number of non-blogging website too.
Here are 8 reasons why WordPress development is highly suited for your website:
Easy To Use
The first advantage of WordPress is that it is extremely easy to be used. Once you have got your site designed and developed, your administrator can easily take control of the site. Its interface is extremely intuitive and adding new pages or blog posts or even images can be super easy and quick.
You might have heard of old systems that confine your work to a single machine. This means that employees can’t work from home. In case they wanted to stay away from the office for a day or take work home, that will only be possible if technology is supported on multiple devices. WordPress is browser based. This means that you can get into WordPress from any computer that is internet connected. It becomes easy to manage your site from anywhere.
Most of what you see on WordPress is a simple drag and drop. Hence, there is no coding involved in the process. This is because WordPress is self-contained. This means that you would not need the help of HTML editing software at any stage of the process. Moreover, when it comes to the creation of new pages or blog posts or even formatting texts/images, it can be done without needing any additional FTP or HTML softare.
Search Engine Optimization
SEO is extremely important for your business’ marketing. WordPress lets you do that with absolute efficiency. The code that supports WordPress is simple and clean. Hence, it becomes easy for search engines to be reading and indexing the website’s content. Moreover, all elements of your website (like image, post, page) can have their own keywords as well as title and description. This can lead to extremely accurate search engine optimization (SEO) for your website. When you rank better on search engine, you will be able to market your site better.
As mentioned earlier, managing your website is like a breeze with WordPress. Hence, you have complete control over it and you don’t need to wait for your developer to help you with it.
WordPress was initially developed to be a blogging platform. Even now for non-blogging websites, blog comes built-in with this system. You can very quickly set up RSS feed or have email subscriptions for the blog. Moreover, you can invite comments. All of this can be done with a few clicks.
There are times when you want to do a lot more with your website. Take the example of setting up an event calendar. On the other hand, you might want to have twitter feed on the site. Plus, websites might have video galleries, facebook fan box, and much more. All of these plugins are available with WordPress for you to use.
Finally, WordPress is meant to be scalable in order to grow with your business. If you want to scale your website up and down, it is absolutely simple.
These are some reasons that make WordPress one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) around. There are many offshore WordPress development companies to help you get started.