Many people often tend to think WordPress is only a blogging platform but the reality is that WordPress development is not just for blogs, it can develop a fully functional website on the go! In fact, it can create far better websites than any other CMS using the miraculous plugins available on WordPress, you can get plenty of awesome WordPress designs in the theme section and that is the reason we often ask our clients to get their websites developed on WordPress.
Don’t believe us? Here are the 8 reasons why we, at Poissy Design Vancouver are being partial towards WordPress development platform:
- The most popular CMS
Until 2015, 26% of all the websites in the world were developed on WordPress and the number is increasing day by day.
By joining the most popular CMS community, we expect WordPress will get more awesome from here and we’ll get some extra-ordinary features in upcoming days.
- WordPress is your cost cutter!
Nothing good comes for free… But WordPress does! Yes, you heard it right! WordPress is an open source platform that means anyone can get it for free and clutter it according to his/her needs. You can add free themes, plugins to develop your website which saves a lot of money and time.
- Everything your website needs is here!
Often developers get tired in order to add a small feature on the website, they have to spend hours and hours to troubleshoot errors but Hey, that doesn’t happen in WordPress! Because, WordPress has a feature called ‘plugins’ which can fulfill every need of your website without getting into the coding thing. You just have to search for the plugin, install it, activate it, make some settings and you are good to go!
A few examples of commonly used free plugins are:
- Yoast SEO: It will help you create a customized title, description for every page and will help you tracking if your page is SEO friendly with the keyword or not.
- W3 Total Cache: it helps boosting page load speed of the website by caching pages, adding CDN et cetera.
- TablePress: Websites have to show packages, compare products and for that purpose, TablePress is a very handy plugin.
- Easy to customize
Most of the times, people want to change their design of the website after a few months, add new features and remove a few features. If the website is developed on WordPress CMS, it is damn too easy to do that, you can change the whole design or layout of the website by changing the theme, your developer might do it for free if you have good relations or you can do it yourself doing a little research on the web.
- Search engine friendly
WordPress is coded in such a way that it is really easy to index the website pages by search engines; the code is pretty clean which is preferred by search engines. In addition to it, you can use SEO plugins to add customized title, description, meta keywords et cetera according to the SEO trend.
- Add multiple users on the go!
Managing a website often requires multiple users like editor, developer, author et cetera, being the admin of the website; you can add multiple users and allot them the access level of the website by choosing appropriate position of the user.
WordPress is believed to be the most secured CMS, your developer can make it more secure by using a few plugins and techniques.
- As easy as pie!
WordPress is made considering a non tech-savvy person in mind, so that anyone can quickly adapt and learn WordPress. If you have got your website developed by a developer on WordPress CMS, and later on you want to make a few tad changes to your website, you can do it yourself.
So, if you are planning to make your new website or planning to change CMS of your existing website, we advise you to choose WordPress CMS. WordPress is not just for blogging, it can create awesome shopping portals, membership sites, portfolio sites et cetera with an ultimate ease!