10 Top Reasons to Build Your Website on WordPress

10 Top Reasons to Build Your Website on WordPress

With multiple features and functionalities and ease-of-maintenance, WordPress supports what you need to create, whether it’s a blog or a full-fledged e-commerce website.

  1. World-Class CMS: WordPress is a very efficient and highly appreciated content management system powering thousands of websites around the world with a standardized dashboard that can be leveraged by anyone making it a universal platform. It comes with lots of tools, plugins, and upgrades that can help you create a fascinating and splendid website.
  2. Ease to Setup and Use: The ease of use is why many newer establishments prefer WordPress for their websites as the need for higher coding/programming skills is zero to none. Even without the knowledge of programming languages such as JavaScript, HTML, or PHP, you can still set up your WordPress website. The fact that you can manually install WordPress is the best part! Once the site is developed, since it is a user-friendly platform, learning how to use WordPress as CMS is easy and doesn’t need experts to handle.
  3. Easy to Update and Manage: With multiple features and functionalities and ease-of-maintenance, WordPress supports what you need to create, whether it’s a blog or a full-fledged e-commerce website. WordPress is an ever-evolving platform with developers constantly testing and improving its various components and provides you with the best resources which can help manage the website efficiently. Security is crucial for any platform and WordPress technology supports security at its best. With WordPress, it is easy to update themes and plugins unlike the other CMS – all with a single mouse click.
  4. Customization and Greater Accessibility: For WordPress, it isn’t necessary to use coding to customize colors, design, and even features of a WordPress theme. It can be done through the WordPress dashboard as all the required settings are present in the control panel. Here coding is not essential for customization. WordPress is accessible across various platforms making the site accessible across different browsers and smartphones using HTML and CSS along with PHP to create web pages. WordPress can be implemented on both Linux and Windows servers as needed by the developer.
  5. Expandable by Using Themes and Plugins: Many WordPress users are neither web designers nor programmers. The fact is that most users come without any prior knowledge of designing websites. But since WordPress has thousands of free templates to pick from, you can create a website to match your expectation. It is super flexible and can be expanded by using plugins. There are thousands of free and premium plugins available for use as with the themes.
  6. Multi-Users: For larger establishments, running a website and maintaining their site content needs help from multiple people. This is where the multi-user feature comes to play, making it easy to assign different roles to people within your organization. WordPress has five default user roles Administrator, Editor, Author, Contributor, and Subscriber. Thus, allowing the site owner the right to decide what a user can or cannot do.
  7. Innovative and Stable: WordPress has millions of users worldwide and hence, it needs to be stable and also updated with trends in order to fit the requirements of such a vast audience. The community of WordPress developers worldwide works 24/7 to discover vulnerabilities and quickly fix them to ensure that the platform stays safe, secure, and stable. The businesses that use WordPress can run their website without a second thought, while the frequent updates from the WordPress community keep it ahead of its competitors with regard to superior and innovative technology.
  8. More Functionality at Lower Costs: WordPress is a platform that is far removed from a traditional website. The constant array of innovative plugins help improve the functionalities of a website at a much lower cost. However, it is suggested that users do not go overboard with installing plugins and keep it required only to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience for the users.
  9. Blogging Is Built-In: WordPress is touted as the best platform for blogs worldwide considering that it comes with a default blogging configuration with varied options such as categories, tags, author, spam solutions, widgets, commenting, and media among other must-have features of a blog. The foremost benefit of creating a website or a blog with WordPress is the intuitive CMS which makes the entire experience of adding a blog, monitoring it, etc easy and simple. It supports the easy insertion of images, video, audio in a blog post. We can add any media file content with a single click. It can be easily edited and supports the upload of high-resolution images, videos, etc.
  10. Top-Notch Support Community: WordPress is a huge community with thousands of active users and developers making it a well-maintained support forum containing millions of queries and solutions to problems. We can also search for queries to get previously answered questions and post questions to get a prompt and valid solution. People with a working knowledge of WordPress can share their expertise and experience on the forums. When you use WordPress you not only get multitudes of free plugins and themes but also free ongoing support from other members of the community. As they say, it takes a village to build the best website.

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Sithara Nair

Software Tester

Sithara works as a software tester at NetiApps. The years of experience testing for bugs across technologies like Drupal, WordPress, React, Laravel, Magento to name a few, inspires her to build listicle blogs on why each of these technologies may be the right fit for you.

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