What is WordPress?
WordPress is one of the biggest if not THE biggest Content Management Systems on the planet. It is the backbone of the Internet, WordPress is used by 26.8% of all the websites, that is a content management system market share of 58.9%.
Why Use WordPress
- WordPress is very simple to manage with little or no tech knowledge.
- WordPress is easily customisable
- WordPress is open source meaning it has millions of developers all over the world
- WordPress websites can be edited from anywhere, off almost any device
- WordPress is very Search Engine Friendly
- WordPress themes can be changed and customised very simply, meaning you can change your website Look and Feel, without changing the content.
- WordPress has millions of plugins available, this means you can add new functionality to your website in minutes and you dont even need to know how to code.
- The WordPress Community is made up of thousands of users of all sorts of experience levels who are ready to support each other on technical issues.
- WordPress websites are mobile friendly meaning you dont have to code a separate website for mobile users.
- WordPress is established, it is over 10 yeears old and has outgrown many web development platforms and continues to do so and I predict it will for many years to come.
- BEST of all WordPress is completely free, and when they say free they mean completely free there is no subscriptions or renewals, there never has been and there never will be, all you need to pay for is the hosting, maintenance and the design*.
*some developers charge to use there plugins and themes and that is perfectly legitimate