If you’re looking to create a new website or re-do your existing one, WordPress is the best website platform you could use.
First released on 27 May 2003, WordPress gained a reputation in blogging world. It is much more however … WordPress is a free and open-source tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Open source simply means that it’s free and supported by thousands of developers who continue to improve upon it.
Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. WordPress was used by more than 23.3% of the top 10 million websites as of January 2015. WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web, with more than 60 million websites.
WordPress is engineered to be as easy to use as possible. A vast majority of web servers support WordPress already, and installation is usually as easy as a one button click. If you can do basic edits to a Microsoft Word document, you have the skills already to edit web pages built on WordPress. of course you do need to put some effort into becoming familiar with how it works.
Themes allow users to change the look and functionality of a WordPress website and they can be installed without altering the content. WordPress themes are in general classified into two categories, free themes and premium themes. WordPress users may also create and develop their own custom themes if they have the knowledge and skill to do so.
Modern WordPress themes will respond to the many mobile devices in our lives. The layouts automatically change to suit the device so that your website looks great mo matter what you use to view it.
engage your visitors with relevant photos, graphics, podcasts, maps, and videos. All of these are easy to manage, import, and use, thanks to WordPress’s impressive Media Library. Building a professional-looking photo gallery is just as easy, and you can do it in minutes without knowing a single line of code.
WordPress’s plugin architecture allows users to extend its features. WordPress has over 37,000 plugins available, each of which offers custom functions and features enabling users to tailor their sites to their specific needs.
WordPress started as a blogging platform but has grown far beyond that, to a fully-functional website platform. Websites survive and flourish when the content on it is fresh and relevant. A news section so that your customers are always kept in the loop is essentially a Blog!
SEO (Search Engine Optimisation)
The code generated by WordPress has been engineered to give you the best SEO possible.