Why WordPress?

Why is WordPress used?

It is easy to learn

There are a lot of resources for learning WordPress. There are plenty of things to learn about WordPress, but if someone spent ten or fifteen minutes with the dashboard, the interface works could be easily understood. For example, when we type WordPress on a browser, we could get different articles, tutorials, and explanations on using it. These resources could be easily understood and implemented for building a website using its platform.

It is free software

You can download and install WordPress for free. You can use this free software to create any website. Since it is open software, it gives the freedom of use, modification, building, and redistribution of the software in any way a user likes without paying any fees.

Simple steps to buy a domain name and host are: -

1. Choose a reliable domain name from a domain registrar like GoDaddy

It has free Themes and Plugins.

Word Press has thousands of free website templates (themes) that we can choose from. These built-in themes make our work easy to set up a website. WordPress themes have an options panel that allows us to change colors, upload logos, and change our website's background. These changes can be done to our needs and do not require coding or programming knowledge.

It is SEO (Search Engine Friendly)

SEO stands for search engine optimization; it involves making specific changes to your website design and content that make your site more attractive to a search engine. You do this hoping that the search engine will display your website as a top result on the search engine results page.

Why is WordPress popular

There are several reasons why WordPress is popular. Among those, the following are listed in this essay.

How to implement WordPress

WordPress can be implemented with little to no coding or programming knowledge to build different websites. Among the many website types, a few are discussed here.

Blog or personal websites

Blogs are informational websites where writers share personal views on individual subjects. If you are thinking of blogging, WordPress has all tools you need including pictures,

Business websites

Business websites are designed to help business owners communicate information with their customers, sell their products, and provide their business details to users. WordPress can be used to build a professional-looking website so that users can get the information they need.

Portfolio website

These websites help to present one's talent by creating a positive perspective. In simple words, portfolio websites are a place to showcase your work by using WordPress user-friendly portfolio websites.

How to use WordPress

There are many WordPress online or onsite classes when you surf the internet. There are also free tutorials on how to use it. It is known that it is easy to use, but you need to be familiar with what it does to access it for the first time. Here is a step-by-step guide on accessing it and start on your website building.

Recognized companies that use WordPress

Many recognized companies use their powerful platform. There is a way to check if a website is actively using it. All you need to do is go to isitwp, enter the website's URL address, and click the analyze button.

https://www.isitwp.com/

Microsoft News

The news site where they showcase their stories, news, and updates are created using WordPress.

Facebook Newsroom

The most popular social media platform uses WordPress to publish its news and announcement.

BBC America

The popular television network with various programs, including lifestyle, comedy, drama and scientific series, movies, etc., uses WordPress.

The Mozilla Blog

The Mozilla Blog, which carries the latest news, stories, and updates on Mozilla Firefox, community, and the web, also uses WordPress.

Disadvantages of WordPress

Needs frequent updates

The problem with frequent updates is, in some cases, after a new update, the existing theme or plugin may crash, resulting in the poor functionality of the website.

Managing MySQL Database

The back-end server of it is MYSQL, an open-source database management system. When a change is made inbuilt site, it runs in a server and creates a database. Unless a complete backup of the database is taken, a single error can cause complete data loss, resulting in a total crash of the website.

It runs on Heavy code.

Since it is built-on PHP code, which can be heavy on your server, Loading and running heavy theme and resource-hungry plugins can slow down your server.

Takeaway on WP

The significant advantage of WordPress is the ease of use from installation to maintenance. The fact being free and SEO friendly will never let you down. Due to being popular, it has many tutorials available on the web.

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A Seattle web design and online marketing agency that delivers high-end websites. A passion for web development and SEO.