As we discussed the features and functionality in the part 1 of this article. We got to know about what WordPress is and how it is one of the most popular and best choices for a CMS. We’ll take different route and cover the advantages and authority of WordPress as a CMS in this part 2. We’ll cover more points to give you a clear picture of the use of WordPress and what you get from it as a CMS!
Now, as we got to know how easy it is to start using and building a website with WordPress. How you can intuitively use it to build a website with it. And how you can leverage it to have one of the best CMS available in the market.
In this part, we’ll dive down deeper into understanding why you should choose WordPress as your CMS!
- Mobile Responsive
- Easy to Find Support
- Full-Standards Compliance
- Optimization Friendly (SEO)
- Social Media Integration
- Customer Base
Community-Driven Continuous Improvement
WordPress has a big-big community. As I mentioned, 43% of the world’s websites trust and use WordPress as their CMS. Apart from the core teams of WordPress, even people who use WordPress, be it for creating and selling products/services, using it for personal purposes, showcasing a portfolio, etc. are actively contributing to WordPress.
Voila! You’ve become a part of one of the most devoted and exponentially growing army communities!
Well, this point here is one of the most debated topics. Some say that websites made with and using WordPress are not secure. Well, honestly, if someone really wants to hack your website, nothing is foolproof.
Yes, they are discussed but are resolved with over-the-counter security and maintenance updates. And it is not very common for WordPress to have major vulnerabilities. As the community works together, imagine a thousand brains working together, to give you the best website building and CMS experience.
With WordPress, you can have a website that can handle traffic ranging from a few hundred to millions of users. The only place you’ll be getting stuck is with a managed hosting service, as more traffic will involve, and thus more charges.
If you decide to go with self-hosted WordPress, you can easily manage, and allot server resources, as per the traffic on your website. If your website is new and you want to increase traffic. Read: How to Increase Traffic on a newly built WordPress website.
One of the best things about using WordPress as your website builder and CMS is cross-platform support. WordPress allows you to have a website that is ready for any platform, any device.
But with other CMS, you might not get this flexibility and this adds to the popularity and love WordPress received worldwide! 🗺️
Easy to Find Support
Let’s say you finally agreed to start your WordPress journey. Now, coming on to the topic of support and help.
You’ve got a community of millions at your fingertips with people who are eager to help you out. Making you feel welcomed and looked after.
WPWB is here for you. All your queries, questions, and doubts…solved.
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In today’s world, the pace is always on the rise with each passing day. Not only the world but also the digital horizon is transforming rapidly. Now, as the world changes, technology is ever-changing as is. The same goes for browsers and web technologies.
WordPress and every inch, square space, and atom of backend-generated code are in full compliance with standards set by the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium). My fellow non-coders, this means your website will maintain compatibility with the current and upcoming browsers.
WordPress gives you that peace of mind with the comfort of WordPress code compliance. So, what’re you waiting for you to get started with WordPress now and achieve your digital goals!
Optimization Friendly (SEO)
WordPress is one of the few website builders and CMS that has a lot to offer in terms of SEO. First of all, WordPress websites are built for providing maximum user experience. It comes optimized for mobile devices out of the box.
Thus, giving you everything you need to take your website to the first page of SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages)!
So, you want to target the world with your WordPress website? For that, you’d need a website that supports multiple languages. Well, WordPress has got you covered for that!
As this sounds really interesting, I’ll be writing up another article, where we’ll go through creating a multilingual website in WordPress in detail. Don’t worry, we’ll start from level -1, so you and I both can understand it thoroughly and implement it!
Social Media Integration
Hands down, Social media has a great influence all over the globe. And it has become the favorite tool of marketers to promote and establish a brand today!
The best part? WordPress helps you do that!
Apart from this, you can also add social media feeds to your website, and also automate social campaigns!
A Coveted Customer Base
Here are some of the brands and personalities that trust WordPress as their website builder and CMS:
- The Obama Foundation
- The Walt Disney Company
- Bloomberg Professional
- Toyota Motors Brasil
- Snoop Dogg
- Usain Bolt
- Sylvester Stallone
And the list goes on and on and on and on….
And this marks the top reasons why you should build your website with WordPress as your CMS. Now, you know what WordPress is and what it offers to you as a user, no matter what type of website you want to build and run.
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