10 Top Reasons to Build Your Website on WordPress

Sithara Nair

Software Tester

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 which 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 the 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. Which 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, work 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 at required only to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience to 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 easy insertion of images, video, audio in blog post. We can add any media files content with a single click. It can be easily edited and supports 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 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 community. Like they say, it takes a village to build the best website.

Author Bio

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. Sithara has a bachelor’s degree in computer applications and is an avid reader - technology and horror being the top favorites.