WordPress is one of the most reliable, robust, and most commonly used open-source CMS worldwide. Earlier, WordPress was well known for blogging only, however for the last few years, it has become a favorite choice for many businesses to develop their corporate & eCommerce websites.
What are the reasons for the tremendous popularity of WordPress as the best CMS?
Why do small businesses find WordPress as the best option for their website development?
Let’s find out.
In this blog post, we are going to share 6 great benefits of using WordPress for your CMS & eCommerce website development.
#1 WordPress is a free open source
One of the biggest reasons for using WordPress by millions of users is that WordPress is free to use. Yes, you do not need any license or any subscription to use WordPress. All you need to do is download WordPress from its repository and install it on your server to set up your website.
If you are a small or medium-sized business that needs a cheap website and does not need high-end features, then WordPress is for you.
#2 WordPress is easy to use
The ease to set up and manage a WordPress website is another major reason for its huge popularity and demand.
It’s hard to believe that one can install and set up a nice website using WordPress in just a few hours. All you need to know is some basics of the internet and a short training of 2 hours.
Even if you don’t want to set up the website yourself, you can easily find an affordable web developer in India and get this job done at a much lower cost.
#3 Availability of WordPress developers
WordPress, being one of the popular CMS, has become a favorite of web developers too. There are many web developers who work on WordPress and build websites using WordPress only. In other words, these developers work full-time on WordPress websites.
With so much abundance of WordPress developers, you, as a webmaster get benefits of:
a) Hiring WordPress developers at a much affordable price due to the stiff competition.
b) Expand your existing WordPress website by choosing any reliable web developer.
There are many webmasters who’ve had a bad experience with their WordPress websites in terms of security. They would blame either WordPress CMS or their web developers and sometimes their web hosting company too.
But, as a web development company, we always advise our customers to update their WordPress website regularly. Other than website maintenance, we also make sure that all of our clients’ websites have the necessary security plugins to reduce the possibility of a security breach.
Having said this, we can conclude that WordPress is a secured CMS and you can definitely use it for your company website.
#5 Ease of plugins management
If you don’t know much about WordPress plugins, let us take 2 minutes to understand.
In simple language, a plugin is a set of codes that can be installed with your WordPress website to add or enhance the features of your website. The installation of a plugin is as easy as a couple of clicks.
All you need to do is, just find an appropriate plugin, install it, and then activate it. It’s ready for use.
There are tons of free and paid plugins which you can use to build your website.
Installing and using WordPress plugins is so easy that even a layman can do it without any hassles. This is probably one of the major reasons that WordPress has become the #1 choice for many web developers as well as webmasters too.
#6 Ease of themes management
Similar to plugins, there are several themes which you can use for your WordPress website. A theme is a set of codes/files that can be installed with your existing WordPress website and change its look and feel.
Again, installing and activating a WordPress theme is as quick as a few clicks.
Having said this, you can easily change the look of your existing WordPress website by installing new themes and that too, in just a few clicks. You don’t need any web designer to design and a new layout for your website.
With the ease of installing different themes with a WordPress website, WordPress has become a favorite CMS for many webmasters as well as web developers.
There are tons of free and paid WordPress plugins to use.
WordPress, is no doubt, one of the best CMS available on this planet that makes website development not only easier but affordable too. If you too have decided to use WordPress for your website development, then we must tell you that you have taken the right decision.