WHY CONVERT TO WORDPRESS?
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WHY CONVERT TO WORDPRESS?

Originally launched in 2003, WordPress is currently the most popular CMS platform in use today. According to W3Techs, WordPress owns 59% of the CMS market and is currently in use by 25.7 of the websites worldwide.

 

That’s right. One in Four!

 

So what’s so great about wordpress? We’re Glad You Asked!

Why-Wordpress

1. Free and Open Source

The WordPress core CMS is 100% free and open source. This means that you can improve or customize the source code to fit any requirement. Also, there will never be any hidden charges or tiered pricing plans once your site hits the big time. WordPress will always be 100% free.

2. Flexible and Customizable.

WordPress can accommodate almost type of website.

Personal Blog or Personal Websites

Company or Business Websites

Government, NGO or Non-Profit Websites

Magazine or News Websites

Online Community & Membership Sites

Ecommerce Websites

Professional Portfolio Sites

Coming-Soon Pages

You can easily change the overall appearance of your website by using one of the thousands of free and premium themes available.

3. SEO Friendly

Search Engine Optimized out of the box, all of the largest search providers prefer sites powered by WordPress because its framework is easy to crawl and index.

Google Engineer Matt Cutts says, “WordPress automatically solves a ton of SEO issues” and during WordCamp San Francisco 2009, Matt endorsed WordPress as his blogging platform of choice.

4. WordPress Plug-in For Almost Any Feature

There are thousands of WordPress plug-ins available that add almost any functionality your business or organization might need.

Complex Photo And Image Galleries

Social Networking & Forums

Social Media Widgets

Spam Protection

Calendars

Fine-Tune Controls For Search Engine Optimization

Complex And Simple Contact Forms

Ecommerce

Subscription Sites

5. Integration

With its popularity, service providers are rushing to stay current, and free and premium plug-ins have been developed to support WordPress integration.

Aweber, MailChimp, Constant Contact

PayPal, Authorize.net, Stripe

WooCommerce, Shopify, Magento

Easy Digital Downloads

Hubspot, Zendesk, Wrike

CiviCRM, WooCommerce Subscriptions

Hubspot, Zendesk, Wrike

ActiveCampaign, Livechat, Zoho

Many More...

7. Universal platform

WordPress features a universal platform. The WordPress dashboard always looks the same – no matter what you’re using WordPress for. Core features always have the same interface, so all WP sites will have the administrative features and layout.

8. WordPress is DIY Friendly

The WordPress core CMS is 100% free and open source. This means that you can improve or customize the source code to fit any requirement

For the tech-savvy and the more adventurous, WordPress edits and updates can be fairly simple to learn

9. Responsive

With the current market share and support of the WordPress platform, almost all themes currently developed are mobile-friendly out of the box, with most premium themes supporting advanced responsive features.

10. Secure

The WordPress community takes security very seriously. WordPress constantly updates its software to prevent attacks. In fact, WordPress has an automatic update feature ever since the release of version 3.7.

11. Support

Because of the large community of contributors, WordPress features unprecedented support. Almost any troubleshooting problem or issue can be addressed through the WordPress Forums.

12. Cost-Effective

By using WordPress core and one of the thousands of themes currently available, WP sites can be developed at a fraction of the traditional time and expense of coding a site from scratch.

13. Full Standards Compliance

Every piece of WordPress generated code is in fully W3C compliant. Your website will work with today’s browsers, while maintaining forward compatibility with the next generation of browsers.

14. One-Click Publishing

So you’ve just finished your Pièce De Résistance and you want to start sharing and linking your article. Easy-Peasy!
Publish your created content with a single mouse-click. What’s more, there are a number of mobile apps that allow you to publish your WordPress content from anywhere.

15. It Just Keeps Getting Better

WordPress.org employs world-class developers to improve and update WordPress core code, and are constantly adding and updating features to keep up with current trends and advances in web design, digital marketing, and web development. Also, because WordPress is open source, developers from around the world are constantly working to enhance the user experience to make it the best CMS available.

Its a sure bet that WordPress is only going to get better as time goes on.