Reasons to use WordPress is your website design

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems out there. It is used for all types of websites including: Brochure websites, ecommerce websites, blogging websites, all kinds of business websites and much more. Some 25% of websites out there in the world wide web are built in WordPress and successfully so. This begs the question “why should you choose WordPress for your business website”. After all there are tons of other options such as Wix, Weebly, Drupal, Squarespace and even Shopify.

 

 

Reasons why you should choose WordPress for your business website

 

  1. Lots of options –

If you’re looking to put contact forms on every page or help with your SEO, there are thousands of plugins to help you with anything you can think of. Maybe Your wanting to connect a subscribe form with mail chimp for email marketing.

Plugins are updated regularly by the developers and there are quite a lot of free plugins if you don’t have the budget to invest. Paid plugins are better but not always we use a host of free plugins on our websites.

 

2.Wordpress is easy to learn and understand

Lots of people are now choosing to use WordPress because it’s easy to learn. The content management system is fantastic for all kinds of websites. If you have the time available to learn WordPress there are tons of help sites out there. We always would recommend WordPress to our customers as if they have the time they really can get involved with updating their website. There is no need to hire us for every single change that you want to make to your website. All we would recommend is to spend some time taking one of our WordPress courses.

Reasons to use WordPress is your website design

3.WordPress is fantastic for SEO

WordPress has been around for well over a decade and because it takes up such a large percent of the market you can understand why it’s great for SEO. The way wordpress is designed is to facilitate search engines to crawl your website, in turn this is loved by the search engines such as google. Plugins for SEO such as Yoast is fantastic for your WordPress website. Yoast uses a traffic light signal to let you know if your content is structured the right way and easily readable. We know there is much more to SEO than this but using a plugin such as Yoast enables business owners to add blog posts and updates to their website using Yoast as a guide.

 

  1. WordPress is great for security

Because WordPress is so popular there is a worldwide community that are dedicated to helping the CMS your business uses become more secure and up to date. Plugins are updated regularly to make sure that they are up to date with all the latest patches. What’s more the WordPress plugin directory lets your know when the plugin was last updated and how popular it is. This gives transparency to you the website owner before using any plugins.

 

In summary we love WordPress in fact it is our favourite platform to work on. Ask us questions on how we can help build your business website in WordPress, so you can maintain it yourself. Or if you don’t have the time to learn we can maintain it for you.

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