WordPress is the CMS (Content Management System) of choice for most web designers these days. It has been around since 2003 and is by far the most popular blogging software available. Over the last few years, WordPress has also become one of the most popular content management systems.
Here is a list of the main advantages of using WordPress as your CMS (Content Management System):
Easy to Use
WordPress is very easy to use and has an intuitive interface. You can add new pages, blog posts, images, videos etc. easily and quickly.
Manage Your Website from Any Computer
WordPress is browser-based so you can login from any Internet connected computer and manage your site – even from your tablet or smart phone.
No Software Required
WordPress is a self-contained system working in real-timeand does not require as any software (such as Adobe Contribute or Dreamweaver). You can create a new page or blog post, format text, upload images (and edit them), upload documents, video files, image galleries, etc. all without the need for additional HTML or FTP software.
Search Engines Rank WordPress Sites High
The code behind WordPress is very clean and simple, making it easy for search engines to read and index a site’s content. In addition, each page, post, and image can have its own meta tag keywords, description, and title, and be optimized for specific keywords, allowing for very precise search engine optimization. You can also use tags to further enhance your search engine optimization efforts.
You have 100% control
No delays or emailing you webs designer to make those urgent changes. With WordPress, you can make changes whenever and wherever you want putting you in complete control.
Want to start Blogging or using Social Media?
Since WordPress was originally created as a blogging platform, blogging capabilities are built-in and are easy to integrate, if desired. You can also link your blog/latest new to your company Facebook and Twitter account. Setting up RSS / email subscriptions to your blog, commenting capabilities, and automatically adding the most recent blog posts to other pages of the site (your home page, for example) are also very simple to set-up, and help to extend your company’s reach and make your site more dynamic and interactive.
Your Site Can Grow as Your Business Grows
WordPress sites are very scalable. You can have hundreds of thousands of pages or blog posts on your site and the performance of the site will not be compromised in the least. If you want to add ecommerce or a calendar to your site, no problem, your site can grow with you.
If you want to know more about WordPress and how it can improve your company’s website, give us a call on 01727 825934.