Many times you will hear people say why would they use WordPress since they already have a webpage. People can tend to think of WordPress as just blog platform, which in reality it’s not at all since it evolved throughout the years. WordPress is now used for creating fully functional websites. The great thing about it is that it’s flexible and easy enough so you can use it almost for anything that comes to your mind. This is the biggest reason why popularity of WordPress has sky rocketed so much. Did you know that almost 23% of all the pages on internet are powered by WordPress? Maybe you weren’t even aware that biggest brands are using WordPress too, including Google, Sony, CNN, eBay, Disney and much more.
So, why switching to WordPress in the first place? First of all going with WordPress means freedom, as it’s a free software. You can install, modify and download it. WordPress is an open source, which means anyone can play with it and create new plugins or themes. There are more than 31,000 plugins and almost 3,000 themes available for free download. WordPress is also easy to learn and use, doesn’t matter if you are beginner. More than millions of people are using it on a daily basis and more and more people are joining the community.
Google likes WordPress as it is search engine friendly. Not only Google but most search engines prefer pages that are on WordPress and the reason is that it’s easy to crawl under its framework. WordPress can also handle many different media types, and you are not limited to just text. It has a support for audio, images and video content handling. You can also use WordPress for file or document management. You can even link photos of Instagram, Twitter, videos from YouTube or even music from Sound Cloud just by pasting URL link in post. WordPress can be used for many things and in many ways. For gallery, portfolio, blog, shopping store, video collection page, membership site, there are infinite choices.
WordPress is like a universal platform which means the base is always the same. It’s easy to figure out how to use it and you don’t need to hire professional people or experts spending lots of money for it. WordPress is hiring best developers so it will only get better in the future. I think this can be probably best platforms for business, and if you switch on it you will see how powerful it can really be.