If you are a web developer/designer or blogger, choosing a content management system for the various projects can be confusing. As there are several content management systems with different systems, we have to choose wisely among them. But we choose WordPress for all of the web projects.
We are loving WordPress since 2013. Most of the bloggers prefer WordPress for developing their blogs websites. Developing a website or blog has become super-easy with WordPress.
Even a non-tech person can easily develop a blog within a few minutes and it is possible only with WordPress.
Many big brands and sites run on WordPress. Some of them are eBay, Vogue, Coca-Cola France, TechCrunch and more. According to some stats, WordPress usage is increasing day by day.
Reasons To Prefer WordPress Content Management System
There are some strong reasons or points which make WordPress the No. 1 choice for every blogger and web developer. Below are the benefits of WordPress.
1. Simple & Easy Web Development Process
WordPress brings the web development process to a simple & easy level. For example, if you want to develop a tech blog or a website related to sports news, the development process will only include buying a domain, web hosting and setting up WordPress.
You don’t need to get your hand dirty in HTML or CSS code if you use WordPress. Your site will be all set, after installing a theme, required plugin and content.
2. Themes And Plugins
There are many free themes and plugins available in the WordPress repository. You can easily choose a required WordPress theme directly from your WordPress dashboard.
WordPress Plugins are the most loved point about WordPress. If you want any functionality on your sites like anti-spam, security, email subscription, contact form, site speed and more then there is a plugin available in the WordPress Plugin repository for it.
3. Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
WordPress is search engine optimized, simply out of the box. SEO is an important part of every website. Without proper SEO, our website will not get traffic from search engines.
WordPress will automatically put your site’s SEO part on the driver’s seat. Also, there is a great SEO plugin available called WordPress SEO By Yoast. With it, you can easily SEO optimize your site for search engines.
These days security of any website or blog is a major concern. You have to be concerned about the security of your blog, otherwise, your blog will be de-indexed in from search engines in no time. It takes the security aspect seriously and has been improving security by every release. There are several effective WordPress security plugins available.
You can make your blog secure from most attacks, just by installing and configuring it properly.
If you want to give your blog a unique look then WordPress can make this task simple. If you have basic knowledge about HTML and CSS then you can easily customize every part of your theme. There are many awesome WordPress themes available. You can easily develop and customize your site with it.
You can also hire WordPress developers if you have a budget.
6. Miscellaneous Points
- WordPress Updates: WordPress gets updates on a regular basis. It will make sure that all WordPress sites and blogs will remain secure and adhere to the latest web standards. It’s updated always comes with some new & impressive features.
- Support: WordPress has got the best support system among all content management systems. You can get support at their forum, blogs, online videos and more. Till now, whatever issue I face with WordPress, I got the solution very easily and fast.
- Speed: A speedier website is always loved by visitors and as well as Google. I have made this blog very fast, just by using a caching plugin, CDN and some tweaks
So these are benefits that make me always stick with WordPress. But still, there can be some exceptions. In my view, if you’re about to start an online business, blog or website, you should consider WordPress before going to choose any other CMS.