10 Reasons Why We Recommend WordPress For Your Business Website
by Tez Ferguson
So you are considering setting up a new website or upgrading your current setup? You have looked at a number of web developers and got quotes and someone has recommended WordPress?
WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) which enables users the ability to customise and edit content via a backend rather than have to learn to code. Below is a list of the top 10 reasons why we recommend WordPress for your business website, no matter whether you are a small business startup or large corporate identity…
1 – WordPress Powers 34% Of The Internet
We all look at the worldwide web and see a combination of websites, from awfully coded html sites that look like they were made in the 1970’s to beautifully crafted interactive sites with user experience in mind.
In today’s modern age we look for mobile responsive, beautifully crafted sites that are easy to manage. This is where WordPress comes in… With WordPress powering over 34% of the Internet, and 60% of all CMS sites.
2 – You Don’t Need To Be A Developer
One of the best aspects of WordPress is its easy to navigate admin panel. With login credentials, you can add or amend pages and posts in no time. Something that many other website platforms do not offer.
Whilst it means less work for us developers it gives businesses the flexibility to make their own tweaks without the huge price tag.
Gone are the days of having to pay an extortionate hourly rate to change the opening times set on your website. We even included a guide on how to to this! Learn more today.
3 – Its Available In Over 68 Languages
Just when you think that WordPress couldn’t get any better, it certainly can! With over 68 languages and growing, WordPress gives you the functionality to go global in no time at all.
Looking to target a multitude of countries? Get in touch with us about plugin installation services where we can help translate your website in no time at all.
4 – WordPress Isn’t Just For Startups… Large Brands Use It!
So just because WordPress is a Free platform, it doesn’t mean it isn’t powerful. As we mentioned earlier 34% of the Internet is WordPress sites, and that is constantly growing. So naturally it is constantly improving.
To list a few:
TechCrunch, MTV News, Wall Street Journal, Walt Disney, Mercedes-Benz, and many more.
5 – WordPress Sites are Easy to Manage
As we mentioned earlier, you do not need to be a developer or genius coder to edit or add pages to your website.
Whilst the web is constantly evolving so is your website. This is why plugins and themes are updated regularly in order to ensure they keep up with security and also coding tweaks. Updating these is easy. Just look at the link here for more.
6 – WordPress is Not Just for Blogging
Whilst it may have a bad rap from all those years it has been used as a blogging facility, it’s truly expanding, and can be seen by the amazing plugins and themes available for it.
You could potentially have a website up and ready to go with vital pages and even an E-Commerce store in a matter of moments.
7 – You Can Have Multiple Users
WordPress is all about growth and efficiency, and therefore allows user management. If you aren’t the only person in the team that requires access there is the possibility to add additional users to your website.
Allowing you to crack on with what you do best and leave other people to the content.
You can also limit their restrictions for security… More on that later!
8 – WordPress Is SEO Friendly
Here at Xploited Media we have worked with a number of clients all with different setups. From basic html, to bespoke angular setups. So we know our way around various platforms.
Nothing we have worked with has come close to the ease and flexibility of WordPress. Install a plugin like Yoast SEO and you are well away.
It helps guide you on the best meta title, description, alt tags and much more… Allowing anyone to become an SEO pro overnight.
Need help with your SEO? Get in touch with us to plan a strategy that will help you stand out from the crowd!
9 – It Doesn’t Cost Anything To Use
Yes you heard it correctly! WordPress is FREE! Now do not confuse that with you can get a free website… Because you will still need a domain name and hosting to make it worth your while. However you won’t have to pay any additional Software charges.
Naturally some plugins are premium plugins alongside themes. So if you are looking for a professional look with professional functionality we recommend spending a little.
Alternatively get in touch with us about our FREE website offer.
10 – There Is Over 1.48 Billion Plugin Downloads
Just when you thought WordPress could not get any better… You thought wrong! The platform is constantly improving with the support of billions of users downloading their plugins regularly.
Whilst we don’t have recent facts we can confirm that in 2016 there had been over 1.5 Billion total downloads which was a 48% increase on 2015… Just imagine what 2020 will bring!
Plugins not only increase the functionality of your website but also help improve its performance and more. From plugins such as Yoast SEO all the way to Additional Contact form designs and landing pages… WordPress has it all!
So there you have it… 10 reasons why we wouldn’t even consider other solutions for your affordable web design.
We have worked with a multitude of clients from small business startups looking for a cheap web design solution to large corporate brands looking to adapt their system for growth and even an internal Intranet that enabled them full control on what their visitors/clients and staff could see.
Get in touch with us today to see how we could help design a WordPress Website that not only stands out but ticks all those boxes.
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