Why WordPress and What is it?
Whether its small personal blogs or complex sites of major corporations, WordPress dominates the competition. Their nearest competitors have less than 7% market share. WordPress is very popular because it is free, easy to use and has hundreds of developers around the world creating plugins to help improve functionality.
6 Benefits of using the WordPress Platform
Here’s a look at a few key benefits of using WordPress to set up and run your business or personal site.
1. Flexible and Adaptable for Changing Needs
While migrating to the new site one of the challenges that we faced was moving over thousands of inventory items from Shopify to WooCommerce.
2. User-friendly—Easy to find developers
A WordPress site can be installed and up and running in a matter of minutes with limited expertise. Because of its popularity, there is a large pool of resources that you can use to greatly extend WordPress’ capabilities.
3. Plugins and Themes Offer Unlimited Options
There are hundreds of themes and plugins available that will let you build almost any type of website. Whether you are a for profit company, a non-profit company, a law firm, a doctor or and online store. Plugins are small pieces of code designed to perform specific tasks—that allow users to add features such as shopping carts, galleries, contact forms, and more to any compatible WordPress site. Plugins can be activated or deactivated and uninstalled as needed as a site evolves.
4. WordPress Sites Rank High and are Responsive
Ranking well in search engines is critical to any website’s success. Searchability is key to ranking high on Google and other search engines. WordPress includes a variety of tools and plugins for optimizing content for SEO (search engine optimization). A WordPress site is also mobile responsive and is built to do well in search for both desktops and mobile devices. Google loves WordPress and tends to rank their sites very favorably is properly constructed.
5. WordPress Sites Have a Built-In Blog
Since WordPress is a content management system software, it has multiple features that make publishing content much easier than other platforms. Whether you are doing a blog, a newsletter or FAQ section, it is very easy for users who want to add these features to their website.
6. WordPress Hosting, Security and Support
At ASTOUNDZ, we work with best-in-class providers like WPEngine and Sucuri.net to ensure the security and stability of your WordPress site. Our websites are screaming fast, they are search engine compliant, continuously monitored and in business to build business.