WordPress is free open-source software that is supported by thousands of developers around the world. It's big business and the world's most popular content management system powering around 30% of the internet. They are some pretty amazing figures and well deserved as WordPress is an excellent tool for website creation.
By using free open-source platforms, it means your website will have regular security updates with new functionality being added in future releases. Its popularity will continue to drive development for the platform and the tens of thousands of plugins that it currently supports.
WordPress works on a modular system which means you can add greater functionality to your site at any stage without a full website re-development. This plug-and-play style design keeps development costs down and gives site owners access to the WordPress plugin library which has over 50,000 plugins.
These plugins are often easy to configure and range from contact form builders to analytic tools, member portals and much more.
WordPress is written using standard compliance high-quality code and produces semantic markup. In non-geek terms, this makes Google and other search engines love WordPress. By design, WordPress is very SEO friendly out of the box. You can also use WordPress SEO plugins to further optimise your website.
All our WordPress-based websites come with a premium SEO plugin that comes with content analysis tools and help you produce rich metadata that is loved by search engines and social networks.
Easy to Manage
The days of contacting your developer to make a simple text change are over. WordPress comes with a beautiful yet simple graphical user interface that allows non-tech-savvy people to manage and adjust content. Create new pages and blog posts, or upload media to a new image gallery. WordPress gives you full control with a simple point-and-click.
WordPress provides the user with the ability to manage site configurations, user and account settings, security and website backups. Tasks that would normally be time-consuming or take complex code can be completed with ease with limited experience.
Safe & Secure
WordPress is built with security in mind and with regular updates you can rest easy knowing your WordPress website and site data are secure. By keeping plugins and the WordPress core updated you instantly decrease the risk of unwanted threats.
WordPress also has many plugins that tighten the security of your website and will detect intrusion attempts letting you know when someone is trying to access your website.
With WordPress powering around 40% of all websites on the Internet it is safe to say the platform will not be going away anytime soon. Some of the biggest companies utilise WordPress which is a billion-dollar industry supported by developers all over the world.
Due to its popularity, it makes it easy to find WordPress developers for future projects and creates a very competitive market, saving you money.