If you are having trouble finding an easy and fast way to create your website, I have the solution for you. Hi, this is Digital Abhi, your digital marketing friend, a contented digital marketer. In this post, I will share 9 Reasons Why WordPress is Best for your website.
Before starting, here’s a quick question. What kind of website you are planning to build? Tell me in the comments so that I can help you out with it. Also, if you are a video person, you can skip directly to the end of this post where I have embedded a video on the same.
What is WordPress?
Before moving to the topic why WordPress is best, let me first share what is WordPress?
It is a Content Management System (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It is open-source software. You can use it to create some great and awesome websites. It is one of the most popular CMS or Content Management System in the present time.
It was launched in May 2003 by Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little. Back at that time, it started as a blogging platform. But from that point in time, there have been many advancements in this awesome software. And now it is a full-featured content management system. Its parent company is Automattic.
Why WordPress is Best for your Website?
Now, let me tell you why you need to use this great CMS for your website?
Powers majority of the Internet
My first point in favor of WordPress is that it powers a huge of the internet. At the time of writing this post, 36% of the web is built on it. Thereby, making it the largest Content Management System in the world. And by this data, you can have an idea about the power of this great CMS.
This data is claimed on its official website: wordpress.com.
Easy to Use
The best part about WordPress is that you don’t need to have any kind of technical knowledge in order to create a website. Thereby, making it very very easy to use. It’s the ease of use which makes it my favorite CMS among all the other platforms available right now.
Also, you don’t need to learn even a single line of coding to create a website on it. The UI is so good and user friendly that even a 9th grade student can build his own website without having to know any technical knowledge.
Also, WordPress is SEO friendly. Search Engines love it because the code behind this powerful CMS is very neat and clean. You get easy to use plugins to improve the SEO of your website. I will tell you about plugins also in a little bit.
Also, check out: WordPress Tutorial – Ultimate Step by Step WordPress Guide
Another best part is that you can operate WordPress from any computer. Let’s say, you are at your friend’s home and you need to update something on your website. But you don’t have access to your PC. But you don’t need to worry because WordPress got your back.
You can ask for your friend’s PC and make the changes you require. And the best part is that you can access it from your smartphone also. But why is it so easy?
Here, you get a login portal just like Facebook. In this login portal, you have to enter your username and password just like you do it on Facebook. And once you enter the credentials, hit the SUBMIT button and boom. You get access to your WordPress dashboard.
You can also have multiple users who can access the backend of your website. So, if you got a team to manage your website, you can easily do it within a couple of minutes. And since, you are the admin, you can add users and assign their access levels.
Create any Kind of Website
With the help of this powerful CMS, you can create almost any kind of website. Want to start a blog? Do it. Want to start an eCommerce business? Do it. Want to create a membership website? Do it. So, it doesn’t matter what kind of website you want to create, you can do all that without having any kind of coding skill or technical knowledge.
Although with time, you gain some technical knowledge and skills in your digital journey which you can implement on your website.
Support all Media types
It can handle all kinds of media types and content. You can put anything you like. It can be text, image, audio or video. You can also easily embed any content from different sources available on the internet. For example, embedding a YouTube video in your content takes only a few seconds and a couple of mouse clicks.
Thousands of WordPress Themes
So, how you can start building a website on WordPress? In this CMS, you get thousands of themes and templates which you can use to set the look and feel of your website. Now you will ask what do I mean by themes here?
WordPress themes are just like the themes in your smartphone. In your smartphone, you can install any of the themes you like and can change the look and feel of the system. Similarly, here you can choose from hundreds and thousands of themes to change the look of your website.
Thousands of WordPress Plugins
You also get thousands of plugins to extend the functionality of your website and optimize it according to your requirements. These plugins are like applications on your phone. Just like, you can add an extra feature to your smartphone by installing an application.
Similarly, you can also add great features on your website with the help of these easy to use plugins. Installing or removing the themes and plugins is just a matter of a few clicks of your mouse.
You may be wondering whether the themes and plugins are free to use or you have to pay for them. Both options are available here. You can choose both free and paid plugins and themes according to your use and requirement.
There are also some freemium plugins and themes. You can use them for free but if you want all of their features and functions, you have to pay. It can be a one time payment or a recurring payment.
The WordPress Community
The part which I love most about WordPress is the community it has built over the years. Its user base is very very huge. If you are facing any kind of issue on WordPress, you can easily get the solutions just by searching it on the internet.
There were many instances when I was confused regarding some aspects of this CMS. What did I do at that time? I just googled my issue and got hundreds of solutions to it.
So, how can you get WordPress? You can get it from its official website: wordpress.com or wordpress.org. Now, you may be thinking, why two different versions? Let me clear it for you. If you want to go for free, use the .com and if you want to go for paid, use .org.
To get an in-depth clearance of different versions of WordPress, check out: WordPress.ORG vs WordPress.ORG – Which one is better for you?
Another way of getting WordPress is by installing it from the CPanel of your hosting. It is in the Softaculous apps installer. There are some other CMS (Magento, Drupal, etc.) also that are available in the Softaculous.
If you are wondering how a website built on WordPress looks like, just have a look at my website. I have created it on WordPress. And the best part is, I haven’t coded even a single line to do it. Isn’t it awesome? I have also created some other websites for my clients on WordPress.
I have shared a lot of reasons which I think make WordPress the best to create a website. At the time of writing this post, it’s been more than 2 years since I have been using WordPress. And in this time, my fondness has only increased towards this awesome CMS.
Also, when digital marketing gurus like Neil Patel are using WordPress, then why shouldn’t you? I would recommend you to use it for your website. But still, you should do a little bit of research on your own before starting to have a 100% satisfaction in your mind.
What is WordPress?
WordPress is an open-source software based on PHP and MySQL. It is the best Content Management System (CMS) which you can use to create some great and awesome websites.
Why WordPress is best? Why use WordPress?
There are innumerable reasons to use WordPress. But here are the top 9 reasons why you should use WordPress:
1. Powers majority of Internet
2. User Friendly
3. SEO Friendly
4. Thousands of Plugins
5. Thousands of Themes
6. Remote Accessibility
7. Can Create any kind of Website
8. Multiple Users
9. Huge WordPress Community
Thanks a lot for taking out time to read this post. I hope you got your answer. Now, if you have any better idea regarding WordPress than before then, share it with everyone. Also, stay tuned to Digital Abhi. Why? Because I am consistently uploading valuable content for you.
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