Why to ‘WordPress’?

WordPress being one of the most famous Content Management System  has captured a huge part of Internet today. But if you still doubt whether to trust WordPress for your next ‘Big Idea’, here are few reasons which might back your thinking for using this cool Content Management System.

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1) Cheap Hosting:

Cheap Hosting

WordPress as a famous Content Management System ( CMS ), has attracted many hosting providers in the market towards ‘WordPress specific/optimized Hosting’. WordPress specific hosting offer an optimized environment to host only WordPress sites. These services are available at very cheap prices and often comes with preinstalled WordPress on them. These plans generally include Solid SSD Disk for high speed and NGINX (Engine-X) server for high traffic.

2) Easy Installation:

Easy Installation

WordPress on most of the Control Panels is just a click away. Any good hosting provider has Softaculous auto installer in their cPanels using which you can install WordPress on your Domain.

3) Easy Interface

Easy Interface

I have an experience of working on other CMSs as well, but personally I like WordPress’ interface because it is much easier and interactive than any other CMS in market. WordPress gives a very easy layout to create and edit your posts/pages.

4) Huge community support:

Community Support

WordPress like other CMSs is backed by huge community of contributors. These people help WordPress grow by contributing to its Forums and Plugin Directory. You also can contribute to WordPress.

5) Awesome Plugins directory:

WordPress Plugin

Plugins extend the functionality of your WordPress site. The WordPress has around 42,485 plugins with nearly 1,155,266,352 total downloads a year( as on January 2016 ).

WordPress community has given us some cool Plugins like

6) SEO Friendly:

search-engine-marketing

WordPress on its own doesn’t have a great SEO , but the power which makes WordPress one of the best SEO CMS in market comes from its plugins, Yes !  there are multiple plugins available in WordPress plugin directory which will make your site a ‘Killer’ when it comes to SEO. One of the most commonly used SEO plugin in WordPress is Yoast SEO.

7) Easy Plugin Installation:

Installing Plugin

Apart from the great plugin directory, WordPress also gives us a feature to search any new plugin right from your admin panel and install it directly without the hassle of downloading and then uploading it in your cPanel.

8) Security:

Security WordPress

The most important factor when it comes to a trustworthy CMS is the security. WordPress has multiple security features which include logins and different permission levels.

  • Administrator – The ‘Super user’.
  • Editor – Access to all posts, pages, comments, categories, tags, and links.
  • Author – Can write, upload photos to, edit, and publish their own posts.
  • Contributor – has no publishing or uploading capability, but can write and edit their own posts until they are published
  • Follower (public sites) / Viewer (private sites only) – can read and comment on posts and pages

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Now its time to go out there and create your own site using WordPress.

Do let us know what you think about WordPress in comments section below.

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