If you are a web developer or designer, choosing a content management system for various project can be confusing. As there are several content management system with different system, we have to choose wisely among them. But I chooses WordPress for all of my web projects.
This blog eCloudBuzz is also running on WordPress. I am loving WordPress since 2013. Most of the bloggers prefers WordPress for developing their blogs websites. Developing a website or blog has become super-easy with WordPress. Even a non-tech person can easily develop a blog with in few minutes and it is possible only with WordPress.
Many big brands and sites runs on WordPress. Some of them are eBay, Vogue, Coca-Cola France, TechCrunch and more. According to some stats, WordPress usage is increasing day by day.
Top 6 Reasons Why I Prefer WordPress Content Management System
There are some strong reasons or points which makes WordPress the No. 1 choice for every blogger and web developer. Below are the benefits of WordPress.
1. Simple & Easy Web Development Process
WordPress bring the web development process to a simple & easy level. For example, if you want to develop a tech blog or a website related to sports news, the development process will only include buying a domain, web hosting and setting up WordPress.
You don’t need to get your hand dirty in HTML or CSS code, if you use WordPress. Your site will be all set, after installing a theme, required plugin and content.
2. Themes And Plugins
There are many free themes and plugins available in WordPress repository. You can easily choose a required WordPress theme directly from your WordPress dashboard. WordPress Plugin is the most loved point about WordPress. If you want any functionality on your site like anti-spam, security, email subscription, contact form, site speed and more. For every task, there is a plugin available in WordPress Plugin repository.
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3. Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
WordPress is search engine optimized, simply out of the box. SEO is an important part of every website. Without proper SEO, our website will not get traffic from search engines. WordPress will automatically put your site’s SEO part on driver’s seat. Also there is a great SEO plugin available called WordPress SEO By Yoast. With it, you can easily SEO optimize your site for search engine.
These days security of any website or blog is a major concern. You have to be concerned about security of your blog, other wise your blog will be de-indexed in from search engines in no time. It takes the security aspect seriously and have been improving security by every release. There are several effective WordPress security plugins available.
You can make your blog secure from most attack, just by installing and configuring it properly.
If you want to give your blog a unique look then WordPress can make this task simple. If you have basic knowledge about HTML and CSS then you can easily customize every part of your theme. These days most of the bloggers are using Genesis Framework which is the best WordPress theme framework. You can easily develop and customize your site with it.
You can also hire WordPress developers, if you have budget.
6. Miscellaneous Points
- WordPress Updates: WordPress got updates on regular basis. It will make sure that all WordPress sites and blogs will remain secure and adhere to latest web standards. It’s updates always come with some new & impressive features.
- Support: WordPress has got best support system among all content management system. You can get support at their forum, blogs, online videos and more. Till now, whatever issue I face with WordPress, I got the solution very easily and fast.
- Speed: A speedier is always love by visitors and as well as Google. I have made this blog very fast, just by using a caching plugin, CDN and some tweaks
So these are benefits which make me to always stick with WordPress. But still there can be some exceptions. In my view, if you’re about to start an online business, blog or website, you should consider WordPress before going to choose any other CMS.