WordPress, created in 2003 is one of the most popular blogging software available. Over the last few years WordPress has also become the content management system for many non-blogging websites. There are many advantages to using WordPress as a platform for your website.

  1. You have Control
    You do not need to wait for your web designer to make simple changes to your website. With WordPress you can easily make all the changes quickly and easily.
  2. Easy to use
    WordPress has a very intuitive interface that makes it easy to use. Adding or removing pages, posts, images can be done simply and quickly.
  3. No need to know HTML
    You don’t need to know HTML or CSS to make changes to your pages, or format text, you can upload images, videos or documents and link them to your content with no coding knowledge.
  4. Security
    With over a decade behind it WordPress is one the most mature and secure platforms available. There are several reputed plugins you can use to improve the security for your website and keep it regularly backed up making it very difficult for hackers and viruses to cause you to lose your website data.
  5. Accessibility
    You can make changes or add content to your website from any computer with internet access and a browser, without the need of any special software.
  6. Mobile Ready
    You don’t need to invest the time or money to make a separate mobile website. WordPress automatically recognizes if a user is viewing the website via a mobile or desktop browser and configures the content accordingly.
  7. SEO Friendly
    WordPress’ code is clean and simple, which makes it easier for search engines to index the websites content. There are a lot of plugins that can be added to optimize the website and make it more search engine friendly.
  8. Scalable
    WordPress websites are scalable, you can add hundreds or thousands of pages and posts and your site will still be fast and performance will not be compromised.
  9. Add new features
    Need to add a new photo gallery or a calendar or more? WordPress has thousands of plugins available for you to easily add functionality to your website

With its easy to use interface, security, ability to scale to your needs, WordPress is an ideal platform for your website.