Benefits of Wordpress
Every website can come in many different forms, some of which are more effective for different users. WordPress is most commonly the best, user-friendly option for many reasons, such as those listed below.
Easy to Use
- The WordPress dashbard is intuitive.
- There are links to edit pages on each page.
- The editing dashbard is clean and well designed based on the input of thousands of users in the community.
Search Engine Friendly
Search Engines LOVE WordPress. Assuming that the theme is created well. Some Plugins can make WordPress sites rank even better in search results.
- All in One SEO Pack
- Google XML Sitemaps
- W3 Total Cache
Open Source, the opposite of propriety, means that you're not locked into any single web shop, but just about any web shop is able to work on your website when it's open source. You won't find yourself in the position where you've invested so much money into a company that you are afraid to leave them. You're free to have the company that gives you the best service and value maintain your site.
There are thousands of plugins for wordpress that expand it's capabilities. That means if you're looking to add locations on your pages using an interactive map, add a contact form to your site, or backup your website files each night, there's an plugin for that and it's free!
WordPress uses themes to render the look of your website. So when you go to upgrade your site to a new look, it doen't mean creating a whole other website, it just means changing the skin of your site, changing the theme. All the content will remain intact. And if you want to switch back and forth between themes you can do it with a few clicks.