Have you finally decided to take your business to the next level and perhaps considered creating a new website for your business or personal use? Congrats! You have just landed on the right page. Creating a new website can be both challenging and confusing at times. Probably, you are currently stuck on whether to create a custom web design or simply just use a ready-built platform such as WordPress. Spoiler alert! Did you know that close to 40% of websites on the internet were built using WordPress and a lot of companies would create their website using WordPress just to avoid hiring website designers? It’s hilarious! So, let’s explore some of the benefits of using WordPress.
- Easy and quick to install and use. You don’t need any skill to install WordPress, just follow the usual steps and you will be good to go. Overall, WordPress has a very intuitive interface that makes it easy when adding new blog posts, pages, and images on regular basis.
- WordPress is user-friendly. WordPress is not only user-friendly to you but also friendly to other electronic devices. Whether building a business website or a personal blog, WordPress provides a simple setup and easy-to-use procedures that everyone will be comfortable working with. Even a first-time user with no experience with website design will enjoy working with WordPress. With more than 50% of the world’s internet traffic coming from mobile devices, it is important to ensure that your website is mobile-friendly. Well, it seems like WordPress took all this into account by providing website designs and themes that are optimized to work well on most types of devices including smartphones.
- Functional plugins Other than looking good, WordPress will also allow you to expand your website’s functionality such as adding a calendar, Facebook Fan Box, Video gallery, or Twitter feeds. All these are possible with the use of plugins. Remember to check out the plugin directory offered by WordPress, most of them are free but a few are reasonably priced.
- Tons of beautiful themes If you are a business owner then WordPress will be your best choice. With a large number of themes, you can customize your website depending on your needs. I mean, who doesn’t want their website to stand out? I would pick WordPress over custom web design anytime I want to create a new website especially when cost and time are limiting factors.