WordPress is a free blogging platform that was created in 2003. The software was originally intended for creating blogs. Over the years WordPress has been continuously improved. Today WordPress is used is to create all types of websites. In this post I look at the top 7 reasons for creating your Business Website using WordPress.
The WordPress software is opened sourced. You can use the software free of charge for both personal and commercial projects.
WordPress has a large user community. Therefore it is very easy to get resources and help from fellow WordPress users.
3. One Click Installation
WordPress is very easy to install. There are many web hosting companies that provide standardized installation options to create a WordPress website. A WordPress website can be installed in a minute with few mouse clicks!
4. Easy to Update Content
It is very easy to update a WordPress website. All you have to do is to login to your WordPress dashboard and start editing pages using the rich text editor. You can also update your website content using desktop applications such as Microsoft Live Writer.
5. SEO Friendly
If your website is custom built, you need to make sure that your website developer is good in Search Engine Optimization. The sad reality is that many web developers are not good at SEO. Many developers primarily focus on website aesthetics and not on SEO. But when you create your website using WordPress, you need not to worry about SEO. WordPress comes with a rich set of SEO features straight out of the box. These SEO features include tags, categories, easy to crawl URL structures etc.
Giving a face lift or make over to your website is easy with the use of themes. WordPress themes allow you to change the look and feel of your website. There are many customizable WordPress themes that are available for free or for a price (many of them are priced under $100).
WordPress plug-ins allow you to customize the functionality of your website. Plug-ins allow you to add more functionality to your website without writing any code.
Do you use WordPress for a Business Website? Show off your website in the comments section.