Some Top Reasons To Use WordPress...
If you want people to discover you online, there is no better way to establish your presence than through the use of WordPress. Why WordPress? There are actually other options you can consider but few of these alternatives have features and qualities as good as WordPress.
#1- You don't have to pay anything to get it or tweak it.
Website owners who don't have a lot of money don't have to fret. WordPress is free to download and install. You can even use it on multiple blogs and websites or continually upgrade it without having to pay any fees. The best part of it all is that it is open source. Again, there is no charge if you want to tinker with the code and customize the tool for your specific needs.
#2- It's pretty darn simple to operate.
Using WordPress is as easy as using a can opener. There are no complicated installation and start up instructions. The different areas on the dashboard need no introduction and one look will tell you how and where to post and how to manage everything. Clearly though, if you have very specific needs and concerns you may have to dig into some technical tutorials. You may for instance, want to modify your URL structure, add pieces of code or incorporate SEO attributes.
#3- There are a multitude of extensions for different purposes.
There are so many different plugins or extensions that you can download. These let you do a lot of things on your blog or site. Depending on your specific needs when you use WordPress you can for example, find extensions for setting up contact forms, generating polls, adding code, filtering spam and creating sitemaps among others. The best part is that plugins can be obtained for free and developers also give free support if there are any issues or problems.
#4- There is a large and thriving community of users.
Hundreds of blogs and websites thrive on WordPress. This translates to countless communities and resources dedicated solely to dissecting and providing information about the platform's usage. This is good news for you because you never have to reach a dead end if and when you stumble on a difficult area. There will always be people who can and will help you with any concern, question or issue.
#5- Flexibility is a core feature.
Blogs are what WordPress is mainly used for. It is by no means reserved for just blogging though. There are scores of static websites or sites that have both pages and blogs that run on this tool. You will therefore still be able to make good use of WordPress even if you just want ten or so pages of content up online. You can even use it for a simple one page sales spiel. There is almost no limit to how you can use the tool.
These top five reasons should be enough to convince you to use WordPress. The truth though is that, there are hundreds of other reasons why this tool is the best one out there for blogging and website creation. Start using it and discover many more of its great qualities.
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