10 Reasons Why You Should Select WordPress for Your Business Website
When you are planning to create the online existence of your business and do some research to figure out which content management system (CMS) will be the best for your business website, then you will come to know that there are lots of options to choose from.
The next thoughts that come to your mind are –
Which CMS will be easy to setup, manage and update, without losing concentration from my business?
Which CMS should I select to fulfil my need of a business website?
Which CMS will help me to grow my business?
Which CMS is more affordable when it comes to cost incurred in the development of a business website.
Which CMS is the best when my business goals are long term?
The answer to all these questions is WordPress. WordPress has the power to help your business with ease of setup, management and update your website.
Today, we are going to discuss, ten reasons to select WordPress CMS to develop a business website.
1) WordPress is Easy to install, manage and update
You don’t need to be a web developer or to be a programming expert to set up a WordPress website.
You easily can set up a WordPress website with the help of a browser and internet connection.
WordPress offers flexibility in terms of hosting your website. You can host your website on www.wordpress.com for free using a subdomain or with your own domain name by paying small additional fees.
Also, you can set it up on other web hosts. Many web hosts provide managed WordPress hosting.
You don’t need additional knowledge to manage and update your WordPress website. If you can read this post, then you can manage your WordPress website by yourself.
WordPress has an admin dashboard with all required options to customize your website.
You can create new pages and attach those pages to menus with ease. WordPress also allows visitors to contact you, to increase your business.
All it takes nearly 45 minutes (assuming that you are a newbie) to get these things done and create your online existence.
2) WordPress can power the blog of your business website
After setting up a website with some required pages like – homepage, pages to display your services, about us page and contact page, you need a blogging platform to share your news and announcements about your business, as well as sometimes you might need to post blogs having different categories.
This is the place, where WordPress comes into play. WordPress has its own blogging platform.
WordPress blog already has all required meta information to show, like – author, date and time, category, etc.
Categories allow your visitors to sort the content by their interest and needs.
Your readers can easily comment on your posts with minimum additional requirements (name and email).
And the best part is, you can add multiple authors, who can independently post their blogs on your business website.
You can also schedule the blog post for a future date. This is very useful when it comes to continuous communication with your consumers or reader.
Suppose I want to start a platform where I can post news articles.
Then all I need to do is, set up a nice-looking theme to suit my brand. Then I’ll post my news articles to this website by using ‘posts’ option in the WordPress dashboard.
News articles come with different type of categories which may include –
Then I can assign a respective category to each news.
All these news can be shown on my website with mixed categories or in a sorted manner.
My readers can also sort this news by simple clicking news category of their interest.
Being a news sharing platform, I may need to notify my reader about upcoming events. To ensure this I can schedule my post to the date when I want to publish that particular event.
Trust me! It is as simple as you are feeling while reading this.
3) Lots of free, as well as paid Themes and plugins, are available for WordPress
WordPress community provides some basic themes for free to get you started.
You can further improve the look and feel of your website with some other free as well as paid themes with additional features like drag and drop builder and more.
You can easily improve the power of your WordPress website by installing plugins.
You can consider a plugin as an add-on, which will extend the functionality of your website as required.
You can find lots of free and paid plugins to fulfil your business needs. All it takes are two clicks, to install and activate a new plugin to your business website.
You can extend your business website to an online store, an online learning platform and much more. This has no limits.
Security of your website can be improved with the help of plugins, and you can relax!
ISN’T THAT COOL?
Suppose, I need to sell my products online.
Then I’ll set up my business website using WordPress. After doing this, I’ll add a free plugin called “WooCommerce”, which will give me wings to sell my products online.
Now, I need to add my products, define their price and other information like-
product name, product description, tax rate, it’s availability, etc.
By doing this, It will allow me to sell the product online.
To collect online payments, I can choose an addon for WooCommerce plugin to us a payment gateway that I want to use.
That’s it! I’m ready to increase my profit.
If you can set up a brick and mortar store, then it is not a rocket science to set up an online store with the help of WordPress.
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4) WordPress is Search Engine Friendly CMS
When it comes to getting more traffic to your website, you need to be rank higher in popular search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo!.
The basics of Search Engine Optimization include assigning a right title for your web pages, adding appropriate page description and URLs.
This can be easily possible using WordPress even if you are not an SEO expert.
You can enhance your ranking further with help of plugins specially developed for Search Engine Optimization.
Plugins like Yoast, All in one SEO can yield more positive results for your website and indirectly for your business.
These SEO plugins take care of all of the things that are required to make your site search engine friendly including-
Optimize images used on a website,
Implement CDN for resources that are used on a website and
Reduce the size of files by minifying them.
These plugins help you to track your improvements with time.
Let’s move towards to the last six reasons why you should select WordPress for your business website, which you should consider before thinking about another CMS.
5) WordPress is popular
There are nearly 27% of total websites in the world are powered by WordPress. This shows the popularity of WordPress.
Some of the major brands which are using WordPress for their websites include-
The New Yorker,
The Walt Disney Company,
The Official Star Wars Blog,
Sony Music and
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6) WordPress has Larger community support
WordPress was first released on May 27, 2003 (14 years ago).
It is gaining popularity from last 14 years. There are a number of active users, contributors, consultants, and developers to help you if you stuck in any situation.
You can easily get access to the official WordPress forum. This is very useful.
If I am trying to build a contact form on my website, where my visitors can easily contact me. But after submitting the form I am not getting an email notification for it.
So, what should I do?
I can simply post this problem on WordPress Forum or I can search similar questions previously asked by WordPress users.
Using previous answers or answer given to my question, I can easily troubleshoot this problem without hiring a professional developer.
WordCamp events are arranged by WordPress community around the world to build relations with the community and share your thoughts with other people.
7) WordPress is an open source CMS
You don’t need to pay any fees or subscription charges to WordPress for using it.
WordPress is an open source. Tens of thousands of talented people have made a contribution to make it an awesome platform as it is today.
There is a core team of developers which manages the project and release updates. But anyone can contribute to it by providing patches, bug fixes, suggesting a feature, etc.
WordPress is released under GPL. Which stated that you are free to use, modify, and redistribute the code. You will have the copyright to modifications you make to the software, not the entire code.
You can use it any way you choose and host your website anywhere. You are not charged for the original code.
You have the power of customizing the WordPress to suit your business needs.
8) WordPress is written using PHP
PHP is a server-side scripting language. PHP7 has extremely increased the performance of WordPress. PHP7 is two times faster than it’s the previous version. This increases WordPress performance.
9) We provide WordPress development and maintenance service
Yes, We help you to get your business online with WordPress.
We analyze your requirements and decide whether you can use WordPress to fulfil those requirements or not.
If Yes, then we can develop a WordPress site for you. (If not, then you have other options too! We provide free consultation on choosing a right platform for your website. Contact us and we will get back to you).
We don’t just stop after developing a WordPress site, we also provide WordPress maintenance service to keep your website up to date and secure.
You can check our WordPress maintenance plans here.
Don’t you think that this is the 9th reason why should you use WordPress for your site?
There is one more reason.
10) We provide FREE consultation for WordPress sites.
If you already have a website developed in WordPress, then you are smart.
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When it comes to developing a website for your business, WordPress is the best CMS you must consider.
WordPress comes with easy setup and management along with ease of updating the site time to time.
It provides an interactive platform to share your thoughts, news, and announcements with your consumers or readers. The content management is made simple by WordPress.
With the help of themes and plugins, you can take your website to the next level. Whether you want to implement a website to showcase your business, start an online store or open your own online course portal, you can do that with the help of WordPress.
When it comes to rank higher in popular search engines, WordPress is the best choice. As it provides an easy way to optimize your site for search engines. You can start from basic techniques and go for advanced SEO techniques with the help of some powerful plugins.
WordPress is an open source and supported by a huge community to help you. This community is spread across the globe, and it is the best solution when your goals are long term.
Additionally, we provide WordPress development and maintenance service to help you get online, keep your website up to date and beat your competitors online.
Let’s get started and feel free to contact me if you face any problem. I am always here to help you because I am also a part of this awesome WordPress community, that’s why I provide FREE CONSULTATION for your existing WordPress website.