Benefits of using WordPress for your website

Are you a fresh startup looking to launch your new business venture online for the first time? Or perhaps you have an established business but your website is in need of an update? No matter how big or small your business is, there’s many benefits of using WordPress for your website.

For starters, there are many different types of websites you can create with WordPress, from a simple blog to a fully formed eCommerce site – there’s no boundaries for the type of site you can have. It’s also completely free to use.

Yes, you heard that right. It’s free.

I know what you’re thinking… where’s the catch? Why is it free? The reason it’s free is because it’s an open source project maintained by a group of volunteers who are constantly looking to improve the platform and stay on top of any potential security vulnerabilities.

As the platform is so popular, thousands of free themes and plugins have been created so you can extend the design and functionality of your WordPress website. This makes it extremely versatile for a business in any sector. And the fact it’s been tested on millions of websites for over a decade has allowed it to be refined into what it is today.

Another big plus is that WordPress themes are fully responsive, so when visitors come to your website using a smartphone or tablet your website will automatically scale to suit the visitors device.

WordPress has multimedia capabilities that allows you to upload and manipulate images, videos, audio files and pdfs, as well as being able to auto-embed content from Youtube without having to create or copy any complicated code.

As a platform, WordPress is incredibly easy to use and intuitive, enabling millions of non-technical enthusiasts to successfully start and manage their own website.

But is WordPress secure?

As WordPress is such a popular system, it has experienced a number of security issues in the past.

However, the team behind WordPress work with security researchers and hosting companies to continue to make WordPress as safe as possible. If exploits are found, security updates are immediately released for download.

Although they are a popular target for hackers, the majority of WordPress websites that get attacked are usually a result of personal negligence such as sticking to a simple password, not regularly updating themes and plugins or failing to back up your site regularly.

So by applying some common sense, managing WordPress updates and getting expert help from a WordPress maintenance provider, such as WP Tech Support, will safeguarded against any WordPress hack attempts.

If you’re ready to join the millions of individuals and businesses that use WordPress for their business, we can help.

Here at WP Tech Support, we can handle all aspects of your WordPress site’s security and maintenance to ensure you’re protected – including backing up your website to our secure cloud server for complete peace of mind.

Our great value monthly plans range from just £35 per month – a small price to pay to ensure your website is healthy, optimised for SEO purposes and secure. In fact, we’re so sure that you’ll love it that we will refund you if you’re not 100% happy!

Bring your business to life by choosing WordPress.

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