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There are many platforms that are used for building websites. One of the most famous platforms that 3 out of 10 people use is WordPress. WordPress is a veteran in the website building industry. It has been there for quite a long period of time. It provides an easy interface for the user to create websites. If you are one of the new faces that have recently entered this industry and have no idea what WordPress is then let me give a quick summary of “What is WordPress?” and the “Top 5 WordPress Benefits”.

What is WordPress?

What is WordPress?

WordPress is an open source platform that was created with the help of PHP and MySQL. By combining these two, developers have come up with a website builder that is capable of creating any kind of websites with ease. Probably, WordPress is the easiest and simplest blogging and website content management system.

WordPress is an excellent website builder platform that helps the user to build any kind website with ease. Whether you want to have a blogging website, Ecommerce website, portfolio website or a business website. You can have it all. WordPress is designed with flexibility and usability in mind to serve every kind of user. Below, you can see the features and benefits of wordpress.

Features of WordPress

WordPress has one of the best CMS (Content Management system) and boasts to serve an impressive feature set. What are the features that  we get with WordPress? Let’s have a quick look at it.

SEO
WordPress theme is made with PHP and MySQL, hence, the websites that are produced with the help of WordPress are all SEO friendly websites.

Mobile friendly
WordPress themes also help to make your website friendly. That means your website will be more responsive on mobile.

●  Media file library
WordPress comes with a built in media library where you can save all your media files and can use  it later on when needed. This feature really helps to add relevant media files in your posts. 

Easy to use Interface
The interface of WordPress is very easy to understand. There are no complicated settings to confuse you.

Custom menus
You can create your own navigation menus with just a few simple steps. Just add a new page for the menus and add them to the menu list. It is as simple as it sounds.

Built in Blogs
Just how difficult it can be to add a blog on the website? With the help of WordPress, you can simply post the blog as if you are posting on social media platforms.

WordPress Editor
In the latest update of WordPress, it has launched new editors that have changed the way we used to edit the pages. Now you can edit the pages more  efficiently with the help of the Gutenberg WordPress Editor.

How WordPress gives you an edge over other Website Builders?

If you are talking about the advantages that you can get with the WordPress websites then tighten your seatbelt, as it is a long ride.

1.   WordPress is free

WordPress is a free software. That means, you can download it for free and can use it however you like. you can even modify it according to your needs. WordPress gives every kind of access to the users to match their requirements.

However, you must know that WordPress is a website building platform, so you can build a website but to make your website klive, you need to have a domain name and website hosting.

A domain name is the name of your website. And the hosting is a medium that helps your website to store all the relevant website data.

2.   Easy to Customize

WordPress has a huge user database. And only a few people among them are designers and developers. In fact, most  of the beginners start using WordPress without having any prior website designing knowledge.

Whether you are a beginner or a tech savvy person, WordPress is the only solution if you ever wish to open up a website. There are thousands of ready-made templates for you to design your website. You even get a free theme for your website. This meant for the user like you to design a website on your own. You can check a small wordpress guide for beginners on it.

Every setting of WordPress is customizable. You can tune up every aspect of WordPress to build a perfect website for yourself. And the best part of this is that you do not have to use  any codes. With just a few settings, you will be able to create your WordPress based website.

WordPress plugins are the next big thing after the WordPress itself. It gives you a lot more elements to add to your website. Elements like contact form, analytics, subscription page, social sharing and much more.

3.   SEO Friendly

WordPress uses semantic code, that means every site built with WordPress is unique and id of high quality. In simple terms, search engines will love your website.

Every function of the website is meant for the search engines. And this is the reason why you will see high ranking websites on the search engines are WordPress based.

If you only look at the design of WordPress, it is SEO friendly. And with the help of the SEO plugins, you can make every content of your site SEO friendly. Hence, the sites built with WordPress are SEO friendly from top to bottom.

4.   Easily manageable

WordPress is easily manageable. It has an automated setting that keeps track of every movement of WordPress. If there are new updates regarding WordPress, it immediately notify the user. Even plugin updates are notified to make sure every element off the website id  in top conditions.

WordPress also provides backup and safety features. That means with the use of WordPress, you do not have to worry about your data being lost.

Also, you can manage your WordPress website from your smartphones with WordPress applications.

5.   Safe and secure

WordPress is a big platform and it is used worldwide. To make sure their users trust them with their data, they have invested quite a lot of time in building up the security features of WordPress. You will find most of the people are using the WordPress website builder solely for the security features that they provide.

The Internet can be the worst place for the people who do not keep their online data safe and secure. There are people online who are looking for opportunities to misuse your data. To make sure you are not one of the victims of those  illicit activities. There are some simple steps that you can consider to safeguard your websites.

With WordPress, you will be able to access some  of the free security plugins that you can use to provide security to your online website content.

6.   Support different media

WordPress is not limited to the text  content only. It comes with a built in media uploader that helps the users to upload different kinds  of medi like images, videos and audios. WordPress comes with Embedded  that enables websites to embed other forms of media content from different platforms.

Conclusion

WordPress is a versatile website building platform that helps the users to build any website with ease. It also caters for many free themes and plugins to the user to add extra elements to their website. As a whole you can simply say that WordPress is the most complete website builder.

Author Bio

Mashum Mollah is a passionate blogger. He loves to share his thoughts, ideas, and experiences with the world through blogging. Mashum Mollah is associated with TechNetDeals & TechTrendsPro. Follow him on Instagram & LinkedIn.

 

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