WordPress is a free content management system. We absolutely love it over here at NetHosting and think everyone should at least know about it. Here are 5 reasons why we love it so.
Free! Did we mention it’s free?
When we say free we mean there is no cost and it is completely open source. What does Open Source mean? It means that the code is free to view and contribute to. Anyone can make an attachment (called a plugin) that will work with WordPress. There are thousands of Plugins to choose from and you can find one that fits your needs exactly. Very convenient!
Optimize your SEO!
Wait, what? How can a content management system help with SEO? Using the WordPress format makes it easy for search engines to crawl your site. This is the biggest thing that doesn’t require any extra work. If you want to do a little more, there are many SEO based Plugins. You can use as many or as few as you want. They just help keep you up-to-date on what Google’s looking for and it can help you analyze the page.
It Looks Good!
WordPress has a huge array of themes that you can use or you can customize and make your own. They are also very good at helping to stay mobile friendly, which is very important these days. Your web page must be responsive and WordPress makes this possible for you.
There are internet bad guys that you need to protect yourself from. With the help of plugins, your site came be extremely secure! We recommend sitesecure.me but there are many to choose from. New threats come up every day and you need to be as prepared as possible.
Easy to Manage!
This is one of my favorite benefits. You don’t need to know HTML (although it still helps) to keep your site up and running. If your developer isn’t working for you this is something much easier to learn and manage on your own. You might hire someone and they will have to learn your code but with WordPress, the backend doesn’t change much so if you have done it before you can do it again.
If you want help converting your HTML site to WordPress give us a call and we will get you up and running in no time!