WordPress is 100% beginner friendly and a free Content Management System with numerous features and customization possibilities.
Almost any kind of website can be developed easily on WordPress whether it is for a small firm or for a large enterprise.
I have been working with this CMS from last 8 years and after developing 240+ WordPress websites, I can assure you that there are no other better CMS that can provide you as many benefits as WordPress does.
FYI, WordPress.org and WordPress.com are two different platforms. Check out my detailed comparison article of WordPress.org vs WordPress.com
Therefore, if you are looking a web designing company to build your brand new website or if you are planning to revamp your existing website on a different CMS, then I strongly recommend using the WordPress platform.
Why choose WordPress CMS? What is so great about this CMS?
Well, go through with this comprehensive post that explains you in detail why WordPress is the best CMS, suitable for your business.
Simple content management
Content Marketing is the thing that can either make or break your entire business.
However, just writing great content isn’t enough. You also need certain tools to make your content stand out from the crowd and in this scenario, WordPress can help you.
With tonnes of amazing features and tools, WordPress makes it easy for you to create, organize and publish the content.
Along with that, WordPress allows you to easily incorporate multimedia on your webpages, blog and other posts, helping you to create awesome content that resonates with the people and helps you to capture more business leads.
At its core, WordPress is an SEO-friendly platform, loaded with dozens of tools that can help you to optimize posts and pages, which makes your site even more visible to search engines. Hence, if you want to enhance your SEO strategy and rank up your website then you should use WordPress as your CMS.
There is a great Yoast SEO plugin that helps you to fix all On Page SEO issues and guides you about internal linking of posts and pages, setting up page/post title, meta description, keyword etc.
WordPress is compatible with thousands of free and premium themes that allow users to create any kind of blog or website, hassle-free.
Apart from its easy to manage and user-friendly admin panel, you can customize your web page with the click of a button.
There are drag and drop page builders like Elementor (Free), WPbakery Page Builder(Premium) etc. which helps you to create awesome page layouts and insert content without touching a single line of code.
WordPress was originally launched for blogging but after its popularity, it was adapted for website development too.
If you love to share your knowledge, ideas and thoughts with people then WordPress makes it possible to spread your words.
You can easily create a blog with WordPress as it has built-in functionality of writing posts.
Social media flexibility
Social networking is one of the most popular activities that people do on the internet nowadays. It has been estimated that by the end of 2019, there will be approximate 2.77 billion social media users around the globe from the source.
WordPress offers the social sharing functionality of your posts and pages so that people can share your words with just a button click.
Social media integration can be done with the help of any free or premium plugin. Here, I have written a complete guide of how to add social share buttons in WordPress.
Sell products online: eCommerce integration
WordPress allows you to easily set up any type of eCommerce store to sell your physical or digital products beautifully.
The most popular and widely used eCommerce plugin for WordPress is WooCommerce that allows you to manage products, inventory, orders from the admin panel, helps you to accept payments online with any 3rd party payment gateway and Cash on Delivery option is also there.
How to start with WordPress?
Trust me it is so easy to start developing your website on WordPress than any other CMS.
There are 3 quick and easy steps for launching your first WordPress website.
1. Get a domain and web hosting
There are several providers in the market like Hostgator, Bluehost, Siteground etc. but if you are beginner then go with A2 Hosting as they have an almost similar price like others but technical support is great and that you need on priority in your initial days of WordPress development. You can save some money by using these a2 hosting coupon codes.
There are many large organizations who need their websites to get fully loaded within a few seconds and they use WPengine hosting. It is a little expensive but decreases your page load time. WPengine coupon codes can help you to save some bucks on their pricing plans.
2. Install WordPress from cPanel
After successful purchase of web hosting plan, log in to your hosting CPanel and install WordPress.
3. WordPress dashboard
You are almost there. Now, sign in to your WordPress Dashboard with the credentials that you generated during WordPress installation.
Create required pages and set up your menus. That’s all. Your first WordPress Website is ready.
There are several other CMS but WordPress is the best in terms of saving resources, time and pricing.