WordPress: Benefits of using WordPress as a CMS
Benefits of Using WordPress as a CMS.
WordPress (WP) has blossomed into a winning content management system (CMS). The functions of WordPress seem to be endless, as more and more people are harnessing it’s power for template designs, blogging, corporate websites/blogs and so much more. You’d be crazy to go against its ballooning online audience and argue that WordPress isn’t here to stay. WP is used by non designers or non developers to help them easily create pages and insert video files and manage their website.
If you’ve ever looked for a CMS platform you understand the complexity of finding a simple CMS that actually works and isn’t full of bugs or fatal error messages. Finding a CMS platform system capable of adapting to your growing needs is also a must. This is exactly why so many individuals have chosen to use WordPress as their CMS.
The WordPress platform offers a simple user interface when it comes to other content management systems. After logging into WP you’ll arrive at the dashboard. The WordPress dashboard allows you to change many elements of your website without having to know a line of code. You can change/edit images, pages, posts, content and a variety of other features fairly quickly. Check out the logged in WP dashboard below:
WordPress is extremely user friendly. Other content management systems boast about their endless list of features, but more often than not, they are extremely complicated to use. WordPress however, is easy to adapt to without any needed support. To add a new post to your blog/website you’ll need to create a new post, customize the URL, upload/edit content and “update” the page, which will push it live on your site. Check out this process below:
WordPress has an extensive web library of templates (themes) and plugins. Templates are used to change the look and feel of your WP website. Often times you can download a variety of free templates online that can meet a variety of your needs. Plugins are another great feature that allow you to add specific elements to your WP platform. If you do a search for either WordPress templates/plugins you’ll be able to peruse the extensive list of templates/plugins.
Even if you do run into problems when you’re setting up the WordPress platform, don’t worry. WordPress has a very strong and tight-knit community ready to help you out. All you have to do is run a simple search to find answers to all of your questions.
You don't have to pay for the WordPress platform. The only time you will ever have to pay for anything is if you decide to buy a custom WP template. Typically these templates have unique/customized menus or uinque navigation with JQuery gallery effects. Use a WP template that suites your business.
WP is a CMS that’s forever changing. WP has one of the largest online communities that’s dedicated to making this platform work for you. These individuals [WP Developers] are constantly striving to push the limits of WordPress, provide users with a platform that’s capable of evolving to meet future expectations and needs.
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