In today’s world, many people have their blogs or websites online, for both professional and personal reasons. Most companies have either already moved to online portals to run their businesses, or are in the process of doing so. It is very rare that you will find a business which does not have a business page. A business website is highly important to create a presence online and brand your product and services alike. In all honesty, it is difficult to run a successful business these days without a website.
Every day, thousands of new blogs and websites are being created and published and the world wide web is growing bigger by the second. The first major question presented before these businesses or individuals is – what website platform to choose for their blog or website? It is not an easy choice for a beginner as there is a plethora of web hosting platforms that offer sufficiently competitive options and features on their platforms for the user to choose from. I must say that anyone who is looking at creating a blog or website for himself/herself or for his/her business will be extremely confused with all of the varied features and options available at his disposal.
The best platform to build your blog or website on is WordPress.org. We at Host Geek suggest WordPress to all our clients. WordPress is the undoubtedly the market leader with over 25% of all hosted websites using this platform. If you visit a website today and you are drawn to the design, content, and everything about it, chances are that that is a WordPress website.
There are many reasons that place WordPress.org as the most sought-after platform for building a website. Here are the top 4 reasons… and they are strong reasons too!
WordPress is free and fully-customisable
Creating your website on WordPress.org is free and does not cost you a cent. However, you need to invest on a WordPress website hosting first, and probably on the theme if you find one that requires a small fee, and plugins that will give your website the functionality that you have always wanted. That said, you can still build your website for free on WordPress. When you start after purchasing a WordPress website hosting, you can directly install free WordPress CMS, mostly with a click of a button and start designing your blog or website. Slowly, you can add themes and plugins based on your requirement. There are thousands of free and paid options available for both WordPress themes and plugins. If you are doing this yourself, take your time to plan out what you want to do and how you would like your website to look before you start making changes. With WordPress being free and fully-customisable, it’s no wonder why businesses are taking advantage of this fantastic platform.
Intellectual property is completely yours
When you use WordPres.org platform, you won’t have to worry about being locked into the platform and never being able to move from one hosting provider to another. The theme template is yours. The content is yours. All companies and businesses should choose WordPress for this very reason – that the intellectual property is completely yours.
No coding needed
You do not need to be a master of coding and computer programming to work on WordPress. Most of the things are drag and drop and you do not need to touch the code module if you do not want to. If you are using paid WordPress website hosting or themes and plugins, the developers would take care of most issues, if any.
WordPress is easy to use
It is very easy to use. If you know how to go about your computer and browse the Internet, you can work on WordPress for sure. The entire concept is very intuitive and easy to use. Probably this is one reason that even kids pick up working on WordPress very quickly and become masters in no time. Whether it is installing a theme, adding a page, creating a blog post or adding a new plugin, creating an eStore on your site, everything is very easy to do on WordPress.
So, these are the top 4 reasons why businesses and individual website owners choose to have a WordPress website over anything else. To tell you the truth, there are many more factors which makes WordPress the website platform of choice. Even after having all these factors, if you are stuck with another platform, I must tell you, “for goodness’ sake, move to WordPress!”