Why WordPress?

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WordPress is a free platform for building websites. WordPress has been built by a community of developers for almost 20 years. Currently, anyone can use this platform for free to put up a website for their business. Not just a business information website. Also a blog or an online store.

Almost half (!) of all websites in the world are built on WordPress.

Does it make sense to make a website in WordPress?

Of course.

Why is it worth setting up a website in WordPress?

  • It is regularly updated.
  • The platform is universal. You can build websites for various businesses and online stores on it.
  • You have almost infinite possibilities to expand and change the website.
  • It is the most popular, most used platform for setting up websites.
  • It’s for free.
  • It is easy to use (after a little training). If you want to see the WordPress cockpit from the inside, I described and showed it in this post. It looks a bit unfriendly, but it’s not as difficult as you might think.

Advantages for the user (for the company):

  • A site on WordPress is fairly easy to use. After a little training, you can change the content on your website yourself, place news, blog entries, photos, change prices and descriptions in the store, etc. It allows you to react quickly and you don’t have to wait for an IT specialist.
  • Plenty of people in the world are familiar with WordPress, so if your site ever “breaks” for you – there are plenty of WordPress experts to help you put it back up. Likewise, if you want to change the person operating the site, there will be plenty of people willing to work with you.
  • It allows flexible expansion of the site and possible changes or rebuilding of the website. You can add new modules or even an online store to an existing site.

Does WordPress have any downsides?

  • The page may load slower -> but it is practically unnoticeable.
  • You must keep your website up-to-date.

Is WordPress difficult for a non-technical person to use?

For people who see WordPress “from the inside” for the first time – it may seem difficult. But after a little training, anyone can get by with WordPress.

What the “inside” page looks like:

wordpress kokpit
WordPress looks and feels almost like PowerPoint on the inside
wordpress kokpit
You can create blog entries in WordPress as easily as in Word.

What do you need to remember if you have a website in WordPress?

  • Update WordPress and plugins regularly.
  • Regularly make backups.

I wrote more about WordPress in this article.

And here you can read how to get started with WordPress if you wanted to put up a site yourself.

And if not WordPress, then what?

  • Alternatives to WordPress are other platforms, as well as website builders (e.g. Wix).
  • On the other side, there are websites created from scratch by programmers.

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